A convicted sex offender who fantasised about raping and murdering children dodged jail despite sending an email to a Perthshire MP highlighting his perversions.
Two pensioners who took shoplifting “day trips” claimed they were forced to steal as they didn’t have enough money to live off.
A soldier sent messages to an underage boy on a gay and bi-sexual chat site before meeting for sex.
Motorists using the M90 Perth to Inverkeithing motorway look set for more misery and disruption with roadworks costing £1.4m set to begin on Tuesday.
Many businesses and residents in rural areas are still suffering from poor broadband connections, a new report has revealed.