Police patrols are to be stepped up on trains to and from Edinburgh and at key transport hubs ahead of this year's Edinburgh International Festival.
An extra £5 million to help NHS boards cope with the pressure winter puts on health and social care services has been announced by the Scottish Government.
An ambitious vision of what Tayside and Fife rail services could look like in the not-too-distant future has been unveiled by a national campaign group.
Members of the public will get the chance to hear more about a bold blueprint for the future of rail services in Tayside and Fife at an event in Dundee this weekend.
Dunfermline has seen the highest house price growth per square metre over the past five years, according to a new survey.