From stealing sandwiches to attacking pets and even children, seagulls are bolder and more aggressive than ever before.
A violent thug who raped and tried to kill two women has been locked up for nine years.
A former pupil at a Christian Brothers school in Fife told a court he protected his face as he was punched and slapped "20 times" by an elderly social worker.
A man told a jury he was cuddled by murder bid accused John McGrandle who then pushed him down a flight of steps and stabbed him.
A Dundee gun enthusiast has been jailed for five years for storing an illegal weapon.
A Dundee man who tried to kill a friend moments after giving him a hug has been locked up for seven years.
A Dundee woman has been cleared of bringing a hoard of Bulgarian stun guns into Scotland.
A drug dealer who stashed £10,000 worth of cannabis in his unsuspecting 79-year-old grandmother's house has been jailed for three years.
A teenage girl who hurled abuse at child murderers Rachel Trelfa and Nyomi Fee outside court was spared jail.
Chinook helicopters were seen thundering along the east coast of Tayside and Fife on Sunday.