The Crown Office has pledged to speed up toxicology results amid fears Scotland's drugs deaths figures could be delayed this year.
A NASA scientist claims Scotland's booming space industry will be "significantly weakened" if plans for a satellite monitoring facility in Perthshire are rejected.
A Fife man who stabbed his heavily pregnant partner, causing her to lose their unborn twins, has been told he may never be released from prison.
Long tailbacks are being reported on one of the main routes into Dundee. A lorry is believed to have broken down on the inside lane on Arbroath Road just before the busy Claypotts junction. Traffic is reportedly stretching back almost a mile with police currently in attendance directing traffic around the vehicle.
A first-time domestic offender who admitted to grabbing his partner by the throat and repeatedly spitting on her head has been spared jail.
A 60-year-old who subjected a woman to a terrifying sexual assault while helping her move home in Dundee, has been jailed.
Police in Dundee are searching for an elderly man who appeared "confused" after disembarking from a bus on Thursday.