Parts of Tayside are expected to be among Scotland's coldest places later this week as winter weather returns to the region.
Scots tennis hero Sir Andy Murray and his wife Kim are celebrating the arrival of their third child.
The teenager who abducted, raped and murdered Alesha MacPhail has appealed against his 27-year sentence - and claimed he was the victim of a miscarriage of justice.
IN FULL: The Christmas lights switch-on events and festive markets taking place across Courier country
A number of festive events are taking place across Tayside and Fife in the run-up to Christmas - from lights switch-ons to winter markets.
A heatwave is forecast to bring sweltering conditions to Scotland this week after more than a month of sodden weather.
Streets in Edinburgh were closed off on Tuesday evening following reports of an explosion at a city flat.
An indie music sensation's show in the north-east will be Scotland's biggest ever indoor arena gig, it has been revealed.
Liam Gallagher will play a solo gig in the north-east this winter.
Snow is due to return to Scotland in the coming days as the country prepares for "below average" temperatures this weekend.
Tayside and Fife could bask in the heatwave due to hit the UK later this week, according to an updated forecast.