Scotland's biggest Chinese New Year festival will be held in Perth next weekend when a crowd of thousands usher in the Year of the Rat in the Fair City.
A gang of hooded thieves were caught on camera hauling a shop till along a Perthshire street after raiding a butcher shop.
Ancient Egyptian artefacts more than 5,000 years old are to go on show at Perth Museum and Art Gallery in a new exhibition discovering Scotland's ties to the era.
A new £14 million primary school at Bertha Park in Perth has been agreed by councillors.
A parent council has demanded that "lessons be learnt" after a blueprint on the future of education in Highland Perthshire was agreed following years of fractious debate.
A man hurled abuse at a woman and her two children in Perth after stepping out into the middle of the road and attacking their car.
"Store closing" signs have appeared in the windows of the under-threat Beales department store in Perth despite administrators insisting they are trying to save the shop.
Residents of a Perth street have demanded talks with rail chiefs after hundreds of trees were chopped down last year.
Angry Kinross-shire residents have stepped up their fight against a controversial housing development in Milnathort over fears it will cause traffic chaos.