Tay Cities Deal allies have signed off an historic document that promises to unlock thousands of jobs and lever in more than £700 million of investment.
The upturn in Scotland's energy sector is having a knock on effect for property markets in Tayside and Fife, it has emerged.
Negotiations will continue on how to spend an extra £50 million of investment promised by the Scottish Government as part of the Tay Cities Deal.
Despite costing the country more than £9 million a month, very few fly-tippers are being prosecuted.
Action being taken by councils to curb the menace of fly-tipping could result in a - hopefully temporary - surge in incidents.
It may feel frostier than Iceland, but Scotland could soon be basking in record temperatures.
Illegal fly-tipping is costing Scotland more than £100 million a year, The Courier can reveal.
A desire to escape from the trappings and chaos of modern life is propelling more tourists to Perthshire, a new study has revealed.
Butchers from across Courier Country have been laden with honours at the meat industry Oscars.