Supermarket chain Morrisons has had its bid to build a Starbucks drive-through coffee shop refused by Dundee City Council.
Four charges have been dropped against a builder accused of fraud at properties across Tayside.
The standard of work done by an alleged bogus tradesman in Tayside was "totally unacceptable", according to an expert witness giving evidence in court.
A Tayside woman told a court her property was left in a "mess" after she paid an allegedly fraudulent tradesman £5,000 to carry out work.
Calls have been made for a new permanent Mill o' Mains Community Pavilion to be built and named after North East councillor Brian Gordon.
The price of a pint could be considered robbery and some of the bar room patter is murder but crimes of a different sort will be discussed by boffins in a Dundee pub.