Tayside and Fife was hit by a 999 landline blackout early on Tuesday morning.
A major bid to drive criminals from the east of Scotland’s roads has seen drugs, cash and weapons recovered and hundreds of vehicles seized, polcie said yesterday.
The dangerous driving of van driver who was under the influence of drugs resulted in numerous calls to the police.
Businesses across Tayside and Fife could be hammered in a reappraisal of rates to be implemented in April.
A set of rare Dundee, Perth, Fife and Angus banknotes, produced in an era when the area printed its own money could fetch thousands of pounds at auction.