At the end of every year we look back on the most read stories on The Courier’s website. Here are the articles that outperformed the others online in the past 12 months:
Rail commuters have expressed their frustration after a train derailed in the Mearns, cancelling services between Dundee and Aberdeen into a third day.
Tayside and Fife is "right in the track" of Storm Ali, which is forecast to batter Scotland with 75mph winds and cause widespread travel disruption on Wednesday.
Local councils have refused to rule out further school bans on a toy craze gripping children across the country.