Tasmin Glass has been jailed for 10 years, for her involvement in the murder of Steven Donaldson.
A former special operations commando from Aberdeenshire has published his third thriller novel, inspired by his life in the armed forces.
One of Britain's largest care home groups, Four Seasons Health Care, has gone into administration, raising fears for hundreds of staff and elderly residents across Tayside and Fife.
Tayside and Fife will avoid the worst of the weather brought by Storm Hannah this weekend.
Tayside police have praised the actions of a police dog who helped trace a drink driver.
Rail passengers are facing further delays today as ScotRail cancels 23 of its services running through Tayside and Fife due to a shortage of train crew.
A four-legged eco warrior has been helping to clean up a north-east beauty spot.