Vast swathes of Perthshire and Angus, home to the country's soft-fruits industry and other arable businesses, have been identified as being most at risk from the impact of Brexit.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said she fully expects NHS Tayside to take on the recommendations of a mental health report which are currently being "ignored".
The director of Scotland's trunk road network has insisted the dualling of the A9 will still form part of the government's over-arching review of major projects.
An English-born Conservative has said the "true mask of nationalism has slipped" after a political rival posted a video threatening to send him homeward.
Public health minister Joe FitzPatrick has promised there will be no complacency in the country's drive to hit child immunisation targets.
NHS Tayside has been slammed for trying to blame doctors for the closure of a Perthshire GP practice.
Handprints from two Perthshire men accused of murdering Dundee dad-of-five John Donachy were found in blood stains close to his body, the High Court was told on Monday.
A man accused of murdering a Dundee father told police he discovered his alleged victim’s body face down in his hallway, but went back to bed for hours before calling 999.
A massive emergency search was undertaken on Wednesday night after a member of the public thought they spotted someone in the river while driving over the South Street bridge.
A 21-year-old bus driver has been allowed to keep his licence after hitting a soldier riding a Harley Davidson on a busy Perth road.