Pupils from the most deprived parts of Tayside and Fife are less likely to pass highers than those living in more affluent areas, pass rates reveal.
Perthshire businesses are feeling less confident because of Brexit, according to the council.
Half a million pensioners will be forced to seek private healthcare or miss out on an enhanced flu jab because of a national shortage, MSPs have been told.
NHS Tayside is the country's slowest health board at treating people for alcohol and drug problems.
The Tay Cities Deal faces a funding threat with the UK Government cutting its contribution to the £1 billion investment package.
Police stations across Tayside, including the force’s Angus headquarters, could close, the region’s new commander has revealed.
Tayside’s new police commander has made reducing drugs deaths his top priority.
A small fragment of the Stone of Destiny, used for centuries in the coronation of monarchs, could fetch up to £3,000 at auction in Edinburgh this month.