More Scots are being forced to apply for crisis grants to help feed their families and heat their homes, it has emerged.
A new north/south railway running alongside the M90 would cut journey times from Edinburgh to Perth and Dundee by up to 30 minutes, according to a new study published today.
Families have been given fresh hope that the bodies of two Scots killed in a mining accident can be recovered, seven-and-a-half years after the disaster.
Police in Tayside and Fife have reopened five cold cases spanning almost five decades in a new bid to shed new light on the identities of victims.
Motorists travelling on the M90 between Perth and Bridge of Earn were forced to wait in lengthy queues after a vehicle overturned on the southbound carriageway.
A 28-year-old woman has been charged in connection with the alleged murder of Annalise Johnstone.
Police Scotland say there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of a woman in Perth on Friday night.
Ministers have confirmed they will consider financial assistance for local councils under the Bellwin Scheme following recent heavy snowfalls.
Firefighters were called to tackle a fierce blaze which broke out in a log cabin at Braco Castle in Perthshire on Monday evening.