Primary schoolchildren are consuming up to eight energy drinks a day, teachers have warned.
An MSP has called for a review into how public money is spent on chief executive pay-offs following confusion over Lesley McLay’s exit package.
MPs are being warned against supporting laws that could cripple the regional press and allow politicians to “shackle publications they don’t like”.
Soldiers leaving the army should be fast-tracked into the police service, say the Scottish Conservatives.
Ministers are being asked to draw up plans for banning the sale of energy drinks in publicly-funded buildings.
Funding for councils over the last five years has been slashed by £100 for every person in Tayside and Fife, new research shows.
The number of people asking for emergency hand-outs has jumped by two-thirds in Tayside and Fife.
More lives will be lost because of “ridiculous” delays to a new training programme in the Scottish Government’s suicide prevention strategy, says a Dundee campaigner.
Patients had to wait more than two months on average for a hospital appointment in Tayside, official figures show.
Sex crime complaints have increased by 13% in Tayside and Fife in a year.