A rescue mission to save a whale which washed up on a beach near Monifieth has turned into a recovery operation after the animal was found dead.
More Scots are being forced to apply for crisis grants to help feed their families and heat their homes, it has emerged.
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.
Fears have been raised about the worrying number of children being left home alone in parts of Tayside and Fife.
Ministers have confirmed they will consider financial assistance for local councils under the Bellwin Scheme following recent heavy snowfalls.
An extra £5 million to help NHS boards cope with the pressure winter puts on health and social care services has been announced by the Scottish Government.
Members of the public will get the chance to hear more about a bold blueprint for the future of rail services in Tayside and Fife at an event in Dundee this weekend.