Councils face a “crazy” assault on their finances from a Scottish Government clampdown on a cost-saving scheme.
Tayside and Fife councils are having £23m cut from their day-to-day budgets under the funding deal tabled by ministers.
Theresa May has dropped as huge hint her government will sign off the Tay Cities deal, securing millions of pounds to transform the local area.
RBS has been accused of misleading parliament by denying it used staff targets to move customers online.
An 11-year-old was among the thousands of people stopped and searched by police in Tayside and Fife last year, new figures show.
The snap general election may be dominating the headlines, but Scotland goes to the polls this week in another important vote.
Council officers have spoken out on the impact of funding cuts for Tayside and Fife communities ahead of the Scottish Budget.
A £400 million economic boost for Tayside and Fife must not fall victim of an “internal Tory leadership feud”, a Dundee MP has said.
Rail travel could be too expensive for thousands more Scots when new price rises kick in next year, Labour have said.
Local universities could lose millions of pounds worth of funding crucial to their very futures when the UK leaves the European Union, it can be revealed.