Dundee Olympian Eilish McColgan said drug cheating is so rife in athletics she would discourage her children from getting involved in the sport.
Businesses across Tayside and Fife could be hammered in a reappraisal of rates to be implemented in April.
A six feet five inches bronze sculpture by the late Dundee sculptor, William Turnbull, which was treasured until his death by David Bowie, sold for £317,000 at auction.
The RRS Discovery is closed for the next three weeks for a restoration project.
A doctor has denied killing a woman after allegedly supplying her with drugs.
A set of rare Dundee, Perth, Fife and Angus banknotes, produced in an era when the area printed its own money could fetch thousands of pounds at auction.
A controversial Dundee shopkeeper who champions drug legalisation has been detained after firefighters discovered tens of thousands of pounds of cannabis in his burning home.
Stobsmuir Ponds have turned a vivid red colour due to a build-up of scum lying on the surface of the water.
A Dundee oil worker who survived a North Sea helicopter disaster has won in the region of £300,000 as part of a £3 million compensation payout to those involved in the tragedy.