Dundee's attempt to regain the piggyback world record was defeated by the weather as Sunday's chilly conditions meant not enough people were around to take part in the fun race.
Teachers have criticised ''flawed educational thinking'' that will make a question on Scottish texts a compulsory part of the Higher English exam.
The safety record of helicopters ferrying workers out to North Sea platforms is to come under scrutiny at a major industry conference this week.
Dutchman Daan Huising smashed every record in the book as he cruised to an astonishing 14-stroke margin of victory in the St Andrews Links Trophy.
Holidaymakers from Fife were caught up in a massive earthquake in Turkey at the weekend, which one tourist described as ''the scariest three minutes of my life''.
Broughty Ferry lifeboat crew were able to resuscitate a man who plunged into the Tay on Saturday.
Today's letters to The Courier.
Pay packages of directors are expected to come under fire at the annual meeting of a Fife firm later this month.
The SNP has been urged to apologise over a Twitter remark, referring to the domestic abuse allegations against ousted member Bill Walker, made using one of its accounts.
A new single-site Madras College in St Andrews will now not be completed until August 2017 at the earliest.