Fife health chiefs are bracing themselves for a “challenging” winter as a leading doctor warns of “pockets of meltdown” in the NHS.
The Scottish Government will face calls today to give Holyrood a better chance to scrutinise its budget.
Fife will lose an MP and Angus split in two under new boundary proposals branded a “disgrace to democracy”.
Health bosses in Tayside and Fife have spent more than £1m on sending NHS patients for private operations in the last year.
Race relations in the UK could be permanently damaged by the "extremely ugly" rhetoric of Brexit campaigners, a former Liberal Democrat leader has warned.
Irish President Michael D Higgins has hailed the "great ties" between Ireland and Scotland at the start of a three-day Scottish visit.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has appealed to Scots to put thoughts of a possible second independence referendum to one side when deciding if the UK should remain part of Europe.
New legislation on human trafficking has come into force in Scotland which will ensure those convicted of the offence face the "toughest possible penalties", Justice Secretary Michael Matheson has said.
The SNP will be asked to back a crucial “stepping stone” towards Frank’s Law at the party’s autumn conference, The Courier can reveal.
More than a third of areas in Dundee are among the most deprived parts of Scotland, official figures show.