Singer Susan Boyle has revealed she is giving up sweets for the next 40 days as she backed a charity's Lent fundraising appeal.
The parents of a French student who has been missing for almost two weeks have issued a fresh appeal for information.
Work to build eight Type 26 frigates on the Clyde will begin in the summer of next year, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has announced.
The first case of a deadly tree disease to be found in a protected area of Scotland has been discovered in Stirling.
A 17,000-tonne oil rig that ran aground in the Outer Hebrides has been safely towed off the rocks by two tug boats.
Football legends have teamed up with The Courier to call on the Scottish Government to introduce Frank’s Law.
The polls closed and Fife’s decision had been made as the result of the region’s stake in the historic EU referendum were calculated. The Michael Woods Leisure Centre in Glenrothes was a hive of activity as the first ballot boxes arrived for counting shortly after 10pm.
A nationwide review is under way after hundreds of cases were put in jeopardy amid fears unauthorised police staff were routinely taking DNA and fingerprint samples.
A costly new exam appeals system could hit school budgets and even leave parents out of pocket.
Criminals doing time in Tayside and Forth Valley will be tucking in to Christmas lunch with all the trimmings, The Courier has learned.