Police investigating the disappearance of a Montrose mother-of-three forced their way into a property and were struck by a strong smell of "decomposition," a murder trial has heard.
The Kimberley MacKenzie murder trial ended on December 22, when Steven Jackson was convicted of murder and co-accused Michelle Higgins of attempting to defeat the ends of justice by helping Jackson dismember and dispose of the body parts. Here we look at the background to the gruesome killing.
A woman accused of murder has told a court how she watched in horror as her ex-partner attacked and killed her friend with a hammer and dagger.
Montrose woman Kimberley MacKenzie was stabbed nearly 40 times and repeatedly blugeoned around the head, a murder trial has heard.
Conservation efforts by gamekeepers in Angus and Perthshire have been credited for an "encouraging" rise in birds of prey numbers.
Bank of Scotland bosses are axing branches throughout Tayside and Fife.
A BMW driver got into a jam when he accidentally drove his vehicle into bollards at an Angus supermarket.
NHS Tayside is pressing ahead with its consultation on a controversial mental health shake-up, despite a last gasp bid to have it shelved.
Butchers from across Courier Country have been laden with honours at the meat industry Oscars.
A desire to escape from the trappings and chaos of modern life is propelling more tourists to Perthshire, a new study has revealed.