India's Prime Minister has been caught up in a row over "fake news" after an image of St Andrews was used to illustrate a message about him cleaning litter from a beach in his home country.
A Broughty Ferry councillor has urged the local authority to increase bin provision ahead of the summer season after a "sizeable" amount of litter was picked up during a beach clean.
Volunteers from Angus and Dundee bagged a successful beach clean at the weekend, removing at least a ton of rubbish from the Barry Buddon and Monifieth area.
Twenty bags of rubbish were cleared from a north-east beach on Sunday in memory of a kayaker who drowned last year.
Almost 9,000 items of rubbish, including 2,000 cotton buds and even a safety cone, have been removed from Fife beaches this year.
The Dundee branch of the Marine Conservation Society has raised concerns over the amount of dog faeces and rubbish picked up during a beach clean.