The government has granted funding for a new Clean Air Zone (CAZ) in Birmingham city centre, and the new measures are due to be implemented from January 1 next year.
A 28-year-old woman has been charged in connection with the alleged murder of Annalise Johnstone.
A man has been charged following an alleged stabbing in Dundee City Centre.
Profits at Stagecoach have been slashed as the public transport giant was forced to make a £84.1 million provision against future losses in one of its main rail franchises.
Over a quarter of all parking fines issued by Dundee City Council were unpaid last year, meaning they could be owed as much as £750,000.