People in New York must have broken some sort of unwritten social code when they refused to warn a woman she was about to step in dog poo. And then cheered as her foot slid across it.
Youngsters hurled bags of dog waste at each other in a fight in a quiet Carnoustie street.
A young Angus eco-warrior has received national recognition for her bid to clean up her town.
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.