Irresponsible pet owners face unlimited fines or up to five years in jail under new government proposals.
Taxi drivers could be forced to take a tough quiz on local landmarks and street names before being allowed to work in Perth and Kinross.
Traders have warned that limiting the number of off-sales outlets in parts of Fife in a bid to tackle alcohol-related harm would hamper investment.
Ministers warned of business leader revolt if they push ahead with plans for alcohol licensing register
The Scottish Government has been warned it could face widespread protests from business leaders if it pushes ahead with plans to create an alcohol licensing register.
Licensing chief slams plan to set alcohol renewal fee which could leave taxpayers picking up the tab
A Scottish licensing chief has slammed proposals to freeze fees for people applying for a permit to sell alcohol amid claims renewal charges would fail to meet even basic costs.
Scottish Government urged to delay liquor licence renewals after official advice branded ‘utterly inadequate’
A leading expert has urged the Scottish Government to delay a looming renewal of personal liquor licences or risk throwing the industry into "complete meltdown".
A leading licensing expert has warned of potential job losses due to a looming national permit "meltdown" which could affect thousands of businesses across Tayside and Fife.
‘I’m ready to throw the towel in’ — Dundee wrestling promoter in grapple with council over licensing rules
A Dundee promoter credited with bringing some of the biggest names in world wrestling to Tayside is in the midst of a grapple with the city council over licensing rules.
A popular Dundee restaurant which suddenly closed under a cloud of controversy will soon open again under new management.
A new Lidl supermarket on Kingsway East is scheduled to open in March 2020.