The silent protest of two senior Tory councillors added some much needed drama to last week's budget talks - but it wasn't enough to save the event from eye-rolling predictability.
Perth's city centre economy has taken a bit of a beating during these first few weeks of 2019.
No one can fail to be appalled by the images that emerged over the weekend of a 12-year-old boy being set upon by pupils at Perth Academy.
According to legend, at the stroke of midnight on Christmas Eve animals are given the power of speech.
Taking down the Christmas tree: is there a sadder household chore?
A series of major arts projects announced last week suggest that 2019 could be a vintage year for Perth and Kinross.
I'm one of those bores who will, at every given opportunity, argue that Die Hard is not only a Christmas movie, but one of the finest Christmas movies there is.
Scores of holidaymakers found themselves thousands of pounds out of pocket this week, after they were tricked into buying fake flights from a fake firm.
It's time to pick a side... again.
Advertising in schools: It's a phrase that automatically sets alarm bells ringing, like 'wasp in a Portaloo' or 'drunk dentist'.