Accounts Commission report into financial running of Falkirk Council says more must be done to achieve £46m of cuts over next three years.
A convicted killer is found guilty of running a £1m heroin ring from his prison cell in Edinburgh.
Evidence of a postcode lottery in benefit sanctions is uncovered by a new analysis of the latest figures.
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League One Dunfermline knock Premiership side Dundee out of the Scottish League Cup at East End Park.
Callum Paterson's extra-time winner steers Premiership leaders Hearts past nine-man Forfar Athletic at Station Park.
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