Men were seen with two large greyhound-type dogs near a village in Moray.
Scotland's lockdown was ordered to stop spread of coronavirus on March 23.
Police officers are treating the man's death in Dundee as unexplained.
Tens of thousands of masks have arrived in the country destined for care workers.
Researchers given funding to develop 'dip' tests to speed up coronavirus diagnoses.
This week Angus Council's special arrangements committee was infiltrated by inappropriate images.
Royal Air Force Typhoon fighters were deployed as the Russian aircraft approached from the north-east on Wednesday.
Energy minister Paul Wheelhouse will chair monthly meetings following concerns for the sector.
Leigh-Anne Wood, a 28-year-old from Elgin, was involved in a collision on the A96 in Moray on Tuesday.
Officers searched a property in Forest Avenue, Aberdeen, on Monday.
EnQuest has started a six-week consultation with UK staff as it tries to make £275m in savings this year.
The incident happened on Claverhouse Road in Dundee at around 7.50pm on Monday.
The assault happened in Dundee's Argyllgait at around 11.10pm on Saturday, January 25.
The three-vehicle collision happened on the A96 in Moray on Tuesday morning.
The children's playpark in Aberdeen is deserted, the cafe lies empty, and the animals now only have each other for company.
The blaze broke out in forestry near Bannockburn around mid-afternoon on Friday.
The incident happened in Albert Square, Dundee, at around 4pm on Thursday.
Saddle Up Ranch has started a fostering scheme to help look after their animals and prepare them for forever homes.
A search was launched after the teen was last seen in Cruden Crescent, Aberdeen, at around 5.30pm on Friday.
Paul Taylor, 54, was due to start a new chapter of his life on Spain’s sun-kissed Costa Blanca this week.