Almost a third of Scotland’s streets have higher levels of toxic particle air pollution than they did before the Covid-19 pandemic.
The traffic is at a standstill on Atholl Street in the centre of Perth, cars, trucks and buses running their engines as they wait for the lights to change.
Air pollution from exhaust fumes has increased on streets in Inverness, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dundee, Falkirk and Perth, according to the latest government monitoring.
Toxic exhaust fumes are polluting ten city streets across Scotland in breach of legal safety limits that should have been met eight years ago.
As technology advances and Scotland modernises, Travellers say they are struggling to retain their traditional lifestyle and are often forced to hide their ethnicity for fear of prejudice.
In some parts of Scotland traditional "beat bobbies" are non-existent and the situation for local policing is “critical,” according to the Scottish Police Federation.