Ten years ago today, it became illegal to smoke in an enclosed public place in Scotland with England, Wales and Northern Ireland following suit the year after.
Ahead of a BBC documentary, senior Dundee University history lecturer Dr Billy Kenefick speaks to MICHAEL ALEXANDER about the significant role played by Dundee and Fife in the turbulent political aftermath of the First World War.
In another milestone on the Queensferry Crossing, the north viaduct has now been fully launched and the feat of engineering has been captured in this amazing new video.
When Englishman Charles Darwin published Origin of the Species in November 1859, his theory of evolution by ‘natural selection’ made humans rethink their place in the world.
NHS Tayside faces going back to the Scottish Government with a begging bowl for the fourth year in a row after running up another multi-million-pound deficit.
The passing of a new law at the Scottish Parliament has reignited debate about the costs of preserving Gaelic language and culture. The Education (Scotland) Bill means that every school now has to assess the need for Gaelic education if asked. But in these times of austerity budget cuts, is that a good use of resources? MICHAEL ALEXANDER investigates.
Dundee-educated artist Neil Scott was cycling to work in Perth when he was involved in an accident with a car.
Aspiring Dundee animators are competing to bring the UK’s strangest excuses for not having a TV Licence to life, as Michael Alexander found out.
It’s a cold, crisp, clear February evening in rural Fife, and even without the aid of a telescope or binoculars, the constellations are visible in all their glory.
It has become public health enemy number one in recent months.