Dundee-educated artist Neil Scott was cycling to work in Perth when he was involved in an accident with a car.
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.
New figures reveal that more than three million households across the country are living on a knife-edge where a small drop in income could cost them their home, discovers Caroline Lindsay.
As the debate rages on in Courier country councils about the cost involved in preserving Gaelic language and culture, Caroline Lindsay looks at the language’s history on the east coast.
“Staggering overspend”, “sloppy management” and “out to lunch” these are just some of the harsh criticisms being levelled at the V&A in Dundee.
In the latest of our features about The ARCHIE Foundation’s appeal to raise £2 million for Tayside Children’s Hospital’s new twin theatre suite, Dundee psychologist Dr Suzanne Zeedyk tells Caroline Lindsay about the science behind the charity.
Strict new airport rules mean if your mobile or other electronic device is out of power, you may not be allowed to travel. Caroline Lindsay finds out more.
“The pallid twilight of daybreak hung over the still waters of King Edward Cove in the early hours of 5 January 1922. From shore, it was possible to glimpse the outlines of Quest, a small wooden ship anchored in the bay. On board Quest, as night gave way to day, Sir Ernest Shackleton succumbed to a massive heart attack and died. It was a passing which simultaneously marked the loss of the greatest British explorer of the age and the moment when the celebrated era of Antarctic exploration, which was epitomised by the exploits of Shackleton, came to an end.”
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.
The Scottish Beaver Trial is a unique and exciting conservation project and if it is a success, beavers could once again become a common sight in our countryside. Caroline Lindsay finds out more.