When Britain’s prototype tank nicknamed Little Willie rolled off the assembly line in 1915, it was far from an overnight success. It weighed 14 tons, got stuck in trenches and crawled over rough terrain at only two miles per hour.
An extra 500 officers are to be be trained to use Tasers, Police Scotland has announced.
When RBS came perilously close to collapse amid global economic turmoil almost 10 years ago, it was United Kingdom taxpayers who dug deep to save the famous old bank from going crashing out of business.
A man who was jailed for his role in a money laundering scam known as “cuckoo smurfing” has been ordered to hand over £75,150 to prosecutors.
The Forth Road Bridge is to be completely closed to all traffic in both directions for the foreseeable future, with no end in sight to the transport chaos of recent days.
Dundee: City of rediscovery – ‘I was walking in the city centre and had this feeling that something was wrong there’
Looking across the Tay from his home in Newport, Scottish writer and broadcaster Billy Kay has always been struck by the beautiful setting enjoyed by Dundee and defined in the city’s motto “Dei Donum” gift of God.
Local councils have refused to rule out further school bans on a toy craze gripping children across the country.
Life was tough in early 19th century Dundee.
College lecturers in Tayside and Fife could be set to walk out over pay after a call to action today.
A Fife man who is researching why early reports of the Tay Rail Bridge Disaster listed 75 dead instead of the now recognised 59 known to have died has found new evidence which “explodes the myth”.