Spanish football giants Sevilla are attempting to solve a Dundee mystery ahead of its 130th anniversary in January.
On January 20, 2017, Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States. A Republican, the reality TV star and controversial businessman had won the election in a surprise contest against Democrat Hillary Clinton in November 2016.
Man married for 43 years in plea to find wedding ring lost during Christmas Day walk in Broughty Ferry
A Dundee OAP has appealed for help to find his missing wedding ring after he lost it on Christmas Day.
After many months of deadlock, frustration and setbacks, trying to get a Brexit deal accepted by both her own Parliament and the European Union, an exhausted-looking Theresa May resigned in July. Boris Johnson succeeded her as Prime Minister and soon called a General Election, which took place just before Christmas. In what was becoming an increasingly chaotic UK political environment, the Tories won by a convincing margin in England and made significant gains in Wales. In Scotland, however, the SNP scored a landslide victory, winning 48 seats and delivering what First Minister Nicola Sturgeon called a clear message for a second independence referendum. The General Election was a disaster for Labour, which lost ground nationwide.
It was the year that the deadliest outbreak of ebola started in West Africa and began to spread, the year that Russian conflict in Ukraine and Crimea raised global tensions and the year that a Malaysian Airlines flight from Kuala Lumpur destined for Beijing vanished – just four months before a different, unrelated Malaysian Airlines flight was shot down near the Ukrainian border.
A critically acclaimed film based and shot in Dundee will go on general release in UK cinemas on April 24 next year.
As the 140th anniversary of the Tay Bridge Disaster is remembered in Dundee and Fife, Michael Alexander discovers the human impact of the tragedy is still being felt to this day.
The #MeToo movement went global, after taking off in the United States in 2017 as a response to the allegations of sexual harassment and abuse made against heavyweight Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. In addition, the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded jointly to Congolese physician Denis Mukwege and Yazidi assault survivor Nadia Murad “for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict.”
From uprisings across the Arab world and the deaths of Osama Bin Laden and Kim Jong-il, to a magnitude-nine earthquake that shook north-eastern Japan unleashing a savage tsunami, 2011 was a tumultuous year worldwide.
Dundee and Angus fly-tippers evading prosecution after councils fail to make single police report in two years
Dundee and Angus fly-tippers are dodging the courts with not a single person reported to police for illegal dumping in the past two years.