Surrounded by high fencing and barbed wire, hundreds of gleaming white shipping containers stretch to the horizon, bounded by the shimmering blue waters of the mighty Euphrates River on one side and the arid landscape of the Turkish highlands on the other. Once, these containers carried goods along the motorways of Europe.
David Cameron has declared the Conservatives were ready to start winning seats in Scotland starting with Perthshire and Fife.
Men in Dundee receive on average £18,000 less in pension payments than the UK average, according to the Scottish Government.
MPs across Tayside and Fife have claimed tens of thousands of pounds of taxpayers’ money to rent offices from their own political party, it has been revealed.
A potential loss of almost £96.5 million from the Dundee and Angus economy because of the controversial HS2 project has been branded “appalling” by a senior MP.
Councils in Tayside, Fife and Central Scotland have received more than £1 million to help deal with the fallout of the so-called bedroom tax.
Scottish unemployment fell by 1,000 over a three month period as Dundee saw the country’s biggest fall in jobseekers, according to official figures.