Just over 80 years ago Germany invaded Poland triggering the Second World War and, 39 years later, my birth.
The couple who run a Dundee-based charity that builds paediatric operating theatres in some of the world's poorest countries have been recognised for their charity work.
Four orphans who were killed in action during the Second World War are set to be honoured as part of the Western Gateway development on the outskirts of Dundee.
It could be years before a primary school opens its doors to pupils in the Western Gateway.
A public consultation that showed a majority of people do not want two high schools to merge will be re-run.