You had to neck enough booze to buckle a rhino to get charged with drink driving in the early decades of motoring.
As New Year approaches, Caroline Lindsay takes a look at some of Courier Country’s unique Hogmanay traditions.
A crew of drunken sailors brought turmoil to the centre of Dundee in the summer of 1869.
William Rowe began his day as a council roadman but ended it as a feted hero.
100 years ago this weekend, a meteorite ended its 4.5 billion-year journey through space when it blazed across the skies and crashed into the Strathmore countryside. Michael Alexander learned about a fragment now housed in Dundee.
It was a time of heightened superstition in Fife’s maritime communities.
500 years after the start of the Protestant Reformation, what lessons can be learned in modern Scotland?
Five hundred years after the start of the Protestant Reformation in Germany, Michael Alexander examines the bloody role of St Andrews in the Scottish Reformation that followed and asks Scotland’s modern day Catholic and Protestant leaders what lessons can be learned from a tubulent past.
It was all meant to be so different after the Second World War. The men and women who defeated fascism were to be honoured with new homes, a National Health Service and a welfare state providing support from cradle to grave.
Twenty six years after the end of the Cold War, volunteers from Dundee and beyond are working to protect a relic from the past that’s closer to home than many people might think. Michael Alexander went underground to find out more.
Just months into prohibition, Perth whisky baron Tommy Dewar toured the United States to gauge the effects of the Volstead Act.