What was intended as a regal send-off for a Dundee man in 1895, descended into a macabre farce.
From The Archives
Greenmarket on a Saturday night in the Victorian era was a recreation ground for Dundee’s workers.
If you think the recent cold snap has been bad, it is as nothing compared to the scenes in Courier Country 35 years ago.
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.
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.
Just months into prohibition, Perth whisky baron Tommy Dewar toured the United States to gauge the effects of the Volstead Act.
One of the more common crimes recorded in our archives is the mistreatment of horses.