The story of Sir John Franklin's lost expedition is one of the most notorious and tragic in all Britain's long seafaring history.
With so many people spending their lives in front of computers or with a mobile device semi-permanently attached to their paws, any event that can inspire them to leave the screen behind and embrace nature has to be a good thing.
This is the first part of an exclusive four-part Courier serialisation of the first biography on Dundee’s famous son Michael Marra, by celebrated Scottish writer James Robertson.
Soft sunlight filtering through towering beech trees, the tumbling gurgle of rushing water, and wildflowers peppering the river bankside in a drift of yellow and white polka dots; it is spring and I’m down by the River Earn near Crieff.
Gather all the members of any family together in one house and there’s bound to be friction. Turn up the heat a notch or two and there may even be fireworks.
Jenny Hjul: Privileged law students subsidising poorer counterparts will not help level the playing field
The suggestion by a Dundee law lecturer that middle class students should subsidise poorer youngsters is no doubt well intentioned, but it completely fails to address the problem of widening university access.
A sheriff has praised the quick actions of two men who saved the life of their friend after a vicious street stabbing.
I have created a little bit of magic. It came out about when I needed some light in the darkness in the back garden.
DESPITE the fact that I’ve been lucky enough to visit Bilbao in the Basque Country on four separate occasions, the sight of the Guggenheim Museum still takes my breath away.
What do you think of when you hear the words “figure skating”?