“Staggering overspend”, “sloppy management” and “out to lunch” these are just some of the harsh criticisms being levelled at the V&A in Dundee.
It was an epic challenge that saw athletes scale every Scottish peak higher than 1,000 metres all 130 of them in just two weeks.
New figures reveal that more than three million households across the country are living on a knife-edge where a small drop in income could cost them their home, discovers Caroline Lindsay.
Strict new airport rules mean if your mobile or other electronic device is out of power, you may not be allowed to travel. Caroline Lindsay finds out more.
“The pallid twilight of daybreak hung over the still waters of King Edward Cove in the early hours of 5 January 1922. From shore, it was possible to glimpse the outlines of Quest, a small wooden ship anchored in the bay. On board Quest, as night gave way to day, Sir Ernest Shackleton succumbed to a massive heart attack and died. It was a passing which simultaneously marked the loss of the greatest British explorer of the age and the moment when the celebrated era of Antarctic exploration, which was epitomised by the exploits of Shackleton, came to an end.”
The Scottish Beaver Trial is a unique and exciting conservation project and if it is a success, beavers could once again become a common sight in our countryside. Caroline Lindsay finds out more.
Athletes undertaking the ARCHIE’S Mountain Challenge are truly pushing themselves to the limit, running through the night and getting up at dawn to tackle the monster peaks.
Monday was a monster day in the Cairngorms for athletes doing the ARCHIE’s Mountain Challenge...with a staggering 16 peaks conquered between dawn and dusk.
For more than 160 years Dundee sent ships to the Arctic to hunt whales. A remarkable new book documents this vital part of the city’s history with fascinating photographs. Caroline Lindsay finds out more.
This autumn’s glut of apples, plums and brambles is the culmination of perfect weather conditions for fruit growing, discovers Caroline Lindsay.