“Staggering overspend”, “sloppy management” and “out to lunch” these are just some of the harsh criticisms being levelled at the V&A in Dundee.
A pilot scheme allowing people to find out whether their partner has a history of domestic violence, known as Clare’s Law, was launched this week. 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.”
Captain Scott’s ship Discovery is again at the forefront of science, as a project to create a 3D virtual reality tour of her is unveiled, writes Jacqueline Wake Young.
As Meningitis Awareness Week launches today, Gayle Ritchie speaks to families of those hit by the disease in a bid to urge people to look out for the symptoms.
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.
Comedian Eddie Izzard brings the life of Sir Robert Watson-Watt, the Brechin-born “father of radar”, to the screen in BBC drama Castles in the Sky. Gayle Ritchie watched filming taking place in Edinburgh ahead of tonight’s screening.
As a Dundee school becomes one of the first in Scotland to integrate iPads into the classroom, Gayle Ritchie asks: are books on their way out?
Far, Far from Ypres, a performance of poetry and song to mark the centenary of the First World War, is also a personal pilgrimage for narrator and BBC radio presenter Iain Anderson, as he told Helen Brown.
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.