The lead singer of a globally renowned Foo Fighters tribute band says it was an “honour and a privilege” to perform in front of thousands at the opening ceremony of the WUKF World Karate Championships 2018 at Dundee Ice Arena on Friday.
New book tells incredible story of football megastars Claudio Caniggia and Fabrizio Ravanelli at Dundee FC
It was one of the most remarkable periods in Scottish football when two world superstars played at Dens Park - and “even the Hand of God was in Dundee’s corner”.
Ahead of his appearance at the latest Tae Sup Wi' A Fifer in Kirkcaldy, author Ian Rankin tells Michael Alexander how he's "definitely slowing down as he gets older" - but is looking forward to getting down to writing again after a year off.
Dundee International Women’s Centre at 50: Meet the women breaking down the barriers at a ‘home from home’
Michael Alexander visited Dundee International Women’s Centre (DIWC) which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this week.
‘You spill your heart out – it can be disheartening’ says ‘slam poet’ Hollie McNish ahead of Kirkcaldy Tae Sup gig
When revered author and “slam poet” Hollie McNish joins the bill at Tae Sup Wi’ A Fifer in Kirkcaldy on Saturday November 16, she hopes she’ll be performing first so that she’s “not nervous” awaiting her slot.
‘Rollercoaster ride’ of front-line journalism inspired new book about the Caniggia and Ravanelli era at Dens Park
Courier journalist Graeme Strachan tells Michael Alexander what inspired him to write a book about football megastars Claudio Caniggia and Fabrizio Ravanelli ‘s time at Dundee FC.
Nature’s bounty: How foraging for local free food is helping people ‘reconnect with nature’ and find new wellbeing
Michael Alexander discovers how a renewed interest in foraging is helping people reconnect with nature and improve their well-being.
It was the year that the deadliest outbreak of ebola started in West Africa and began to spread, the year that Russian conflict in Ukraine and Crimea raised global tensions and the year that a Malaysian Airlines flight from Kuala Lumpur destined for Beijing vanished – just four months before a different, unrelated Malaysian Airlines flight was shot down near the Ukrainian border.
Curator Sam Banister tells Michael Alexander how Fife artists are contributing to the ninth annual Twitter Art Exhibit.
FEATURE: From Dundee Hibernian to Dundee United – 110th anniversary of ‘rags to riches’ tale marked at Tannadice
Dundee United’s origins can be traced to Dundee Hibernian’s inaugural game at Tannadice 110 years ago this weekend. Michael Alexander reports.