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Dundee turns tartan as thousands raised in Kiltwalk

MORE than 2,000 people took part in the Dundee Kiltwalk, raising thousands of pounds for walkers’ chosen charities.

Dundee & Tayside
Sandy Adam, executive chairman of Springfield Properties. Picture: Dan Phillips

Record sales for housebuilder Springfield Properties

Scotland-focused housebuilder Springfield Properties has seen annual pre-tax profits jump by nearly a third as its revenues exceeded £100 million for the first time.

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Neighbours and rivals: Dundees twin football clubs are separated by just 200  yards but the Dark Blues are planning to move some three miles away, a distance that could be a million miles for Aidan Smith

Aidan Smith: why Dundee and Dundee United need to remain side-by-side

I don’t normally write about football here and the beautiful game will only feature on these pages when there’s cause for delirious celebration or sad mourning. Unfortunately it’s the latter which is preoccupying me right now and I hope you don’t think I’m exaggerating when I tell you that one of the wonders of the Scottish world is in mortal danger.

Opinion
An artist's impression of the V&A Museum in Dundee

Dundee unveils new city anthem for culture capital bid

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Dens park. Picture: SNS/Alan Harvey

Dundee submit plans for new stadium in Camperdown Park

Initial plans for a new Dundee stadium have been submitted to the city council.

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The Dundee United chairman was allegedly attacked after last night's game. Picture: SNS

Man charged over ‘attack’ on Dundee United chief Stephen Thompson

A man has been charged over an alleged assault on the Dundee United chairman after a defeat to city rivals Dundee.

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Peter Burt, who captained the winning team of 1983

Starter for ten… can Dundee win University Challenge again?

It is the jewel in the crown of quiz shows where the nation’s brightest students battle it out under the beady eye of former Newsnight inquisitor Jeremy Paxman.

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Police in Dundee have warned off vigilantes. Picture: John Devlin

‘Paedophile hunters’ prompt Dundee police to warn off vigilantes

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Alliance Trust chairman Lord Smith of Kelvin thanked investors for their support. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Alliance Trust hails results of ‘transformational’ shake-up

Wealth manager Alliance Trust today said its ‘transformational’ overhaul was beginning to bear fruit as it revealed that returns had outperformed its benchmark during the first half of the year.

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Brewin Dolphin chief executive David Nicol. Picture: Contributed

Wealth manager Brewin Dolphin delivers record income

Wealth manager Brewin Dolphin is seeing the benefits of a major restructuring across the business with latest quarterly income rising to record levels.

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Henderson Loggie will also highlight the value of video games tax relief at the Dundee event. Picture: Neil Hanna

Henderson Loggie throws weight behind Dundee gaming festival

Accountancy firm Henderson Loggie has reached an agreement to support Scotland’s newest gaming festival, which is due to take place in Dundee in September.

Tech
Finlay Wilson  (right) and Tristan Cameron-Harper show off their yoga skills in Glasgow. Picture: John Devlin

Kilted yoga instructor to release Scotland picture book

The Scot credited with inventing the ‘kilted yoga’ craze has announced plans to release a picture book marrying yoga and Scotland’s beautiful landscape.

Dundee & Tayside
Paul Hegarty helps launch Dundee Kiltwalk. Picture: Ian Rutherford/Supplied

Legend Paul Hegarty urges Dundonians to sign up for Kiltwalk

DUNDEE United hero Paul Hegarty has taken part in a friendly kick-about by the seaside to launch Kiltwalk in the city.

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CV-Library found that Glasgow enjoyed the fastest jobs growth in the UK. Picture: John Devlin

Employers upbeat as job vacancies and salaries increase

Businesses in Scotland remained confident in the second quarter, with a widespread increase in job vacancies and advertised salaries, although there was less optimism among candidates, new data has revealed.

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McLintock pictured in 2004. Picture: TSPL

Scot dubbed ‘Tartan Taliban’ accused of teaching insurgents to make bombs

A Muslim convert known as the “Tartan Taliban” stands accused of teaching insurgents how to use deadly roadside bombs.

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Gregor Murray. Picture: Dundee Telegraph

Equality spokesperson calls women’s group “absolute roasters”

Dundee City Council’s equalities spokesperson has been embroiled in an online row in which the councillor branded a women’s group “absolute roasters”.

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A petition has been launched urging Dundee city council to erect a statue of Lorraine Kelly. Picture: Contributed

Lorraine Kelly responds to ‘hilarious’ Dundee statue petition

TV host Lorraine Kelly has responded to a petition urging council officials to erect a statue of her in Dundee city centre, stating that she doesn’t believe she’s ‘worthy to be beside Desperate Dan’.

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The top two teams at VentureJam will get the chance to meet gaming entrepreneur Chris van der Kuyl. Picture: Contributed

Games guru Chris van der Kuyl to mentor budding entrepreneurs

The “hipsters, hackers and hustlers” of the future are being offered the chance to win a VIP meeting with video games entrepreneur Chris van der Kuyl.

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From left: YouTubers BigBst4tz2, ibxtoycat, Eckosoldier, Sqaishey and Stampy Cat, with Chris van der Kuyl, Paddy Burns and Stewart Clark of Tayforth Properties. Picture: Fraser Band

YouTube stars help Minecraft team top out Dundee business hub

Tech entrepreneurs Chris van der Kuyl and Paddy Burns have marked the “topping out” ceremony for their Shed 25 project on the Dundee quayside by unveiling the commercial office development’s new name – Water’s Edge.

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'Graduates' from Acorn Enterprise's sixth business accelerator programme. Picture: SJ

Business accelerator Acorn Enterprise expands in Dundee

A company accelerator that has already provided a leg-up for more than 100 businesses is looking to ramp up its activities by branching out to a new location in Dundee city centre.

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