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Stella McCartney teams up with Beano and Dandy for new fashion range

Your offspring may have the manners of Minnie the Minx or Dennis the Menace, but that doesn’t mean they shouldn’t be ‘down with the kids’.

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Caption: Hermann Twickler, Managing Director of PressureFab Group and Andy Curran, previous owner of Houston's of Cupar.

Businessman who created £400k false invoice banned from running companies

An award-winning businessman who created a false invoice for more than £425,000 as his firm was going bust has been banned from running a company for 11 years.

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Pitkerro Road.

Boy hit by car outside Dundee school

A teenager was treated for injuries after being struck by a car outside a school in Dundee earlier this afternoon.

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Ruben Ostlund's The Square is about the unexpected, the terrifying and the funny in society and domestically

Kirsty Gunn: Great art makes people wonder ‘What was all that about?’

My daughter and I are still reeling after seeing Ruben Ostlund’s The Square at Dundee Contemporary Arts on Tuesday night. It can be hard to talk a teenager into a film with subtitles – has been my experience, at least – but Millie was on for it, having had many a mind-expanding experience in the velvety, comfy environment that is that wonderful, stunningly programmed cinema in the heart of Dundee. So a two-and-a-half hour film set in Stockholm’s refined art world in Swedish? Of course.

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1901:  Robert Falcon Scott's ship SS Discovery, the vessel that took him on his first expedition to the Antarctic in 1901-4.  (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Captain Scott’s Discovery samples help climate change debate

She was one of the most famous scientific research exploration ships in the world, facing treacherous seas and unknown danger on her voyage to the largely unchartered wilderness of Antarctica.

Education
Beano bosses want Jacob Rees-Mogg to stop impersonating Walter Brown.

Beano accuses Jacob Rees-Mogg of impersonating Walter the Softy

Tory MP Jacob Rees-Mogg has insisted he his “flattered” after the creators of the Beano asked him to stop impersonating their long-running character Walter the Softy.
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A Dundee City Council employee embezzled more than one million pounds. Picture: Craig Stephen

Scots couple face jail for having sex beside road bridge

A brazen couple who had a 35-minute sex romp on the stairs leading to the Tay Road Bridge in Dundee were today facing jail.

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Celtic player Leigh Griffiths appeared at Dundee Justice of the Peace court for a speeding offence, picture: SWNS

Leigh Griffiths given parking fine while in court for speeding

Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths’ court case was adjourned today - but only after he picked up another penalty on his way to the dock.

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Aberdeen High Court. Picture: Wikimedia Commons.

Murderer tried to kill woman while on leave from prison

A notorious murderer who tried to kill another woman while out from prison on home leave was today handed a second life sentence and told he may never be freed from prison.

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The Los Angeles Times has praises Dundee's waterfront landmark ahead of its opening. Picture: contributed

V&A Dundee named ‘best new museum’ by leading American newspaper

Dundee’s V&A building has been named the world’s best new museum to explore in 2018 – seven months before it opens its doors.

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An artist's drawing of William Bury, the last man hanged in Dundee

Leader comment: Lesson of ‘acquital’ of Dundee’s ‘Jack the Ripper’

The decision by jurors in a mock retrial to acquit William Bury – the last man hanged in Dundee – nearly 130 years after his execution may or may not have been the correct one.

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The new V&A museum is due to open later this year. Picture: PA

Dundee has lowest employment rate in the UK

One in three adults living in Dundee are out of work, a damning report has revealed.

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Dundee holds high hopes of a surge in visitor numbers following the opening of the V&A museum later this year.

Lesley Riddoch: Will Scotland finally discover Dundee?

Despite the attraction of the V&A, there is a mental block to be worked round when it comes to venturing north of the River Tay says Lesley Riddoch

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Traffic on St John's Road, Corstorphine.

Polluted streets ‘still poisoning lungs’ in Scotland

Environmentalists have named the Scottish streets they say are being blighted by air pollution fumes.

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Ocean liners will form part of the opening exhibition at the great ship of the V&A museum in Dundee in September

Leader comment: Excitement growing over new V&A museum in Dundee

The V&A Museum of Design in Dundee was designed to look like the prow of a ship pointing out into the Firth of Tay, so it is apt that the opening exhibition will be Ocean Liners: Speed & Style.

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Fiona Edwards raised almost �70,000 by telling tablet

Woman raises almost £70k for breast cancer research by selling tablet

A tower of homemade tablet, more than twice the height of the world’s tallest building, has helped a Dundee woman tally up almost £70,000 for breast cancer research.

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Dundee has been named by Bloomberg as a top destination for 2018

Dundee named as one of the world’s must visit destinations of 2018

Dundee has been named by Bloomberg alongside Los Angeles, Florence and Jordan as one of the top holiday destinations for travellers this year.

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Dennis the Menace is traditionally known as a troublemaker

Dennis The Menace rebranded as kinder Beano character

A CHERISHED Beano character has been rebranded and given a kinder makeover.

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The winged tiara will go on display at the V&A Dundee

Dundee V&A to display Scots duchess’s ‘Valkyrie’ diamond tiara

A spectacular diamond-winged “Valkyrie” tiara made for a Scottish aristocrat is to go on show for the first time when V&A Museum of Design Dundee opens next year.

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DPD drivers have walked out over a pay dispute> Picture: Google

DPD drivers walk out before Christmas over contract dispute

Customers could face an anxious wait for presents to arrive on time after delivery staff from DPD walked out after a row over pay.

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