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Dundee & Tayside

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 Grosvenor Casino at Marketgait in Dundee

Former Dundee cop sacked and fined over Bash Street brawl

A police officer sacked after brawling with fellow officers as they tried to arrest him outside a casino has been fined over the incident.

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The trial took place at Dundee Sheriff Court. Picture: TSPL

Primary school worker found with stash of child abuse videos

A primary school worker was today facing jail after being found with a stash of child abuse images and videos.

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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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Leave the tent at home and camp in luxury with a stay at one of these Scottish camping pods

Seven of the most fun camping and glamping pods in Scotland

If you’re sick of tents but still want to see the great outdoors, camping pods are a cosy solution.

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Police are investigating a break-in at a cafe

Arrest made after woman’s hand cut off in Dundee

A man has been arrested after a woman’s hand was cut off in Dundee.

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George Stewart, from Scone, first picked up a set of skis while serving in Italy during the Second World War

‘Britain’s oldest skier’ ready to return to 
the slopes at aged 98

A skier who is thought to be the oldest in Britain has vowed to return to the slopes yet again – at the grand old age of 98.

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Scotland’s weather: overnight snow causes traffic disruption

Motorists experienced disruptions to their morning commutes this morning as Scotland suffered heavy showers of hail and snow.

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Japanese architect Kengo Kuma won the competition to design Dundee's V&A museum eight years ago.

Architect of Dundee's V&A museum wants to create another building in Scotland

The architect of Dundee's new V&A museum of design says he wants to return to Scotland to work on another project.
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The Royal Arch was a Dundee landmark for more than 100 years. PIC: Dundee City Council.

Would Dundee’s lost Royal Arch be demolished today?

A new exhibition on Dundee’s lost old Royal Arch hopes to stimulate debate on whether the landmark would be demolished if it still stood today.

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Dundee Sheriff Court, where Stec was sentenced

Man facing deportation jailed for imitation gun stunt

A MAN who showed nightclub bouncers an imitation handgun he had tucked in his waistband after he was refused entry to the club has been jailed.

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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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A sketch of William Bury from The Dundee Courier at the time of his trial. PIC: Wikimedia.

19th century wife killer William Bury ‘acquitted’ in retrial

Wife killer William Henry Bury has been “acquitted” of his crime in 1889, after new forensic evidence was presented to modern-day jury.

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Orchar Park in Broughty Ferry. Picture: Google.

Police probe sexual assault in Dundee park

Police have confirmed an investigation into a serious sexual assault of a woman that took place in Brought Ferry, Dundee over the weekend.

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Man admits running naked in front of police car on main road

Man admits running naked in front of police car on main road

A man has admitted running around naked in front of a police car on one of a busy main road in Angus.

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The River Dee. Picture: Scottish Natural Heritage.

2018 salmon fishing season gets underway on River Dee

Salmon fishing season was launched on the River Dee yesterday amid signs of renewed optimism among those responsible for managing Scotland’s fishing rivers.

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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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Craig Melville. Picture: Contributed

Husband discovered ex-SNP councillor’s ‘racist texts’ to wife

A shocked husband found a trove of racist texts allegedly sent by an SNP councillor to his wife - an aide to Health Minister Shona Robison - after he discovered the pair were having a secret affair, a court heard today.

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Sandra McKenzie. Picture: Kim Cessford

90s star Sandra McKenzie says she is homeless and penniless

Sandra McKenzie, lead singer of 90s band Goldbug and Prince’s one-time lover says she is now homeless and penniless.

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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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