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VIDEO: Dundee students’ animated film on Aurora Borealis seen by 900k+

VIDEO: Dundee students’ animated film on Aurora Borealis seen by 900k+

A group of Dundee University students are celebrating after a six-minute animated film they created went viral online.

‘People are dropping like flies’: Scots rapper Loki addresses Dundee’s drugs crisis

‘People are dropping like flies’: Scots rapper Loki addresses Dundee’s drugs crisis

Ahead of a hard-hitting documentary, Michael Alexander speaks to activist, rapper and prize-winning author Darren McGarvey about the human tragedies behind Dundee’s drugs crisis.

Dundee housing convener admits ‘we probably should have consulted’ with tenants group over flats demolition

Dundee housing convener admits ‘we probably should have consulted’ with tenants group over flats demolition

The head of Dundee’s housing committee has admitted the council should have consulted with the city’s tenants association before pressing ahead with plans to demolish 26 flats.

Council insists sea wall in Broughty Ferry is secure amid concerns over deterioration

Council insists sea wall in Broughty Ferry is secure amid concerns over deterioration

The council has promised a soon-to-be upgraded sea wall is fully secure amid concerns over its deterioration.

New police commander says Angus has repelled drug gang from Dundee and England

New police commander says Angus has repelled drug gang from Dundee and England

A “county lines” drugs gang has been repelled after an incursion into Angus, according to the area’s top policeman.

Perth News

Queues on A9 as firefighters tackle blaze at Dunkeld property

Queues on A9 as firefighters tackle blaze at Dunkeld property

Firefighters are battling a blaze at a block of flats in a Perthshire town.

Traffic at a standstill after car flips onto roof in Highland Perthshire crash

Traffic at a standstill after car flips onto roof in Highland Perthshire crash

Police are en route to a collision in Highland Perthshire which has left a car on its roof. The Scottish Ambulance Service are at the scene of the incident on the A826 on the approach to Moness Country Club. The road is blocked and there traffic is at a standstill. More to follow.

Perth delivery driver found with heroin stash in sock following accident

Perth delivery driver found with heroin stash in sock following accident

A staggering delivery driver got back in his car after hitting the pavement, before driving down the wrong side of the road and crashing into a fence.

Man, 79, taken to hospital after Perthshire tractor crash

Man, 79, taken to hospital after Perthshire tractor crash

Police raced to the scene after a tractor collided with a lorry in Balbeggie this afternoon.

US property firm takes over troubled Taymouth Castle after messy legal dispute

US property firm takes over troubled Taymouth Castle after messy legal dispute

A US property firm has finalised a deal to buy Taymouth Castle, after a lawyer at the centre of the sale was jailed over millions of pounds of misappropriated funds.

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