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26th Sep, 2022. UK News: Nicko Cruises Vasco da Gama Madeira cruise ship is docked at Port of Dundee. After making an overnight stop from Europe, the cruise ship carrying 1,000 passengers will depart Dundee later this afternoon. Nicko Cruises, a German company arrived in the City of Discovery early on Sunday after departing from Aberdeen. The 219-meter ship is on an 11-day voyage that stops in Kriel, Germany after visiting Copenhagen, Stavanger, and Bergen
11th September 2022. UK News: Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's cortège is being driven through Dundee along the Kingsway dual carriageway on its way to Perth from Balmoral, arriving around 4 p.m. in Scotland's capital Edinburgh. Many people have gathered to pay their respects to the world's longest-reigning monarch
16th July, 2022. Dundee Summer Bash Street Festival 2022: The weather in North East Scotland is warm and sunny, with temperatures reaching 22°C. Today is the first day of the Dundee Summer Bash Street Festival 2022 across the city, which runs from 16th to 24th July 2022 and Dundee has declared itself to be Beanotown. Their free performances will astound and excite audiences of all ages. Street theatre, aerialists on giant swings, and an interactive marble run will bring the city centre to life.
Dundee, Tayside, Scotland, Dundee News, UK. 12th May, 2022. Beano`s Dennis (The Menace) and Gnasher are photographed in the city centre promoting this historic and largest-ever comics celebration. This summer, Dundee will celebrate its status as the home of comics with the Summer Bash Street Festival, which will run from July 14th to July 24th, 2022. Dundee will be transformed into "Beanotown" with well-known characters and stories taking over the city streets as part of Scotland's Year of Stories 2022, celebrating the wealth of stories inspired, written, and created in Scotland. Live News
19th July, 2022. UK Weather: Temperatures in North East Scotland have reached 29°C, prompting extreme high temperature orange warnings. Despite the humidity, local residents and tourists are out enjoying the beautiful weather and buying ice cream cones, cold drinks, and coffees outside the V&A Design Museum on Dundee's Waterfront Development Project.
Ian Borthwick The Right Honourable Lord Lieutenant and Lord Provost of Dundee announced his retirement on 4th May, 2022 while being interviewed by the BBC Scotland news. Ian Borthwick was the longest-serving councillor in Scotland. He was first elected to Dundee Town Council in 1963,Tayside Regional Council in 1975 then to Dundee City Council in 1996, finally to Lord Provost of Dundee in 2017. The Lord Provost is also the Lord-Lieutenant of Dundee making him the Queen's official representative in the city.
19th Oct, 2021. UK News: The Giant £1m humpback whale sculpture designed by Lee Simmons has finally arrived in Dundee for the last part of the journey to be installed beside the V&A Design Museum. The 36-metre, 22-tonne whale is being transported by two tug boats along the River Tay to be lifted by a large crane to its final resting point outside the Victoria & Albert Museum along Dundee waterfront
26th July, 2021. UK Weather: Mini heatwave across North East Scotland with temperatures reaching 24°C. Local residents are glad to get outdoors to have fun to enjoy the hot Summer weather in Dundee. Two young girls wearing facemasks are cooling down in the heat eating ice cream cones whilst having fun outside after a day out shopping in the city centre.
UK Weather: Warm spring sunshine across North East Scotland with temperatures reaching 15°C. Covid-19 lockdown restrictions are now relaxed to Level 2 in Dundee seeing people taking advantage of the new eased regulations and socialising inside and outside local pubs. The Tier 2 restrictions allows Dundee pubs to stay open for business until 10.30pm with customers out enjoying the weather drinking and dining at J.D Wetherspoon`s Counting House public house
On March 7th 2016 Dundee unveiled a new statue of mischievous schoolboy Oor Wullie. The bronze work was commissioned to celebrate the 80th anniversary of his debut in The Sunday Post. Dundee’s comic character heritage is being celebrated with a new statue of Oor Wullie in the city centre. Beside him is his trusty bucket and behind him on the wall are bronze replicas of his trusty satchel containing his catapult and pet mouse Jeemy.
23rd October 2015:Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit to Dundee. Prince William and Kate Middleton have made their first official visit to Dundee. The Royal couple visiting the Abertay University and the RRS Discovery Ship. They were met by the University Students outside the main Abertay University entrance and Dunblane School Children at Discovery Point in Dundee.
Dundee, Scotland. July 6th 2016. Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness Prince Philip today during their Royal visit to Dundee. On the Balcony of The Chambers of Commerce with Her Majesty The Queen and Prince Philip is Dundee`s Lord Provost Bob Duncan [far left] who is Her Majesty`s Lord Lieutenant of the City of Dundee and Right Lady Lord Provost [far right].
28th February, 2018. UK Weather. The Siberian Beast arrives over the north east of Scotland with heavy snow falls and blustery cold winds sweeping across Dundee. Freezing weather from Serbia known as "The Beast from the East" is set to cause travel disruption and school closures as Britain faces its coldest February in years