Death rates among 60 to 74-year-old men owing wholly to alcohol abuse have “increased significantly” since 2001, new figures show.
Two men have died in a fatal house fire in South Ayrshire. Crews were called to the blaze in Johnston Drive, Troon, at 8.25am on Sunday. It is understood the incident is not being treated as suspicious and police enquiries are continuing.
A drugs chief has warned that the number of drug deaths in Dundee this year could be significantly up on last year.
More than 30 people are suspected to have died from drugs in Dundee in the last six months.
Taking up to 30 street Valium tablets a day isn’t unusual for Dundee woman Leanne Gunning.
A health chief has called for Taysiders to “wake up” and realise the damage drink can do — after figures revealed a rise in deaths from alcohol-related liver disease.
Dundee is the drugs death capital of Scotland, according to new figures.
Concerns have been expressed after police figures revealed that four people suffered fatal overdoses in the Lochee ward in three months.
A man has tonight been charged by police following the deaths of two people in a Dundee street.
A man has been detained by police following the deaths of two people in a Dundee street.
When Debbie Dodds lost her battle with drugs, her children’s lives were turned upside down.
The report revealed that drugs played a part in the deaths of 66 people in Tayside in 2015.
The families of two teenagers who died at the T in the Park music festival have spoken of their devastation.