A local’s guide to Dundee: top 10 tips

The city’s beautiful waterfront is being reinvigorated thanks to a £1bn makeover, with the stunning new V&A museum, the first outside London, as its centrepiece

Fine art or daring design? 13 must-see new galleries and museums in Europe

Gallery launches and long-awaited re-openings of some of Europe’s famous museums are taking place at many great city-break destinations this year

Nice to meet you: amazing new animal species discovered in 2017 – in pictures

From the Pink Floyd shrimp that makes a noise so loud it can kill small fish, to giant stick insects and new types of orangutans and gibbons, here is a round up of new animal species discovered in 2017.

Going underground: London’s new Postal Museum and subterranean mail train

The museum reflects the vital role Mail Rail played in the distribution of the country’s post with an underground train ride and exhibitions

Green with envy? Get ready to toast Avocaderia, Brooklyn’s new avocado restaurant

It sounds like trendy Instagram bait but Avocaderia, a new avocado restaurant opening today in Brooklyn, claims to be simple and healthy, too

Stunning ‘new’ cloud formations captured in updated atlas – in pictures

Roll clouds and wave-like asperitas are among the additions to the new digital International Cloud Atlas, that dates back to the 19th century. It features hundreds of images captured by meteorologists and cloud lovers from around the world