The benefits of news media journalism to society are being highlighted in a newspaper-industry campaign being launched on Monday May 13 and backed by The Courier. Michael Alexander reports.
Nicaraguan unrest: St Andrews-raised musician Clara Curteis returns to Fife with launch of ‘protest songs’ album
St Andrews-raised musician Clara Curteis tells Michael Alexander why, after 15 years living in Nicaragua, she brought her family home to Fife - where she released her debut protest album - after leaving behind a violent coup.
Rural crime: Stolen tractors from Courier country farms being used as ‘international currency’ by brazen gangs
In the second part of our spotlight on rural crime in Tayside and Fife, Michael Alexander hears why there’s no room for complacency in the battle against equipment theft and livestock worrying.
Curator Sam Banister tells Michael Alexander how Fife artists are contributing to the ninth annual Twitter Art Exhibit.
In the first of a two-part series, Michael Alexander speaks to Police Scotland and a Kinross-shire farmer about the costly impact of rural crime and hears about the action being taken to fight back against the brazen work of serious organised crime gangs.
‘It’s a great surprise to me I’ve made a living as a guitarist – it was never the plan!’, says Super Furry Animals maverick Gruff Rhys ahead of Tae Sup Wi’ A Fifer headline gig
Super Furry Animals and Neon Neon maverick Gruff Rhys is no stranger to Fife having recorded at Sub Station in Rosyth and having played Glenrothes with the Super Furries a few years back.
Michael Alexander spoke to the author of a new book that celebrates the highs and lows of Dundee United fans’ away days.
Garry Bridge 50th anniversary: Former Perthshire workers talk about the trials and tribulations of construction
As the Garry Bridge in Perthshire marks its 50th anniversary, Michael Alexander meets former workers who helped with its construction from 1967-69.
Scottish Parliament 20th anniversary: ‘Utter contempt’ by Westminster could lead to Scottish independence, says former Labour First Minister Henry McLeish
Michael Alexander speaks to former Labour First Minister Henry McLeish about the 20th anniversary of the Scottish Parliament and the future of Scottish politics.
Scottish Parliament 20th anniversary: Holyrood’s greatest achievement is being ’embedded’ in Scottish life, says former Presiding Officer Tricia Marwick
Michael Alexander speaks to former Presiding Officer Tricia Marwick about the 20th anniversary of the Scottish Parliament - and her vision of the future.