Volunteering as an Explorer Scout leader has become a passion for Fife woman Charmaine Duthie - helping young people fulfill their potential. Michael Alexander finds out more.
As the Scottish Government launches consultation on its obesity strategy, should peoples’ access to health care be penalised if they are overweight? Michael Alexander reports.
Sixty years since Britain became a thermonuclear ‘superpower’, could the use of such weapons ever be justified? Michael Alexander looks at both sides of the debate.
Rebecca Lowe: ‘Why I cycled 10,000 km to challenge ignorance and misunderstanding about the Middle East’
Ahead of a Royal Scottish Geographical Society talk in Perth, journalist Rebecca Lowe tells Michael Alexander why she was inspired to cycle from London to Tehran to break down barriers and challenge misconceptions about the Middle East.
69 years young, and it’s All About The Music as legendary singer Lulu relights her fire in Tayside and Fife
People often say that time seems to speed up as they get older, and for legendary Scots singer Lulu it is no exception.
As Newport Sound returns with another intimate line up of music and spoken word – including post-punk indie pioneers Boots for Dancing - event founder, musician and Dundee teacher Dominic Venditozzi talks to Michael Alexander about the establishment of the community-based hub of local and national talent.
Scotland’s new Chief Scientist for Health, Professor David Crossman of St Andrews University, talks to Michael Alexander about the state of the NHS, the challenges and opportunities ahead, and his “worry” about Brexit.
The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, the Right Rev Dr Derek Browning, is attending celebrations to mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation in Wittenberg, Germany. Here the St Andrews University divinity graduate and former Cupar Old Parish Church minister, reflects on the impact of Martin Luther - the German monk and scholar - who is credited with starting the movement for widespread religious reform.
The mother of a Fife Black Watch soldier believes she has finally solved the mystery of her son’s death 14 years after his body was recovered from the River Tay at Dundee.
It was a time of heightened superstition in Fife’s maritime communities.