Michael Alexander meets former NASA astronaut Brian Duffy who is helping to build the next generation of spacecraft - and encouraging more Scottish youngsters to pursue a career in science and technology.
It’s one hundred years since Woodrow Wilson set up the Grand Canyon as a national park. It is 277 miles long, up to 18 miles wide and attains a depth of over a mile (6,093 feet). Attracting around six million visitors each year.
Michael Alexander travelled to a remote part of the border between the USA and Mexico in search of US President Donald Trump’s fabled wall.
As famine in Africa leads aid agencies to warn of potential starvation for 20 million people, three Courier Country humanitarian aid workers, with different experiences in Greece, Turkey and Sarajevo, tell Michael Alexander about life on the front lines.
The controversy over companies charging extra during school holidays will be debated today after an e-petition received almost 170,000 signatures.