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.
Bikers to stage rally against prosecution of British soldier charged with Bloody Sunday murders in Northern Ireland
Bikers from Tayside and Fife will be amongst hundreds expected to roar into the centre of Edinburgh on Friday to protest against the prosecution of a British soldier who allegedly murdered two people during Bloody Sunday in the Bogside area of Londonderry in 1972.
Michael Alexander reflects on the 75th anniversary of the Normandy Landings which involved thousands of Black Watch troops with links to Tayside and Fife, and speaks to another veteran who was there.
From D-Day to 2019: ABF The Soldiers’ Charity 75th anniversary in the spotlight ahead of Cateran Yomp
As ABF The Soldiers’ Charity marks its 75th anniversary at this year’s Cateran Yomp in Perthshire, Michael Alexander found out about the difference the charity makes to veterans of all ages.
Dundee University study: How improving oral health habits is getting to the root cause of dental decay at Perth Prison
Ahead of a Dundee University talk, Michael Alexander discovers how improving oral health habits is helping to rehabilitate prisoners at Perth.
Michael Alexander examines whether it’s time to put the brakes on ‘fast fashion’ for the sake of the environment and a sometimes exploited global workforce.
Michael Alexander visited Dunfermline to find out how the scanning of a 925-year-old relic of St Margaret (Queen of Scotland) could reveal secrets from the past.
Head for heights: The Courier goes behind the scenes with Forth Road Bridge expansion joint engineers
Michael Alexander went ‘behind the scenes’ with engineers working on a £7 million Forth Road Bridge repair project
The Force is strong with Adam and his Kirkcaldy family who seek respite and support at CHAS’s Rachel House
Michael Alexander meets a Kirkcaldy family who benefit from Rachel House at Kinross – and who are looking forward to the next Capital Sci-Fi Con in Edinburgh.
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.