Skipper, ocean advocate, artist and environmental campaigner Emily Penn is leading a Round Britain sailing expedition to draw attention to the plastic pollution, and its potential health implications, in our seas. Michael Alexander spoke to her about the campaign.
‘Mixed emotions’ of former Fife aid worker as ex-Bosnian Serb army chief Mladic gets life for genocide
Fife man David Hamilton, who came under fire while delivering humanitarian aid to Sarajevo in the 1990s, tells Michael Alexander why he has “mixed emotions” about the sentencing of Bosnian Serb war criminal Ratko Mladic.
Growing resistance to commonly prescribed antibiotics is one of the biggest public health threats of modern times with the potential to cause 80,000 deaths in the UK over the next 20 years. But a team of scientists at St Andrews University - awarded a prestigious prize in London this week - is fighting back. Michael Alexander reports.
Michael Alexander examines the legacy of the critically acclaimed Black Watch play as it celebrates its 10th anniversary. A young man wearing a brown leather jacket steps timidly onto the stage, his eyes caught like rabbits in a headlight as he peers out at the audience seated before him.
As the UK’s new £3.1 billion aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth docks at its home port of Portsmouth for the first time after undergoing extensive sea trials, Michael Alexander looks back at the scale of the project which saw the vessel set sail from Rosyth at the end of June.
Michael Alexander speaks to former Fife police inspector Adrian Nessel who is helping transform policing in the Balkan states with methods that were pioneered in Fife.
An RAF serviceman from Fife has disappeared after a night out with friends in East Anglia.
A crowdfunding campaign to hire a private investigator to search for a missing RAF serviceman from Fife has exceeded its £20,000 target in less than two days.
The mother of a missing Fife RAF serviceman has pleaded for anyone who may have seen him to come forward.
Barack Obama made a surprise appearance in St Andrews this morning, taking to the Old Course for a round of golf.