A study of the rapid decline of ancient ice sheets has left Scots scientists fearing modern-day climate change could lead to rapid sea level rise.
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 Islamic State terror group has claimed that the Westminster attacker was one of its "soldiers".
Five people are now confirmed to have died following a terror attack near the Houses of Parliament.
Driverless cars could cause crashes because motorists may be encouraged to read, check emails or watch a film at the wheel, peers have warned.
Nicola Sturgeon is poised to win Holyrood’s consent to take her independence referendum demand to Downing Street after the Scottish Greens confirmed their support.
TV star geologist Professor Iain Stewart is giving a lecture in Perth on March 14 about the pros and cons of fracking. Michael Alexander spoke to him.
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.
Malta's Azure Window, one of the world's most famous natural landmarks, has collapsed into the sea.
Despite largely positive reviews from fans, the return of Top Gear failed to impress in the ratings as it was seen by nearly two million fewer viewers than its series debut last year.