The Right Rev Dr Nigel Peyton is retiring as Bishop of Brechin after a 41-year relationship with Dundee. Here he tells Michael Alexander about recent efforts to help vulnerable people in the city – and the challenges that remain…
Ahead of the government’s Brexit repeal bill being debated at the House of Commons on Thursday, former Scottish Labour leader Henry McLeish tells Michael Alexander why he believes Scotland – and the UK – is at a crossroads.
In the fourth part of our pre-election mini-series, Michael Alexander meets Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie who is battling to reclaim the former Lib Dem bastion of North East Fife from the SNP.
In the second part of a pre-election mini-series, Michael Alexander meets SNP candidate Jenny Gilruth who is vying to replace Nationalist veteran Tricia Marwick in the Mid Fife and Glenrothes constituency.
As the Scottish Government publishes draft legislation suggesting that a second independence referendum could be held in spring 2018, is Dundee still a ‘Yes’ city? Michael Alexander spoke to Dundonians on both sides of the debate.
The Scottish Youth Parliament has been rocked by the resignation of at least seven of its members amid calls for structural change and amid claims of bullying, sexism and stifled debate, The Courier can reveal.
Should young people be able to opt out of religious observance in schools, or is religious literacy vital to avoid radicalisation and intolerance? As the Scottish Government’s position on religious observance is challenged by humanists, MICHAEL ALEXANDER looks at the arguments for and against change.