Michael Alexander meets a real-life ‘Billy Elliot’ from Clackmannanshire who, along with his talented brother and sister, are taking the ballet world by storm.
100 years ago this weekend, a meteorite ended its 4.5 billion-year journey through space when it blazed across the skies and crashed into the Strathmore countryside. Michael Alexander learned about a fragment now housed in Dundee.
As new Scottish-Chinese relations are developed at the Edinburgh Festival, Michael Alexander discovers why Perthshire - and Dundee - are in the minds of senior Chinese government officials.
Michael Alexander meets Fife-raised former soldier and private security expert Tam Carroll who has plans for a horse therapy centre in Perthshire for forces veterans struggling with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Claim that trains between Edinburgh and Perth are slow coaches of Britain is ‘flawed’, say transport chiefs
As new research suggests Edinburgh to Perth trains are amongst the slowest in the UK, is it time to invest in a new direct rail link with the capital, or is the speed study simply flawed? Michael Alexander reports.
As a long-established British wildlife artist, Jonathan Sainsbury has spent a lifetime observing and drawing the natural world. And these days some of his greatest inspirations can be found in Perthshire where he and his wife now live. Michael Alexander met him at home in Comrie.
In the fourth of our five-part series looking at the changing face of Courier Country high streets, Michael Alexander takes the pulse of businesses in Perth.
Four of Scotland’s top folk singers and musicians are recreating the Scottish folk scene of the 1960s and 1970s with the return of an Auld Hat New Heids concert in Perth on November 21.
Ahead of a much anticipated Mike and the Mechanics concert in Perth, Michael Alexander speaks to the band's founder Mike Rutherford and up and coming singer-songwriter support act Ben McKelvey.
Rebecca Lowe: ‘Why I cycled 10,000 km to challenge ignorance and misunderstanding about the Middle East’
Ahead of a Royal Scottish Geographical Society talk in Perth, journalist Rebecca Lowe tells Michael Alexander why she was inspired to cycle from London to Tehran to break down barriers and challenge misconceptions about the Middle East.