Michael Alexander speaks to Courier Country Germans and a St Andrews University academic about the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and the lessons learned – on both sides.
Michael Alexander speaks to the new chief executive of Fife Coast and Countryside Trust Jeremy Harris about the challenges ahead and his vision for the future.
A St Andrews University academic fighting extradition from the UK for her role in Catalonia’s unsanctioned 2017 independence referendum has delayed handing herself into the Scottish authorities.
A St Andrews University academic fighting extradition from the UK for her role in Catalonia’s unsanctioned 2017 independence referendum has had a new European warrant issued for her arrest.
Michael Alexander meets Monifieth Second World War veteran Ron Bruce who was in the midst of the “forgotten” Walcheren Landings during the Second World War 75 years ago this week.
Ahead of a talk he is giving in Dundee on November 1, the Pope’s chief stargazer Dr Guy Consolmagno tells Michael Alexander why he believes faith and science enhance each other.
Fife-based writer, broadcaster and Scots language expert Billy Kay has been “touched and honoured” by news that he is to receive a prestigious Scottish-American culture award in New York City.
Michael Alexander hears why, despite a global concensus that climate-warming trends are ‘extremely likely’ to be man-made, other scientific views persist.
As political unrest continues, Michael Alexander speaks to exiled former Catalan education minister and St Andrews University professor Clara Ponsati about the ongoing struggles by Catalonians to gain independence from Spain - and why she has faith that Scotland's justice system will prevent her extradition to Madrid.
As tensions continue between Turkey and Syria, Michael Alexander speaks to a Syrian-born expert from St Andrews University who fears the roots of the original conflict have been “cast aside”.