As pressure mounts for the BBC to bring in a so-called 'Scottish Six' news programme, Michael Alexander speaks to some of those for and against change.
Do political publicity stunts influence public opinion in the run-up to elections? Michael Alexander sought the views of some experts.
In the first of two special interviews with the new MPs of Courier Country, Michael Alexander meets Angus Conservative MP Kirstene Hair who talks about the work ethic that was instilled into her growing up on the family farm - and reveals why, a year before she became an MP, she chose not to vote in the 2016 Brexit referendum - instead letting 'everyone else' decide.
Ahead of the EU referendum on June 23, the East Neuk of Fife is hosting a debate on whether Britain should leave or stay in the European Union. Here, the speakers who wll be speaking in Pittenweem for and against leaving the EU give Michael Alexander the outline of their cases ahead of the debate