Michael Alexander meets former Jewish-German refugee Henry Wuga who escaped the Holocaust on the Kindertransport only to be wrongly accused of being a spy after evacuation to Perthshire during the Second World War.
With the 100th anniversary of the First World War Armistice upon us, Michael Alexander hears the remarkable story of a Fife naval officer - instrumental in its signing - who shortened the war by several hours after defying the orders of his Prime Minister.
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.
Five hundred years after the start of the Protestant Reformation in Germany, Michael Alexander examines the bloody role of St Andrews in the Scottish Reformation that followed and asks Scotland’s modern day Catholic and Protestant leaders what lessons can be learned from a tubulent past.
Twenty six years after the end of the Cold War, volunteers from Dundee and beyond are working to protect a relic from the past that’s closer to home than many people might think. Michael Alexander went underground to find out more.