When Dundee businessman Ron Mitchell was asked to carry out a restoration project on the Somme battlefield in northern France, he saw for the first time where his late-grandfather had been badly injured during the First World War. Michael Alexander reports.
Why former Fife businesswoman Claire MacLeary is not at cross purposes over her new crime novel Burnout
As she launches her new crime novel Burnout, former Fife businesswoman Claire MacLeary tells Michael Alexander how she has St Andrews and Dundee universities to thank for honing her writing skills.
The thrill and excitement of Rollermania returns to Fife on Friday March 16 when Les McKeown’s Bay City Rollers perform at the Alhambra Theatre in Dunfermline.
As the countdown continues to the new General Data Protection Regulation being enforced throughout the EU at the end of May, Michael Alexander looks at what’s being done by organisations to prepare.
As ‘post-apocalyptic’ images show thousands of dead sea creatures washed up on UK beaches, Michael Alexander looks at the reasons.
As Scottish entrepreneur and philanthropist Sir Tom Hunter launches a new competition, Michael Alexander hears why he is challenging ambitious young people to ‘positively disrupt’ Scotland by having the courage to take that ambition on.
How can just 432 people own half of Scotland? Ahead of a new BBC Scotland documentary about countryside access, actor David Hayman tells Michael Alexander it’s a moral question that needs to be asked.
Michael Alexander speaks to the director of Dundee University Operatic Society Neil Lavin - and finds him to be in fine voice!
Michael Alexander speaks to Fife birdwatcher Norman Elkins about his lifelong interest in ornithology.
As weekly music title the NME ceases publication in print after 66 years and joins a growing list of once mighty magazine brands that now only exist online, Michael Alexander asks Tayside music afficionados where it all went wrong.