With Halloween upon us, should Scotland’s ‘witches’ who were persecuted in centuries gone by be pardoned? Michael Alexander sought the opinions of historians.
95th birthday memories: Fife Parachute Regiment veteran recalls being ‘accidentally’ dropped behind enemy lines on D-Day
Michael Alexander meets D-Day Parachute Regiment veteran Eric Tandy who celebrates his 95th birthday in Fife today.
Armed Forces Week: Oldest surviving Desert Rat Jimmy Sinclair, 106, tells of friendship with Rommel’s family and the Duchess of Cornwall
With Armed Forces Week 2019 upon us, Michael Alexander meets legendary Fife Desert Rat Jimmy Sinclair, who is now in his 107th year.
Science and Photography is the focus of the 2019 St Andrews Photography Festival which runs from October 4 to 27, discovers Michael Alexander.
Michael Alexander hears about efforts to promote the Gaelic language in Fife.
How archaeology could transform knowledge of relations between Fife’s ancient Picts and the Roman Empire
Michael Alexander spent a day with an archaeological team on the East Lomond hill in Fife and discovered how recent digs could shed new light on Scotland’s early history.
FEATURE: Dunfermline-born philanthropist Andrew Carnegie would be ‘sad to see decline of libraries’, says museum on centenary of death
One hundred years after the death of Dunfermline-born American steel magnate and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie on August 11, 1919, Michael Alexander examines his incredible worldwide legacy a century on.
How a Fife naval officer shortened the First World War by hours after defying his Prime Minister at the Armistice
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.
With just days until the opening of the Queensferry Crossing over the Forth, Michael Alexander meets some of those tasked with building the biggest transport project in a generation.
It was a time of heightened superstition in Fife’s maritime communities.