With Halloween upon us, should Scotland’s ‘witches’ who were persecuted in centuries gone by be pardoned? Michael Alexander sought the opinions of historians.
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.
Michael Alexander visits Fort George – current home of The Black Watch - as the historic monument and still active army barracks marks its 250th anniversary.
FEATURE: Second World War 80th anniversary: How centuries-old bonds between Scotland and Poland were strengthened
Eighty years after Nazi aggression led to the outbreak of the Second World War, Michael Alexander looks at the indelible links between Poland and Scotland that were strengthened during the devastating conflict and its aftermath.
One hundred years after the scuttling of the German High Seas Fleet at Scapa Flow in the Orkneys - viewed by many as the final act of the First World War - Michael Alexander reveals how Fife is closely connected with this infamous moment in global history.