World leading Tibetology map expert Dr Diana Lange of Germany gives Michael Alexander a preview of a talk she is giving at The McManus in Dundee on the 'Tibet Collection' of 19th Century Dundee-raised doctor Thomas Wise.
How many times has it been said the on-field theatrics of footballers deserve an Oscar? With Academy Awards weekend upon us in Los Angeles, Michael Alexander hears why Dundee United is celebrating new information about a former captain who went on to win an Oscar for real!
Michael Alexander speaks to North East Fife MP and SNP Foreign Affairs spokesperson Stephen Gethins who has just returned from a sobering visit to refugee camps in Lebanon - close to the Syrian border - where he saw at first hand how a Fife charity is supporting traumatised children.
More than 100 years after the abandonment and loss of Antarctic explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton’s ship the Endurance, a team of scientists are on the hunt for the stricken vessel at the bottom of the Weddell Sea. Michael Alexander reports.
In an exclusive interview marking the 30th anniversary of the Lockerbie bombing, Michael Alexander speaks to an American terrorism expert whose university is marking the loss of 35 of its students in the attack - and hears the 'hellish' memories of several journalists who covered the aftermath.