Michael Alexander speaks to Dundee-raised senior Foreign and Commonwealth Office official Roddy Drummond who has been on a fact-finding mission to Scotland - and found time to visit his home city - ahead of taking up a new post in the Persian Gulf.
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.
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.
Tyre giant Michelin has given “categoric assurances” to workers over the future of its Stoke-on-Trent headquarters, global branding centre and truck tyre re-treading plant after revealing plans to axe 845 jobs at its factory in Dundee.
In the third and final part of our series, Michael Alexander speaks to politicians about how they handled the devastating closure of Michelin in Ballymena, Northern Ireland, and asks whether there’s anything Dundee – now facing a similar plant closure in 2020 – can learn.