The family of a young boy who died after a boxing match at a children’s home in Fife almost 60 years ago are investigating how they could have his body exhumed and repatriated to a burial plot next to his siblings in Lanark.
Lord Charles Bruce gives Michael Alexander a tour of Fife's Broomhall House - ancestral home of the Bruce clan which has been opened up to high-end guests for the first time - and explains why politics continue influencing the famous Scottish dynasty.
The Force is strong with Adam and his Kirkcaldy family who seek respite and support at CHAS’s Rachel House
Michael Alexander meets a Kirkcaldy family who benefit from Rachel House at Kinross – and who are looking forward to the next Capital Sci-Fi Con in Edinburgh.
Deliverance from evil: How Satan-fearing Scots used apotropaic marks to ward off ‘evil spirits’ in the home
As Halloween approaches, Fife Council archaeologist Douglas Speirs talks about local efforts made to ward off ‘evil spirits’ in centuries gone by...
Guy Fawkes: Post-traumatic stress disorder former Royal Marine reveals why he has to ‘avoid’ firework season
North East Fife based Royal Marine veteran Mark (not his real name) said bonfire night can be an especially difficult time for combat veterans with mental health issues like him, with the loud bangs, bright lights and strong smells from fireworks causing serious anguish.
In the third and final part of our special report looking at child poverty in Tayside and Fife, Michael Alexander examines the impact of rural poverty which often remains 'hidden' from public view.
As cyber trolls cause havoc in the online world, Michael Alexander examines the reasons behind why people abuse on the internet and its very real impact on victims and perpetrators alike.
Could "lost treasure” – including the relics of Scotland’s patron saint – lie hidden beneath the ruins of St Andrews Cathedral - or is the suggestion a misguided dream? Michael Alexander speaks to an author and researcher who hopes to solve a 500-year-old mystery.
Monkey business: What St Andrews University researchers are learning about human evolution from our closest relatives
Michael Alexander speaks to St Andrews University psychologist Dr Amanda Seed about the 10th anniversary of the pioneering Living Links monkey research project run in collaboration with Edinburgh Zoo.
In the second part of our special series looking at the impact of child poverty in Courier Country, Michael Alexander investigates the scale of the problem in Fife and visits Glenrothes where high child poverty levels are in stark contrast to the utopian vision of the ‘new town’ created 70 years ago.