From a 6000-mile trek, being nanny to Prince William and having his life story bought by Brad Pitt, Michael Alexander profiles Conservative leadership candidate Rory Stewart, who has family links to Perthshire and Angus.
Dundee lecture preview: Former Labour minister Douglas Alexander on why the ‘politics of solidarity’ are the key to tackling poverty at home and abroad
Michael Alexander speaks to Britain’s former International Development Secretary Douglas Alexander ahead of a global poverty talk he is giving with Deacon Blue frontman Ricky Ross in Dundee.
Migrant communities in Fife feel that “trust” has been broken and continue to worry about uncertainties of what the final Brexit outcome will be, and how it may affect them, says the chairwoman of Fife Migrants Forum (FMF) in Kirkcaldy.
Six months to Brexit: Courier Country fruit farmers ‘taking foot off accelerator’ of investment amid uncertainty
The Tayside and Fife soft fruit industry has grown steadily at around 5% per annum for decades with major investment put into polytunnels and other infrastructure.
Six months to Brexit: No deal could be ‘catastrophe’ for Scotland’s £100 million soft fruit industry, says Tayside boss
A no deal Brexit could be a “catastrophe” for Scotland’s £100 million soft fruit industry with the worst case scenario being that 90% of the 4500 seasonal workers required to pick the crop in Courier Country next summer could disappear overnight.
VisitScotland says it’s too early to know what the impact of Brexit might be on Scottish tourism after March 29, 2019.
In the first of two special interviews with the new MPs of Courier Country, Michael Alexander meets Angus Conservative MP Kirstene Hair who talks about the work ethic that was instilled into her growing up on the family farm - and reveals why, a year before she became an MP, she chose not to vote in the 2016 Brexit referendum - instead letting 'everyone else' decide.
Do political publicity stunts influence public opinion in the run-up to elections? Michael Alexander sought the views of some experts.
As pressure mounts for the BBC to bring in a so-called 'Scottish Six' news programme, Michael Alexander speaks to some of those for and against change.
Ahead of the EU referendum on June 23, the East Neuk of Fife is hosting a debate on whether Britain should leave or stay in the European Union. Here, the speakers who wll be speaking in Pittenweem for and against leaving the EU give Michael Alexander the outline of their cases ahead of the debate