A Second World War veteran who pulled bodies out of the River Tay after seven fully-laden paratroopers dropped to their deaths during an exercise 75 years ago has spoken of the “sadness” he experienced after the recovery operation.
A Canadian government agency is commemorating the loss of the last merchant ship sunk by Germany - off the coast of Fife - just minutes before the official end of the Second World War.
Seventy-five years after the Dam Busters raid on Hitler’s Germany, Michael Alexander speaks to Dundee University expert Dr Iain Murray about the legacy of the famous RAF attack.
With this year's International Conscientious Objectors Day upon us, Michael Alexander talks to Dundee historian Dr Billy Kenefick about the First World War men who refused to fight - and paid a high price.
US-led air strikes on Syria were ‘necessary and legitimate’, says former St Andrews University Syrian exile
A St Andrews University graduate whose family was forced to flee the “two evils” of Syrian government barrel bombs and so-called Islamic State (IS) beheadings has described the recent military action by the USA, UK and France in Syria as “necessary and legitimate”.
Australian entrepreneur Jayson Frazer – creator of Silicon Valley Unlocked - talks about his latest brainchild to Michael Alexander.
RAF100: Record breaking pilot reveals senior officers were ‘pole-axed’ by the closure of RAF Leuchars
As the RAF celebrates its 100th birthday, Michael Alexander speaks to former RAF Leuchars personnel about what the Royal Air Force means to them.
As weekly music title the NME ceases publication in print after 66 years and joins a growing list of once mighty magazine brands that now only exist online, Michael Alexander asks Tayside music afficionados where it all went wrong.
How has life as a 70-year-old changed between the post-First World War and post-Second World War generations? Michael Alexander looks at the statistics.
As comedian Arabella Weir prepares to host the 2018 Festival of Ideas in Kirkcaldy, Michael Alexander speaks to her about her Fife roots, Dr Who and her experiences of sexual bullying.