Michael Alexander and his family got away from it all with a week on Orkney.
Lessons to be learned from ‘indigenous’ approach to tackling climate change, says Scots interfaith leader
An indigenous and interfaith approach to the planet’s ‘climate emergency is inspiring Interfaith Scotland to lobby for change. Michael Alexander spoke to the group’s director following a conference in St Andrews.
Dundee-raised Foreign Office civil servant on ‘fact-finding’ visit to Scotland ahead of new posting to Middle East
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.
Labour Party in midst of ‘catastrophe’ that could end its existence, warns former First Minister Henry McLeish
Twenty years after devolution, with the ongoing focus on the UK Tory leadership contest and divisions over Brexit, what does Labour have to do to revive its fortunes? Here, Michael Alexander chats to former Scottish Labour leader and former First Minister Henry McLeish to hear his concerns about the future.
Did you ever hear the one about the jail bird that broke into a house with a crow bar?
As the Fife Pilgrim Way officially opens on July 5, Michael Alexander speaks to the author of the route’s “essential companion guide”.
Legendary former Scotland captain Colin Hendry, who started his career with Dundee FC in 1983, is returning to the city to help raise funds for a local charity.
The real fight club: Former bare-knuckle boxing champion Decca Heggie urges men to speak out about mental health
Former bare-knuckle boxing champion turned film star Decca Heggie tells Michael Alexander why he’s decided to speak out about his battles with bullies, drugs and mental health.
How Dundee could further benefit from out of this world opportunities in Scotland’s £4 billion space industry
With the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landings on the horizon, Michael Alexander explores how Dundee is benefiting from growing opportunities in the space industry and hears why a former NASA astronaut believes Scottish children have what it takes to be amongst the next generation of space engineers.
How archaeology could transform knowledge of relations between Fife’s ancient Picts and the Roman Empire
Michael Alexander spent a day with an archaeological team on the East Lomond hill in Fife and discovered how recent digs could shed new light on Scotland’s early history.