Fife witch expert Lenny Low tells Michael Alexander how he came to receive new information about the fate of an 18th century East Neuk man tortured to death after being wrongly accused of ‘witchcraft’.
With Halloween upon us, Fife Council archaeologist Douglas Speirs speaks to Michael Alexander about the macabre history of grave robbing in Fife, Tayside and beyond.
Battle of the River Forth 80th anniversary: How The Courier reported first Luftwaffe bombing raid of Second World War
Michael Alexander delves into The Courier archives to see how the first air raid of the Second World War over the Firth of Forth 80 years ago on October 16, 1939, was reported.
Second World War 80th anniversary: When Angus raised concerns about evacuated Dundee children ‘infecting and contaminating’ their homes
Eighty years after Britain declared war on Nazi Germany and entered the Second World War, Michael Alexander delves into The Courier archives to see how the build up to war was being reported and how, even before hostilities began, ordinary peoples’ lives were being affected.
Michael Alexander investigates the hundreds of shipwrecks that can be found in the seas off Courier Country.
The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, Right Rev Dr Russell Barr, has retraced the steps of “courageous” Dundee woman Minnie Watson who helped lay the foundations of the Presbyterian Church of East Africa. Michael Alexander reports on an extraordinary legacy.
A campaign has been launched to remember the exiled Polish soldiers who were stationed in Cupar, Fife, during the Second World War – and the many who settled in the area afterwards. Michael Alexander reports.
As the latest survey suggests the majority of British adults back the monarchy, Michael Alexander looks at arguments on both sides of the royal debate.
As final preparations are made to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Tay Road Bridge, Michael Alexander speaks to some of those who were involved in its construction and opening.
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