The benefits of news media journalism to society are being highlighted in a newspaper-industry campaign being launched on Monday May 13 and backed by The Courier. Michael Alexander reports.
Interview: Fiona Bruce talks about her ‘dream job’ as BBC Antiques Roadshow returns to film in Dundee
Michael Alexander speaks to TV presenter and journalist Fiona Bruce about the return of the Antiques Roadshow to Dundee.
Bikers to stage rally against prosecution of British soldier charged with Bloody Sunday murders in Northern Ireland
Bikers from Tayside and Fife will be amongst hundreds expected to roar into the centre of Edinburgh on Friday to protest against the prosecution of a British soldier who allegedly murdered two people during Bloody Sunday in the Bogside area of Londonderry in 1972.
Royal Marines from 45 Commando in major fast response international military exercise in Baltic Sea region
Six hundred Royal Marines from 45 Commando in Arbroath are amongst 3000 personnel and 17 naval vessels from nine countries taking part in a major military exercise in the Baltic Sea region amid concerns over increased Russian activity.
Armed Forces Week: Oldest surviving Desert Rat Jimmy Sinclair, 106, tells of friendship with Rommel’s family and the Duchess of Cornwall
With Armed Forces Week 2019 upon us, Michael Alexander meets legendary Fife Desert Rat Jimmy Sinclair, who is now in his 107th year.
Underutilised areas of a city centre shopping centre are to become the home of this year’s Dundee Design Festival.
Michael Alexander reflects on the 75th anniversary of the Normandy Landings which involved thousands of Black Watch troops with links to Tayside and Fife, and speaks to another veteran who was there.
95th birthday memories: Fife Parachute Regiment veteran recalls being ‘accidentally’ dropped behind enemy lines on D-Day
Michael Alexander meets D-Day Parachute Regiment veteran Eric Tandy who celebrates his 95th birthday in Fife today.
From D-Day to 2019: ABF The Soldiers’ Charity 75th anniversary in the spotlight ahead of Cateran Yomp
As ABF The Soldiers’ Charity marks its 75th anniversary at this year’s Cateran Yomp in Perthshire, Michael Alexander found out about the difference the charity makes to veterans of all ages.
Tickets are now on sale for the latest rounds of Tae Sup Wi’ A Fifer – the multi-genre club night curated by renowned Fife musician James Yorkston.