Dundee-trained artist Michael Corr tells Michael Alexander how he immortalised the city’s former NCR boss in paint for a new exhibition.
Ahead of an intimate gig at the Green Hotel in Kinross, Finnish blues musician Erja Lyytinen speaks to Michael Alexander about her career.
‘I’m really looking forward to bringing the songs to life’, says Dundee musician Andrew Wasylyk ahead of gigs
Michael Alexander speaks to Dundee musician Andrew Wasylyk about his album launch and forthcoming gigs in Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow’s Celtic Connections.
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.
Dundee links remembered as ice explorers prepare to search for Shackleton’s stricken ship the Endurance
More than 100 years after the abandonment and loss of Antarctic explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton’s ship the Endurance, a team of scientists are on the hunt for the stricken vessel at the bottom of the Weddell Sea. Michael Alexander reports.
Creating hope: How pioneering Dundee project Foolish Optimism is ‘puncturing the silence’ of mental health
Michael Alexander meets members of pioneering Dundee project Foolish Optimism who have been engaged in a national conversation about the ‘scourge’ of mental health amongst young people – and now want to ‘puncture the silence’ further.
Two Doors Down comedy actors Doon Mackichan and Jonathan Watson on their love – for Courier Country!
Michael Alexander speaks to comedy actors and on-screen married couple Doon Mackichan and Jonathan Watson about the new series of BBC Scotland comedy Two Doors Down - and their connections to Dundee and Fife.
New lease of life for ancient Egyptian artefacts after £80 million redevelopment at National Museum of Scotland
Michael Alexander visits the Ancient Egypt Rediscovered exhibition which has just opened in a new, permanent gallery at the National Museum of Scotland.
Rural crime: Stolen tractors from Courier country farms being used as ‘international currency’ by brazen gangs
In the second part of our spotlight on rural crime in Tayside and Fife, Michael Alexander hears why there’s no room for complacency in the battle against equipment theft and livestock worrying.
International Women’s Day: ‘Being a woman is still an issue’, says successful Dundee social entrepreneur
On International Women’s Day, Michael Alexander speaks to successful Dundee serial social entrepreneur Kirsty Thomson about her inspirations – and the hurdles she’s faced as a female business woman.