The UK Government have announced the successful bids for a huge number of huge wind farm projects planned in the Scottish North Sea under the Contracts for Difference (CfD).
Nicaraguan unrest: St Andrews-raised musician Clara Curteis returns to Fife with launch of ‘protest songs’ album
St Andrews-raised musician Clara Curteis tells Michael Alexander why, after 15 years living in Nicaragua, she brought her family home to Fife - where she released her debut protest album - after leaving behind a violent coup.
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Skipper, ocean advocate, artist and environmental campaigner Emily Penn is leading a Round Britain sailing expedition to draw attention to the plastic pollution, and its potential health implications, in our seas. Michael Alexander spoke to her about the campaign.
How a Fife naval officer shortened the First World War by hours after defying his Prime Minister at the Armistice
With the 100th anniversary of the First World War Armistice upon us, Michael Alexander hears the remarkable story of a Fife naval officer - instrumental in its signing - who shortened the war by several hours after defying the orders of his Prime Minister.
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.
Bridges closed, rail services at standstill and roads blocked as Storm Ali rips through Tayside and Fife
Storm Ali, the first named storm of the season, is causing havoc across Scotland.
Growing resistance to commonly prescribed antibiotics is one of the biggest public health threats of modern times with the potential to cause 80,000 deaths in the UK over the next 20 years. But a team of scientists at St Andrews University - awarded a prestigious prize in London this week - is fighting back. Michael Alexander reports.
As the final Yellow Pages business directories are delivered to UK households, Michael Alexander flicks through what was a household staple.
‘Not a crime to vote for independence’, says Catalan exile’s lawyer as she prepares to hand herself in to authorities
A St Andrews University academic fighting extradition from the UK for her role in Catalonian’s unsanctioned 2017 independence referendum will now hand herself in to the Scottish authorities on Thursday November 14.