The first ever major exhibition dedicated to Scottish pop music has opened at the National Museum of Scotland. Michael Alexander tuned in.
Michael Alexander examines whether it’s time to put the brakes on ‘fast fashion’ for the sake of the environment and a sometimes exploited global workforce.
FEATURE: How winter ‘adds layer of difficulty’ for Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance crews based in Perth
With a new air ambulance service scheduled to launch in Aberdeen from March, Michael Alexander spoke to existing Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance (SCAA) crews in Perth to find out more about their role and the challenges of winter.
FEATURE: Oasis won’t get back together – but Fife band Shambolics could be ‘one of world’s biggest bands’, says Alan McGee
In an interview with The Courier, legendary music mogul Alan McGee tells Michael Alexander why he doesn’t think his old band Oasis will reform – but explains why he thinks recently signed Fife four-piece Shambolics could be ‘one of the biggest bands in the world’.
Scotland’s Year of Coasts and Waters 2020 will celebrate the role of lochs, rivers and seas in shaping who Scottish people are and their place in a modern tourism destination.
Head for heights: The Courier goes behind the scenes with Forth Road Bridge expansion joint engineers
Michael Alexander went ‘behind the scenes’ with engineers working on a £7 million Forth Road Bridge repair project
In the first of a two-part series, Michael Alexander speaks to Police Scotland and a Kinross-shire farmer about the costly impact of rural crime and hears about the action being taken to fight back against the brazen work of serious organised crime gangs.
As a national campaign called ‘Scroll Free September’ continues, would a dose of digital detox do you good? Michael Alexander hears why taking a break from social media is perhaps worth considering.
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.
An award-winning Tayside song writer has immortalised the opening of the V&A Dundee in the style of his favourite poet William Topaz McGonagall.