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Decade in Review: 2012

December 30 2019

It was the year that the Queen celebrated 60 years on the throne, the UK basked in the reflected glory of its Olympic and Paralympic athletes and the US re-elected Barack Obama as president.

Perth & Kinross

Education key to ending ‘ignorance’ about asylum seekers, says real-life Glasgow Girl ahead of Perth Theatre show

January 25 2019

Ahead of its run at Perth Theatre from January 30 to February 3, Michael Alexander speaks to Fife-raised Cora Bissett - the director of life-affirming musical drama Glasgow Girls which is based on the true story of seven teenagers fighting to prevent the deportation of an asylum-seeking family - and also to real-life Glasgow Girl and former asylum seeker Roza Salih.


Decade in Review: 2010

December 30 2019

It was the year that David Cameron and Nick Clegg joined forces at Westminster to send Labour’s Gordon Brown packing and when thousands of US embassy cables by Julian Assange’s Wikileaks website caused global controversy.


Carving a career from stone is a grave business for Gillian

December 10 2017

As a long-established stone carver, Gillian Forbes has spent years working on high profile public art projects across Scotland. But these days she concentrates on bespoke gravestone design from her remote workshop in Perthshire. Michael Alexander met her at home in Path of Condie.