A Second World War hero from Dundee is featured in a new book about Britain’s Victoria Cross heroes.
Does terrorism work? Ahead of a talk at Dundee Literary Festival, renowned international terrorism expert Professor Richard English of Queen's University Belfast and St Andrews University speaks to Michael Alexander about one of the most challenging issues of the 21st century.
Ahead of his talk at the Dundee Literary Festival, former asylum seeker turned author Eric Ngalle speaks to Michael Alexander.
It’s not every day you walk out of a theatre hearing people say things like ‘best show I’ve seen in a long time’ or ‘cracking ’!
Eighteen months after schools were urged to increase the use of the Scots language as part of a wider drive to improve literacy, a BBC Radio documentary, compiled by Newport-based broadcaster and Scots language expert Billy Kay, is highlighting the efforts to promote the use of Scots in Dundee. Michael Alexander reports.
In an exclusive interview during rehearsals in Dundee, The View singer Kyle Falconer tells MICHAEL ALEXANDER why he’s ready to “man up” in his fight against drink and drugs – and admits the band may have found fame too soon.
As the 20th anniversary of Verdant Works opening is marked, a volunteer at the museum tells MICHAEL ALEXANDER why she is seeking public help to fund a book about the history of Dundee’s former jute industry.
History records the reputation of Robert Burns as a womaniser. But less is known about The Bard’s relationship with his wife Jean Armour – the subject of a forthcoming talk by award-winning novelist Catherine Czerkawska in Dundee. MICHAEL ALEXANDER reports.
Maurice Malpas and Jim McInally, two of the big names from Dundee United’s glory years under Jim McLean, have given a BBC Scotland documentary series an insight into the manager’s uncompromising but successful regime.
A film taken by a war hero motorist as he sailed on the last ever Fifie ferry crossing on the Tay will feature as part of the Tay Road Bridge 50th anniversary commemorations on Sunday.