Fife-based writer, broadcaster and Scots language expert Billy Kay has been “touched and honoured” by news that he is to receive a prestigious Scottish-American culture award in New York City.
FEATURE: Getting under the skin of Fife actor Michael Moreland’s latest monstrous role as Frankenstein
Michael Alexander speaks to Fife-raised Frankenstein actor Michael Moreland about his monstrous role now touring the UK.
Michael Alexander hears why, despite a global concensus that climate-warming trends are ‘extremely likely’ to be man-made, other scientific views persist.
OBITUARY: Former St Andrews United, Dunfermline Athletic and East Fife footballer Archie Finlay who played for Scotland alongside Denis Law dies aged 79
‘Cool under pressure and strong in the air’. That was the verdict of the St Andrews Citizen on 15 year-old centre half Archie Finlay who made his debut for St Andrews United against Glencraig Colliery in April 1955.
Michael Alexander and his family spent three nights at Tummel Valley Holiday Park in Highland Perthshire.
Fife witch expert Lenny Low tells Michael Alexander how he came to receive new information about the fate of an 18th century East Neuk man tortured to death after being wrongly accused of ‘witchcraft’.
With Halloween upon us, Fife Council archaeologist Douglas Speirs speaks to Michael Alexander about the macabre history of grave robbing in Fife, Tayside and beyond.
EXCLUSIVE: ‘I expect to be arrested any day soon’, says exiled former Catalan minister Clara Ponsati of St Andrews University
As political unrest continues, Michael Alexander speaks to exiled former Catalan education minister and St Andrews University professor Clara Ponsati about the ongoing struggles by Catalonians to gain independence from Spain - and why she has faith that Scotland's justice system will prevent her extradition to Madrid.
FEATURE: Roots of Syrian war ‘cast aside’ amid Turkey crisis, claims Syrian-born St Andrews University expert
As tensions continue between Turkey and Syria, Michael Alexander speaks to a Syrian-born expert from St Andrews University who fears the roots of the original conflict have been “cast aside”.
From the travelling circus of terrors to the zombie maze, the fourth annual Spirits of Scone offers visitors the ultimate fright night experience in the grounds of Scone Palace from October 25 to October 31, creative director Vicky Glennie tells Michael Alexander...