With Halloween almost upon us, Michael Alexander explores some of the haunting tales associated with notorious burial sites in Tayside and Fife.
Vision of the future: How Robots exhibition at National Museum of Scotland puts the ‘human’ into humanoid
As a major Robots exhibition comes to the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh, Michael Alexander glimpses the future and discovers that so much of robotics is dependent on an understanding of humanity.
Interview: Why Cast legend John Power is still having a Fine Time 20 years after the end of 1990s Britpop
In an interview ahead of gigs in Leven and Dundee, John Power, the frontman of 1990s Britpop band Cast, tells Michael Alexander about his ‘ageless’ songs, why he ‘can’t wait’ for Jeremy Corbyn to get into power – and why Liverpool FC need to ‘win the Champions League Final for Dundee United’!
What do you get if you run an exhibition dominated by five tonnes of terrezo marble floor in tandem with an exhibition that invites visitors to interact with 200kg of eggshells?
The fortunes of Fife’s fishing industry may have fluctuated like the spring tides, and various challenges persist, but the sea continues to provide a living for many, discovers Michael Alexander.
Tee time viewing: Behind the scenes of pilot TV show The Golf Explorers with Sir Sean Connery’s son Jason
Michael Alexander goes behind the scenes of The Golf Explorers - a ‘hip lifestyle’ US-led travel show being filmed in the St Andrews area.
Four of Scotland’s top folk singers and musicians are recreating the Scottish folk scene of the 1960s and 1970s with the return of an Auld Hat New Heids concert in Perth on November 21.
Gregarious Glasgow: Following in the footsteps of Charles Rennie Mackintosh 150 years after his birth
Michael Alexander spent a weekend in Glasgow following in the footsteps of designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh who was born 150 years ago this year.
As the fallout from the Leveson Inquiry continues, newspaper editors are warning that proposed new libel costs put the very freedom of the press at stake. Michael Alexander reports.
Admit it. At times, 2016 has felt like a bit of a pantomime.