Michael Alexander visited Dunfermline to find out how the scanning of a 925-year-old relic of St Margaret (Queen of Scotland) could reveal secrets from the past.
More than 20 “starving” animals have been removed from the care of their “horse whisperer” owner in Fife.
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
Stand-up for Fife: Comedian Phill Jupitus on why he loves life living in the East Neuk – and his dismay that Britain is acting like a ‘self-harming teenager’
Ahead of his Scottish tour, Michael Alexander hears from comedian Phill Jupitus about his love for life in Fife - and why, because of Brexit, he no longer talks about politics on stage.
A warning has been issued after it emerged that more than 650 young adults in Scotland had been interviewed in the past year by TV Licence officers.
With Halloween upon us, should Scotland’s ‘witches’ who were persecuted in centuries gone by be pardoned? Michael Alexander sought the opinions of historians.
In retrospect, it would have been tough for anyone but the V&A Dundee crew to take the top spot in our Impact 100 list. In the planning for a decade, financed after a remarkable funding campaign, and now finally here to tremendous acclaim, Scotland’s first design museum is a once in a generation project.
It was the year UNESCO granted World Heritage Status to the Forth Bridge, when Scotland’s population was around 5,347,600 and Mhairi Black, 20, became the youngest elected MP since before the Reform Act of 1832. It was also the year Abellio ScotRail took over the ScotRail franchise, the Church of Scotland voted to allow the ordination of gay ministers in civil partnerships and Andy Murray married Kim Sears in Dunblane. It was also, according to the Met Office, the windiest Scottish summer in decades, and the winter of 2015/16 the wettest since records began in 1910.
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.
The Tay Cities Deal faces a funding threat with the UK Government cutting its contribution to the £1 billion investment package.