As a crowdfunding campaign is launched to raise funds for a pioneering brain tumour immunotherapy trial at Ninewells Hospital in Dundee, surgeons – and a terminally ill patient – tell Michael Alexander why it could give hope to the hundreds of brain tumour victims diagnosed in Scotland each year.
The council boss who fought to safeguard the industrial future of the former Michelin plant in Ballymena, Northern Ireland, has offered to visit Dundee to share her town’s experiences and help Dundee get through their own Michelin closure announcement shock in any way she can.
North East Fife based Royal Marine veteran Mark (not his real name) said bonfire night can be an especially difficult time for combat veterans with mental health issues like him, with the loud bangs, bright lights and strong smells from fireworks causing serious anguish.
The mother of a Perthshire Black Watch soldier who took his own life after returning from combat in Afghanistan has been left “heartbroken all over again” after Coronation Street’s harrowing suicide storyline.
As concerns grow about potential shortages of food, medicines, car parts and much else in the event of a ‘no deal’ Brexit after March 29, 2019, Michael Alexander asks what the situation tells us about the UK’s ability to feed itself and asks whether a new approach to farming and land use is required.
Craig Reid of The Proclaimers speaks to Michael Alexander about the new album Angry Cyclist, the twins’ school days in Fife and why he thinks Brexit is the 'biggest mistake' any western electorate has ever made.