Should pupils be banned from giving Christmas presents to their teachers? Michael Alexander reports.
With 2019 upon us, Michael Alexander spoke to people from the Courier Country world of politics, sport, music and beyond to find out what their hopes are for 2019:
Michael Alexander gets to the core of why Britain’s wild apples are in decline.
It was the year that David Cameron and Nick Clegg joined forces at Westminster to send Labour’s Gordon Brown packing and when thousands of US embassy cables by Julian Assange’s Wikileaks website caused global controversy.
A former journalist has thanked Courier readers for helping him solve the mystery of a wartime parachute tragedy “cover up” that happened on the River Tay 75 years ago.
Scottish Parliament 20th anniversary: Holyrood’s greatest achievement is being ’embedded’ in Scottish life, says former Presiding Officer Tricia Marwick
Michael Alexander speaks to former Presiding Officer Tricia Marwick about the 20th anniversary of the Scottish Parliament - and her vision of the future.
The family of a young boy who died after a boxing match at a children’s home in Fife almost 60 years ago are investigating how they could have his body exhumed and repatriated to a burial plot next to his siblings in Lanark.
From behind closed doors: Domestic abuse survivors tell their stories of overcoming ‘shame, guilt and fear’
With the launch of new legislation on April 1 that criminalises psychological domestic abuse in Scotland, Michael Alexander spoke to several domestic abuse survivors in Fife and heard why reported cases in Scotland are likely to be the tip of the iceberg.
The Force is strong with Adam and his Kirkcaldy family who seek respite and support at CHAS’s Rachel House
Michael Alexander meets a Kirkcaldy family who benefit from Rachel House at Kinross – and who are looking forward to the next Capital Sci-Fi Con in Edinburgh.
Michael Alexander looks back at how 25 years of the National Lottery has benefited good causes in Tayside and Fife.