With Scotland’s Year of Young People 2018 under way, Michael Alexander spoke to several young people from Tayside and Fife to find out what it means to them.
In the third and final part of our special report looking at child poverty in Tayside and Fife, Michael Alexander examines the impact of rural poverty which often remains 'hidden' from public view.
In the second part of our special series looking at the impact of child poverty in Courier Country, Michael Alexander investigates the scale of the problem in Fife and visits Glenrothes where high child poverty levels are in stark contrast to the utopian vision of the ‘new town’ created 70 years ago.
In the first of a three part series looking at child poverty in Tayside and Fife, Michael Alexander speaks to several Dundee families who are struggling to make ends meet and finds out what efforts are being made to break the cycle of deprivation.
A Fife secondary school head teacher has spoken of the “huge” problem of child poverty and described it as the “number one barrier” to raising attainment in schools.
As prostate cancer overtakes breast cancer to become the third biggest cancer killer in the UK for the first time, two Cupar men who survived tell Michael Alexander why they back routine checks for the over 50s and greater research into the disease.
Why religion rather than UK identity has been a ‘greater influence’ on Scottish literature and culture over 300 years
St Andrews University Wardlaw Professor of Modern History Colin Kidd tells Michael Alexander why religion rather than UK identity has been the major influence on Scottish literature over the past 300 years.
Could the dualling of the A9 - part of a £3 billion upgrade of the Perth to Inverness road - put the Killiecrankie battlefield at risk? Michael Alexander reports.
With dozens of jobs at risk in a National Trust for Scotland restructure, concerns have been expressed about the impact, reports Michael Alexander
As it approaches its 150th anniversary, the world's longest running women's weekly magazine is looking for stories from its "friends". Michael Alexander reports