Alasdair Soussi

Alasdair Soussi

Freelance journalist Alasdair Soussi's latest book is "In The Shadow Of The Cotton Tree: A Diary of Second World War Sierra Leone"

Health

Can minimum pricing help tackle alcoholism in Scotland?

Doctors hail Scottish government's plan to address culture of excessive drinking, but doubts remain over its effect.

Can minimum pricing help tackle alcoholism in Scotland?

Arts & Culture

Arab Image Foundation: Collecting photos for 20 years

A brief visual celebration of the Arab world as caught on film by some of the region's most prolific photographers.

Arab Image Foundation: Collecting photos for 20 years

Scotland

'Nae bother': Glasgow migrants study Scottish dialect

From doctors and mothers to jobseekers and asylum-seekers, students in Glasgow learn the intricacies of local dialect.

'Nae bother': Glasgow migrants study Scottish dialect

Health

Thousands of women take legal action over mesh implants

Thousands of women worldwide take legal action over debilitating medical procedure as they launch survivors' groups.

Thousands of women take legal action over mesh implants

Health

Left paralysed from Fluoroquinolone antibiotic toxicity

Experts say, the antibiotic linked to toxicity that's left many chronically ill, should be used as last resort only.

Left paralysed from Fluoroquinolone antibiotic toxicity

Politics

Intrigue surrounds the electoral trajectory of Scotland

The SNP will remain the largest party, but it could lose up to a dozen seats to a Scottish Conservative Party.

Intrigue surrounds the electoral trajectory of Scotland

Human Rights

Is the UK doing enough to investigate child abuse?

We ask child abuse survivors what they think of the various investigations into historical child abuse in the UK.

Is the UK doing enough to investigate child abuse?

Human Rights

Why the Moors Murders 'should never be forgotten'

Ian Brady and Myra Hindley may now both be dead but their deeds remain a critical part of British criminal history.

Why the Moors Murders 'should never be forgotten'

Brexit

What will become of EU residents who call the UK home?

There are some three million EU nationals whose futures have been thrown into doubt after Article 50 was triggered.

What will become of EU residents who call the UK home?

Politics

How would Scotland vote in second referendum?

What has changed since Scotland chose to reject sovereignty in 2014 and how much of a factor is Brexit?

How would Scotland vote in second referendum?

Homeless

Dying on the streets: The UK's homeless

For the country's growing number of people sleeping rough, harsh winter temperatures have added to their woes.

Dying on the streets: The UK's homeless

Politics

The UK and US: The myth of the special relationship

The term was first coined by Winston Churchill in 1946, but does the 'special relationship' really exist?

The UK and US: The myth of the special relationship