Alasdair Soussi

Alasdair Soussi

Alasdair Soussi is a freelance journalist, who has worked across Africa, Europe and the Middle East.

Brexit

Issue of Europe runs like 'fault line through Conservative Party'

From Thatcher and Major to Cameron and May, Conservative Party has had uneasy relationship with the continent.

Issue of Europe runs like 'fault line through Conservative Party'

Israel

The mixed legacy of Golda Meir, Israel's first female PM

Meir's tenure was marked by racist comments about Palestinians and contentious events on her watch.

The mixed legacy of Golda Meir, Israel's first female PM

Palestine

Why the media fails to cover Palestine with accuracy and empathy

A powerful Israeli lobby, reporting fatigue and the fear of being accused of anti-Semitism harms coverage, say experts.

Why the media fails to cover Palestine with accuracy and empathy

United Kingdom

On the rocks: Can the Scottish whisky industry survive Brexit?

The EU accounts for more than 30 percent of Scotch whisky sales and some distilleries source inputs from member states.

On the rocks: Can the Scottish whisky industry survive Brexit?

United Kingdom

The view from Scotland: Meet the minority who voted for Brexit

Almost 40 percent in Scotland voted to leave the EU. How would they vote now, if there were a second referendum?

The view from Scotland: Meet the minority who voted for Brexit

Scotland

Abused, harassed, rejected: Glasgow's homeless women

Women who sleep rough have no escape from sexual violence and struggle to deal with basic menstrual hygiene.

Abused, harassed, rejected: Glasgow's homeless women

Scotland

When Scotland hosted an abolitionist after profiting from slavery

Little known stories behind Frederick Douglass' speaking tour in Scotland, a country is now dealing with its dark past.

When Scotland hosted an abolitionist after profiting from slavery

Lebanon

1983 Beirut barracks bombing, through the lens of a camera

Lebanese photojournalist, first on the scene, recounts the carnage 35 years on since bombing of US Marines barracks.

1983 Beirut barracks bombing, through the lens of a camera

United Kingdom

Does Labour have an anti-Semitism problem?

Britons speak out about the anti-Semitism storm that has engulfed the UK's main opposition Labour Party.

Does Labour have an anti-Semitism problem?

United Kingdom

UK Muslim women on Boris Johnson's racist 'burka' comments

The former foreign secretary is yet to apologise for saying Muslims wearing the full face veil 'look like letter boxes'.

UK Muslim women on Boris Johnson's racist 'burka' comments

Europe

Northern Ireland one of 'most restrictive abortion regimes'

Ban, including in cases of rape, incest or fatal foetal abnormality, sees women travel to England for procedure.

Northern Ireland one of 'most restrictive abortion regimes'

Scotland

SNP report outlines new prospectus for Scottish independence

Mixed feelings among MSPs as Scottish Nationalist Party releases roadmap for potential independence.

SNP report outlines new prospectus for Scottish independence