Alasdair Soussi

Alasdair Soussi

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

Europe

How are the UK's territories dealing with the coronavirus?

Gibraltar and the Falklands do not have much in common, except a connection to Britain and their coronavirus lockdowns.

How are the UK's territories dealing with the coronavirus?

Labour Party

Keir Starmer elected new leader of UK's Labour Party

Britain's main opposition party picks lawyer and Labour's Brexit spokesman to succeed Jeremy Corbyn.

Keir Starmer elected new leader of UK's Labour Party

United Kingdom

UK 'must be pressed to recognise Palestinian state': ex-diplomat

The status quo in the occupied Palestinian territories is 'unacceptable', said Sir Vincent Fean.

UK 'must be pressed to recognise Palestinian state': ex-diplomat

United Kingdom

Don't self-isolate in the Highlands, Scots tell city dwellers

With limited amenities in remote locations, Scotland's rural communities are begging visitors to stay away.

Don't self-isolate in the Highlands, Scots tell city dwellers

Scotland

Alex Salmond cleared of sexual assault charges

The jury at the High Court in Edinburgh found Scotland’s former first minister not guilty on 12 charges.

Alex Salmond cleared of sexual assault charges

United Kingdom

Cleaning up: Scottish whisky makers now distilling hand gel

Distillers in Scotland are using their experience with alcohol production to turn their hands to making sanitiser.

Cleaning up: Scottish whisky makers now distilling hand gel

Scotland

Ghosts of Lockerbie stirred with prospect of posthumous appeal

Legal team for Abdelbaset al-Megrahi and even some relatives of victims welcome decision that could pave way for appeal.

Ghosts of Lockerbie stirred with prospect of posthumous appeal

Europe

Who is Nicola Sturgeon?

Scotland's first minister is centre-stage in the independence debate.

Who is Nicola Sturgeon?

Scotland

Who is Alex Salmond?

Scotland's former first minister will see his legacy decided in a court of law.

Who is Alex Salmond?

Democracy

Are independence referendums worth tearing a country apart?

Should major constitutional shifts require voter super-majorities to avoid bitter divisions in society?

Are independence referendums worth tearing a country apart?

Brexit

What will the UK look like a decade after Brexit?

Growing the British economy may be possible by 2030, but questions remain over racism, poverty and the country's unity.

What will the UK look like a decade after Brexit?

Europe

A second Scottish independence referendum? Johnson says no

The UK prime minister has officially rejected a formal referendum request from the Scottish government.

A second Scottish independence referendum? Johnson says no