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Fiona Armstrong talks to the author of a new book which claims the so-called "Debatable Lands" weren't the Reiver battlefields that other historians believe them to be. He also claims to explode a few other Reiver myths.

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Lori Carnochan reports on a revolution in dairy farming which means calves can stay with their mothers for longer. Fiona Armstrong covers the official opening of the world's largest relief map, and Sandy McCracken uncovers the secrets of a smuggler's mansion.

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Emma Baker talks to the head of the organisation set up to sell Scotland's food and drink to the world, and talks about how it's rapidly becoming the country's most important industry.

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Lori Carnochan goes behind the scenes at Scotland's newest hospital, while Sandy McCracken sees how an ancient tower has been restored to the days it was home to a fierce Border Reiver.

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The second programme marking the 50th anniversary of the death of world champion racing driver Jim Clark. Lori Carnochan finds out how Clark struggled as fame took him away from his beloved Scottish Borders, and talks to those closest to him about the impact of his death. Featuring interviews with Sir Jackie Stewart, family members and the Lotus racing team.

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Part One: The life and legacy of Borders F1 world champion Jim Clark

The first of two special programmes to mark the 50th anniversary of the death of legendary racing driver Jim Clark.

Lori Carnochan finds out how the Borders sheep farmer became a sensation on the racetrack almost overnight, and went on to become 1963 Formula One world champion.

Featuring interviews with Sir Jackie Stewart and former members of the Lotus racing team.

Watch Friday's Border Life 16/03/2018

Fiona Armstrong finds out how the gardens at Sir Walter Scott's former home of Abbotsford are being developed for the new season. Sandy McCracken looks at the history of the Selkirk bannock, and tries to find out if it really was Queen Victoria's favourite snack!

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Border Life reports on the stables which is helping to put Scotland on the horse racing map. Sandy McCracken finds out about an industrial landmark in Dumfries which is due to be renovated, and we visit a bird sanctuary in Lauder which is campaigning to save endangered species.

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Border Life pays tribute to Jane Haining - a church missionary from Dumfriesshire who travelled to Hungary during the Second World War to help Jewish schoolchildren. She was captured by the Nazis and imprisoned in Auschwitz concentration camp where she died. Plus, a geologist shows us the spot on the east coast where - millions of years ago - Scotland and England collided!

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