THERE'S been a lot of talk of late about a coalition between Labour and the SNP after a hung general election.
MICHELLE Obama was not doing anything outrageous by choosing to forgo a headscarf when she and Barack Obama visited...
ASTONISHING scenes at First Minister's Questions on Thursday as the female party leaders turned up in tennis whites...
"What do you like?
Asked to explain how I feel right this moment I would have to hesitate for some time before answering.
Many of the finer things in life begin with a T - Talisker, for example.
RANGERS fans won't went to be reminded about yesterday's game, so instead we turn to last week's fundraising match at Ibrox for former player Fernando Ricksen, who is suffering from motor neurone disease.
WE mentioned going for a curry in Glasgow in the old days, and Roy Gardener tells us: "I remember in the seventies being in a West End curry shop with some fellow students.
CURRIES in Glasgow continued.
OUR stories about curries at the Kohinoor have whetted the appetite of readers.
BURNS Night at the weekend, and Gordon Casely recalls: "Sad to see the former Tory Minister Leon Brittan is no longer with us.
WHO says nostalgia is a thing of the past?
Almost half a century ago, just before his murder, Malcolm X spoke at the Oxford Union to the motion that "extremism in the defence of liberty is no vice; moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue".
Shortly after Frank Gehry's state-of-the-art gallery opened in Bilbao in 1997, urban planners and commentators started to talk about the "Bilbao Effect" - the impact cultural investment could have in turning around a city's fortunes.
THEY haven't played each other for three years.
LET'S be clear on this.
It is hard to tell who are becoming more discredited, the major energy companies or their so-called regulator, the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets.
While it's a pity that the Castle Park Golf Club in East Lothian is closing, perhaps its loss might serve as a wake-up call to the sport in Scotland to take a long, hard look at itself.
SCOTLAND'S human rights record is good by international standards, but a black spot is threatening to tarnish the country's reputation.
Rose Harvie says that "at last" Iain Macwhirter has had the courage to put into print what she feels about religion...
John Mason is right to insist Scottish school children should be enlightened regarding creationism alongside other...
I am loath to nit-pick regarding the phraseology used by the redoubtable Ian Macwhirter, however nit-pick I must (...
In his preview of Syriza's remarkable victory in the Greek elections, Colin Fox makes a timely call for a radical...
It is disappointing that Joanna Blythman sees fit to sneer at those who seek a fairer and more humane approach to...
ONLY in the "best wee country in the world" would the decision to televise court proceedings be left to a single...
I WAS fortunate enough to attend the performance of the Marriage of Figaro this week in Perth Concert Hall.
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SOMETIMES when you read newspapers, you feel as if pensioners are in a permanent state of decrepitude.
A READER once posed the question to me: "Now cats are independent.
BEFORE Harry Potter was even thought of, you could encounter young women in Glasgow encased in scholarly cloaks which would not look out of place in Potter's alma mater Hogwarts.
NORMALLY a teenager in an all-white tracksuit is rarely mistaken for an athlete on the grey streets of Glasgow.
YOU can tell Hector is from Glasgow's West End.
THE metal fence is too high to climb, but there are a couple of staves missing, and it is easy to crouch, twist, and swing through to the wasteland on the other side.
THERE are few railway stations which endear themselves to the public so much that people write songs about them.
Sir Jack Hayward.