Within the space of days, two opinion polls of voting intentions for the 2015 UK elections agree:
WE are fast approaching that dolorous time of year when editors of newspapers such as this one wake up with their...
You dread the moment.
'Viva Mandela" was the cry on Friday night as the people of Glasgow turned out for a vigil in Nelson Mandela Place...
Jammed in between washing-up liquid commercials and nappy adverts featuring gurgling babies, payday loan TV adverts...
At first sight, it is yet more evidence of the secularisation of the nation.
THE latest report from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) highlights a growing challenge for the NHS.
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RAINER Hersch, the comedian, broadcaster and classical musician, who brings his popular Johann Strauss gala concert back to Dundee, Aberdeen, Glasgow and Edinburgh next month, likes to ask the questions no-one else asks.
YES, it's that time of year.
IT will soon be office party time, and the difficult decision on whether you should take your partner to it.
TAKE The High Road and Balamory actress Mary Riggans has died at the age of 78.
OUR stories about the lack of religion at Christmas reminds David Martin:
ALISTAIR Cochrane in Prestwick phoned Waterstones bookshop to see if it had a copy of the independence White Paper, Scotland's Future, which has now gone into reprint, but it didn't have a copy.
COMEDIAN Ben Verth in Edinburgh swears to us, and who are we to doubt him, that he saw a neddish looking young man at a supermarket check-out in the capital being asked by the automatic self-service machine:
Please excuse the demob happy tenor of this article.
Payday loan companies stand accused of grooming children to be irresponsible borrowers.
It's nice down the shops when the staff recognise you and ask after your health, even if it's only:
A wealthy landowner plans to introduce bears and wolves to his Scottish estate.
I was surprised to hear the inventor of the doner kebab died this week.
News of a pre-bonfire night event called Penny for the Old Guy.
THE statistics for food waste are appalling.
THE advice from Downing Street on unsustainable heating bills is:
Jammed in between washing-up liquid commercials and nappy adverts featuring gurgling babies, payday loan TV adverts seem innocuous and unthreatening.
SCOTLAND'S framework for tackling forced marriage is in its infancy but it enjoys the strong support of lawyers and campaigners, and it appears to be working.
The suggestion that Fife's Longannet coal-fired power plant is a top polluter is not new.
IT can be argued that rap music has not received a favourable press over the years, but there is little doubt that it can be a powerful force for good.
In theory, the hours that junior doctors work in Scotland are compliant with the European Working Time Directive, which states no-one should be forced to work more than 48 hours a week.
The contrast could not have been greater.
I NOTE with interest your report detailing the results of a new poll confirming that the 670-page White Paper ,...
I AGREE with the comments of Dr Durward (Letters, December 10) on the tragic death of Dr Lauren Connolly and the...
YOUR correspondent Lewis Niven (Letters, December 9) has left out part of the problem in his comments about drivers...
THE life sentence handed down to Sgt Alexander Blackman of the Royal Marines for committing a battlefield execution...
AS a retired sheriff principal I am angered and dismayed by the ongoing political interference from the Scottish...
I GRIEVE for Mr Brian Connelly, who has lost his beloved daughter ("Grieving father:
THERE has been virtually no comment on some tax data published in association with the Chancellor's Autumn Statement...
YOUR correspondent Jean Mary Knowles argues that Argyll is being short-changed (Letters, December 6).
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HAVE you ever paused for a good look at the nativity scene in Glasgow's George Square?
ST Andrew's Day celebrations were cancelled in Glasgow on Saturday because of the helicopter tragedy.
IF there was one man who epitomised the American "can do" attitude it was sharp-suited, permanently tanned Victor Kiam, who nonchalantly told us in the 1980s that "I liked the shaver so much, I bought the company".
MY favourite historical story about Glasgow Green involved a Herald editor, one Samuel Hunter, who, showing that even editors need hobbies, was Colonel of the Glasgow Corps of Gentlemen Sharpshooters, which would parade on the Green.
THE first person I saw wieldng a reporter's notebook was not some whisky-fumed hack chipping away at the coal-face of truth, but the Co-op butcher.
EVERYONE in Glasgow's demimonde has a favourite story about Ralph Slater's, the Glasgow menswear business, hidden from public view up a close, which made it into the Guinness Book Of Records.
GLASGOW'S new performance arena, the Hydro, opens tonight with a 12,000-strong full house for Rod Stewart.
What have the Dalai Lama, Billy Connolly and Nelson Mandela got in common?
Nun known for her work in Bosnia
Nationalist and former vice-chairman of the SNP;
Soldier whose life was portrayed in Band of Brothers.