It is difficult to overstate the significance of the life of Nelson Mandela.
It was easy at the time to see the granting of the freedom of Glasgow to Nelson Mandela in 1981 as little more than...
LONG before desktop publishing, Bill Campbell and Peter Mackenzie mastered kitchen-table publishing.
AN interesting thing will happen next year in the Scottish independence debate; there will be an appeal to the...
Daughter number two has reached that age where she has discovered the appeal of standing around in parks with her...
Many, many years ago my best friend and I sat on a submarine in Barrow-in-Furness festooned in CND badges singing "...
IN an age of mostly fatuous superlatives, you do wonder up which grammatical cul-de-sac the English language might...
In Roman times they used to say that all roads led to the Milliarium Aureum, the golden milestone at the centre of...
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:
PRIME Minister David Cameron has changed his mind it seems, and is considering legislation so that cigarettes will have to be sold in plain packets.
OH yes it is ...
THE SNP's White Paper on independence is a big talking point of course.
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:
It was easy at the time to see the granting of the freedom of Glasgow to Nelson Mandela in 1981 as little more than a provocative stunt.
Positive economic forecasts are notoriously fallible, but that did not prevent the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, from peppering his Autumn Statement with them.
Until yesterday, the British soldier convicted of murdering a Taliban insurgent in Afghanistan in 2011 was known only as Marine A.
IT is time to raise a glass to the spirit of Scottish enterpreneurship.
To be an activist requires fiery conviction, sometimes in the face of what seem like insurmountable obstacles.
Fifty under-16s a day starting smoking in Scotland - that is a chilling thought.
IT is good to see the First Minister honouring a fine tradition of the festive season, that of sending Christmas cards - this year's official greeting features an image of Artaban, the legendary fourth wise man, painted by Peter Howson.
YOU will no doubt publish many well deserved tributes to Nelson Mandela, above all to his courage, fortitude and...
FOR all the current hand-wringing and angst about energy prices, the elephant in the room is the Coalition...
TWO correspondents (Letters, December 6) not only want to deny opinion polls but demand a referendum on same-sex...
Doug Maughan (Letters, December 6) makes the most convoluted justification for Trident I have heard.
WHY am I not surprised that Alex Salmond has chummily chosen some artwork by Peter Howson to promote his Christmas...
YOU state in your leader:
MY aged mother (she will kill me for writing that) recently had several thousand pounds stolen from her bank current...
Brian Quail (Letters, December 4) is appalled by the carnage that nuclear weapons cause.
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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?
A READER hears a woman in Glasgow giving advice to a friend who had been moaning about her boyfriend not showing her enough attention.
Soldier whose life was portrayed in Band of Brothers.
Former head of the Aulds bakery chain
Greengrocer, taxi owner, jazz dancer and Kindertransport survivor
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