Twitter followers under the age of 40 probably had not a clue what the Labour MP Michael McCann was on about when...
As you read this, Jamie Read and James Hughes will probably be defending the Kurdish city of Kobani in northern...
LAST month, there were warnings of an "unprecedented and unsustainable" problem in the NHS, the scale of which had...
SCOTS broadcaster Paul Coia has come up with what he reckons is the best excuse he has received for a tradesman not...
Imagine if Paddington Bear, that most famous anthropomorphised war refugee, were to arrive in modern, politically-...
The best that can be said for Dave Whelan is that he is an ignorant old man. A relic of a by-gone age.
Patients were badly let down, Lord MacLean states in the report on his inquiry into the outbreak of Clostridium...
There is something odd about the fact the Metropolitan Police Commissioner launched Counter-terrorism Awareness Week...
Seventy years ago yesterday, an enormous explosion rocked our school in Ilford.
SCOTS broadcaster Paul Coia has come up with what he reckons is the best excuse he has received for a tradesman not getting in touch.
THE HERALD story abut a rehabilitation clinic in Ayrshire offering meditation reminds reader Bob Jarvie:
THE death of Motown singer What Becomes of the Broken Hearted Jimmy Ruffin reminds Glasgow-born broadcaster Paul Coia of once introducing Jimmy on live television.
NICOLA Sturgeon is the new First Minister.
A READER overhears what sounds like a German couple being shown around the city centre by a local who stepped out into St Vincent Street, even though the German couple had stopped.
READER James Miller from Orkney was down in London for Andy Murray's ATP semi-final match against Roger Federer in the O2 arena.
APOCRYPHAL stories - we love them.
SO what's been happening in Glasgow's pubs?
Patients were badly let down, Lord MacLean states in the report on his inquiry into the outbreak of Clostridium difficile (C.
There is something odd about the fact the Metropolitan Police Commissioner launched Counter-terrorism Awareness Week by claiming "four or five" terror plots have already been stopped this year.
In terms of sporting events, 2014 has been a memorable year for Scotland, dominated by the triumphant Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.
For more than a year now, The Herald's NHS:
The angry and bewildered response of many in Glasgow to the announcement earlier this year that the organisers of the Commonwealth Games planned to blow up the Red Road Flats as part of the opening ceremony demonstrated what a complicated relationship Glaswegians have with the buildings.
It can seem sometimes that the only time children and young people make the headlines is when they appear to be up to no good.
The new First Minister has wasted no time in naming her ministerial team and will need their collective talent and experience in the face of challenges tougher than anything her predecessor faced.
The American retail giant Walmart holds food drives in some of its outlets, but these aren't like the food bank collections you see in the UK.
Nicola Sturgeon has been sweeping the country like the winner of an election rather than the loser of the referendum.
It is unsurprising David Torrance should express a negative view of events at the Hydro on Saturday ("Tribal...
It is the boast of Celtic, carried on placards inside and outside the ground, that it is "a club like no other", but...
Now that President Obama has taken steps to deal, at least partially, with illegal immigration in the US , surely...
The decision to take the Scotland V Tonga Autumn Test match to Rugby Park, Kilmarnock was an unqualified success.
In more than 30 years in general practice I found Alcoholics Anonymous (the AA) and its ethos of tough love and...
I think most of us have had enough of the aggressive and perverse campaign against free speech by the Scottish...
Three crucial issues are consistently misrepresented in the increasingly hysterical "debate" about EU immigration...
HAVE you ever seen the movie The Matrix?
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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.
BATMAN was enjoying his pint, and the beer belly stretching his costume suggested he would not be swinging from roof-tops any time soon.
COAXING its temperamental, grating, gearbox, I once drove a minibus of opera singers on a tour of the Highlands where locals would lovingly open ancient village halls for their show and lay out pyramids of home-made sandwiches.
IT'S hard to pin down a precise number of documents held in the Glasgow Archives - the City Archivist, Dr Irene O'Brien, speaks of three or four million related to the city alone - but one thing is sure:
SO I am ascending the stairs of one of Glasgow's oldest and finest buildings beside an army officer whose red-jacketed dress uniform includes silver spurs.
JOAN Neil was actually looking for a job as a cinema usherette.
Emeritus professor of psychology.
Film and theatre director
BBC Scotland producer
Footballer and manager