Could a rough sense be emerging already of where agreement might be reached in the Smith Commission?
Home Secretary Theresa May's staff declare her satisfied that there is no compelling reason why Dr Steve Forman...
THE storm petrel is, pound for pound, one of Scotland's most fascinating creatures.
IT is a good thing Abellio changed its name in 2009.
Across Scotland this week, concerned citizens are penning preambles to their submissions to the Smith Commission on...
With less than 200 days to go before next year's General Election, the UK's future in the European Union will move...
The Red Paper Collective has united those on the Left across the trade union and Labour movement committed to...
AT a gig in Glasgow earlier this week Billy Connolly talked about having a Lulu moment in which he inadvertently...
WE bump into musician Roy Gullane, who tells us:
SO we now have to pay for our plastic bags in the shops, and folk continue to debate whether it is a good idea or not.
ALWAYS a nervous time, the birth of your first child.
LOTS of runners braved the blustery, rainy conditions yesterday to take part in the Moira Jones 5k in Queen's Park.
YESTERDAY'S Diary had an item about the most inappropriate places where mobile phones have been used.
FRANKIE Boyle has added his voice to the row over the composition of the TV debates ahead of next year's general election.
TOPICAL tweet from Greg Hemphill:
Home Secretary Theresa May's staff declare her satisfied that there is no compelling reason why Dr Steve Forman should be granted leave to remain in the UK.
There appears to be something amiss with the legal process when it comes to stalking offences in Scotland.
Charging for entry to a church?
IT might surprise some to learn that the municipality of Zermatt, in the Swiss Alps, has a population of just 5,800.
When we talk about social inequality in Britain we are often reluctant to look too directly at certain issues. Politicians are understandably uncomfortable about talking about the fact that, while seven per cent of UK pupils attend private schools, those children go on to make up 36 per cent of the cabinet and 55 per cent of all civil servants.
For the past few years it has been dawning on governments, local authorities, and the EU that there is more than one way to measure value for money in public contracts.
WHO would be Lord Smith of Kelvin this weekend?
IAN Bell writes about the Milburn report suggesting ingeniously that too few cuddles have an effect on a child's...
THE Rev David Collins (Letters, October 22) is mistaken.
PRIME Minister David Cameron has described the treatment of former Edinburgh resident Mohammad Asghar, pictured, who...
This year is poised to become the hottest recorded.
I NOTE with interest the letter from Iain Stuart (October 22) on the subject of driving skills.
DAVID Cameron has said that "the British people" are his only "boss" ("Case for staying in the EU is the same as...
JULIAN Siann (Letters, October 20) wants the Smith Commission to give the Scottish Parliament a bigger role in...
IS it any wonder that we question our safety in the light of the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa ("Study...
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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.
HARRY Ranken was only eight when his family moved from Maryhill to Irvine because his minister father had been appointed to Irvine Old Parish Church.
THERE are quizzes on the internet which claim to reveal if you are a true Glaswegian.
I have been in the function suite of Glasgow's Radisson Hotel when the behaviour has been brash, raucous and alcohol-fuelled - and loved every minute.
ATTENDING some reception, I was joined by a businessman who tried to impress the young woman opposite by mentioning all the famous people he had met.
Beautiful eyes that dominate her face as she gazes around her.
Actress and presenter.
Actor, choreographer, theatre-maker.