SOME movies are so rooted in time and place that it's difficult to think of them having any other existence.
IN politics, there are two tricks.
THE tenor of the debate around immigration in Britain has become cold, nasty and cruel.
HYPERBOLE has always been a staple of election campaigns.
When the not very bright grandson of the old sorciere burnt himself when throwing petrol on his barbecue, the...
The other Sunday I crossed a Rubicon.
Yemen is in despair.
THE surge in support for the SNP has agitated the more conservative sections of England.
GOSH it was all a bit rowdy down at George Square yesterday with whistles being blown, chanting and loudspeakers.
AS the electioneering slowly begins, Tom Law recalls canvassing in the West End of Glasgow where he was about to wend his way up a steep path in Broomhill when he heard some growling over the gate.
The Justice Committee of the Scottish Parliament is right to endorse the Scottish Government's proposed human trafficking legislation.
When Julian Spalding was head of museums in Glasgow, he certainly left his mark, as he helped found both the Gallery of Modern Art or Goma, as well as the St Mungo Museum of Religious Art and Life.
Is David Cameron's announcement that an arrangement to enable 'English Votes for English Laws' (Evel) will be in place in time for the first budget of a future Conservative government is somewhat implausible.
YOU may recall, not so long ago, that Murdo Fraser was arguing, strongly and plausibly, for Scots Tories to go it alone and become a German-style sister party of the London brand.
OUR college sector has not been one of this Government's success stories.
A tiny number of individuals and enterprises own the largest part of Scotland.
The Irish Hunger Memorial in New York's Battery Park City is a remarkable work.
THERE is a journalistic aphorism which states that "dog bites man" is not newsworthy, but "man bites dog" most certainly is.
Health Minister Shona Robison's recent encouragement for women to attend for breast screening is to be welcomed.
The first thing I used to do on buying the Sunday Herald was to see whether the Diary of Alan Taylor was included....
Your editorial prediction of last week that, based on the polls, "already hollow" Scottish Labour would be...
Vincent Fean's article helps me to see a way forward for Britain (We can restore hope in a just peace for Palestine...
It is difficult to overestimate the profundity and import of the comments of, the now sadly departed Dick Balharry,...
An open letter to the people of Scotland from 150 business owners and job creators.
ANENT your editorial on wind farms ("Striking a balance on wind farm plans", The Herald, April 23).
MANY will empathise with the self-confessed boredom expressed by Sir Alex Ferguson ("Sir Alex admits: I'm bored",...
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Two women were contentedly passing a tube of sweets between themselves.
There were a few muppets riding their motorbikes through Glasgow on Sunday.
It shimmers like a summer romance.
THERE was a cooker on the grass field at Pollok Park just outside the Burrell Collection.
HARRY Diamond, the acerbic former Herald reporter who became public relations boss at Glasgow City Council during the tumultuous 70s and 80s, had perhaps a jaundiced view of the city's Lord Provosts.
Like most Glaswegians, I never knew any miners.
When I was younger I had the arrogance and certainty of youth.
ONE thing you can say about the Victorians - they didn't feel the urge to adopt snappy titles.