Remember Prescott, the bruising baron?
Back in the early winter of 1991 the leaders of Russia, Belarus and Ukraine met in a country house and effectively...
'EVERYBODY'S just nosy, I think," says the woman from the Central Scotland Family History Society.
AS a journalist, it is of course part of my job to keep on top of current affairs.
Despite being in the zone myself, I try not to spend too much time with older people.
WHITHER the "missing million"?
IN politics there is sometimes a need to take action and sometimes a need to be seen to take action.
POP'S Kate Bush is not the only character to have disappeared from the public eye leaving only mystery and a sense...
WE were talking to meat supplier John Sword who swears to us that a Glasgow butcher shop was broken into one Friday night with almost all of the stock taken.
THOUGHT for the day.
OUR ostrich item yesterday caught the eye of Andy Cameron, who emails to say that while he was in South Africa he took a wee notion to try ostrich, and decided to order it in a fancy restaurant in Cape Town.
BUDGET supermarket chain Aldi is to sell ostrich steaks from next month.
SPOTTED online - someone who says he has decided to auction all his John Lennon memorabilia on eBay.
GLASGOW-BORN actor Peter Capaldi is getting good reviews for his new role as Dr Who.
WE pass on the thoughts of former police sergeant Alfie Moore, doing stand-up at the Edinburgh Fringe, who told the website Three Weeks:
POP'S Kate Bush is not the only character to have disappeared from the public eye leaving only mystery and a sense of loss among her many fans.
The sight of Jim Murphy, the Labour MP who has been travelling round Scotland making the case for a No vote on September 18, being targeted by an angry crowd was unpleasant, but does it really indicate a sinister turn in the campaign?
In the words of Scotland's chief constable Sir Stephen House, it is a subtle change, but it is also a welcome one:
There have always been concerns about the effects of digital technology on young people and family life and there will be some who will be just as worried about the YouGov poll which has revealed the prevalence of "programme packing" - the habit of watching several screens at one time.
THE Government's announcement that the UK's terror threat has been raised from substantial to severe was accompanied by news of plans to tighten laws to help prevent people travelling abroad if it is thought they may be involved in criminal activity.
Whether for parking offences, speeding, or ignoring bus lanes, no motorist likes being fined.
EVEN those on the opposing side of the referendum would have to admit, no matter how grudgingly, that it has been a good week for the Yes campaign.
"ABSOLUTE carnage" is what we witnessed recently in Gaza and in the shooting down of a Malaysian Airlines plane over...
I NOTE with interest David Torrance's latest column ("An egalitarian belief belies real Scottish...
I FOUND it very interesting that your columnists Michael Settle and Magnus Gardham both chose to highlight the...
I AM becoming increasingly irritated by what I consider to be facile comments regarding the role that Scottish...
IN his eloquent letter (September 1) defending the Union, Dr David Sutherland puts his finger on exactly the reason...
THE positive case for voting No begins with pride:
I AM bound to say that I am content with my libations of single malt the way they are, although, of course, no two...
YOU report that public bodies have admitted it was a mistake to relocate public services to the edge of town ("...
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Beautiful eyes that dominate her face as she gazes around her.
IT was like the day after a massive birthday party.
THE entrance is up a short Glasgow wynd where my sudden appearance disturbs a couple eating pies.
THAT Commonwealth Games reaches everywhere.
RETIRED Lanarkshire mechanic Jim Muir is used to admiring glances when he drives down the road.
GLASGOW has always had an affinity with America.
WHEN Hollywood A-lister Brad Pitt was in Glasgow filming his zombie epic World War Z, the joke was that Brad should visit The Barras before he left - so that he could buy a copy of his film as soon as they finished shooting it.
SOUNDS sexist I know, but the reason I heard for Glasgow tenements being designed with only three storeys above the ground floor is that the male architects worked out this is as far as a woman can climb with a bag of shopping in each hand.
Footballer, coach and manager
Robert "Bobby" Kinloch
Wartime pilot and air traffic controller
Clydeside apprentice to Captain of Industry
Former World Motor-Cycling Champion