On the day that 4480 Army personnel were being declared redundant, Nato was handing over "security" in Afghanistan...
For Swinging 70s, read Sordid 70s.
NOT the least of Alex Salmond's talents is his geekish ability to name entire Heart of Midlothian teams, including...
I'M getting to the age now where deciding to scrap the weekly shop in Tesco in favour of a one-off visit to the...
Last week's record drop in youth unemployment – while enormously welcome – should not eclipse the fact...
There was a rather intriguing line in the vision unveiled earlier this week by Scotland's three islands councils.
FORMER Walker Cup golf captain Colin Dalgleish has just flown back to Glasgow from the US Open at Merion.
Andrew Tyrie, the impressive and independently minded Conservative who chaired the UK Government's Banking...
PHIL Wilson met a group walking the West Highland Way in aid of Erskine Hospital.
GLASGOWwas in the news yesterday after the election of new Iranian president Hassan Rouhani, after reports that he attended Glasgow Caledonian university.
MIKE Ritchie was visiting a chemist's in the south side of when he noticed two scrapers on the counter, and he wondered what ailment would require the use of such painful-looking implements.
OUR tale of the rugby player being compared to the great Willie John McBride – "compared to Willie John McBride you're rubbish" –reminds Robin Gilmour of playing in goal many years ago for the Western Hockey Club.
JIM Mason reads on the menu at the Das Gift bar in Berlin's dingy Neukoln area "Glasgow-style roll and square sausage served with tomato or brown sauce".
GLASWEGIANS are still talking about what a great weekend it was weather-wise.
FINALLY, some great weather at the weekend.
YOU will have seen the shock news that an academic study shows Lego faces are getting angrier.
FAR down a list of suggestions as to how Glasgow's buses might be improved would be the bright idea: let's change the numbers.
THE Labour Party has been forced to carry out a damage limitation exercise after the backlash over the plan by Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls to cut state allowances for those who live cheaply up north.
I USUALLY get lost when driving in foreign places.
PETER Kearney, pictured, director of the Scottish Catholic Media Office, continues to make work for himself by taking (and raising) the temperature of sectarian attitudes in Scotland.
KATHERINE Jenkins, has been dropped by her record company for being a diva, spending (allegedly) £1500 a day on hair and make-up.
A sheriff's ruling that it is not a crime to sing about the IRA leaves the Offensive Behaviour at Football law in a state of confusion.
You never know the minute with the stock exchange.
Andrew Tyrie, the impressive and independently minded Conservative who chaired the UK Government's Banking Commission, always warned that he would be considering what he called "the orange jump suit question".
The islands of Scotland have their own unique identities and cultural traditions.
Which world leader was seated next to Vladimir Putin at last night's G8 summit working dinner?
TAX avoidance will top the agenda of the G8 summit which begins today at Lough Erne in County Fermanagh.
FOR more than a decade there have been specialist school liaison officers in some of Scotland's schools.
IN the great 1970s satirical film The Candidate, Robert Redford's idealistic and unworldly character is groomed by a team of political spindoctors into a slick but bland electoral dynamo.
Just as the Middle East appeared to be heading for conflict, following the Syrian deadlock and the nuclear standoff between Iran and the US, suddenly there is a chink of light.
"Give me six lines written by the most honourable of men and I will find in them an excuse to hang him," as Cardinal...
Rosemary Goring tells us that religion should be '"relegated to the purely private and personal realm" ("A desire...
The UK Government with London as its capital city and a subordinate UK-owned family of tax havens (the Cayman...
Thank you for giving publicity to the unveiling of the Memorial to 602 Squadron ("City finally keeps promise to...
Glasgow's George Square should soon be suitably resurfaced, with two additional landscape beds, and the statues...
Rosemary Goring argues for a purely secular state freed from the corruption of institutionalised religion ("A desire...
Bill Brown seems unconcerned with threats to our privacy (Letters, June 17).
One does not have to be gifted at reading runes to realise Barack Obama and David Cameron are actively orchestrating...
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SO where would you go for a meal in Glasgow and watch some young guys fighting?
IT is appropriate that the Scottish Curry Awards were held in Glasgow last night as the city has four times been voted Curry Capital of Britain.
FOR camera-wielding tourists expecting the live equivalent of toy soldiers in scarlet tunics and bearskin helmets, this would have been a disappointment.
WE mentioned the reincarnation of Kestrel lager which will now, curiously enough, be brewed at the Tennent's brewery in Glasgow.
THEY are sometimes dubbed the cathedrals of the masses, although those of a religious persuasion would no doubt argue that cathedrals are still in fact the cathedrals of the masses.
THE variety hall singers of Glasgow's past would warble in a lachrymose way about going doon the Clyde, but never about going across it.
TWO hundred years ago explorer David Livingstone was born.
THERE are many ways to break sweat for charity.
Man who gave the world the Swiss Army Knife;
Critic, philosopher and intellectual;
Scottish and Irish motorcycle road racing champion;
Former French prime minister;
Former college principal;