Scottish voters can't say they weren't warned about George Osborne's £25 billion austerity programme.
PERTHSHIRE'S Bruce Fummey won the Scottish Comedian of the Year title at a gig in Glasgow against 11 other...
Tens of thousands of 16 and 17-year-olds voted in the Scottish referendum.
"WHO does that Kevin Bridges think he is?" I hear you ask, because although the Clydebank comedian has barely...
When it comes to eating out, pop-ups have never been so popular.
HARRY Ranken was only eight when his family moved from Maryhill to Irvine because his minister father had been...
The law regarding Scotland's unique Children's Hearing System underwent radical reform three years ago.
PERTHSHIRE'S Bruce Fummey won the Scottish Comedian of the Year title at a gig in Glasgow against 11 other contestants.
STAND-UP Ross Noble is on a mini tour of Scotland, and was staying in a hotel where a wedding was taking place.
WE didn't see much humour from the No side in the referendum.
OLYMPIC rowing champion Katherine Grainger from Bearsden is back in training and considering a shot at the 2016 Games in Rio.
THE Herald ran a story yesterday about youth worker Katie Carmichael having a watercolour, which she painted at the kitchen table, being chosen as the official poster of this year's Ryder Cup. Her dad Duncan in Selkirk reveals: "As a very proud dad my first reaction was to phone her and say, 'At least all that time spent not cleaning the kitchen has finally paid off'."
SO Alex Salmond is to step down as First Minister.
SO what else has been happening?
George Osborne says welfare reforms have helped those otherwise facing a life on benefits.
The Labour leader Ed Miliband did not have a good party conference - but could David Cameron end up having a worse one?
Over the last four years, teachers, pupils and parents have been getting used to the new Curriculum for Excellence (CfE) and the inevitable readjustment and change that goes with it, but should the way we inspect schools change too?
There was a time when it looked like the water vole, that elusive animal immortalised by The Wind in the Willows, would disappear forever.
Two RAF Tornado fighter planes flew into Iraqi airspace yesterday, taking Britain into combat operations as part of the US-led campaign of airstrikes.
Of course there is, as David Cameron asserts, a strong case for military intervention in Iraq.
Council leaders are to invite Police Scotland Chief Constable Sir Stephen House to a meeting to discuss his policy of allowing firearms officers to carry weapons on regular duties.
The Ryder Cup competition was a first-class sporting event, even when viewed only on television ("Tents and tensions...
I see that my MP, Thomas Docherty, has accused the SNP members who voted against airstrikes on IS in Iraq of "...
I was interested to read of the controversy surrounding the removal of a henge from Sighthill to make way for...
Iain AD Mann seems to be labouring under the delusion that he won the referendum in some strange way (Letters,...
POMPOSITY, arrogance and far more than a fair degree of ignorance, in both its definitions, permeate the letters...
I NOTE that, alas, Tian Tian is not expecting after all ("Panda is no longer pregnant, says zoo", The Herald,...
YOUR excellent editorial, discussing the extent of further powers that should now be considered in order to provide...
CONGRATULATIONS to Harris Aslam for having the courage, determination and skills to prove age is no barrier to...
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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.
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.
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