"Power to the people!
EVERY morning, I get down on my knees and praise the Lord that I don't have to get on planes any more.
Scottish cyclist Charline Joiner's story is arguably one of the stand-outs of 2014.
News that the community trust which has owned the island of Gigha for the past 12 years faces some financial...
JAMES Ross, aged eight, threw me an only sidelights smile last week, which was surprising because normally...
FOR a while, if you weren't paying attention, you might have thought that board games had gone the same way as...
THERE were times during the deliberations of the Smith Commission that its chairman privately feared it would...
BEFORE today, few, perhaps, would have guessed Scotland's most popular literary character was a certain Francis...
A PUB quiz in Glasgow the other night where the young quizmaster read out:
SCOTS actor and writer Tony Roper recalls in his just published autobiography, I'll No Tell You Again, that despite being a Celtic fan he appeared in a comedy sketch on the show Naked Radio as a Celtic director, when the club had a reputation for parsimony, taking all the empty bottles from the terracing to the local shop to get money back on the empties.
SCOTS broadcaster Paul Coia has come up with what he reckons is the best excuse he has received for a tradesman not getting in touch.
THE HERALD story abut a rehabilitation clinic in Ayrshire offering meditation reminds reader Bob Jarvie:
THE death of Motown singer What Becomes of the Broken Hearted Jimmy Ruffin reminds Glasgow-born broadcaster Paul Coia of once introducing Jimmy on live television.
NICOLA Sturgeon is the new First Minister.
A READER overhears what sounds like a German couple being shown around the city centre by a local who stepped out into St Vincent Street, even though the German couple had stopped.
NICOLA Sturgeon unveiled her first programme for government yesterday.
The news that renewable power has overtaken nuclear to become the main source of electricity in Scotland is a significant and welcome step towards the Scottish Government's targets on renewables and the long-term idea of transforming Scotland into a 100% renewable nation.
It was always going to be difficult for the National Theatre of Scotland to follow the James plays, which have been the theatrical triumph of the last year.
FOR the last year politicians have talked themselves round in circles about Scotland's demographic crisis, the so-called "timebomb" that will see dwindling numbers of young Scots looking after a burgeoning army of oldsters.
SOME crimes come into the category known as "moments of madness" where a previously law-abiding citizen commits an out-of-character act, perhaps in a drunken incident — not excusable, but neither likely to be repeated.
GLASGOW'S Victorian city centre grid planners would never have anticipated the volume of traffic that contributes to its streets ranking among the UK's most polluted.
Patients were badly let down, Lord MacLean states in the report on his inquiry into the outbreak of Clostridium difficile (C.
There is something odd about the fact the Metropolitan Police Commissioner launched Counter-terrorism Awareness Week by claiming "four or five" terror plots have already been stopped this year.
Nicola Sturgeon has been sweeping the country like the winner of an election rather than the loser of the referendum.
The best way to describe the Smith Commission report ("Historic shift in powers to signal new era for Holyrood", The...
The passing of Arthur Montford ("Arthur Montford dies at 85", The Herald, November 27) has rightly brought many fine...
Your report ("Sturgeon drums up vision for future of Scotland", The Herald, November 27) states that the new First...
The letter from Allan C Steele (Letters, November 27th) is enlightening.
I refer to the continuing debate with regard to independent schools (Letters, The Herald November 27).
As a former convener of debates of Glasgow University Union, I always welcome a full, frank and open debate on any...
YOUR report claiming renewables have now overtaken nuclear as Scotland's main source of electricity ("Steps on road...
WB Richardson (Letters, November 26) makes the mistake of treating creationism and evolution as two mutually...
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YOU can tell Hector is from Glasgow's West End.
THE metal fence is too high to climb, but there are a couple of staves missing, and it is easy to crouch, twist, and swing through to the wasteland on the other side.
THERE are few railway stations which endear themselves to the public so much that people write songs about them.
BATMAN was enjoying his pint, and the beer belly stretching his costume suggested he would not be swinging from roof-tops any time soon.
COAXING its temperamental, grating, gearbox, I once drove a minibus of opera singers on a tour of the Highlands where locals would lovingly open ancient village halls for their show and lay out pyramids of home-made sandwiches.
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.
Sports commentator and broadcaster.
Wallpaper executive and charity worker;
Trumpeter and composer
Civil rights campaigner.
Emeritus professor of psychology.