It's interesting to think that between last year's referendum and this General Election, the political class will be...
The world, as you must have noticed, is a right strange place.
In December last year religious leaders from around the world gathered in Rome to sign the Global Freedom...
When it comes to a consideration of their history, Australians tend to come over all thin skinned and put upon.
There is a breed of migrant that lands in the Scottish countryside every year, heralding the high point of summer....
THE WORLD, as you must have noticed, is a right strange place.
The recent report from the Glasgow and West of Scotland Forum of Housing Associations (GWSF)on Scotland's crumbling...
Women in politics are much in the news: First Minister Nicola Sturgeon in the UK and Chief Secretary Carrie Lam in...
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.
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.
HYPERBOLE has always been a staple of election campaigns.
THERE is less than two weeks to go to the General Election yet, amid the welter of literature received, policy...
AT a time when the NHS is under scrutiny with a General Election coming up, I would like to mention a positive...
THE American principal of St Andrews University, insensitive to Scottish traditions, is concerned that too many...
I HAD a pleasant encounter with one of Glasgow's Community Enforcement Officers, who patrol the city centre in pairs...
I MUST praise Colette Douglas-Home's thought-provoking article ("Those drowned in a tide of inhumanity ill-served by...
IT was very good to read Hugh Boyd's letter (April 22) about Dugald Semple.
IF we are going to deal with the crisis in GP services that has featured in these pages during the last week (...
Health Minister Shona Robison's recent encouragement for women to attend for breast screening is to be welcomed.
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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.