The fact four bidders were eager to take the historic Clyde shipbuilder Ferguson out of receivership is, in itself,...
'Beware American psychologists bearing educational cure-alls" is probably a good maxim to live by.
There has been a great deal of debate in the referendum campaign about whether or not independence could "protect"...
It is 9.53pm precisely.
Jand I are sitting in the car  at the traffic lights.
If you had the good fortune to be Blair McDougall, director of Better Together, what kind of referendum campaign...
SIR Ian Wood's intervention in the referendum debate came as a surprise.
SPEAKING as a parent of a two-year-old and as someone who is about to go off on maternity leave to have baby number...
WE pass on the thoughts of former police sergeant Alfie Moore, doing stand-up at the Edinburgh Fringe, who told the website Three Weeks:
A CHAP from Glasgow, now living in the rural south of England, tells us he applied for planning permission with his local council to have a bothy built on his land.
THE mothballed Byre Theatre in St Andrews has been saved by the university, which will take it over.
SAD to hear of the death of former Scottish Education Minister Sam Galbraith who, as a former neurosurgeon, was one of the brightest politicians in Scotland.
ALL the talk among Glasgow politicians is whether there is a "Games legacy" after the Commonwealth Games.
OUR tales of film star Lauren Bacall's visits to Scotland remind former STV reporter Bob Cuddihy of Lauren appearing on a Paul Coia show in Edinburgh alongside Lanarkshire singing duo Fran and Anna, who were determined to have their picture taken afterwards with the screen legend.
BACK to school for many youngsters in Glasgow yesterday.
SO we're looking at a website discussing Glasgow, where someone has posted a worrying comment.
The fact four bidders were eager to take the historic Clyde shipbuilder Ferguson out of receivership is, in itself, plainly very positive.
No-one would dispute that Police Scotland has faced a challenge in bringing together the work of eight regional police forces into one national body.
With just weeks to go until the independence referendum, there are now clear signs it is having a ripple effect, prompting renewed debate about Westminster's relationship with the other nations and regions of the UK.
The digitisation of the justice system is good news and arguably overdue in several key respects.
WHATEVER your politics, and whether you are a Yes, a No or a Don't Know, there can be little doubt that the independence referendum debate has given the democratic process a shot in the arm.
There are lots of ways in which the private sector can be involved in health care.
THERE are signs of a real debate within the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) about the possibility of an interest rate rise sooner rather than later.
MAKING a virtue out of necessity, Alex Salmond has decided to take the fight to the Unionist parties on the currency this weekend.
SIR Ian Wood, rather predictably, avers that North Sea oil is draining away and that before long, he suggests,...
KATE Devlin asserts ("The Big Question:
WE were very disappointed that Dr Anna Gregor has chosen to accuse colleagues of abusing our privileged position of...
I CAN only think that Richard Dawkins's published views are predicated on no personal, direct experience of people...
FORMULATING a reasonable and rational international response to the several crises in Iraq and Syria is a...
PROFESSOR Joseph Stiglitz predicts that the UK would abandon resistance to a sterling currency union with Scotland,...
On the subject of disabled parking badges and their abuse (Blue badge abuse law passed", The Herald, August 20, and...
IT is disappointing that Dr Anna Gregor presents a rather one-sided view of the future of the NHS in Scotland in her...
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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.
PEOPLE have blind spots concerning their own towns and cities.
Canadian soldier decorated for heroism
Former Irish taoiseach at the heart of peace process
Architect and Educator