One of the biggest challenges facing Scotland, regardless of the outcome of the referendum, is how to ensure the...
In the six years since the banking crash ushered in a recession across much of the world, bankers have not done as...
CONSIDER the organisation of tones into patterns, and add the application of human kinetic energy, possibly with the...
THE spirit of Scotland's wbiggest free multicultural festival, the Glasgow Mela, has been evoked at the Live zone...
It seems a light year ago, but there was a time when many Unionists seriously believed that Alex Salmond had set the...
Should I have tried to take my children to the Commonwealth Games?
The sheer logistics of moving thousands of visitors around our fair city during the Games was always going to be the...
The contrast could not be greater.
WE liked John Quigley's reaction when Sir Chris Hoy, dining in John's Red Onion restaurant in Glasgow city centre, came to the aid of a fellow diner.
ONE of the many successes of the Games has been the entertainment zone at Glasgow Green, though the need to have bags checked by security does lead to queues.
THE Games are just a wave of good feeling rolling over Glasgow.
GREAT start for Scotland in the Commonwealth Games, Muses reader Bill Smith:
VERY moving opening ceremony at the Commonwealth Games - apart from that toe-curling pantomime parody at the beginning.
IT began with a nun and a conversation about a black pudding in a Glasgow tenement.Doreen Grant, from the Catholic religious order of the Sisters of Notre Dame, had arrived in a run-down estate in an area of Govan know as Wine Alley with a mission to find out why pupils from poorer areas struggled at school.
YES, Glaswegians are determined to give a good welcome to Games visitors.
VOLUNTEER drivers have begun shuffling officials and dignitaries around for the Commonwealth Games, with distance no object.
One of the biggest challenges facing Scotland, regardless of the outcome of the referendum, is how to ensure the nation's ever-growing number of older people are well cared for.
In the six years since the banking crash ushered in a recession across much of the world, bankers have not done as much as might have been expected to clean up their image and mend fences with a disgusted public.
CONSIDER the organisation of tones into patterns, and add the application of human kinetic energy, possibly with the lubrication of a liquid with elements of the structural formula CH3 CH2 OH.
There are obvious common sense benefits in having integrated IT systems for police across Scotland.
Rumours last night of a ceasefire in the making between Israel and Hamas were a rare if fragile piece of good news in what has become a tragic and horrifying three-week conflict.
SCOTLAND'S educational institutions are rightly famed the world over, their reputation being hard-won and zealously protected.
Certain questions keep arising about the public and political oversight of Police Scotland's operational policies.
The argument that we should keep politics out of sport has always been fatuous.
ONCE again the world is left shocked by violence erupting in Gaza.
I TRUST that Gordon Evans (Letters, July 30) was one of the many spectators and viewers who were enthused by support...
YES Scotland supporters are automatically backing Alex Salmond and his colleagues (Letters, July 29 & 30)...
NEW figures released by Registers of Scotland showing a rise of more than 22 per cent in the volume of house sales...
FRED Karno's Army came to mind when I read your article on the IT situation within Police Scotland ("IT mismatch...
DAVID Ross's Inside Track article ("Written word puts trust in Highlands and Islands heritage", The Herald, July 30...
I READ with interest your coverage of the Law Society of Scotland's position on tribunal fees ("Law Society calls...
I AGREE with much of Andrew Barr's response to the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony as quoted in David...
HELEN McArdle's article on what seems to have been transport chaos surrounding the Commonwealth Games ("Angry...
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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.
IN most parts of Glasgow if you saw a chap strolling down the road with a sheep's head stuck on the top of a pole you might think his butcher had a complicated answer to a shortage of plastic bags, or more likely that the sheep carrier had forgotten to take his medication that day.
THERE is a chilling photograph of the five-day siege at Glasgow's Barlinnie Prison in the eighties which shows two hooded protesters, pictured in stark black and white against a grainy sky, standing on the chimneys high above the prison, arms outstretched, showing their mastery of their world.
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