ALEX Salmond has lately taken to comparing himself with Charles Parnell, the Irish Home Rule leader, which has...
JOHN Fugelsang, the American actor and comedian, had a little Twitter joke at the expense of the...
The oil and gas industry is a very important part of the Scottish economy.
IT was a chance to prove he really did mean what he said.
There is a house.
IT is not hard to see why Glasgow senior midwives Mary Doogan and Connie Wood struggled with the fact that, when...
GREAT to see so many restaurants taking pride in where their ingredients come from.
TALKING slippers - whatever will they think of next?
NOTICE how the Italian term barista is being used more frequently?
BIT blowy yesterday, but hardly merited the television news panic of a "weather bomb" hitting the country.
More on toilet rolls.
ALREADY a few Christmas nights-out have been held in town - we suspect bosses who left the booking too late and this was all they could get.
LIKE the Beatles, the Chatterley trial and Carnaby Street, the Profumo Scandal was a landmark that defined the 1960s.
Social media is undoubtedly a democratising force, allowing equality of access to those who want to have their say, whether that be about the quality of food in a restaurant, Scottish independence, or encouraging world leaders and celebrities to undertake a charity challenge.
LIKE the Beatles, the Chatterley trial and Carnaby Street, the Profumo scandal was a landmark that helped define 1960s Britain.
Every penny is not quite a prisoner in our higher education sector but resources are finite and they must be put to best effect to ensure that our universities can compete with the best in the world.
On one level, the finding is counter-intuitive.
IF you have not yet sent all your Christmas cards, or are still waiting for one from a far-flung friend or relative, you do not have many chances left - perhaps in more ways than one.
It's opening has been twice delayed, and it has cost more than £14m, but the gleaming new addition to one of Scotland's best known theatrical venues, the Theatre Royal in Glasgow, was finally opened to the public yesterday.
WE HAVE never been blind to the West Lothian Question, famously enunciated by Tam Dalyell.
With the collapse of the oil price by 40% and a further slump to $40 per barrel predicted in the New Year, alarm...
Your photograph of a Russian submarine shows it flying two St Andrew's Cross flags - blue on white, where our...
THE election of Jim Murphy as leader of the Labour Party in Scotland will turn out surely to be a disaster.
HOW absolutely charmed one is to read that Balmoral has been honoured with an award by Wildlife Estates Scotland (...
YOU report that drivers are struggling to read road signs ("Christmas drivers urged to check sight", The Herald,...
I AM surprised that you should belittle our MSPs by saying they are "running scared" of those who campaign...
THE Rev Prof McGowan makes his position on the Church of Scotland well in his Agenda contribution ("The Kirk...
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NORMALLY a teenager in an all-white tracksuit is rarely mistaken for an athlete on the grey streets of Glasgow.
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.
There are some clear explanations, and a few warnings, in the latest official statistics on fire deaths in Scotland.