FEW people can be unaware that a great many leading UK figures, particularly those in the Westminster Cabinet, went to public school.
WESTMINSTER is falling apart - literally.
SOMETIMES it feels as though we mislaid 50 years, as though in a fit of amnesia Western society had decided to forget half a century of progress and return to older, darker times.
It's been a good week for … equality
At three times the size of its previous two conferences, the gathering of the Radical Independence Campaign (RIC) yesterday was the crowning pinnacle of its achievements so far.
Some will view it as foolhardy for a Westminster MP - and an English one at that - to offer a view on the election for the next leader of the Scottish Labour Party.
From what age is it acceptable to succumb to nostalgia?
After voters notice that night follows day, they realise that all new leaders reshuffle cabinets.
ONE ex-Minister reflected, with a deal of sadness, that he realised he had lost power when he got into the back of his limousine and - it didn't move.
Seventies-bashing is all the rage now, as we look back in disgust at the casual sexism, racism and homophobia that seemed to characterise much of TV in the decade that taste forgot.
DAVID Cameron wasted no time in calling for "English Votes for English Laws" (Evel) after the referendum.
Between Crieff and Auchterarder, perching above the river Esk, is Scotland's oldest lending library and certainly its most beautiful.
AS the warm days of summer fade into distant memory and mild autumn weather gives way to wetter, windier and colder conditions, we have to accept, reluctantly, that winter is well and truly on its way.
IT'S been a month since the 5p charge for single-use carrier bags was introduced in Scotland but I'm not sure everyone has quite adapted.