FOOD for thought, indeed.
Learners and teachers across Scotland have been working very hard and next week will see the culmination of their efforts as examination results including new Nationals, Highers and Advanced Highers are published.
HAVING consulted the annals of the Sixties, it would appear there are no firm rules about how best to end a love-in, the likes of which has been happening in Glasgow this past week while the Commonwealth Games have roared onwards and upwards.
IS there a moral argument for keeping an independent Scotland out of the EU?
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It seems a light year ago, but there was a time when many Unionists seriously believed that Alex Salmond had set the referendum for September 2014 in order to exploit a surge of nationalist emotion that would follow the 700th anniversary of Bannockburn and the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.
The sheer logistics of moving thousands of visitors around our fair city during the Games was always going to be the biggest challenge.
The contrast could not be greater.
Basil Fawlty, anticipating the arrival of German tourists to his hotel, famously warned his staff:
THE spirit of Scotland's wbiggest free multicultural festival, the Glasgow Mela, has been evoked at the Live zone at Glasgow Green.
As befits the august Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney even manages to explode with rage in a measured sort of way. It is plain that he's furious. It is also clear that he's choosing his words with a certain care.
WHO said Glasgow can't do world-class street food and pop-up restaurants?
As befits the august Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney even manages to explode with rage in a measured sort of way.
IT won't have escaped your attention that Britain has been marking the 100th anniversary of the declaration of war in August 1914.
At least 150,000 Syrians are believed to have died in battles between government forces and rebels since the civil war began in March, 2011 and there is no end in sight for this increasingly savage and cruel conflict.