There is a house.
The oil and gas industry is a very important part of the Scottish economy.
ALEX Salmond has lately taken to comparing himself with Charles Parnell, the Irish Home Rule leader, which has caused much irritation and some ridicule in Westminster.
JOHN Fugelsang, the American actor and comedian, had a little Twitter joke at the expense of the Republicans last week.
IT is not hard to see why Glasgow senior midwives Mary Doogan and Connie Wood struggled with the fact that, when medical terminations were moved to their labour ward, they would have to supervise and support staff carrying them out.
ONCE, in a library, I experienced a lovely, tiny act of kindness.
The fallout from the hack on Sony continues.
A COUPLE of years ago, a number of high-profile black footballers including Rio Ferdinand refused to wear T-shirts promoting the 'Kick It Out' anti-racism organisation.
For a few months in 2014, Scotland moved to the centre of international attention.
The national educational reforms known collectively as Curriculum for Excellence (CfE) are still undergoing development, implementation and modification.
THE little chap was haring and tearing up and down the bread aisle.
FOR a comedy, The Interview is proving to be quite the downer.
FANS of yonder Great Outdoors are being urged to attend a special celebration for Scottish countryside legend Tom Weir at Loch Lomond later this month.
In the United States and Cuba's strained relationship over the past 50-odd years, certain key flashpoints stand out: the Bay of Pigs incident and the Cuban Missile Crisis.
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