As you read this, Jamie Read and James Hughes will probably be defending the Kurdish city of Kobani in northern Syria.
Twitter followers under the age of 40 probably had not a clue what the Labour MP Michael McCann was on about when he tweeted about the Radical Independence Conference (RIC) "Trot Convention" in Glasgow at the weekend.
Imagine if Paddington Bear, that most famous anthropomorphised war refugee, were to arrive in modern, politically-awakened, post-referendum Scotland instead of immigrant-fixated, Eurosceptic England.
Seventy years ago yesterday, an enormous explosion rocked our school in Ilford.
LAST month, there were warnings of an "unprecedented and unsustainable" problem in the NHS, the scale of which had become so severe that it was currently worse than at any point since records began.
In the Book of Deuteronomy, God commands Moses to climb up and view the Promised Land from Mount Nebo.
For most of this year I've been on a self-imposed Amazon ban.
DONALD McClusky (Letters, November 17) is all too correct in what he writes about Heathrow and its never-ending route marches.
REPORTS in The Herald as I write (November 20) tragically illustrate points I made (Letters, November 15), that our addiction to oil and cars constitutes the overwhelming problem facing western society, a problem disproportionally concentrated in Glasgow.
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.