THOUGH the notion might prompt a mass spluttering of cornflakes over breakfast tables, there are places in the UK where bankers are the business.
How do we make the Commonwealth relevant to young people today?
IN Australia on Good Friday the pubs shut and you can't buy grog.
Basil Fawlty famously marvelled at his wife Sybil's talent for the "bleeding obvious".
Why was Philip Hammond, the Defence Secretary, accused of making threats or engaging in "emotional blackmail" in Scotland this week when he suggested Scottish jobs in the defence industry will be at risk if Scotland separates from the United Kingdom.
IN less than two weeks, representatives from aviation, maritime and transport security sectors will congregate in London for one of the world's largest gatherings of counter-terrorism experts.
You'll have noticed that a question mark at the end of a newspaper headline usually means that the answer is "No".
On a good day, standing on the roof of my building allows a view over to the historic Mount Herodium and, even further away, the Dead Sea and the dramatic mountain border with Jordan.
MUCH is often made these days about the death of newspapers and the crisis in journalism.
In the matter of Scotland's referendum, there's a lot of strenuous non-negotiation going on.
BEFORE barrier checks were introduced at railway stations a few years back, you could occasionally see people trying to avoid paying their train fares.
There were three of them walking along the street in front of me.
The UK is about to enter a period of acute political uncertainty, after several generations of relative stability.
I LIKE to think my early career in uniform set me up pretty well for later life.
IF the size of Scotland's charitable sector leaps by 136% in the space of just a few years, you might expect charity leaders to be happy about that.