Columnists

  • 28 November 2014

    BEFORE today, few, perhaps, would have guessed Scotland's most popular literary character was a certain Francis Crawford of Lymond.

  • 28 November 2014

    THERE was welcome news on Tuesday in the latest crime statistics which show that crime is at a 40-year low in Scotland.

  • 28 November 2014

    EVERY morning, I get down on my knees and praise the Lord that I don't have to get on planes any more.

  • 26 November 2014

    From what you hear, Labour has performed another handbrake turn on what it sometimes calls a devolution journey.

  • 26 November 2014

    In a sudden blast of what feels like old-school politics, Labour has had a go at private schools.

  • 26 November 2014

    In the last financial year the Scottish Government spent nearly £40 billion on a wide range of important services such as healthcare, policing, education and local government.