• 27 July 2014

    WE have been waiting for a long time for the Commonwealth Games to arrive in Glasgow, and it is fair to say that expectations were high.

  • 26 July 2014

    Anyone questioning why it matters so much that a Fatal Accident Inquiry (FAI) take place promptly after a death need only read the judgment of Sheriff Linda Ruxton at the end of the FAI into the tragic death 10 years ago of teenager Kathryn Beattie.

  • 26 July 2014

    The British economy is now bigger than it was before the recession.

  • 25 July 2014

    Two prisoners serving life sentences in Scotland have lost their fight to overturn the rules that bar them from taking part in the referendum in September - but the ruling of the Supreme Court should not be the end of the argument about whether inmates should have the right to vote.

  • 25 July 2014

    Should the fact a large number of elderly people are drinking alcohol at home every day be surprising?

  • 25 July 2014

    SO Scots are kilt-wearing, ginger, dour, miserly types, are they?

  • 24 July 2014

    Is there enough openness among staff and politicians with regard to pressures on the NHS?

  • 24 July 2014

    Fears about low-skilled immigrants coming to Scotland and claiming benefits are wide of the mark, according to the latest analysis of the immigrant population.

  • 24 July 2014

    THE eyes of the world are firmly on Glasgow, and will soon alight on the array of sporting talent that has gathered from all corners of the globe.

  • 23 July 2014

    Ever since the UK Government announced plans to build a new nuclear power station in England, environmental campaigners have been watching Scottish ministers for any indication their commitment to renewables over nuclear power could be wavering.

  • 23 July 2014

    THE great William Blake describes the moment of birth in his poem Infant Sorrow thus:

  • 23 July 2014

    Those pining for sporting excitement after the end of the momentous World Cup in Brazil have not had long to wait.