THE four children's commissioners of the United Kingdom have united to condemn welfare cuts and plans to scrap the Human Rights Act.
WE have consistently supported the Scottish Government over its policy of having a named person such as a health visitor or school head as a focus for child protection, but as always with well-intended laws the devil lies in the detail or, more usually, the legislative guidelines.
RESEARCHERS at the University of Glasgow are beginning to scent the sweet smell of success.
If the weather forecasters are right and the predicted heatwave does happen this week, many Scots will grab the rare chance for a bit of al fresco wining and dining.
Are junior doctors turning their backs on general practice?
In the battle over education cuts, the grouping of subjects into so-called faculties has never been in the frontline.
Perceptions are key in the matter of who carries out inquiries into historic child abuse allegations.
SO it isn't just ospreys that can get in the way of man's best-laid plans.
As Nicola Sturgeon takes a well deserved holiday with her husband, SNP chief executive Peter Murrell, we wish the couple all the best after a spell during which she has been one of the most successful politicians not just in Scotland but across the UK and even beyond.
David Cameron is a public relations man.
So, school's out for summer.
Last Friday night, according to the Scottish Prison Service, 8,023 individuals were classified as prisoners in Scotland.
Times are hard for local government, north and south of the Border.