Bad weather forecast in Glen Coe?
EARLIER this summer, respected commentator Yasmin Alibhai Brown complained that today's young females had "squandered the hard-won achievements" of the women's movement and, to add insult to injury, "seem proud that they dissed and dumped all we fought for".
Since 1999, the Scottish Parliament has undergone many difficulties, including the spiralling cost of the Holyrood project itself and an expenses system that was out of control.
There are two ways to deal with an overwhelming upsurge in people power.
The Labour leader, Ed Miliband, has suffered 10 days of withering criticism from senior figures in his own party.
For the parent of a child facing barriers to learning at school, a co-ordinated support plan (CSP) is supposed to achieve a number of things.
The Herald has found itself embroiled in something of a controversy over an article we published last month.
He battered his former step-daughter so hard over the head with a saucepan that he left her bruised and bleeding on the floor, and the pan was so badly broken it had to be thrown away.
George Wyllie was a creative force whose wit and inventiveness helped him connect with wide and varied audiences in a way that eludes many other artists.
Sir Ian Wood did not become one of Scotland's leading businessman by going off in a fit of pique whenever his plans went awry.
Polls on attitudes towards domestic abuse in Scotland make for depressing reading.
If online avatars in all-action computer games could exercise on behalf of the children controlling them, Scotland would be a nation of the superfit.
They're back - and they're making themselves at home.
It is a great benefit of living in the UK that guns are not perceived as a day-to-day threat in most communities.
Picture the scene.
Is the fall in the amount of alcohol sold per person due to a new attitude to drink, a seismic social shift?
A landing accident is how the Sopwith Waterplane's bid for the 1913 Circuit of Britain race for Seaplanes concluded, according to Wikipedia.
WHEN Olympic swimmer Michael Jamieson dived into Glasgow's newly-refurbished Tollcross pool the idea was to create a splash about Commonwealth Games tickets going on sale.
It was Archibald the Grim who caused the problem -will it be Charles the Generous who helps solve it?
The principle of providing more care in patients' homes rather than hospitals is a good one.
The publication of school exam results may be supported by some parents and politicians - and by some schools which cherish their high rankings in the resulting league tables - but it has always been a blunt instrument that fails to reflect the diversity of schools and communities in Scotland.
The Egyptian government's announcement yesterday that it is studying the proposal put forward by interim prime minister, Hazem el-Beblawi, to dissolve the Muslim Brotherhood is cause for concern on many levels.
AT a time when air travel has lost its mystique and turned into just another a form of unromantic mass transit, long distance rail travel has retained its allure.
THE first thing to note about figures released by the Halifax today claiming mortgages are at their most affordable for 14 years is that this is not the same as homes being more affordable; not in the sense that properties are any cheaper, or that incomes have increased to enable people to buy them more easily.
THERE is a problem with hospital food.
IT is unsurprising but reassuring that the number of people living on Scotland's islands has increased over the past 10 years.
IT is all too easy, from a British perspective, to imagine that equality before the law for gay men and lesbians has been all but achieved, even if societal attitudes have not entirely caught up.
THE latest polling analysis about voting intentions in the 2014 independence referendum may be discouraging for the pro-independence campaign, but back-slapping in the pro-Union camp would be highly premature.
JUST remember, it could have been worse: that was the subtext yesterday of Scotrail's comments on peak-time fare price rises for rail passengers of 3.1%.
IT is often said, and rightly so, that in spite of perennial concerns about waiting lists and nurse numbers, the NHS is second to none among state healthcare systems for its care of the seriously unwell.