Herald View Archive

  • Friday 4 October 2013

    In 2011, the residents of Scalpay said "yes, please" when the businessman who owned the island offered it to them as a gift.

  • Thursday 3 October 2013

    How will Alex Salmond pay for it all?

  • Thursday 3 October 2013

    It is sobering to be confronted with the extent to which Scottish public services depend on IT systems.

  • Thursday 3 October 2013

    Norman John Gillies, one of the last remaining native St Kildans, who has died aged 88, will be sorely missed.

  • Wednesday 2 October 2013

    It seems the spirit of the Enlightenment is alive and well in the capital.

  • Wednesday 2 October 2013

    It is a desperately upsetting case for all concerned.

  • Wednesday 2 October 2013

    If bankers have been dismayed in recent years at watching their profession fall in public esteem then the Clydesdale Bank's recent behaviour will have them squirming in discomfort.

  • Tuesday 1 October 2013

    The broadcaster and columnist Tam Cowan has apologised for a column he wrote about women's football which caused widespread offence.

  • Tuesday 1 October 2013

    LONG-TERM unemployment, much more than the "bedroom tax", deserves to be a central issue in the 2015 General Election campaign.

  • Tuesday 1 October 2013

    There is a degree of spin involved in the suggestion that 185,000 women could die by 2030 unless gaps in breast cancer research are addressed.

  • Monday 30 September 2013

    They were regarded by many 15 years ago as both a blot on the landscape and a danger to human health.

  • Monday 30 September 2013

    Ever since Lord Carloway recommended the abolition of corroboration - the need for two separate sources to support crucial evidence in a case - a great many lawyers have voiced grave doubts about the move.

  • Monday 30 September 2013

    Pounding heart?

  • Sunday 29 September 2013

    IT has been a very long time coming, but suddenly Labour looks interesting again.

  • Sunday 29 September 2013

    TAM Cowan has been given the red card by the BBC over remarks about women's football in a column for the Daily Record newspaper.

  • Saturday 28 September 2013

    In an age of identikit out-of-town multiplexes, the preservation of the beloved and unique Campbeltown Picture House could not be more meaningful.

  • Saturday 28 September 2013

    Winter is always the least beloved of seasons but for those working in Scotland's accident and emergency departments, and patients who might have to use them, the prospect is particularly daunting.

  • Saturday 28 September 2013

    The report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was, sceptics told us, going to confirm climate change itself was "on ice".

  • Friday 27 September 2013

    Fair Isle South in Shetland was Scotland's last manned lighthouse, losing its keepers in 1998.

  • Friday 27 September 2013

    The link between how poor a pupil is and how poorly they do in school was established a long time ago, but it is still shocking to see new evidence of the baleful impact of the link and frustrating to realise there is still precious little progress being made to improve the situation.

  • Thursday 26 September 2013

    The name's Boyd, William Boyd:

  • Thursday 26 September 2013

    So Scottish women are ­working hard, but not paid as well as men.

  • Thursday 26 September 2013

    June 2010 was a grim moment for the UK economy.

  • Wednesday 25 September 2013

    Good luck Dundee, you deserve this.

  • Wednesday 25 September 2013

    He had delegates on their feet four times, though the applause was warm rather than rapturous.

  • Wednesday 25 September 2013

    Curriculum for Excellence (CfE) has had a difficult gestation.

  • Tuesday 24 September 2013

    It is hard to be offended by street art.

  • Tuesday 24 September 2013

    Do we need a wi-fi revolution in schools?

  • Tuesday 24 September 2013

    Pensions have become a pressure point for the campaign for Scottish independence, ever since chartered accountants' professional body ICAS reported in April that a Yes vote could open up a potential funding black hole.

  • Monday 23 September 2013

    Anyone who has ever been a student will know how financially difficult it can be - and, in recent years, it has become even harder.