On some days there were so many calls I would unplug the telephone.
I recently read Tom Johnston's Our Scots Noble Families, published in 1909 which, in the land reform debate, is as...
It shimmers like a summer romance.
When I was 13 I was knocked unconscious during a school rugby practice.
CHARLES Dickens didn't get much wrong - he was pretty sound on plot, dialogue, characterisation, social anthropology...
THE A9 is driving us to distraction.
Tenancy deposit schemes are a good idea.
SAD to see sports presenter Jim Delahunt stepping down from Radio Clyde after a drink driving conviction.
LABOUR leader Ed Miliband was giving a speech in Clydebank yesterday and accused Alex Salmond of "a combination of bluster and bluff." A reader phones to ask us: "What would that be then?
SOME folk got quite excited last week about the eclipse.
Five years ago, on the eve of voting, The Herald called the General Election of 2010 the most momentous and unpredictable in a generation and said voters had the chance to bring about great change to the political landscape.
The teaching of languages in Scottish schools has been in long-term decline for several years, so it is welcome news that a new language may soon be added to the national curriculum.
It was always likely that there would be some kind of short-term spike in the housing market ahead of the introduction of the Scottish Government's Land and Business Transaction Tax (LBTT) this week.
He's already started, and he's already finished.
Is it realistic to expect those selling alcohol to demonstrate how they will reduce its consumption?
George Osborne's pledge to cut an additional £12bn from the benefits bill, repeated at the recent budget, has always been strangely thin on detail.
WE ALWAYS hesitate to say we told you so, but sometimes it's unavoidable.
THE record 3000 delegates filling a cavernous hall at the SEC were the most visible audience for Nicola Sturgeon's speech to the SNP conference yesterday, but not the only one.
IT seems clear that the possibly enlarged SNP group at Westminster really does plan to undermine UK governance,...
IN reply to David Beckett (Letters, March 30) I would never criticise the NHS staff for their hard work and...
TRANSPORT Minister Derek MacKay's impending announcement this week of rail travel inducements ("Jobseekers to get...
I'D like to offer Keith Bruce ("Musicians are not cheering new radio schedule", Herald Arts, March 30) some...
THE debate on the Assisted Suicide (Scotland) Bill has drawn attention to an alarming lack of clarity in Scots law...
I HAVE just received an election leaflet from Scottish Labour.
QUITE obviously the SNP are on a roll at the moment and party delegates celebrated that at their Glasgow conference...
THE contaminated blood victims have suffered greatly and everyone should hope that there is now a generous...
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THERE was a cooker on the grass field at Pollok Park just outside the Burrell Collection.
HARRY Diamond, the acerbic former Herald reporter who became public relations boss at Glasgow City Council during the tumultuous 70s and 80s, had perhaps a jaundiced view of the city's Lord Provosts.
Like most Glaswegians, I never knew any miners.
When I was younger I had the arrogance and certainty of youth.
ONE thing you can say about the Victorians - they didn't feel the urge to adopt snappy titles.
AS the travails at Rangers FC continue, Alex Bowman in Yorkhill asks: "We all know what a kangaroo is, but what's a kangeroot?
THE words are still chilling even though they are describing events over 70 years ago.
Artist, author, and poet.
Singer and songwriter.