Tony Blair called it his "masochism strategy".
IN an independent Scotland, we will enjoy cheaper foreign holidays, better business connections and a host of direct...
IT seems that maybe, just maybe, we might all be in this together after all.
It's in everyone's interests to have an honest discussion about the cost of doing business in Scotland, now and in...
There needs to be a more honest debate about the cost of looking after Scotland's growing elderly population in...
Having credibility as a Government that delivers on its promises will be crucial for the SNP to build support for a...
So special advisers in the Scottish Government have cost £10million in 14 years.
ARSENAL FC - one of the world's richest, biggest clubs, with cash reserves in excess of £100 million.
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RAINER Hersch, the comedian, broadcaster and classical musician, who brings his popular Johann Strauss gala concert back to Dundee, Aberdeen, Glasgow and Edinburgh next month, likes to ask the questions no-one else asks.
YES, it's that time of year.
IT will soon be office party time, and the difficult decision on whether you should take your partner to it.
TAKE The High Road and Balamory actress Mary Riggans has died at the age of 78.
OUR stories about the lack of religion at Christmas reminds David Martin:
ALISTAIR Cochrane in Prestwick phoned Waterstones bookshop to see if it had a copy of the independence White Paper, Scotland's Future, which has now gone into reprint, but it didn't have a copy.
Please excuse the demob happy tenor of this article.
Payday loan companies stand accused of grooming children to be irresponsible borrowers.
It's nice down the shops when the staff recognise you and ask after your health, even if it's only:
A wealthy landowner plans to introduce bears and wolves to his Scottish estate.
I was surprised to hear the inventor of the doner kebab died this week.
News of a pre-bonfire night event called Penny for the Old Guy.
THE statistics for food waste are appalling.
THE advice from Downing Street on unsustainable heating bills is:
There needs to be a more honest debate about the cost of looking after Scotland's growing elderly population in hospitals and the community, including the possibility of raising taxes:
Having credibility as a Government that delivers on its promises will be crucial for the SNP to build support for a Yes vote in the referendum, especially now that it has made an ambitious pledge in its independence white paper to massively expand nursery education.
Jammed in between washing-up liquid commercials and nappy adverts featuring gurgling babies, payday loan TV adverts seem innocuous and unthreatening.
At first sight, it is yet more evidence of the secularisation of the nation.
THE latest report from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) highlights a growing challenge for the NHS.
SCOTLAND'S framework for tackling forced marriage is in its infancy but it enjoys the strong support of lawyers and campaigners, and it appears to be working.
The suggestion that Fife's Longannet coal-fired power plant is a top polluter is not new.
ISOBEL Lindsay appears to suffer from an irrational aversion to the retail sector (Letters, December 10), in a...
IT is interesting to read the correspondence on Prestwick Airport following the Scottish Government's recent...
The Health & Environmental (Heal) report that Longannet was "one of the worst polluters in Europe" from a...
JIM Morrison (Letters, December 6) is right to point out the efficacy of over-estimating the role historians have in...
EJ Hart (Letters, December 10) wonders what Helensburgh has in common with Caithness and Ross and Cromarty.
BILL Craig makes very valid points on confusion over driving protocols (Letters, December 11) but there are other...
I AGREE with retired sheriff principal Douglas J Risk in his strong reservations about the proposed abolition of...
MAY I thank Alan Taylor on behalf of all suffering cruciverbalists for drawing attention to our addiction ("Changing...
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HAVE you ever paused for a good look at the nativity scene in Glasgow's George Square?
ST Andrew's Day celebrations were cancelled in Glasgow on Saturday because of the helicopter tragedy.
IF there was one man who epitomised the American "can do" attitude it was sharp-suited, permanently tanned Victor Kiam, who nonchalantly told us in the 1980s that "I liked the shaver so much, I bought the company".
MY favourite historical story about Glasgow Green involved a Herald editor, one Samuel Hunter, who, showing that even editors need hobbies, was Colonel of the Glasgow Corps of Gentlemen Sharpshooters, which would parade on the Green.
THE first person I saw wieldng a reporter's notebook was not some whisky-fumed hack chipping away at the coal-face of truth, but the Co-op butcher.
EVERYONE in Glasgow's demimonde has a favourite story about Ralph Slater's, the Glasgow menswear business, hidden from public view up a close, which made it into the Guinness Book Of Records.
GLASGOW'S new performance arena, the Hydro, opens tonight with a 12,000-strong full house for Rod Stewart.
What have the Dalai Lama, Billy Connolly and Nelson Mandela got in common?
Film and music lover
Nun known for her work in Bosnia
Nationalist and former vice-chairman of the SNP;