OUR ostrich item yesterday caught the eye of Andy Cameron, who emails to say that while he was in South Africa he...
Graffiti used to be one of the barometer antisocial behaviour crimes.
The rise in referrals to Scotland's Children's Hearing System related to domestic abuse is inevitable and quite...
ONE day soon, you could be having tea with your ants and enjoying some lovely grub, all the while benefiting...
The first votes have been cast in the referendum on Scottish independence.
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Independence follows dependence, "being controlled by someone or something else".
There was a dreary inevitability about the latest open letter from 133 Unionist businessmen and women warning about...
OUR ostrich item yesterday caught the eye of Andy Cameron, who emails to say that while he was in South Africa he took a wee notion to try ostrich, and decided to order it in a fancy restaurant in Cape Town.
BUDGET supermarket chain Aldi is to sell ostrich steaks from next month.
SPOTTED online - someone who says he has decided to auction all his John Lennon memorabilia on eBay.
GLASGOW-BORN actor Peter Capaldi is getting good reviews for his new role as Dr Who.
WE pass on the thoughts of former police sergeant Alfie Moore, doing stand-up at the Edinburgh Fringe, who told the website Three Weeks:
A CHAP from Glasgow, now living in the rural south of England, tells us he applied for planning permission with his local council to have a bothy built on his land.
THE mothballed Byre Theatre in St Andrews has been saved by the university, which will take it over.
SAD to hear of the death of former Scottish Education Minister Sam Galbraith who, as a former neurosurgeon, was one of the brightest politicians in Scotland.
The rise in referrals to Scotland's Children's Hearing System related to domestic abuse is inevitable and quite deliberate.
ONE day soon, you could be having tea with your ants and enjoying some lovely grub, all the while benefiting from vitamin bee.
There is growing evidence of worsening problems within the Scottish NHS as it tries to cope with greater demand for its services.
Social media has been a significant part of life now for a nearly decade, yet there are still too many instances of wrongdoing online not being tackled when it would be firmly dealt with if it occurred in the street, pub or school playground.
SCOTLAND'S cultural scene is most definitely in rude health.
What do we want from charities?
Is excessive executive pay gradually becoming socially unacceptable?
MAKING a virtue out of necessity, Alex Salmond has decided to take the fight to the Unionist parties on the currency this weekend.
SALLY Foster-Fulton (Letters, August 27) is of course entirely right to say that the church is not a political party...
I AM saddened by the negative campaigning and scaremongering from the No campaign, especially from Alistair Darling...
RICHARD Mowbray's assertions (Letters, August 27) about the benefits of ruthless capitalism have been proven by...
ALEX Salmond and Alistair Darling are correct when they state that an independent foreign Scotland could continue to...
I WAS astonished to read Johann Lamont's comments accusing the First Minister of "lying and scaremongering"("Angry...
PERHAPS we Unionists should acknowledge the First Minister's better performance in Monday night's television debate...
THE intervention of 33 ministers of the Kirk in support of the Yes campaign is indeed welcome as a faith-based...
Dr Willie Wilson (Letters, August 26) accused Reform Scotland of arguing in our Agenda article ("NHS in Scotland...
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Beautiful eyes that dominate her face as she gazes around her.
IT was like the day after a massive birthday party.
THE entrance is up a short Glasgow wynd where my sudden appearance disturbs a couple eating pies.
THAT Commonwealth Games reaches everywhere.
RETIRED Lanarkshire mechanic Jim Muir is used to admiring glances when he drives down the road.
GLASGOW has always had an affinity with America.
WHEN Hollywood A-lister Brad Pitt was in Glasgow filming his zombie epic World War Z, the joke was that Brad should visit The Barras before he left - so that he could buy a copy of his film as soon as they finished shooting it.
SOUNDS sexist I know, but the reason I heard for Glasgow tenements being designed with only three storeys above the ground floor is that the male architects worked out this is as far as a woman can climb with a bag of shopping in each hand.
Offshore survival training pioneer and naval airman
WWII Pilot, Herald columnist, engineer and musician