Is there, or should there be, any difference between universities and other institutions of post-school higher or further education?
I see David Cameron has apologised for his appointment of Andy Coulson.
Michael Tumelty's review of the Scottish International Piano Competition final (The Herald, June 24) hit the right note:
Jean Johnston ("What chance of a lottery bet after a Yes vote", The Herald, June 24) points out that in fact a vote for independence would in itself be a vote for a lottery.
I was much entertained by the letter from economists (The Herald, June 25).
This household has just received through the post a glossy pamphlet, of 16 pages, lavishly furnished with the smiling photography and imagery of advertisement, to promote the proposition that "Scotland should stay in the United Kingdom".
Baroness Liddell from, like myself, a working-class background has served the Labour Party for many years ("Why I speak for so many women in saying 'no thanks' to independence", The Herald Agenda, June 24).
Thank you for drawing attention to the conditions junior doctors may have to cope with ("Hospital working hours cut after death of junior doctor", The Herald, June 19).
Bob Buntin (Letters, June 23) is, of course, quite right to correct my wrong assertion that Northwest Airlines initiated an application to fly to the US from Glasgow (rather than Prestwick) and that this was opposed by the BAA (it was in fact the Department of Transport).
I read with interest your front page article ("Universities feel threatened", The Herald, June 24) on the view of senior university managers that they feel threatened by the centralising instincts of the Scottish Government.
COUNCILLOR Alistair Watson makes telling points on the urgency of completing the rail link from Glasgow International Airport ("Doubts over new airport link study", The Herald, June 23).
Introducing initiatives in trying to broaden access to universities is welcome ("University targeting 12,000 children in new access drive", The Herald, June 23).
Hugh MacDonald's Final Say column was absolutely brilliant ("Scottish football has left its unmistakable mark on world cups past ...", The Herald, June 19).
I was born into a generation whose dreams of wealth depended on the single 8 from 11 line on the Pools, and the annual bet on an outsider in the Grand National.
I fully agree with Iain AD Mann on the naming of Prestwick Airport (Letters, June 20).
In his Inside Track article ("Comparisons with Ireland do not help the debate", The Herald, June 20) Gerry Braiden, after commenting on the inextricable link between Scotland and Ireland, goes on to write, "which is why the mutual historic, social and political illiteracy about our respective [Celtic cousins] never fails to astound".
By successfully challenging body searches of young children by Police Scotland, Alison McInnes, MSP has demonstrated the importance of having strong willed liberal representation in the Scottish Parliament ("Police Scotland agree to scrap stop and search operations on children", The Herald, June, 19).
ANDREW LAURIE (Letters, June 19) would be well advised to check his facts before venturing into print to assert that Sir Tom Devine is not the first scholar to be knighted for services to Scottish history.
On the whole, I agree with John Swinney's view that independence will be settled by the wider financial views of voters ("'We are on the verge of independence ...
CAMERON Buchanan MSP is right to question the lack of availability of robot-assisted surgery for prostate cancer patients in Scotland, as is The Herald and Prostate Cancer UK for their continued highlighting of this extremely important issue ("Call to minister over robot treatment for prostate cancer", June 17).
HAVING been a referee to the process, I am thrilled Unesco have granted Memory of the World status to the Carmichael Watson Collection ("Unesco recognition for Gaelic collection", The Herald, June 19).
I refer to K Houston's letter regarding Prestwick Airport (Letters, June 19) in which he refers to Northwest Airlines' operation at that time.
Like many thousands of former Eric Clapton fans, I had the misfortune to attend his "performance" at the Hydro on Saturday in Glasgow.
I am surprised and disappointed to learn that Alex Salmond has now provisionally agreed to a TV debate with Alistair Darling, even although there can be only one winner.
As the 700th anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn approaches, what does it mean to us today?
I was intrigued by the Davis family's reference to "shared values" on the rule of law, democracy and individual freedoms specific to Britain and America (Topic of the week, Letters, June 15).
Your article on patient groups taking cash from pharmaceutical companies implies there is an inappropriate relationship involved, which is not true (Money and Big Pharma, News, June 15).
The comments of Jeremy Paxman and Andrew Marr do indeed tell us how out of touch London-based journalists are with the "talk of the steamie" in Scotland (Topic of the week:
It was great to see your article on the long-term threat posed by the invasion of Rhododendron ponticum (Top scientist says plant is eco threat, News, June 15).