It's been a good week for … cats
Until last week, there was a very good chance you had never heard of Douglas Carswell, the man chosen by voters in...
No-one likes to feel they're being taken for granted in a relationship, but when the dominant partner takes no...
The Yes campaign surprised itself last week.
EVEN those on the opposing side of the referendum would have to admit, no matter how grudgingly, that it has been a...
THE Government's announcement that the UK's terror threat has been raised from substantial to severe was accompanied...
Whether for parking offences, speeding, or ignoring bus lanes, no motorist likes being fined.
HIGH on the list of goals of this summer's Commonwealth Games was inspiring young people.
THOUGHT for the day.
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.
THE Government's announcement that the UK's terror threat has been raised from substantial to severe was accompanied by news of plans to tighten laws to help prevent people travelling abroad if it is thought they may be involved in criminal activity.
It needed to be good.
The latest attack on air passenger duty (APD) from Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary is no more than might be expected from such a canny businessman.
LIGHT is at last emerging amidst the gloom that has enveloped Angola over the past three decades, as the country strives to rebuild its civil war-ravaged economy, and it is pleasing to report that an initiative involving a Scottish college is helping to provide a beacon of hope.
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 deliberate.
EVEN those on the opposing side of the referendum would have to admit, no matter how grudgingly, that it has been a good week for the Yes campaign.
We were both willing signatories to the statement in the Sunday Herald (advert, August 24) of our conviction that...
Professor Malcolm Macleod is described as an eminent doctor of medicine in the interview by Tom Gordon (In The Hot...
Forty years ago we were told Scotland couldn't be an independent country because there was only 15 years' worth of...
Rebecca Gray (Just ask yourself:
LIKE so many in Scotland, I have found myself pulled emotionally first one way, then the other and back again in...
I MUST take issue with the Agenda article by Professor Kenneth Armstrong ("Political representation at Holyrood...
I CAN assure Mary Farrell (Letters, August 28) that, far from discouraging engagement, this year's General...
WE keep being told by UK ministers and Better Together spokesmen that Scotland will be much better off financially...
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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.
Wartime pilot and air traffic controller
Clydeside apprentice to Captain of Industry
Former World Motor-Cycling Champion
Offshore survival training pioneer and naval airman
WWII Pilot, Herald columnist, engineer and musician