The statistical difference between 100 days and eternity is easy enough to establish.
OUR stories about curries at the Kohinoor have whetted the appetite of readers.
SHORTLY after 6am yesterday came a glimpse of what the beginning of the apocalypse will look like.
FOR survivors of Auschwitz, whose liberation in 1945 by the Russians has been commemorated this week, there was...
After five years of harsh austerity measures that conditioned Greece's rescue by the so-called Troika of lenders (...
I'm going to burst this balloon at some time in the next five minutes, the speaker said.
One of the current social media weekly rituals is the howls of outrage emanating from north of the Border whenever...
There was some faux shock and surprise at the decision by Syriza's Alexis Tsipras to join in coalition with the...
THERE'S a strange thing about so-called golden ages; you don't know you're in one until you look back on it two...
SOMETIMES when you read newspapers, you feel as if pensioners are in a permanent state of decrepitude.
BURNS Night at the weekend, and Gordon Casely recalls: "Sad to see the former Tory Minister Leon Brittan is no longer with us.
WHO says nostalgia is a thing of the past?
STILL a bit Baltic out there.
GOODNESS, we still can't shake off the last of the toilet stories.
THERE can be no doubt about the importance of the whisky industry to the Scottish economy or the UK balance of payments, so we have no quibble with the latest research commissioned by the trade association.
The Scottish Government's decision to drop its plans to build a new women's prison is a welcome and thoughtful move and a rare example of government listening to public concern and accepting that a U-turn was needed.
Mental health services have always been hard to see and therefore easier to cut.
The decision by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) to drop Russian as a Higher is part of a worrying long-term decline in the teaching of languages in Scottish schools.
Science, technology, engineering and mathematics are seen as key drivers for Scotland's future.
The history of attempts to reform the House of Lords has been a sorry one, amounting to more than a century of failure.
SIMPLY rebranding NHS reform from a 2020 vision to a 2030 programme doesn't just miss the knowing reference to eyesight, it looks a bit like punting a difficult problem away for another decade.
THERE has always been a touch of cognitive dissonance, when climate chaos is threatening, over the opening up of new fossil fuel frontiers.
I AM just about the last person on the planet who would defend anyone who uses racist language, but the reference to...
COLIN Gunn (Letters, January 27) rightly takes Ruth Marr to task on her ridiculous manipulation of the No vote in...
A SPECIAL reception hosted this week by the Secretary of State for Scotland at Dover House was the venue for the...
I HAVE much sympathy with the point of view of your correspondent Roger Waigh (Letters, January 26).
OVER the past year The Herald has regularly reported on the issue of court reform in Scotland as public consultation...
WITH less than 100 days to go to the General Election, it is time for our political leaders to get honest about...
SYRIZA'S victory in Greece's national marks the start of the end-game for the euro ("Left celebrate Greek poll...
ONCE again we have the weary old lie paraded that Churchill callously abandoned the 51st Highland Division in France...
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A READER once posed the question to me: "Now cats are independent.
BEFORE Harry Potter was even thought of, you could encounter young women in Glasgow encased in scholarly cloaks which would not look out of place in Potter's alma mater Hogwarts.
NORMALLY a teenager in an all-white tracksuit is rarely mistaken for an athlete on the grey streets of Glasgow.
YOU can tell Hector is from Glasgow's West End.
THE metal fence is too high to climb, but there are a couple of staves missing, and it is easy to crouch, twist, and swing through to the wasteland on the other side.
THERE are few railway stations which endear themselves to the public so much that people write songs about them.
Charles 'Chic' Brogan.
James Carey Gilroy.
Sir Jack Hayward.