SUCH was the hue and cry in the Commons during the Autumn Statement, the Speaker advised the more excitable MPs in...
PUT out fewer flags.
FIRST some cynicism.
I'VE always been quite good on a map.
Positive economic forecasts are notoriously fallible, but that did not prevent the Chancellor of the Exchequer,...
Until yesterday, the British soldier convicted of murdering a Taliban insurgent in Afghanistan in 2011 was known...
IT is time to raise a glass to the spirit of Scottish enterpreneurship.
Just like the beneficent, supernatural spirits from which we take our name, angel investors have an aura of mystery...
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.
COMEDIAN Ben Verth in Edinburgh swears to us, and who are we to doubt him, that he saw a neddish looking young man at a supermarket check-out in the capital being asked by the automatic self-service machine:
PRIME Minister David Cameron has changed his mind it seems, and is considering legislation so that cigarettes will have to be sold in plain packets.
OH yes it is ...
THE SNP's White Paper on independence is a big talking point of course.
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:
Positive economic forecasts are notoriously fallible, but that did not prevent the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, from peppering his Autumn Statement with them.
Until yesterday, the British soldier convicted of murdering a Taliban insurgent in Afghanistan in 2011 was known only as Marine A.
To be an activist requires fiery conviction, sometimes in the face of what seem like insurmountable obstacles.
Fifty under-16s a day starting smoking in Scotland - that is a chilling thought.
IT is good to see the First Minister honouring a fine tradition of the festive season, that of sending Christmas cards - this year's official greeting features an image of Artaban, the legendary fourth wise man, painted by Peter Howson.
Some panicked as they found their credit card was refused at the petrol station.
Protecting women and girls in Scotland from honour-based violence, forced marriage and female genital mutilation (FGM) requires action in a number of ways, but the first major step is to increase awareness among those at risk that help is available.
YOU state in your leader:
Brian Quail (Letters, December 4) is appalled by the carnage that nuclear weapons cause.
YOU report that there has been a decided shift of support towards relaxing the law of corroboration by both the...
Richard McKenzie proposes an astronomical definition of the seasons (Letters, December 5).
PETER Russell (Letters, December 5) demonstrates that he is a man of some knowledge and understanding in the fields...
I FIND it incredible and infuriating that people drive unlit despite the gloomy, grey mornings which frequently don'...
DAVID Ross highlights the conundrum of Argyll and the Highlands and there has been the recent commentary about the...
MY aged mother (she will kill me for writing that) recently had several thousand pounds stolen from her bank current...
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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?
A READER hears a woman in Glasgow giving advice to a friend who had been moaning about her boyfriend not showing her enough attention.
Soldier whose life was portrayed in Band of Brothers.
Former head of the Aulds bakery chain
Greengrocer, taxi owner, jazz dancer and Kindertransport survivor
Marketing and fundraising director