One of the contenders in The Herald Scottish Politician of the Year Awards 2014 has received a moving nomination from former prime minister Gordon Brown.
Glasgow City Council has appointed its female Chief Executive to replace George Black, who retires next month.
One of the most interesting effects of the Scottish referendum has been the way in which it has accelerated the momentum towards more devolution to the cities and regions of the UK.
First Minister-in-waiting Nicola Sturgeon has been accused of stifling a "metropolitan revolution" that could create jobs and transform the fortunes of Scotland's biggest cities.
CHRISTMAS and reindeer go together … as many children and their parents know only too well.