I HAVE a great deal of sympathy with your correspondent Neil McPherson (Letters, September 13) and can understand his using the Scottish Government's track record to fuel his cynicism about independence resulting in a fairer society.
NELSON Mandela had a soft spot for British singer Amy Winehouse after a quip she made about his time in prison - former prime minister Gordon Brown has revealed.
NANDI Mandela gave a lesson in international diplomacy as she delivered a homily to MSPs which avoided the question of Scottish independence.
ALEX Salmond toured a newsroom staffed with budding journalists yesterday.
THE last Commonwealth Games to be held in Scotland were affected by a major boycott over apartheid, writes Judith Duffy.