Scottish PEN, part of the worldwide association of writers fighting for freedom of expression and human rights, has written a blistering open letter for the Sunday Herald attacking the new Tory governments planned assault on liberty.
SCOTLAND'S pre-eminent historian and the founder of a charity working with children in some of the world's poorest communities have been named amongst the UK's most influential Catholics.
To understand the external collapse of the Scottish Labour Party at the General Election, we must see it in two phases.
THE instigator of plans for a memorial to those who fled to Scotland from the 19th Century Irish Famine has said he will quit the project, slating the work of the official group advancing the scheme.
'A DEAD rat on a stick would have been elected here if they'd stuck a Labour rosette on it," says engineer Alex Campbell, in the centre of his native Coatbridge. "And that's been the problem."