Category: LIFE & STYLE!

Scots fail to get in the party spirit for the Royal Wedding

IT is regarded as a uniquely British tradition, where the road is closed off to traffic and residents gather together for tea and jam tarts beneath bunting and blue...

SNP to unveil new independence blueprint

THE SNP’s revised blueprint for an independent Scotland is to be published next week. The party’s Growth Commission, set up by Nicola Sturgeon in late 2016,...

Pomp, grandeur, celebrity, divorce, inequality and religion … what the wedding of Harry and Meghan says about modern Britain

IF royal romances are rarely fairy tale, Harry Windsor and Meghan Markle's seems to have all the required elements, brought up to date for a modern audience and with...

Babybird Review – You’re Gorgeous singer turns ‘nasty’ in “disaster” Glasgow gig

Babybird Hug 'n' Pint, Glasgow **** I have never been heckled by the artist I am reviewing, until tonight. There I was on my phone, busily making a note of...

Church of Scotland could cease to exist in 30 years if it does not change, chief executive warns

The life expectancy of the Church of Scotland could be as little as 30 years, according to the architect of a ten-year rescue plan for the Kirk which may lead to job...

Nicola Sturgeon to restart independence debate

Nicola Sturgeon will "restart the debate" on Scottish independence this week as the findings of her party's economic growth commission are revealed. The...

Scots-based aristocrat legal defeat fuels fears of ‘divorce tourism’ in England

Scots-based aristocrat legal defeat fuels fears 'divorce tourism' in England       6 comments A LANDMARK legal battle has raised fears of...

Schools being turned into ‘exam factories’ warns SSTA teaching union

Schools are being turned into “exam factories” with pupils under ever increasing stress, a teachers’ leader has warned. Seamus Searson, general...

Unspun: the political diary

YET more raised eyebrows in the SNP deputy leadership race over Ivan McKee, campaign manager for frontrunner Keith Brown. Despite having a Glasgow seat, Mr McKee has a...

Protesters plan blockade to halt Glasgow ‘Trident showcase’ arms fair

CAMPAIGNERS are planning a series of protests including blockades from Thursday in a radical move to halt an arms fair they branded a 'Trident showcase" in...