Category: OPINION!

The Diary: Who we should ban from Britain, and what the Glasgow Sheriff told the speeding driver

KEN SMITH / 01:07 Tuesday 19 January 2016 / Opinion MUCH division and argument over whether Donald Trump should be banned from Britain, which was...

Liz Cameron: Scottish Government draft budget reignites business rates debate

The Scottish Government’s Draft Budget for 2016-17, published last month, has reignited the debate over Scotland’s system of business rates. At the time,...

Robert Banks Stewart

TOBY HADOKE / 01:50 Tuesday 19 January 2016 / Opinion Writer and producer Born: July 16, 1931; Died: January 14, 2016 ROBERT Banks Stewart, who has...

Debate Takeaways: Gloves come off between Clinton, Sanders

Shouting over each other at times, the two leading Democratic presidential candidates engaged in some of their toughest exchanges of the campaign on Sunday night,...

David Bowie: Petition launched to change Glasgow street name to Thin White Duke Street in honour of late star

By Record Reporter BOWIE died at 69 after a battle with cancer, and one Glaswegian wants the city to permanently honour the star who played there a number of...

Chanel apologises for copying Scots Fair Isle designs

Fair Isle designer Mati Ventrillon was visited by two Chanel staff earlier this year who bought some garments for “research”. The designer, who knits the...

Sarah Nelson: Survivors of child sex abuse need more help

Today a Scottish Parliament Members’ debate led by Johann Lamont will pay 10th anniversary tribute to the pioneering SurvivorScotland Strategy. Also to be heard...

Trump shows his ignorance of Christian story and its message

WHILE there is no disguising the eccentricities of our friend Donald Trump (“Trump in call to ban Muslims entering the US”, The Herald, December 8), his...

Ian Bell: heavy price paid for failing to meet climate change costs

If modern lives were measured in unprecedented weather events, we would all be 200 years old. Defences against floods that were supposed to happen every other century...