Scotland Herald

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 05:00:00 +0100
New leader of Liberal Democrats aims to stick it to the SNP in 2021
THE Liberal Democrats are ideally placed to take seats off the SNP in next year’s Holyrood election because of the acute weakness of the other Unionist parties, Sir Ed Davey has claimed.

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 05:00:00 +0100
Opinion: Kevin McKenna: Coronavirus shows Scotland is already behaving like a nation again
PERHAPS it was a sense of propriety that led the Yes movement to resist adopting a Project Fear approach to its 2014 independence campaign. More probable is that by preferring to project optimism and good cheer they would appeal to voters’ sunni...

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 05:00:00 +0100
Coronavirus: Younger Scots make up fifth of new Covid hospital admissions
ONE in five patients admitted to hospital with Covid since the start of August have been aged under 45, with teenagers among those requiring acute care.

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 11:30:00 +0100
Fancy a walk? 14 reasons why the West Highland Way is so special
On its 40th anniversary, 14 reasons why the West Highland Way, Scotland's first long-distance footpath, is so special.

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 11:30:00 +0100
Opinion: Andy Maciver: There is only one way unionists can stop independence
IT IS said that the difference between winners and losers is that losers focus on winners, and winners focus on winning. There is much truth in this, in normal life. Not so, though, in Scotland’s interminable constitutional debate, where the opp...

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 11:30:00 +0100
From city runs to beach blasts, Scotland’s 20 best running routes. Part1
One of the few benefits of lockdown was that it encouraged many of us to take up exercise in a way that we hadn’t previously. And with gyms and fitness centres closed, those who wanted to exercise couldn’t do much else other than pick up a pair o...

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 12:13:31 +0100
Coronavirus: Boris Johnson urged to act ‘sooner rather than later’ to curb Covid surge
Ministers have been told they need to act “sooner rather than later” if they are to prevent a new surge in coronavirus cases.

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 11:30:00 +0100
Joanna Blythman: You might think I'm mad paying £4.50 for a loaf of sourdough but I think it's a bargain
I PAID, whisper it, £4.50 for a loaf of bread. I can already hear the derision: “Almost a fiver for one loaf? You’d never catch me doing that!” I fully appreciate that this price tag could be used as evidence that I’m a more-money-than-se...

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 05:00:00 +0100
Glasgow Watt Brothers £20m hotel plan welcomed
A £20 MILLION plan to regenerate the historic Watt Brothers building in Glasgow city centre has been broadly welcomed by architecture experts, retail analysts and city leaders.

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 08:42:00 +0100
Coronavirus: Boris Johnson facing calls from devolved administrations to call Cobra meeting over 'second wave'
Boris Johnson is facing calls from the First Ministers of Scotland and Wales to call a meeting of the Government’s Cobra civil contingencies committee with the devolved administrations to consider the 'second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic'.

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 10:11:26 +0100
Si Ferry: From Gowser fighting off bams to getting chased through schemes, there's nothing quite like pre-season
ANOTHER pre-season is here in the lower leagues and at 32 years old I’ve never felt better. I’m probably in better nick now than I’ve ever been.

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 01:06:07 +0100
Ruth Bader Ginsburg: US Supreme Court Justice dies aged 87
US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died at the age of 87.

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 05:00:00 +0100
Celtic nations make aerospace crisis appeal to Boris Johnson while 2500 Scots jobs are at risk
CELTIC nation governments have joined forces to demand "urgent intervention" to rescue the aerospace engineering and civil aviation sector following fears of 2,500 job losses in Scotland alone.

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 05:00:00 +0100
Sacred Tum Taco, Victoria Road, Glasgow. Ron Mackenna's restaurant review
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Sat, 19 Sep 2020 05:00:00 +0100
Opinion: Fidelma Cook: While there’s hope I can keep the demons at bay
I’M finding it harder and harder to keep my spirits up and the blue hours start earlier and last longer. Today it’s only 2pm and I’m plunged into despair.

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 05:01:23 +0100
Professor Dame Sue Black on a beloved childhood haunt in Wester Ross

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 05:00:00 +0100
Coronavirus deniers to carry out three more protests around Scotland this weekend
AN ANTI-MASK group which opposes coronavirus policies and has been kicked off Facebook is to continue its protests in other parts of Scotland this weekend.

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 05:00:00 +0100
A Week in Radio: When Ruth Davidson met Tony Blair
FIRST things first. The title of Ruth Davidson’s new Sunday-night show on LBC is terrible. An Inconvenient Ruth. Seriously? There’s trying too hard and then there’s the simply trying.

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 05:00:00 +0100
Celtic nations' aviation crisis appeal to PM - the letter in full
CELTIC nation governments have joined forces to demand "urgent intervention" to rescue the aerospace engineering and civil aviation sector following fears of 2,500 job losses in Scotland alone.

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 12:57:56 +0100
Roza Salih launches campaign as she aims to be first refugee elected to Scottish Parliament
Roza Salih has launched her campaign to become the first refugee elected to the Scottish Parliament.

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 11:30:00 +0100
Opinion: Robert McNeil: Cameron, Gove, Johnson are all in this woman's diary but no mention of Hibs
WHO would keep a diary? I kept one in my youth and am about to burn 12 volumes of it. Nothing but moanin’ and greetin’. Is that how I strike you? Someone who moans and greets all the time?

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 09:21:20 +0100
Protection officer travelling with Raab stood down after leaving gun on plane
A police protection officer who was travelling with Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has been suspended from duties after leaving his gun on a plane.

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 05:00:00 +0100
Coronavirus or the common cold? How to spot the difference
Medical experts have published new advice on how to spot the difference between the symptoms of coronavirus and the common cold.

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 05:00:00 +0100
Opinion: Struan Stevenson: Biden and Harris could imperil peace hopes in the Middle East
FOUR years of domestic and foreign policy muddle and confusion, conveyed directly from the Oval Office by Twitter, have been topped by President Trump’s chaotic handling of the coronavirus pandemic. The violent Black Lives Matter protests have f...

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 06:30:00 +0100
BrewDog steels itself for global expansion
Ahead of next month’s Startup Summit, brewery entrepreneur James Watt tells Kim McAllister about the Ellon-based company’s plans to defy the pandemic and tap into new markets abroad

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 07:50:00 +0100
Secret Scotland with Susan Calman, series three, episode one
Secret Scotland with Susan Calman

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 05:00:00 +0100
Scottish Panoramas: Edinburgh Castle
Robert Louis Stevenson never saw it illuminated by a canopy of fireworks or thrilled at the laser shows which spill out periodically from its ramparts – this photograph, shot by Ryan Buchanan from a Tattoo-less Esplanade, shows August’s My Light ...

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 05:10:00 +0100
Fears over whether rebound in consumer spending will last as economist flags key factor likely to limit recovery
By Ian McConnell

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 05:00:00 +0100
Portfolio: The Studio, Philip Guston, 1969
By the middle of the 1960s the abstract expressionist artist Philip Guston was struggling in his art and in his life. He was drinking too much, smoking too much, he had just become a father and yet was having extramarital affairs. He moved to Flor...

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 05:00:00 +0100
Memories of Florence Street Massacre in the Gorbals: Can you help reunite family?
IT was nightly entertainment for youngsters chasing rats from the tenement back courts and closes in 1950s Glasgow.

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 11:30:00 +0100
Faber on film: from Scarlett Johansson as an alien in Under The Skin to Gillian Anderson in The Crimson Petal And The White, the story of a London prostitute
Author Michel Faber has a new book out. Here, three previous works which have made the journey from page to screen