Opinion

It’s no wonder churches are emptying

Sir, – With regard to the Rev Dr John Cameron’s letter in Wednesday’s Courier, I find it hard to believe that a man of the cloth can write such barmy ...

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Labour shambles: Hardie must be spinning

Sir, – Your correspondent Mr Auchterlonie posed the very proper question: why would SNP forget about independence?

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Why would SNP forget about independence?

Sir, – The referendum is some four weeks in the past and the SNP are often accused of going over the ground again and again. However, judging by the ...

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Why should UK pay for foreign children?

Sir, – I was outraged to read about Nick Clegg’s ludicrous suggestion for paying child benefit at local rates in Europe. It shows how out of touch he ...

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A sad reflection on 21st Century Britain

Sir, – While I don’t condone the alleged attack on a member of job centre staff (“Man held after alleged assault at Job Centre” Courier, November 13) ...

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Looking to strengthen bargaining position

Sir, – It would seem that Jenny Hjul has ceased her character assassination of Alex Salmond and turned her attention to his successor.

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Scotland needs strong opposition politicians

That which does not kill us makes us stronger, said Friedrich Nietzsche. In that case, Ed Miliband should surely be transforming into The Incredible ...

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Coming up in Saturday’s Courier — Humbugs AND Christmas cheer in equal measure

Have you been naughty or nice?

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Weatherman who knew which way the wind blew

I felt a blast of east wind the other day and sensed that winter was limbering up.

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Lash them until they howl and then longer

Today, The Courier’s leader comments have mellowed but that 1869 quote from the paper, in the headline above, articulated an exasperation and disgust ...

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Sturgeon starts with consensus – but how long will it last?

A “remarkable spirit of consensus” was how Nicola Sturgeon described her First Minister’s Questions debut and it’s difficult to argue with that.

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VIDEO: ‘Consensus’ the word of the day for First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

A “remarkable spirit of consensus” was how Nicola Sturgeon described her First Minister’s Questions debut and it’s difficult to argue with that.

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