Opinion

Police Scotland – a remarkable performance

Sir, – The Justice Secretary must wonder what he has to do to receive the recognition he deserves in transforming Scottish policing. Since he came to ...

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No one deterred by this nuclear arsenal

Sir, – The utter futility of the nuclear arsenal at Faslane is again underlined by the twin tragedies in Ukraine and Gaza. In neither case was the ...

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T in the Park ‘crime wave’ claim ridiculous

Sir – Just over a week ago, T in the Park said an emotional goodbye to the local community of Kinross after 18 years of staging the festival there. ...

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Carnoustie’s Commonwealth cash waste

Sir, – Am I the only one who cannot wait for the Commonwealth Games to disappear as, being a resident of Carnoustie, I look at all the waste of money ...

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Poverty is fault of political failure of socialism

Sir, – I refer to the letter from John Stenhouse (Courier July 2) in which he attempts to resort to personal attacks without apparently wishing to ...

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Spaceport is great deal for UK — not bribery

Sir, – I’m rather disappointed that Jim Duthie seems to have convinced himself that the proposed spaceport programme is a “blatant piece of bribery” ...

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Games ceremony was cheesy but effective

Scotland is still battling its own cultural cringe. We have a wonderful array of talent stemming from our country, be it actors, musicians, artists, ...

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Coming up in Friday’s Courier - Photobombing monarchs and scottie dugs

To be honest, there’s not much more to say about the day’s news after you’ve seen this.

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Coming up in Thursday’s Courier — Dancing teacakes

Coming Up is having problems, people.

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Coming up in Wednesday’s Courier — Locking in love, Scottish style

A MYSTERY couple has unlocked the secret of true love and shown there is no bridge too far for true love.

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Condemned man used time left to warn of dangers

By dawn’s harsh light, child-killer James Robertson paced his death cell and picked through the tinder of a wasted life. Remorse was his first ...

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Coming up in Monday’s Courier - Blank, disinterested stares

A lot has been written and said about the referendum but what hasn’t been properly reflected is the thoughts of the good burghers of Liverpool, ...