Opinion

Expenses scandal – if only it were that simple

Sir, – It would be good if solving Westminster MPs’ expenses scandals was as simple as George K McMillan assumes (letters, April 11).

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First Minister ignoring the reality about energy

Sir, – The UK Energy Secretary Ed Davey has at long last pointed out that Scottish consumers would see their energy bills rocket if Scotland votes ...

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What was Lord Robertson trying to achieve?

Sir, – What Lord Robertson was hoping to achieve with his recent speech in America only he will know.

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Seeing ourselves “as others see us”

Sir, – During a recent visit to Merseyside I was surprised to hear the level of interest in our forthcoming referendum.

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Margo was a vibrant, captivating woman

Sir, – I knew Margo MacDonald most of my adult life because we were the same age and had mutual friends when she attended Dunfermline College of ...

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Voting Afghans have put us to shame

Sir, – On Saturday, the people of Afghanistan went to the polls in elections to determine the course of the first democratic transfer of power in ...

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Coming up in Thursday’s Courier — p-p-pick up a penguin

Cracking penguin news in Thursday’s Courier.

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Coming up in Wednesday’s Courier — a rogues’ gallery

A fascinating Edwardian era rogues gallery of dodgy individuals banned from Dundee’s public houses leer out from the pages of our fascinating ...

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Coming up in Tuesday’s Courier — boffins, beaches and buses

If your allotted five minutes of fame has always eluded you, then do not miss Tuesday’s Courier.

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Coming up — Courier Country Cup Final/ World of Pain

Tayside and the Scottish Cup don’t tend to mix very well.

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Who has The Voice in Dundee?

He’s the music sensation with the ambition to become “the nation’s first singing black prime minister”.

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Salmond speech crucial to campaign

Here we are, then. It’s the final gathering of the SNP faithful before the independence referendum and the last chance for Alex Salmond to rally the ...

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