A Dundee businessmen falls from a window on to railings below – a horrible death now thought part of the new world order.
Here comes the Brexit showdown. Like a crazed marching band contest, we have the Brussels Bugles in from the East, the London Loons from the South and from Cardiff and Edinburgh, the Peeved Pipers. They crisscross the parade ground of public opinion – all noise and fancy steps, vying for attention.
Jeremy Corbyn was a spy for communist Czechoslovakia. Scrap that. He met Czech spies and this strongly suggests he may have a been a spy. No, Mr Corbyn met a Czech spy several times in the 1980s but the head of the Czech intelligence has dismissed any suggestion the Labour leader was a spy. Oh, and all along Mr Corbyn has also called the story rubbish.
Pete Wishart is the kind of phoney nationalist that blights the independence cause.
One event at next month’s Dundee Women’s Festival is entitled "Only 1 in 3 councillors in Scotland are women – why?!"
Whenever ‘superfoods’ are listed, it reads like the food we used to eat.
Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel. What Samuel Johnson can’t have known when saying that was just how busy a refuge it would become.
Alex Bell has been in Barcelona for The Courier, reporting from the election headquarters of the ERC. Victory for nationalist parties in yesterday’s snap election means independence for Catalonia remains a live issue. However, with less than 50% of the vote, the nationalists failed to secure the majority they wanted.
The news that Ruth Davidson is thinking of leaving for Westminster confirms that Holyrood lacks the wit and humour of the Commons. She leaves for ambition, but her absence will be felt in the funereal proceedings of a dull chamber.