Sir, – After a week of being accused of being a racist, despite being an anti-racist and in the past an active anti-racist, The Courier’s Stefan Morkis added his two pennies’ worth in his Saturday Journal column, accusing me of “blithely” discussing racism when I should be “checking my privilege” (“Supporters have to be held to account for racist chants”, October 26).
Snow Patrol may be Northern Ireland-born but they're thoroughly Scotland-bred, and it'll be a trip back to their roots when they play Fife and Dundee this weekend.
An extensive search is taking place in the Hermitage area of Highland Perthshire for a missing dog who disappeared on Saturday.
Sir, – Michael Alexander’s article on the Science of Climate Change (The Courier, October 29) was a refreshingly sane view of a topic that too often breeds hysteria.
A Fife rapist was jailed for six years on Tuesday.
Glamis Castle has opened its doors this week to offer special haunted Halloween tours of its historic rooms.
Sir, – I wish to comment on Alex Bell’s rather timid forecast ( “General election disaffection”, The Courier, October 24 ) of what a post-general election scenario is going to look like in the UK, although he gives little reference to Scotland.
Flights from Dundee to London City Airport could start as early as next spring.
Farm leaders have called for a UK-wide emergency support package for beef producers.
Fife sheriff says it might be wise to change insurers after firm’s speeding-ticket bid to avoid liability
A Fife sheriff said yesterday people might consider changing their insurance company – after hearing a leading UK firm was seeking to avoid liability following a three-car crash because its client had failed to declare a single speeding ticket.