It is sad news and a shock to the workers, but the closure of the Michelin plant in Dundee is just the beginning of a revolution.
The funny thing is, IT – you know, IT – is not even the biggest story.
A suicide note is a mix of the self-serving and the raw truth.
Is 19 years fast in Scottish terms?
Where to start? Where will it all end?
George Orwell analysed Scot/Jew jokes.
Who knew that death cults were on Police Scotland’s radar? Certainly not the family and friends who went to drink and be merry on Loch Leven, only to find their Sunday night campsite the focus of emergency service searchlights and helicopter swoops.
It was used toilet paper. The scrap floated past, like seaweed. For the first swim of the holiday, it wasn’t a good start. We are promised paradise, but get partially decayed toilet paper in the salty waters of the Mediterranean.
Thatcherism is dead. The political story of the last four decades – that markets are best and the state should stay out of people’s affairs – is winding up. Just as you think the party conference season has all the appeal of wife swapping at the Travelodge, it does something astonishing, and this season it is to herald a new era in politics.
ALEX BELL: A post-Brexit Scotland must act quickly to maximise benefit of not being under EU governance rules
The Scottish Government is going to need more than an emergency budget come Brexit.