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TODAY, The Herald on Sunday is celebrating. Barely nine months after our launch, we have been crowned Newspaper of the Year at the UK Regional Press Awards.
A SENIOR SNP MP who is at the centre of bullying allegations in her own office is the "Boris" of the Yes movement, according to a senior party source.
An aircraft carrier and bombers deployed along with plans for over 120,000 troops and orders for all non-emergency staff to leave the region. Is the US and Iran really headed for a calamitous war? Foreign Editor David Pratt takes stock of the growing crisis.
YESTERDAY was World Whisky Day, a celebration of Scotland’s national drink and the water of life.
Like most earthquakes it began with barely a rumble along a fault line, before the very public explosions and outpourings. At the start of this month the impressive SNP MP Joanna Cherry had been given police protection over death threats and online abuse on social media. Last Sunday this newspaper revealed that she was at the centre of a bullying inquiry into alleged staff mistreatment inside her own office.
A Scottish Tory grandee has said Ruth Davidson should back a second referendum on Brexit if she wants to replace Nicola Sturgeon as First Minister.
IT has produced Turner Prize winners, acclaimed Biennale and festival shows, popular exhibitions and reams of press and television coverage.
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The mill and village houses of New Lanark are a World Heritage Site, but Sandra Dick finds a new exhibition sheds light on how it was almost lost forever
WORRIED holidaymakers have been contacting Thomas Cook with fears about their holidays after the company shares were branded 'worthless' after a £1.5billion loss.
STAFF at a cash-strapped university claim prospective students are buying a “lottery ticket” rather than an education after bosses announced at least 20 staff would be axed.
A SCOTTISH Tory MP has said Environment Secretary Michael Gove has the qualities to become the next Prime Minister, amid growing speculation Theresa May will stand down in the next few weeks.
Dodgy phone signal, extortionate postage costs, dial-up broadband and some of the most breathtaking views in the world.
HOW we eat is a significant factor in how big our greenhouse emissions are. It's a key part of the story of how we change, globally, locally and in our own kitchens, to avert climate crisis. But it’s often hard to work out where to start, or what are the worst culprits in our shopping baskets. This guide to a few plates of food offers some idea of what has the biggest impact. What's the beef on steak? Is it time we dethroned King Prawn?
COUNTRIES around the globe must "buckle up for a wild ride" as the US and China stoke up tensions over trade, one of the leading figures in Scottish business warns today.
With a screech of finger nails, Theresa May's hands were finally prised from the Number Ten desk last week, but she still has a kitten heel jammed in the front door. In a tense and tearful confrontation with the Tory backbench 1922 Committee she finally agreed to leave office under an agreed timetable. Only this agreed timetable will not actually be agreed for another two weeks - which leaves her with the remotest scintilla of a chance of remaining in office.
When author Lorna Gibb found herself childless because of infertility, she began to seek out other people's stories. What she discovered was that nowhere in the world makes it easy for those without children
I CONSIDER myself blessed with a relatively strong constitution when it comes to the flotsam and jetsam of life. Yet, there is something about hurtling through the skies crammed into a sausage-shaped, pressurised container with several hundred other human beings that brings me out in a cold sweat.
Contenders for the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel Of The Year have been announced.
Matteo Salvini pledged to close Europe’s borders to migrants if the League wins not just the most votes of any party in Italy, but also of Europe.
Police are searching for a teenage girl who has been missing since Thursday and may have been spotted in Carlisle.
The British Pipe Band Championships were held, with St Laurence O’Toole being crowned winners.
Labour remain in front, but the Conservatives have been pushed into third place by Nigel Farage’s party, according to the survey.
The mother-of-three has co-created a garden at the Chelsea Flower Show.
Theresa May personally blocked ministers putting forward legislation which could have protected former soldiers from prosecution for alleged offences during the Northern Ireland Troubles, it has been reported.
From this summer, 16 and 17 year olds will be able to benefit from Distress Brief Interventions.
The UK will elect 73 MEPs on May 23, but they could only serve for a few months instead of the usual five years
The rail operator says 20,000 seats are being added to services, with high-speed and electric trains also introduced on some lines.
Ann Widdecombe, Nigel Farage, Gavin Esler and Tommy Robinson are among the high-profile candidates vying to become an MEP.
Train companies must have a “robust contingency plan” in case Sunday’s timetable change leads to a repeat of last year’s meltdown, public transport campaigners have warned.
WHEN shopping for food, we mostly rely on visual cues. Meat processors and marketeers go to great lengths to ensure that their products have an appetizing, fresh-looking shade (pink or red), even after weeks of storage. The cheapest and quickest way to produce nice-looking bacon, ham or gammon is to use small quantities of three powerful chemical agents: potassium nitrate (E252), sodium nitrate (E251) or sodium nitrite (E250).
Nicola Sturgeon’s 2016 programme for government pledged to make Scotland a ‘Good Food Nation’. After over two years of silence, and criticism over a lack of progress, the bill's consultation was finally published in late December 2018 and closed at the end of March. The consultation results are not yet known but one thing should be obvious. A Good Food Nation cannot serve school meals which include chemicals linked to cancer.
SCOTTISH Labour’s lead candidate for the European elections has directly criticised Jeremy Corbyn by saying his policy on Brexit is confused and costing the party votes.
Police ordered a McDonald's outlet near Nigel Farage's campaign rally to stop sell milkshakes or ice cream, the restaurant's staff have said.
Over one thousand people have marched through Glasgow to show their support for maintaining the Union, according to organisers.