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As warm welcomes go, the fabulous greeting that my wife Pauline and I received from the The Royal Livingstone Hotel, Zambia, will be hard to beat.
Looking at what is going on within the SNP right now, it would be easy to dismiss it as navel-gazing inside the political bubble.
How old is old these days? That’s the question posed by writer Camilla Cavendish in a new book which challenges lots of perceptions about ageing.
Rona Dougall: Snowplough parents try to clear way for children but it can be good to hit a few bumps in the road
As I write this my daughter is sitting her Higher maths. My mum is heading off for lengthy and painful root canal treatment. Given the choice, I’d rather be in the dentist’s chair.
Sunday Post columnist Mandy Rhodes reflects on 20 years since the election of the first MSPs to the Scottish Parliament
Scotland went to the polls to elect its first MSPs to the Scottish Parliament 20 years ago tomorrow. Two decades on and we all continue to robustly debate our constitutional future and question whether devolution was a process and not an event.
Greta Thunberg is clearly a bright and committed climate change campaigner. She is also a teenager with Asperger’s. And the fact that grown-up men, media types, find the need to vilify her says far more about their maturity than it does about hers.
This is the captain speaking! Man the lifeboats. Sorry! Person the lifeboats! Women and children first! Sorry, females, LBGTQ+ and little persons first!
The comeback of Notre Dame: Almost £1 billion was raised within days, but could the money be better spent?
The world stopped in horror on Monday as a devastating fire raged through Notre Dame cathedral in Paris.
Donald MacLeod: What did London do to deserve Extinction Rebellion, another bunch of deluded toffs and timewasters?
It must be the full moon, or the sudden Easter heatwave that is frying brains. Perhaps a combination of both?
Everyone draws a line somewhere and I didn’t know where I had drawn mine… until it was crossed: Former Labour candidate Cat Headley on why she left the party
Cat Headley, 34, a lawyer and Scottish Labour candidate for Edinburgh Western in the 2016 Holyrood election, resigned from the party last week.
Mandy Rhodes: Trans rights will not be won through the back door but only through open, thoughtful debate
Last week the STUC passed a motion about the impact of the menopause in the workplace on the premise that “women and trans men now make up almost half the workforce” and many of them are aged over 50.