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PND campaigner Lauren Knight with her sons Matthew, two, and Freddie, four. Picture: Neil Hanna

Dani Garavelli: Birth of hope for postnatal depression

An alarming lack of diagnosis and treatment for postnatal depression has forced women to take matters into their own hands, writes Dani Garavelli

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By cracking down on abusive cybernat party members is Nicola Sturgeon allowing a certain section of the media to set the agenda? Picture: Jane Barlow

Dani Garavelli: We’re twits if we take trolls seriously

CALL me a traitor if you like – it wouldn’t be the first time – but there are days I find myself overwhelmed with frustration at the spread of bampottery in Scotland. It’s nine months since the referendum, we have a UK Tory government waging war on our poorest, terrorists massacring people on beaches, and still the debate on social media seems to be dominated by endless finger-pointing over who said what to whom in some tweet that would have passed most of us by if all those offended by it hadn’t retweeted it 100 times to underline just how offended they were.

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Sturgeon was a case of a talented woman achieving success in spite of the system. Picture: Neil Hanna

Leaders: Gender equality can’t wait

Amendment should gain wide support, however hard it is to achieve a 50-50 Holyrood split

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The debating chamber at Holyrood. Picture: PA

Euan McColm: Awkward MSPs who keep Holyrood on its mettle

THEY’RE dropping like flies. Over the past few weeks, a number of members of the Scottish Parliament have announced that they will not seek re-election next May. That’s it. Time’s up.

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Fiona Hyslop is Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Europe and External Affairs. Picture: John Devlin

Fiona Hyslop: Following Scotland’s first Samurai

OVER 150 years ago, a 21-year-old Scottish merchant arrived in Nagasaki. Thomas Blake Glover was to become one of the most influential industrialists in the history of Japan.

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Andrew Wilson: Dutch court’s climate call to leaders

RARELY if ever has this column quoted Latin. But as a telling phrase, albeit stolen, is your loyal columnist’s stock in trade, I make no apologies for it now. So: “Quis custodiet ipsos custodies?” Who will guard the guards themselves?

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