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Bryony Gordon. Picture: Andrew Crowley

Claire Black: Why Cabinet cad is a laughing matter

OH GOOD on you Mr Desmond Carrington. Last week, 861,000 people listened to the octogenarian on Radio 2 playing his tunes “from home in Perthshire”.

People demonstrate against the Israeli festival show The City, outside the Underbelly at Teviot Place. Picture: Lesley Martin

Cultural boycott is more than a gesture for Gaza

IT IS apposite the row over whether or not Israeli-funded theatre companies should be prevented from performing at the Edinburgh Fringe should take place just after Glasgow 2014’s opening ceremony celebrated the strong stance the city took against apartheid at a time when Margaret Thatcher opposed sanctions.

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A Palestinian child sit on the rubble of Imam Shafi'i Mosque, destroyed in Israeli airstrikes. Picture: Getty

Yes vote will distance us from bloody foreign policy

OVER recent weeks the world has been gripped with horror at the scenes coming from Gaza. There is no need to repeat here a description of the scale of the destruction.

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The interior of a driverless car, set to be introduced in 2015. Picture: PA

Euan McColm: Humanity on road to nowhere in driverless car

WHEN the extension to the M74 motorway opened in 2011, environmental campaigners lamented its creation.

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Erraid Davies was just one of many Scottish success stories at the XX Commonwealth Games. Picture: PA

Games feels like penultimate act of national confidence

MANY have talked about Glasgow’s Games as a moment of respite from the grinding attrition of the referendum campaign, writes Pat Kane.

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