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Date: Monday 7th March 2016
WE knew all along that the SNP would never accept the outcome of the vote which rejected their holy grail of independence.
Date: Monday 25th January 2016
IT’S become rather fashionable these days to denigrate the older members of society.
Date: Tuesday 22nd December 2015
IN the Commons last week George Osborne pledged £50 million of extra help to protect flood victims in Cumbria and Lan-cashire from future problems.
Date: Monday 9th November 2015
I AM not by nature a conspiracy theorist. I still naively believe Neil Armstrong walked on the Moon, Lee Harvey Oswald shot JFK and the CIA didn’t blow up the Twin Towers.
Date: Monday 19th October 2015
IS “better the devil you know” sufficient justification for voting with the “in” camp when at long last we get round to the EU referendum?
Date: Monday 12th October 2015
BILL Bryson, in his new book The Road to Little Dribbling, a follow-up to his earlier and much acclaimed Notes From a Small Island, has unwittingly blown open the issue of tipping. What to tip and when, indeed whether to tip at all.
Date: Monday 5th October 2015
IS there anyone left in public life we can trust?
Date: Monday 8th June 2015
IT wasn’t always better in the old days. Two of my favourite TV programs have just ended their run and I am already suffering from withdrawal symptoms.
Date: Monday 1st June 2015
WE have all, at some time, had dealings with a major company or organisation which have proved less than satisfactory. Much less.
Date: Monday 16th March 2015
THERE are times when I think it’s almost unimaginable how difficult the job of the social worker is in this age of blame culture.
Date: Monday 15th September 2014
YOU come down to breakfast at your hotel and just nip outside to get something from the car. But no car. It’s gone. Been nicked.
Date: Monday 16th June 2014
EDUCATION Secretary Michael Gove is asking teachers to promote “British values” in the classroom after an official report found substance to allegations of a “Troject horse” takeover of schools by hardline Islamists.
Date: Monday 31st March 2014
VERY interesting no doubt, but exactly how do researchers come up with their league tables measuring everything from the best places in Britain to live to job happiness?
Date: Tuesday 12th November 2013
IN times gone by, folk like me would most probably have shuffled off this mortal coil long before reaching retirement age.
Date: Monday 4th November 2013
It’s difficult enough facing the consequences of turning in people who may have been your bosses or colleagues at work.
Date: Monday 9th September 2013
PEOPLE often ask me questions about famous characters I have met and interviewed in more than half a century in journalism.
Date: Monday 2nd September 2013
REMEMBER that time in the early 1970s when the lights went out and the chaos it caused in our everyday lives?
Date: Tuesday 30th July 2013
POLITICIANS have demonstrated, in the debate over the latest damning report on sections of the NHS, that they need no second bidding when it comes to looking like childish fools.
Date: Tuesday 23rd July 2013
THEIR time at the top of their chosen profession was brief and their end often horrific.