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Opinion: Kevin McKenna: Sarah Smith stushie exposes how the Scottish establishment works

Opinion: Kevin McKenna: Sarah Smith stushie exposes how the Scottish establishment works

WE think we know what the British establishment looks like. In truth, though, it’s an amorphous and gaseous beast that defies easy description.… Read full article: Opinion: Kevin McKenna: Sarah Smith stus...→

Opinion: Kevin McKenna: Sarah Smith stushie exposes how the Scottish establishment works

Opinion: Kevin McKenna: Sarah Smith stushie exposes how the Scottish establishment works

WE think we know what the British establishment looks like. In truth, though, it’s an amorphous and gaseous beast that defies easy description.… Read full article: Opinion: Kevin McKenna: Sarah Smith stus...→

Opinion: Mark Smith: Why is no one talking about the way coronavirus is affecting young Scottish men?

Opinion: Mark Smith: Why is no one talking about the way coronavirus is affecting young Scottish men?

WHO has suffered most in this crisis? The people who’ve caught the virus? Their friends and relatives who haven’t been able to see them? Or… Read full article: Opinion: Mark Smith: Why is no one talki...→

Nicola Sturgeon and Sarah Smith show how to have an ‘adult conversation’ – leader comment

Nicola Sturgeon and Sarah Smith’s spat over the BBC reporter’s suggestion the First Minister was enjoying the chance to set her own lockdown rules is resolved [...] Read full article: Nicola Sturgeon and Sarah Smith show how...→

Opinion: Kevin McKenna: We must put people before profits after coronavirus

Opinion: Kevin McKenna: We must put people before profits after coronavirus

SEVEN weeks into lockdown it’s natural that we’re all looking for the dove with the olive branch signifying this virus is receding. I fear,… Read full article: Opinion: Kevin McKenna: We must put peop...→

Opinion: Mark Smith: We’re not meeting the targets on testing. So what? Drop the targets

Opinion: Mark Smith: We’re not meeting the targets on testing. So what? Drop the targets

THERE’S an old episode of Doctor Who in which the Doctor arrives in the future, long after the Earth has been destroyed, and discovers a spaceship… Read full article: Opinion: Mark Smith: We’re not meeting t...→

Opinion: Kevin McKenna: Coronavirus aftermath makes independence more vital than ever

Opinion: Kevin McKenna: Coronavirus aftermath makes independence more vital than ever

YOU could call it state-sponsored sanctimony. In times of crisis or national emergency we’re all urged to pull in the same direction and put… Read full article: Opinion: Kevin McKenna: Coronavirus afte...→

Kevin Smith says Harvey Weinstein stiffed him on royalties for Clerks

Kevin Smith says Harvey Weinstein stiffed him on royalties for Clerks

The 49-year-old director told Variety how the producer (who's currently serving 23 years in his rape conviction) was heavy-handed in the business relationship [...] Read full article: Kevin Smith says Harvey Weinstein stiffe...→

Kevin Phillips believes Dean Smith has big dilemma at Aston Villa

Kevin Phillips believes Dean Smith has big dilemma at Aston Villa

Aston Villa transfer news | Former Villa and Blues front man Kevin Phillips has had his say regarding Scott Hogan who still has another year to run on his Vill [...] Read full article: Kevin Phillips believes Dean Smith has b...→

Opinion: Mark Smith: Unionists need to get over themselves. Difference with England is a good thing

Opinion: Mark Smith: Unionists need to get over themselves. Difference with England is a good thing

Happy birthday to me (messages of goodwill c/o The Herald in the usual way). I hope you’ll also allow me to summarise the five political decades… Read full article: Opinion: Mark Smith: Unionists need to g...→

Opinion: Mark Smith: We can ease lockdown and Herald readers have come up with the way to do it

Opinion: Mark Smith: We can ease lockdown and Herald readers have come up with the way to do it

I’VE always thought the letters in The Herald were excellent, especially the ones that agree with me, so it’s no surprise that the collective… Read full article: Opinion: Mark Smith: We can ease lockdow...→

Opinion: Mark Smith: Sing as if you don’t know that one day the singing ends

Opinion: Mark Smith: Sing as if you don’t know that one day the singing ends

CAN I tell you how I feel? I feel, sometimes, like everyone in my life has suddenly been reduced to flat, distant images on a computer screen, like… Read full article: Opinion: Mark Smith: Sing as if you don’...→

Opinion: Mark Smith: The ugly prejudice about sex that’s being exposed by the Covid crisis

Opinion: Mark Smith: The ugly prejudice about sex that’s being exposed by the Covid crisis

I’m loving my fellow human beings right now but I’m hating them a bit too. The woman at the supermarket who leaned right over me to get at a bag… Read full article: Opinion: Mark Smith: The ugly prejudice ...→

Opinion: Mark Smith: Garden centres and DIY shops could re-open right now. So let's do it

Opinion: Mark Smith: Garden centres and DIY shops could re-open right now. So let's do it

THERE are three types of people in this crisis: shovers, draggers and nudgers. The shovers want to push back against the rules and get back to… Read full article: Opinion: Mark Smith: Garden centres and ...→

Opinion: Kevin McKenna: Coronavirus shows how little we  care for our old folk

Opinion: Kevin McKenna: Coronavirus shows how little we care for our old folk

AN invitation to consider investing in Scotland’s private care home sector ought to carry the slogan ‘Let us prey’. Any business opportunity… Read full article: Opinion: Kevin McKenna: Coronavirus show...→

Kevin McKenna: 'I'm sorry if you think Britain will emerge from the virus a kinder, more equal place. It won't'

Kevin McKenna: 'I'm sorry if you think Britain will emerge from the virus a kinder, more equal place. It won't'

The message underlying such foreboding always carries a hint of optimism: lions will lie down with lambs and swords will be beaten into… Read full article: Kevin McKenna: 'I'm sorry if you think B...→

Kevin McKenna: This is not a time for vengeance, Mr Salmond, but for contrition

Kevin McKenna: This is not a time for vengeance, Mr Salmond, but for contrition

A PROTOCOL emerges during times of national peril which obliges us all to abstain from political tribalism. By subscribing to this code we abjure… Read full article: Kevin McKenna: This is not a time for ve...→

Opinion: Mark Smith: In defence of Sarah Smith … and a plea to the First Minister

Opinion: Mark Smith: In defence of Sarah Smith … and a plea to the First Minister

TRUST me, I’m a journalist. I mean it: for the next 800 words or so, I’m going to do my best to be informative, accurate, and entertaining and… Read full article: Opinion: Mark Smith: In defence of Sarah...→

Opinion: Kevin McKenna: Has push for independence been sidelined by Hate Crime and Gender Recognition fanatics?

Opinion: Kevin McKenna: Has push for independence been sidelined by Hate Crime and Gender Recognition fanatics?

A STILL fondly-regarded former colleague issues a weekly sermon on Facebook in which he gently mocks all forms of religious observance. Most weeks… Read full article: Opinion: Kevin McKenna: Has push for ind...→

Opinion: Mark Smith: Well I never, I agree with Joanna Cherry – Sturgeon is falling into the Churchill trap

Opinion: Mark Smith: Well I never, I agree with Joanna Cherry – Sturgeon is falling into the Churchill trap

Can you sense it? The way things are changing? The little groups of friends that are starting to meet up in public again. The people getting in… Read full article: Opinion: Mark Smith: Well I never, I agr...→

'Coronavirus preys on the poor' – Kevin McKenna on the plight of forgotten Scotland

'Coronavirus preys on the poor' – Kevin McKenna on the plight of forgotten Scotland

ON one of those Greenock days when rain and sun fight for the day’s naming rights a statistic becomes flesh and blood. At the side of a four-lane… Read full article: 'Coronavirus preys on the poor' – Kevin ...→

Kevin McKenna: Keep your NHS claps and faux British patriotism. They are no use to us

Kevin McKenna: Keep your NHS claps and faux British patriotism. They are no use to us

BRITISH politicians rush to requisition emotionalism during times of existential threat. By arrogating sentiment they can convey a reality that… Read full article: Kevin McKenna: Keep your NHS claps and f...→

Kevin Phillips sends Dean Smith blunt Aston Villa transfer warning

Kevin Phillips sends Dean Smith blunt Aston Villa transfer warning

Aston Villa news - Dean Smith was one of the busiest managers in the top flight last summer, bringing in 12 players Read full article: Kevin Phillips sends Dean Smith blunt As...→

Kevin Sinfield and Tony Smith head group backing bold plan to save rugby league

Kevin Sinfield and Tony Smith head group backing bold plan to save rugby league

EXCLUSIVE: Proposal is based around screening every Super League match behind closed doors until mass gatherings allowed again Read full article: Kevin Sinfield and Tony Smith head group...→

Kevin McKenna: Why money-grabbing Celtic make me ashamed to be a fan

Kevin McKenna: Why money-grabbing Celtic make me ashamed to be a fan

I AM one of those persistent lefties who become puce-faced fascists in matters concerning my chosen football club. It’s pathetic, really. You… Read full article: Kevin McKenna: Why money-grabbing Celtic...→

Kevin McKenna: Could compassion unlocked by this mortal threat change our politics and society forever?

Kevin McKenna: Could compassion unlocked by this mortal threat change our politics and society forever?

IT was the best of us; it was the worst of us. Here’s Gary Neville, multi-millionaire former footballer reassuring staff at his two hotels that… Read full article: Kevin McKenna: Could compassion unlocked...→

Opinion: Mark Smith: Why is no one talking about the way coronavirus is affecting young Scottish men?

Opinion: Mark Smith: Why is no one talking about the way coronavirus is affecting young Scottish men?

WHO has suffered most in this crisis? The people who’ve caught the virus? Their friends and relatives who haven’t been able to see them? Or… Read full article: Opinion: Mark Smith: Why is no one talki...→

Opinion: Mark Smith: In defence of Sarah Smith … and a plea to the First Minister

Opinion: Mark Smith: In defence of Sarah Smith … and a plea to the First Minister

TRUST me, I’m a journalist. I mean it: for the next 800 words or so, I’m going to do my best to be informative, accurate, and entertaining and… Read full article: Opinion: Mark Smith: In defence of Sarah...→

Opinion: Mark Smith: Unionists need to get over themselves. Difference with England is a good thing

Opinion: Mark Smith: Unionists need to get over themselves. Difference with England is a good thing

Happy birthday to me (messages of goodwill c/o The Herald in the usual way). I hope you’ll also allow me to summarise the five political decades… Read full article: Opinion: Mark Smith: Unionists need to g...→

Opinion: Mark Smith: Well I never, I agree with Joanna Cherry – Sturgeon is falling into the Churchill trap

Opinion: Mark Smith: Well I never, I agree with Joanna Cherry – Sturgeon is falling into the Churchill trap

Can you sense it? The way things are changing? The little groups of friends that are starting to meet up in public again. The people getting in… Read full article: Opinion: Mark Smith: Well I never, I agr...→

Opinion: Mark Smith: Sing as if you don’t know that one day the singing ends

Opinion: Mark Smith: Sing as if you don’t know that one day the singing ends

CAN I tell you how I feel? I feel, sometimes, like everyone in my life has suddenly been reduced to flat, distant images on a computer screen, like… Read full article: Opinion: Mark Smith: Sing as if you don’...→

Opinion: Mark Smith: We’re not meeting the targets on testing. So what? Drop the targets

Opinion: Mark Smith: We’re not meeting the targets on testing. So what? Drop the targets

THERE’S an old episode of Doctor Who in which the Doctor arrives in the future, long after the Earth has been destroyed, and discovers a spaceship… Read full article: Opinion: Mark Smith: We’re not meeting t...→

Kevin McKenna: Keep your NHS claps and faux British patriotism. They are no use to us

Kevin McKenna: Keep your NHS claps and faux British patriotism. They are no use to us

BRITISH politicians rush to requisition emotionalism during times of existential threat. By arrogating sentiment they can convey a reality that… Read full article: Kevin McKenna: Keep your NHS claps and f...→

Opinion: Mark Smith: Garden centres and DIY shops could re-open right now. So let's do it

Opinion: Mark Smith: Garden centres and DIY shops could re-open right now. So let's do it

THERE are three types of people in this crisis: shovers, draggers and nudgers. The shovers want to push back against the rules and get back to… Read full article: Opinion: Mark Smith: Garden centres and ...→

Kevin Sinfield and Tony Smith head group backing bold plan to save rugby league

Kevin Sinfield and Tony Smith head group backing bold plan to save rugby league

EXCLUSIVE: Proposal is based around screening every Super League match behind closed doors until mass gatherings allowed again Read full article: Kevin Sinfield and Tony Smith head group...→

Kevin McKenna: 'I'm sorry if you think Britain will emerge from the virus a kinder, more equal place. It won't'

Kevin McKenna: 'I'm sorry if you think Britain will emerge from the virus a kinder, more equal place. It won't'

The message underlying such foreboding always carries a hint of optimism: lions will lie down with lambs and swords will be beaten into… Read full article: Kevin McKenna: 'I'm sorry if you think B...→

Kevin Phillips believes Dean Smith has big dilemma at Aston Villa

Kevin Phillips believes Dean Smith has big dilemma at Aston Villa

Aston Villa transfer news | Former Villa and Blues front man Kevin Phillips has had his say regarding Scott Hogan who still has another year to run on his Vill [...] Read full article: Kevin Phillips believes Dean Smith has b...→

Kevin McKenna: Could compassion unlocked by this mortal threat change our politics and society forever?

Kevin McKenna: Could compassion unlocked by this mortal threat change our politics and society forever?

IT was the best of us; it was the worst of us. Here’s Gary Neville, multi-millionaire former footballer reassuring staff at his two hotels that… Read full article: Kevin McKenna: Could compassion unlocked...→

Nicola Sturgeon and Sarah Smith show how to have an ‘adult conversation’ – leader comment

Nicola Sturgeon and Sarah Smith’s spat over the BBC reporter’s suggestion the First Minister was enjoying the chance to set her own lockdown rules is resolved [...] Read full article: Nicola Sturgeon and Sarah Smith show how...→

Opinion: Kevin McKenna: Has push for independence been sidelined by Hate Crime and Gender Recognition fanatics?

Opinion: Kevin McKenna: Has push for independence been sidelined by Hate Crime and Gender Recognition fanatics?

A STILL fondly-regarded former colleague issues a weekly sermon on Facebook in which he gently mocks all forms of religious observance. Most weeks… Read full article: Opinion: Kevin McKenna: Has push for ind...→

Opinion: Mark Smith: We can ease lockdown and Herald readers have come up with the way to do it

Opinion: Mark Smith: We can ease lockdown and Herald readers have come up with the way to do it

I’VE always thought the letters in The Herald were excellent, especially the ones that agree with me, so it’s no surprise that the collective… Read full article: Opinion: Mark Smith: We can ease lockdow...→

Opinion: Kevin McKenna: We must put people before profits after coronavirus

Opinion: Kevin McKenna: We must put people before profits after coronavirus

SEVEN weeks into lockdown it’s natural that we’re all looking for the dove with the olive branch signifying this virus is receding. I fear,… Read full article: Opinion: Kevin McKenna: We must put peop...→

'Coronavirus preys on the poor' – Kevin McKenna on the plight of forgotten Scotland

'Coronavirus preys on the poor' – Kevin McKenna on the plight of forgotten Scotland

ON one of those Greenock days when rain and sun fight for the day’s naming rights a statistic becomes flesh and blood. At the side of a four-lane… Read full article: 'Coronavirus preys on the poor' – Kevin ...→

Opinion: Mark Smith: The ugly prejudice about sex that’s being exposed by the Covid crisis

Opinion: Mark Smith: The ugly prejudice about sex that’s being exposed by the Covid crisis

I’m loving my fellow human beings right now but I’m hating them a bit too. The woman at the supermarket who leaned right over me to get at a bag… Read full article: Opinion: Mark Smith: The ugly prejudice ...→

Opinion: Kevin McKenna: Coronavirus aftermath makes independence more vital than ever

Opinion: Kevin McKenna: Coronavirus aftermath makes independence more vital than ever

YOU could call it state-sponsored sanctimony. In times of crisis or national emergency we’re all urged to pull in the same direction and put… Read full article: Opinion: Kevin McKenna: Coronavirus afte...→

Kevin Phillips sends Dean Smith blunt Aston Villa transfer warning

Kevin Phillips sends Dean Smith blunt Aston Villa transfer warning

Aston Villa news - Dean Smith was one of the busiest managers in the top flight last summer, bringing in 12 players Read full article: Kevin Phillips sends Dean Smith blunt As...→

Opinion: Kevin McKenna: Coronavirus shows how little we  care for our old folk

Opinion: Kevin McKenna: Coronavirus shows how little we care for our old folk

AN invitation to consider investing in Scotland’s private care home sector ought to carry the slogan ‘Let us prey’. Any business opportunity… Read full article: Opinion: Kevin McKenna: Coronavirus show...→

Kevin Smith says Harvey Weinstein stiffed him on royalties for Clerks

Kevin Smith says Harvey Weinstein stiffed him on royalties for Clerks

The 49-year-old director told Variety how the producer (who's currently serving 23 years in his rape conviction) was heavy-handed in the business relationship [...] Read full article: Kevin Smith says Harvey Weinstein stiffe...→

Kevin McKenna: Why money-grabbing Celtic make me ashamed to be a fan

Kevin McKenna: Why money-grabbing Celtic make me ashamed to be a fan

I AM one of those persistent lefties who become puce-faced fascists in matters concerning my chosen football club. It’s pathetic, really. You… Read full article: Kevin McKenna: Why money-grabbing Celtic...→

Kevin McKenna: This is not a time for vengeance, Mr Salmond, but for contrition

Kevin McKenna: This is not a time for vengeance, Mr Salmond, but for contrition

A PROTOCOL emerges during times of national peril which obliges us all to abstain from political tribalism. By subscribing to this code we abjure… Read full article: Kevin McKenna: This is not a time for ve...→

Opinion: Mark Smith: Why is no one talking about the way coronavirus is affecting young Scottish men?

Opinion: Mark Smith: Why is no one talking about the way coronavirus is affecting young Scottish men?

WHO has suffered most in this crisis? The people who’ve caught the virus? Their friends and relatives who haven’t been able to see them? Or… Read full article: Opinion: Mark Smith: Why is no one talki...→

Opinion: Mark Smith: In defence of Sarah Smith … and a plea to the First Minister

Opinion: Mark Smith: In defence of Sarah Smith … and a plea to the First Minister

TRUST me, I’m a journalist. I mean it: for the next 800 words or so, I’m going to do my best to be informative, accurate, and entertaining and… Read full article: Opinion: Mark Smith: In defence of Sarah...→

Nicola Sturgeon and Sarah Smith show how to have an ‘adult conversation’ – leader comment

Nicola Sturgeon and Sarah Smith’s spat over the BBC reporter’s suggestion the First Minister was enjoying the chance to set her own lockdown rules is resolved [...] Read full article: Nicola Sturgeon and Sarah Smith show how...→

Opinion: Mark Smith: Unionists need to get over themselves. Difference with England is a good thing

Opinion: Mark Smith: Unionists need to get over themselves. Difference with England is a good thing

Happy birthday to me (messages of goodwill c/o The Herald in the usual way). I hope you’ll also allow me to summarise the five political decades… Read full article: Opinion: Mark Smith: Unionists need to g...→

Opinion: Kevin McKenna: Has push for independence been sidelined by Hate Crime and Gender Recognition fanatics?

Opinion: Kevin McKenna: Has push for independence been sidelined by Hate Crime and Gender Recognition fanatics?

A STILL fondly-regarded former colleague issues a weekly sermon on Facebook in which he gently mocks all forms of religious observance. Most weeks… Read full article: Opinion: Kevin McKenna: Has push for ind...→

Opinion: Mark Smith: We can ease lockdown and Herald readers have come up with the way to do it

Opinion: Mark Smith: We can ease lockdown and Herald readers have come up with the way to do it

I’VE always thought the letters in The Herald were excellent, especially the ones that agree with me, so it’s no surprise that the collective… Read full article: Opinion: Mark Smith: We can ease lockdow...→

Opinion: Mark Smith: Well I never, I agree with Joanna Cherry – Sturgeon is falling into the Churchill trap

Opinion: Mark Smith: Well I never, I agree with Joanna Cherry – Sturgeon is falling into the Churchill trap

Can you sense it? The way things are changing? The little groups of friends that are starting to meet up in public again. The people getting in… Read full article: Opinion: Mark Smith: Well I never, I agr...→

Opinion: Kevin McKenna: We must put people before profits after coronavirus

Opinion: Kevin McKenna: We must put people before profits after coronavirus

SEVEN weeks into lockdown it’s natural that we’re all looking for the dove with the olive branch signifying this virus is receding. I fear,… Read full article: Opinion: Kevin McKenna: We must put peop...→

Opinion: Mark Smith: Sing as if you don’t know that one day the singing ends

Opinion: Mark Smith: Sing as if you don’t know that one day the singing ends

CAN I tell you how I feel? I feel, sometimes, like everyone in my life has suddenly been reduced to flat, distant images on a computer screen, like… Read full article: Opinion: Mark Smith: Sing as if you don’...→

'Coronavirus preys on the poor' – Kevin McKenna on the plight of forgotten Scotland

'Coronavirus preys on the poor' – Kevin McKenna on the plight of forgotten Scotland

ON one of those Greenock days when rain and sun fight for the day’s naming rights a statistic becomes flesh and blood. At the side of a four-lane… Read full article: 'Coronavirus preys on the poor' – Kevin ...→

Opinion: Mark Smith: We’re not meeting the targets on testing. So what? Drop the targets

Opinion: Mark Smith: We’re not meeting the targets on testing. So what? Drop the targets

THERE’S an old episode of Doctor Who in which the Doctor arrives in the future, long after the Earth has been destroyed, and discovers a spaceship… Read full article: Opinion: Mark Smith: We’re not meeting t...→

Opinion: Mark Smith: The ugly prejudice about sex that’s being exposed by the Covid crisis

Opinion: Mark Smith: The ugly prejudice about sex that’s being exposed by the Covid crisis

I’m loving my fellow human beings right now but I’m hating them a bit too. The woman at the supermarket who leaned right over me to get at a bag… Read full article: Opinion: Mark Smith: The ugly prejudice ...→

Kevin McKenna: Keep your NHS claps and faux British patriotism. They are no use to us

Kevin McKenna: Keep your NHS claps and faux British patriotism. They are no use to us

BRITISH politicians rush to requisition emotionalism during times of existential threat. By arrogating sentiment they can convey a reality that… Read full article: Kevin McKenna: Keep your NHS claps and f...→

Opinion: Kevin McKenna: Coronavirus aftermath makes independence more vital than ever

Opinion: Kevin McKenna: Coronavirus aftermath makes independence more vital than ever

YOU could call it state-sponsored sanctimony. In times of crisis or national emergency we’re all urged to pull in the same direction and put… Read full article: Opinion: Kevin McKenna: Coronavirus afte...→

Opinion: Mark Smith: Garden centres and DIY shops could re-open right now. So let's do it

Opinion: Mark Smith: Garden centres and DIY shops could re-open right now. So let's do it

THERE are three types of people in this crisis: shovers, draggers and nudgers. The shovers want to push back against the rules and get back to… Read full article: Opinion: Mark Smith: Garden centres and ...→

Kevin Phillips sends Dean Smith blunt Aston Villa transfer warning

Kevin Phillips sends Dean Smith blunt Aston Villa transfer warning

Aston Villa news - Dean Smith was one of the busiest managers in the top flight last summer, bringing in 12 players Read full article: Kevin Phillips sends Dean Smith blunt As...→

Opinion: Kevin McKenna: Coronavirus shows how little we  care for our old folk

Opinion: Kevin McKenna: Coronavirus shows how little we care for our old folk

AN invitation to consider investing in Scotland’s private care home sector ought to carry the slogan ‘Let us prey’. Any business opportunity… Read full article: Opinion: Kevin McKenna: Coronavirus show...→

Kevin Sinfield and Tony Smith head group backing bold plan to save rugby league

Kevin Sinfield and Tony Smith head group backing bold plan to save rugby league

EXCLUSIVE: Proposal is based around screening every Super League match behind closed doors until mass gatherings allowed again Read full article: Kevin Sinfield and Tony Smith head group...→

Kevin Smith says Harvey Weinstein stiffed him on royalties for Clerks

Kevin Smith says Harvey Weinstein stiffed him on royalties for Clerks

The 49-year-old director told Variety how the producer (who's currently serving 23 years in his rape conviction) was heavy-handed in the business relationship [...] Read full article: Kevin Smith says Harvey Weinstein stiffe...→

Kevin McKenna: 'I'm sorry if you think Britain will emerge from the virus a kinder, more equal place. It won't'

Kevin McKenna: 'I'm sorry if you think Britain will emerge from the virus a kinder, more equal place. It won't'

The message underlying such foreboding always carries a hint of optimism: lions will lie down with lambs and swords will be beaten into… Read full article: Kevin McKenna: 'I'm sorry if you think B...→

Kevin McKenna: Why money-grabbing Celtic make me ashamed to be a fan

Kevin McKenna: Why money-grabbing Celtic make me ashamed to be a fan

I AM one of those persistent lefties who become puce-faced fascists in matters concerning my chosen football club. It’s pathetic, really. You… Read full article: Kevin McKenna: Why money-grabbing Celtic...→

Kevin Phillips believes Dean Smith has big dilemma at Aston Villa

Kevin Phillips believes Dean Smith has big dilemma at Aston Villa

Aston Villa transfer news | Former Villa and Blues front man Kevin Phillips has had his say regarding Scott Hogan who still has another year to run on his Vill [...] Read full article: Kevin Phillips believes Dean Smith has b...→

Kevin McKenna: This is not a time for vengeance, Mr Salmond, but for contrition

Kevin McKenna: This is not a time for vengeance, Mr Salmond, but for contrition

A PROTOCOL emerges during times of national peril which obliges us all to abstain from political tribalism. By subscribing to this code we abjure… Read full article: Kevin McKenna: This is not a time for ve...→

Kevin McKenna: Could compassion unlocked by this mortal threat change our politics and society forever?

Kevin McKenna: Could compassion unlocked by this mortal threat change our politics and society forever?

IT was the best of us; it was the worst of us. Here’s Gary Neville, multi-millionaire former footballer reassuring staff at his two hotels that… Read full article: Kevin McKenna: Could compassion unlocked...→