Defence Secretary Philip Hammond believes himself vindicated by the High Court ruling that his Iraq Historic Allegations Team (IHAT) is independent.
Surreal art rockers The Residents have abandoned their usual eyeballs-for-heads look and instead provide lots of Christmas-style fun
Durham miners' legend Davey Hopper recalls the bitter truth about the woman who smashed the lives of countless workers
Survivor of the bloody battle of Orgreave Ken Radford tells the Star about the Iron Lady's baleful legacy in his community
So Thatcher made it to the top. Most workers never get the chance
Austerity policies are devastating Scotland's public services - but there is an alternative
What the cuts to the legal aid budget will mean for all but the wealthy
We need more than a battle of nationalisms to win a more progressive society
Memories of the Iron Lady and her vicious support for South Africa's racist regime
Recent meat scandals make the case for food retailers who care about more than profit.
The challenges facing Scotland's trade unionists this week