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Russell Bruce

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“Irony is wasted on the stupid”

  By Alec Ross Fans of popular music will be aware of Alanis Morissette’s 1996 angst-ridden classic song “Ironic”, in which the Canadian-American alt-rocker rather spoils...

Reporting Distortion?

By Derek Bateman I’ve never believed the media lost us the 2014 referendum. That’s deflection and avoidance of responsibility. But they played their part. And...

Carillion: From sunny outlook to bust in just five months

By Russell Bruce One of the things you should do at the start of a new year is have a good look at your finances....

Information is power

  This image from Scotland In Union's Twitter page with its Robert Burns quote is saturated with irony as the snarling curs of SiU bare...

Catalonia heads for the polls in record turnout

This image ends our rolling report on the Catalan elections this evening Rajoy's party, the post fascist Peoples Party - the PP, have come bottom...

Never mind Scottish jobs growth outpaces UK, our growth rate is...

By Russell Bruce The first thing that struck me about the latest welcome figures in the growth of employment in Scotland was how...

That was the budget and the triple A that was

  By Russell Bruce    Given the fiasco over last year’s pastie budget, George Osborne, the UK Chancellor on an extended period of work placement,...

Five months of Scottish growth outpace UK

  By Russell Bruce Scotland is continuing to see modest but constant economic growth over the last five months and has, albeit marginally,...

Scotland still in EU after independence

  by Russell Bruce Twitter, I am informed, has been set alight by a House of Commons report.  Namely HC 643 The foreign policy...

Your wellbeing factor may depend on two more people losing their...

By Russell Bruce I speak of George Osborne and Danny Alexander presently running UK economic policy.  Day by day the pressures ratchet up...