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Cuddis apprentice Frunkie goes to Holyrood, may never return

Citizen Cuddis has yet to emerge from his annual detox (Lucozade drip, coconut-water enemas, hourl, hair-of-the-dog tequila slammers) following a New Year he claims...

The cosy relationships within Scotland’s chattering classes fail to impress

Derek Bateman's article about Labour's exploitation of the holiday period to line up several days of pre-arranged press coverage sparked an angry reaction from...

Labour exploits Scottish media void to press unchallenged claims

Analysis by Derek Bateman The media has been positively bursting with bad news stories about the SNP government over the holiday period. Expose after expose...

Blue balls: Passport palaver and the shapelessness of things to come

Exclusive: Newsnet.scot's intrepid Citizen Cuddis reports from inside Theresa May's head Ever since Brexit slaughtered the goose that laid the golden cash cow’s nest egg...

Cute SNP budget undermines Labour and Tory case for prosecution

Commentary by Derek Bateman The SNP ain’t half cute when it comes to strategy. Sure, you can argue they got the Brexit Means Indyref2 case...

Podcast: The woman in charge at George Square

What do you do when you get one of the most powerful women in Scottish local government in front of a microphone? Well you...

For 100 years we had the Irish Question – now it’s...

Commentary by Russell Bruce For a 100 years we had the Irish Question - now it’s the British Question The impasse over the Irish border between...

Podcast: From almost our only foreign correspondent

How should we in Scotland digest our international news? As the conventional Scottish newspaper industry grapples with the twin forces of intense competition from...

Podcast: Notes and impressions from the Catalan front

Scots are watching the Catalan controversy with more than a passing interest. As Madrid and Barcelona slug it out over the region's future status,...

Time to challenge received wisdom about second Scottish referendum

Commentary by Carolyn McCole I have a good friend. Let’s call her Claire. We met in 2014. Our values and political opinions are pretty similar,...