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Derek Bateman: Scunnered after a week of political niggling Two aspects of our debate today which are connected and leave me scunnered. First, read this reply...

Glasnost in Glasgow? Expat who covered indyref for Russian media

By Louise Devlin Born and bred in Glasgow, it was useful to know what side my bread was buttered when working for an international video...

Charlie Hebdo: Press freedom, responsiblity and all that

By Derek Bateman The massacre of journalists in Paris instantly went global as an issue and then, as often happens, presented a local challenge too. The...

Dear Nicola: Let’s think carefully about women’s prison plan

Scottish Justice Minister Michael Mathieson MSP is deliberating on the building of a £80m maximum security women's prison at Inverclyde, a project which is...

Here’s a secret: ALL the oil is running out

Russell Bruce presents the second part of his view on oil, gas and the future There is a question we are entitled to ask concerning...

Nuke convoy passed through Glasgow storm – Scottish CND

By Newsnet.scot Reporter The UK Defence Ministry ignored storm warnings and drove nuclear weapons material through central Glasgow and across the Erskine Bridge at the...

Zara Kitson: On being green in 2015

Four months on from the referendum, and Scottish Green activists are readying themselves for the general election campaign to come. During the referendum, Zara Kitson...

Viewpoint: Alternative media should be more ‘joined up’

Personal view: G.A. Ponsonby We lost the referendum because of currency.  The SNP’s policy on keeping the pound was an albatross around the pro-independence movement’s...

McTernan to head up the branch office

Derek Bateman writes a fan letter to Labour's new branch office 'chief of staff' It isn’t getting much airtime yet but there is deep unhappiness...

Blackford urges an “agenda of hope”

Leading Nationalist Ian Blackford has called for Scotland to aspire to an "agenda of hope" following the referendum defeat, arguing that the country can...