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Duncan Smith ignores pleas to suspend Universal Credit in Scotland

By a Newsnet.scot Reporter The Coalition government has ignored protests from dozens of leading Scottish voluntary organisations and pressed ahead with the controversial rolling-out of...

Video: Billy Kay, cultural polymath and all-round good guy

Billy Kay visited Newsnet's studio to discuss life, history, Scots in Russia and our long-held fondness for claret, captured here on video to complement...

Sturgeon spending plan backed by leading London think tank director

By Russell Bruce Jonathan Portes, Director of the UK think-tank the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR), has backed the credibility of First...

Billy Kay: Still grieving for September 18

Leading Scottish cultural historian and commentator Billy Kay says he's still grieving for September 18 2014 - referendum day - and its aftermath. Billy visited...

The Scottish polls and a tale of two coalitions

By Philip Johnstone The recent polls returned by Lord Ashcroft show a Scotland painted yellow with SNP colours. Of course it covered only 16 seats and...

BROADCAST NEWS: BBC hit squad attacks NHS in ongoing crisis shocker...

Professor John Robertson's Armchair View Pt 9 I’m at the point of declaring myself redundant. You don’t need a professor for this stuff. It’s right...

NHS or the BBC: Who is actually in “crisis” ?

By GA Ponsonby Did you know that Scotland has an Accident and Emergency crisis?  According to BBC Scotland it does. On Wednesday morning’s Good Morning Scotland, BBC...

BROADCAST NEWS: Armchair view Part 8

Falling asleep in the armchair and waking up to an email from "Alistair Campbell" It’s been slim pickings over the last few days as I...

Sturgeon: Deliver us from “Evel” and an incoherent Hague

by Nicola Sturgeon MSP Scotland's referendum last September was the most significant democratic event of my lifetime, and the level of engagement it prompted –...

In the Murphy bunker, refugees are sniffing the polls for signs...

Commentary by Derek Bateman You know it’s bad when even Professor John Curtice is saying: "Hey guys. Wake up and smell the coffee." I suspect though,...