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It’s time to move to Def Con 1 on Scottish independence

Commentary by Derek Bateman I want to make clear that I am not deviating from any prescribed path towards self-government. On the contrary, even a...

Education, Education, Education

By Allan Grogan “She wins nothing but praise from Conservative MSPs and commentators, including David Cameron who echoed her words at PMQs yesterday.”This is...

The flaws that blight the swaggering history boys of the BBC

Dr John Robertson takes issue with several TV 'historians' Dan Snow, David Dimbleby, Neil Oliver, Andrew Marr and Diarmaid MacCulloch: They have all made ‘history’ series...

Fury at BBC’s ‘anti-Scottish’ broadcast

Politicians and members of the public have reacted with fury after a BBC Radio 4 broadcast heard commentators describe Scots as living off of...

Who’s kidding who on two way trade with England?

Derek Bateman goes in search of facts on Scotland's supposed trade deficit with England and what might happen in the event of independence. Disclaimer. I’m pretty...

The call to ‘Fraxit’ and six stress tests the fracking industry...

The US Environmental Protection Agency released a definitive study this week concluding that hydraulic fracturing can impact drinking water at each stage in the shale gas production process....

Here is the news: NHS Scotland performs better, but you may...

Commentary by Prof John Robertson ‘In Scotland, there is a different story…’ (BBC 1 Network News at 1.15pm on 10th December 2015) On BBC 1 News...

Good Morning North Britain, or The Day Scotland ‘disappeared’

By G.A.Ponsonby Last week an article I contributed to Newsnet,  based on analysis I had carried out of BBC Scotland's flagship morning news programme Good...

Election special: The Dug explains why ‘Magrit’ is toast in the...

By Paul Kavanagh (a.k.a. The Wee Ginger Dug) You may have heard there's an election in the offing.  Something else is also for the offing,...

Reporting Scotland editor turns to Twitter to defend news values in...

By a Newsnet.scot reporter The editor of BBC Scotland's flagship news programme Reporting Scotland has hit back after the programme came under fire over its...