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BROADCAST NEWS 10: Labour dictates RepScot agenda, amidst Murphy clangers

Professor John Robertson's Armchair View Pt 10 My summary of the broadcasting news might be summarised best by suggesting that Labour call for surplus teachers...

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...

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...

Does Brexit vote underline Scotland is not a country, but a...

Citizen Essay by Alf Baird Anyone can see from recent events the constitutional powerlessness of Scotland as a nation, and how empty is any notion...

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,...