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Ailsa McKay: Mother of a new economics for Scotland

By Derek Bateman The Yes movement lost two of its most inspirational figures last year – Margo MacDonald and Ailsa McKay – whose brand of...

Would an independent Scotland be financially sound?

By John Jappy As a civil servant in London, and being part of the establishment, I always accepted the general view that an independent...

Does the Queen read the Sunday Times?

FOLK must have choked on their porridge when they read the screaming banner headline on the front page of the Sunday Times (May 29). ...

Fury after unelected peers strip power from Scotland

  By Martin Kelly  A Scottish MP has reacted with fury after the Scottish Parliament was stripped of a key energy power after a...

The Cruddas story, anonymity and BBC Scotland’s political news agenda

By G.A.Ponsonby  The biggest story of the week broke on Saturday, ex Tory party Treasurer Peter Cruddas claimed that the Tory party may be...

Tommy Sheridan – Yes to independence, No to Murdoch

I’m so pleased to learn from various articles, magazine contributions and personal conversations that I am not the only one furious and confused by...

Indy EU boost as Commission says Scotland and rest of UK...

By G.A.Ponsonby  The European Commission has given its strongest indication yet that an independent Scotland will inherit the same status as that of the...

The BBC isn’t serving Scots – What can be done?

By David Nairn Scotland must be the only country in the world in which every single major media outlet in the land, including the...

Media accusations of ‘Megrahi release deal’ based on “third hand hearsay”...

By G.A.Ponsonby  The Scottish Government has reacted to claims in the Scottish media that a ‘deal’ was agreed with Abdelbaset al-Megrahi to release the...

Labour in crisis north and south of the Border

By a Newsnet reporter With Labour spectacularly losing the Bradford West by-election, the SNP published an analysis of polling evidence showing that all...