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A debate on a written constitution for an independent Scotland

Last Thursday, 28th June, a distinguished panel featuring Patrick Harvie, Lesley Riddoch, Elliot Bulmer, Kate Higgins, Sally Foster Fulton, Willie Sullivan and Ross Martin...

Conservatives in disarray as Scottish leader Davidson denies Cameron’s more powers...

By Martin Kelly  Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has come under pressure to explain her party’s stance on further devolution for Scotland after denying...

Dump the UK debt

by Hazel LewryThese are taxing times – they really shouldn’t be. At least, they shouldn’t be this bad. Not in Scotland anyway.By a reasonable...

UK recession means ‘shovel ready projects’ now urgent says First Minister

By a Newsnet reporter  Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond has called on UK PM David Cameron to release funding for so called ‘shovel ready’...

Out of touch

SPEAKERS CORNER...by Pinkrose A funny thought occurred to me the other day when I was watching Mike Russell put on a fighting display on...

Cost to Scottish communities of alcohol abuse revealed

  By Bob Duncan  Glasgow Shettleston’s MSP, John Mason, has today commented on statistics produced by Alcohol Focus Scotland, which estimate the financial cost...

Labour needs a return to its roots

  By George Kerevan  THE independence debate is resolving into a battle over who owns the soul of Scottish social democracy – SNP or...

Tories caught out facing two ways on wind power

  By Bob Duncan  Ruth Davidson’s gaffe-laden speech to mark her first anniversary as leader has unravelled further, as David Cameron simultaneously undermined her...

Boost for renewables as Scottish energy company rejects nuclear

By G.A.Ponsonby  Scotland’s renewables industry has received a huge boost after the country’s biggest energy company announced its withdrawal from plans to build a...

UK govt must not pander to poverty myths, say SNP

   By a Newsnet reporter Scottish National Party spokesperson for Work and Pensions Dr Eilidh Whiteford MP has slammed the UK Government for pandering...