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The ‘Megrahi Effect’ and a forgotten disaster

    With BBC Scotland and just about every other Scottish media outlet more or less anointing Iain Gray as First Minister designate,...

Abolishing Aristocratic Entitlement in an Independent Scotland

By Mark McNaught Last week the welfare debate took a turn for the vile when Chancellor George Osborne capitalised on the arson case of...

21 million cod in North Sea – not 100

Richard Lochhead has labelled reports that wrongly imply fish stocks are collapsing as a distraction from Scottish efforts to fish sustainably. Recent...

Murphy admits nuclear weapons not a requirement for NATO membership

  The SNP has welcomed confirmation from Labour's Defence Spokesperson Jim Murphy that "you don't have to have nuclear weapons on your soil" to...

Salmond calls on voters to back fairness for families

As polls open this morning for the local government elections, SNP Leader Alex Salmond has called on voters to back the SNP and ensure...

More from the polls

By Dave Taylor TNS-BMRB must be deeply regretting their launch of the “Scottish Opinion Monitor” (presumably to try to rival Ipsos-MORI’s “Scottish Public...

Older people lose faith in politicians and newspapers over the referendum

By a Newsnet reporter  Ahead of the upcoming campaign on Scottish independence a recent opinion poll commissioned by Age Scotland shows that older people...

Calls for full disclosure of Labour leadership result after concerns raised...

By a Newsnet reporter  Scottish Labour has been challenged to reveal the full breakdown of votes cast in the party’s leadership contest as concerns...

Frustration and anger over red meat levy

Scotland’s flagship red meat industry is losing out to the tune of £1.4 million a year because of lost levy income.The UK Government has...

Sir Tom Farmer calls for Fiscal Autonomy

Kwik Fit boss Sir Tom Farmer has described the case for Scotland moving to full fiscal autonomy as “overwhelming”.... Kwik Fit boss Sir...