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Fracking: the engineer’s case for a cautious Scottish go-ahead

In the first of an occasional series of articles covering the Scottish fracking debate, chartered engineer John Low discusses the technical case in favour...

Xavier Solano: ‘In Scotland Yes will win’

 By Laura Ruiz i Trullols, translated from Catalan by Paul T Kavanagh  First Minister Alex Salmond announced last week that on 18 September 2014...

Television debate will be ‘Team Yes’ versus ‘Team Tory’

Previewing the next television referendum debate - a panel debate on Scottish Television on Tuesday, in which Yes will be fielding Nicola Sturgeon, Patrick...

Introducing The Horny Gollach Letters (No. 12)

Stolen from the Desk of Citizen Cuddis, a very close personal friend of the Jokey Rothesay. Dear Secretary of State for Health: Proposed Closure of the...

Labour MP Jim Murphy caught up in new expenses row

  By Martin Kelly  Scottish Labour MP Jim Murphy is one of 27 MPs caught up in a new expenses scandal that threatens 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...

How long will Scotland tolerate Billy Connolly’s jokes?

By Kenneth Roy Suddenly, there is hope for us all. In one of the many disobliging 'profiles' of Billy Connolly following his walk-out...

Scotland’s economy: eight successive months of growth

By Russell Bruce Just released, the latest Purchasing Manager’s Report (PMI) from the Bank of Scotland shows continuing strength in Scotland’s economy despite less...

Wales in mourning as four perish

By G.A.Ponsonby The nation of Wales was in mourning today as news emerged that all four men trapped by flooding to the Gleision Colliery,...

Scotland needs exit strategy as Sterling tumbles and UK tax receipts...

by Alex Porter, Economy EditorThis month, in a single week, the British pound fell 3 percent against the US dollar. There are varying accounts...