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Dugdale retains her sense of who she is, but does her...

Commentary by Christopher Silver On balance, Kezia Dugdale was the most capable leader of Scottish Labour since Donald Dewar. That might seem like a molehill...

Podcast: The great Labour / Tory / Brexit crisis, discussed

Another week in Scottish politics, another Scottish Labour upheaval with the abrupt resignation of erstwhile leader Kezia Dugdale. Another week in British politics came with...

Brexit: Nothing to see here (nothing at all, in fact…)

Kludgie-gate reveals latest strategy to deliver the very bestest Brexit result for as many of the few as possible (God and the Daily Mail...

Podcast: GERS and Scottish economic prospects

Yes, this week witnessed "GERSmas", the annual frenzy that accompanies the economic figures that mean all things to everyone as soon as they are...

Monuments tell us about ourselves as well as the past we...

In Charlottesville or Charlotte Square: history is a nightmare that has to be confronted, says Christopher Silver. Recent events in the United States have provoked...

Duggers Diary: Around the world in, er, 80 days?

Duggers Diary Social media is sooo essential to the modern politician these days, don’t you think? How else would I share the minutiae of my...

Who is the basket case and where are the broad shoulders...

Commentary by Derek Bateman So GERS proves Scotland is a basket case – independence is over. No, wait. It proves the opposite – we need...

Oh lovely jubbly! The poor really do have no accountants

Analysis by Russell Bruce Low-income families subsidise tax relief and tax shelters for the wealthy. Hit hard are the WASPI women, who were not told...

Yes voters and the temptations presented by Jeremy Corbyn

Reporter: Patience Magill Leading Yes campaigner and Scottish author and playwright Alan Bissett has cast doubt on Jeremy Corbyn's credentials in Scotland. In an exclusive interview...

Podcast: What next for Scottish politics?

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No it's Steven Purcell! Here at Newsnet Studios we have been waiting Steven's arrival for some...