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Calls for investigation into Purcell decisions

  SNP Councillor Billy McAllister has called for an investigation into decisions taken by the former leader of Glasgow City Council Steven Purcell.  The...

Scottish Sun bucks circulation trend

  February ABC’s show that the Scottish Sun bucked the circulation trend with its average daily sale reaching 354,468; this was compared to 351,869...

Leaders debates: BBC ‘UK parties’ claim questioned

BBC arguments justifying the exclusions of both the SNP and Plaid Cymru from the forthcoming general election leader's debate appear to have been undermined...

Drinks firm apology after ‘misleading’ minimum price attack

  Drinks firm Whyte & Mackay has been forced to apologise after it emerged that figures it released attacking minimum pricing for alcohol were...

The Universe, Dark Matter and Labour

  I watched a very interesting programme on BBC2 this week- Horizon.  It took me back to the days when the BBC could be...

The Calcutta Cup: Never mind the quality – feel the passion

  Tomorrow sees the latest instalment of one of history’s most enduring rivalries when Scotland and England take to the field at Murrayfield to...

The fall

On Thursday morning, I wrote a piece for the Scottish Review challenging the idea being put about, to the Press Complaints Commission among others,...

Purcell and the media connections

A surprising attack on Steven Purcell's legal and PR advisers appeared in yesterday's Sunday Herald. I have no intention of repeating it here..... ...

Sex, Drugs and Rocks in a Bowl

It might not look like a typical title to start an article about bushcraft and survival. Hopefully it will become clearer as I write...

Purcell – Labour under pressure to reveal what they knew.

  The Labour party have been pressed to reveal what they knew about Steven Purcell’s drug use after newspaper reports claimed that senior officials...