Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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Osborne: friend of the well off and maker of ‘secret’ millionaires

Russell Bruce argues that tax allowances on savings should help the many and not just the few Lord Ashcroft's national polls have not shown any...

What a tangled web politicians weave in the hysteria of election...

Commentary by Derek Bateman Je suis Nicola! (With heartfelt apologies to our massacred friends at Charlie Hebdo) How the fading British media has come unstuck over...

A question of morals for the ‘golden oldies’ of Project Fear

Commentary by Derek Bateman It’s Golden Oldies time for Better Together…with two giants of Project Fear demonstrating their moral credentials in the same week. First Alistair...

New Labour is finally no more, spun to its grave at...

Derek Bateman kicks some dust over the grave of New Labour The real failure of Labour wasn’t Blair, it was marketing. If they had known how...

Labour police report lacks clarity and rigour, says academic critic Robertson

Opposition justice spokesperson Graeme Pearson MSP published his review of policing in Scotland last week, in response to a succession of scandals involving the...

Media: Can we shape a Scottish public access model that works...

Commentary by Bernard Thompson I have to confess that I didn't watch the BBC debate on Scotland's future on Monday. Somehow, the chance to be enlightened...

Reporting Distortion?

By Derek Bateman I’ve never believed the media lost us the 2014 referendum. That’s deflection and avoidance of responsibility. But they played their part. And...

Would you like the chilli or bleach gravy with your chicken?

Commentary by Russell Bruce Chicken Licken had a vision that the sky was going to fall down. Inhabitants of the Southern US might well think...

May’s meaningless rhetoric as she launches bid to crush opposition

Commentary by Russell Bruce With polls showing the Tories have a 21 per cent lead in the UK, Theresa May decides the time is right...

Kennedy: Life as a metaphor for a changing Britain

Derek Bateman pays tribute to the late Charles Kennedy Tragic as such an early death is, it would be wrong to remember Charlie Kennedy’s as...