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Stirring, Salmond still manages to shake up his critics

Analysis by Thomas Connolly Whatever your opinion of Alex Salmond - and there are few people with no opinion - his every move continues to...

A trip to Fantasy Island with the Telegraph’s man in Scotland

Review by Thomas Connolly Gordon Brown's departure from Westminster politics -- strung out like one of his many pre-Budget off the record briefings -- was...

All hail the Stupid Party

By Derek Bateman   The chorus of whines is alive in the shires of England, and in Scotland the sound of deflating bagpipes can be heard....

Land reform finally tops the Holyrood agenda

By Andy Wightman Nicola Sturgeon today announced the Scottish Government’s legislative programme for the remainder of this Parliament. It contains a proposal for a new...

BBC Scotland holds its breath on Holyrood accountability

PQ Insider considers what the Smith Commission might say about Scottish broadcasting Here in BBC Scotland very close attention will be paid to Lord Smith’s...

Surreal Scotland

By Derek Bateman   Have we become Irish? I ask because there is such a hilariously contradictory mood around that it could be St Patrick’s Day....

The legend of Gordon Brown

Analysis by Maurice Smith   At the height of the independence campaign, as Gordon Brown paced the stage during his carefully-choreographed interventions, my attention was drawn...

Review: Sturgeon plays to a packed house at the Hydro

By Robert Given I joined the SNP 24 years ago. I have carried the card ever since. I liked them when it seemed very few people...

Sturgeon must be fleet of foot to negotiate political battlefield

Derek Bateman considers the positive reaction to Scotland's new First Minister It is doubtful if Gordon Strachan would have been lauded with such fervour if...

A Catalan view of that ‘illegal’ referendum

By Xavier Solano Catalans have voted, and have done so in defiance of the Spanish Government and the Constitutional Court that declared this consultation illegal....