Thursday, July 19, 2018
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Open letter to thon quine in Lundun

Commentary By Russell Bruce Dear Quine, Speeches are funny things and it is easy to get things wrong - just as I am not sure how...

The gleeful messengers of Scottish oil doom

Analysis by Mike Danson Oil is important to the global, UK and Scottish economies, driving the system, traded across the world and also a prime...

Welcome to the fray Mr Murphy

By Derek Bateman Be lucky is the most common piece of advice in politics. (Richard Nixon preferred: Never pass up a chance to go to...

Why Britain shares America’s torture shame

Commentary by Derek Bateman If America’s torture regime was shameful, as even their allies claim, how much of that shame is shared by the UK? From...

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....