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As SNP and Tories slug it out, Labour slides towards greater...

As the SNP spring conference opens in Aberdeen, having taken on the Brexit-bound UK government, Derek Bateman examines the position of the once-dominant Labour Party...

PM May plans long cliff-top walk, then a brisk suicide jump

Russell Bruce presents his analysis of Theresa's May's much-vaunted speech on Europe, and asks what it really tells us about Tory Brexit strategy Lots of...

“Stupid white men” and the philosophical gymnastics of denigration

LETTER FROM PRAGUE Scottish journalist Bernard Thompson - currently teaching in the Czech Republic - takes the year-end to reflect on fake news, mainstream media, and...

Wind stops blowing in Scotland’s favour, thanks to incompetent Nats

When a cub reporter for Radio Shortbread’s four p.m Newsdrive programme misapplied the BBC’s quality control procedures, an unspun package believed to have been...

Fracking: Two experts clash on rights and wrongs of shale gas...

Two leading voices for and against "fracking" gave evidence at Westminster this week. Here Newsnet.scot reproduces the highlights of the exchanges on this vital...

Interview: Brexit Minister on the way ahead for Scottish Government

Michael Russell MSP, the man called back into Government to help deal with the consequences of Brexit, spoke about the task facing the Scottish...

Sturgeon launches referendum Bill and challenges May to honour old promises

Report by Patience Magill First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced plans to publish an independence referendum Bill next week, challenging the UK Government to protect Scotland's...

Huntershill House, once home to radical hero Thomas Muir, ‘flogged off’...

By Derek Bateman Huntershill House north of Glasgow, once the home of political radical Thomas Muir, has been sold off by East Dunbartonshire Council at...

Power to the people, 21st century style: new thinking for the...

Commentary : Christopher Silver reflects on the renewed Yes campaign, and other approaches to politics that are reflecting the empowerment of mass participation There is nothing...

Fewer people are dying in Scottish hospitals, should we celebrate?

John Robertson claims success for NHS Scotland The BBC slipped in a wee bit of good news for NHS Scotland, to the lunchtime report last week, but it...