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Corbyn shuns Brexit realities and surfs a wave of Labour hubris

Commentary by Derek Bateman Ah, consensus. What is the deep satisfaction that comes from working harmoniously with others but the balm of humanity itself? Brothers...

New registration rules spark voter loss fears for 2016 election

by a Newsnet.scot Reporter The Electoral Commission in Scotland is being urged to investigate claims that hundreds of thousands of Scots face being excluded from...

Sturgeon announces £12.3 million ferry contract for Ferguson shipyard

  Scotland’s third hybrid ferry will be built at Ferguson Marine Engineering Ltd (FMEL) on the River Clyde, Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced...

OXI: Troika in disarray, Greeks bearing democracy

Russell Bruce considers what's next for Greece in the wake of that massive referendum vote against EU-imposed austerity Greeks have delivered a clear verdict OXI (NO)...

Oil be dammed! Oil is back yet there is more –...

by Russell Bruce Oil has got interesting again. The dramatic collapse in oil prices started in late 2014 lasting until January 2016 when Brent oil...

Labour, Tories crush Trident debate as poll reveals renewal ‘opposed by...

by Newsnet.scot Reporter Labour joined the Government to crush a call not to go ahead with the replacement of the Trident nuclear submarine fleet, at...

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...

Corbyn must reach beyond anti-austerity to avoid another false dawn

David Gow assesses the new Labour leader's priorities in the European context “A turning point for European social democracy?” Or, as the FT opined, “a...

Police Scotland and the politicising of human tragedy

Commentary by G.A.Ponsonby A major news story hit the headlines last July 8, when a couple were found in a car which had come off the...

Sheikhs in shakedown mode

Russell Bruce starts a series of reports on oil prices and geo-politics. What price a barrel of oil? – is the $1000 question. One thing we...