They haven’t gone away

Kenneth Roy Many of the expenses culprits will still be around on 7 May. But the scandal remains the great unspoken of this election.There...

Jim Murphy calls long term unemployed ‘Slackers’

Labour’s Jim Murphy has described some long term unemployed people who survive on benefits as “slackers” who don’t want to work.... ...

Fury at Brown as Royal Navy Rescue descends into chaos

There was increasing anger today at the chaos and confusion that has engulfed the heavily publicised ‘Royal Navy rescue’ of British holidaymakers stranded abroad.......

Scotland – the political Atlantis

“The spirit of Dunkirk has gripped the nation. The country has found a politician it likes even more than Winston Churchill, according to one...

Jim Murphy campaign photo ‘doctored’

A campaign photo of Labour’s Jim Murphy has been ‘doctored’ in order to lighten his looks on election leaflets it has emerged.... ...

Stand together, stand tall

On Tuesday in the Scottish parliament the Justice Committee voted in favour of sending anyone carrying a knife to jail for six months.... ...

Greenock: Fury and fear after latest attack

A Greenock family are furious after learning that a family member, badly beaten by a gang of youths, faces a charge of breach of...

Fiscal autonomy offers massive benefits

In a detailed research paper, the Scottish professors Andrew Hughes Hallett and Drew Scott show that the Calman proposals are unworkable, that significantly more...

We are now living in a foreign land

Kenneth Roy The preliminaries said more about the state of Britain than the debate itself. After the surprising disclosure in 'Coronation Street'... ...

The middle men

Kenneth Roy Although you would have to be a certified policy geek to find much of compelling interest in the manifestos of the UK's...