SNP silenced but Brown ‘bigot’ remark is heard

The SNP today failed in their bid to be included in the BBC leaders debate scheduled to be broadcast tomorrow.... The...

Brown’s last stand: The strange character of the Prime Minister

Kenneth Roy It was painful to watch. In front of camera, an elderly Scot invited the prime minister to estimate her age.... ...

Kenny Dalglish for Prime Minister?

One of the most striking things about the current election is the BBC's total abandonment of even a pretence at impartiality.... ...

The right to be heard

By Ian Hamilton QC There are no more important laws than these governing an election. These laws are made at Westminster.... ...

BBC may face second court action

It has emerged that UKIP are threatening to emulate the SNP by taking the BBC to court over their leader’s debate exclusion.... ...

The worm: How television has subverted the election campaign

{jcomments on}Kenneth Roy There was a time when last week's abortive coup against the photogenic leader of the Liberal Democrats by elements of the...

The BBC has no moral authority

John DrummondKinross While it is encouraging that the legal challenge to the BBC is proceeding, it is important to keep an eye on the...

Nicola Sturgeon – Depute Leader of the SNP

THE Court of Session in Edinburgh has witnessed many important legal contests over the decades.... THE Court of Session in Edinburgh...

Further blow to Labour campaign

Labour’s election campaign was dealt a further blow as yet another candidate was sacked over allegations he posted ‘unacceptable’ messages online.... ...

The Myth of the Liberal’s Defense Policy

Brian Quail Because the Liberal analysis deals purely in electoral and parliamentary politics, an understanding of power eludes it. To understand Britain’s military role...