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Podcast: Notes and impressions from the Catalan front

Scots are watching the Catalan controversy with more than a passing interest. As Madrid and Barcelona slug it out over the region's future status,...

Time to challenge received wisdom about second Scottish referendum

Commentary by Carolyn McCole I have a good friend. Let’s call her Claire. We met in 2014. Our values and political opinions are pretty similar,...

A Priti fine mess Mrs May… another ill-advised trip to the...

Special report by Russell Bruce Hardly a month goes by but it seems there is a delegation of elected Tory parliamentarians on a paid visit...

Podcast: Days of chaos on planet Britannia

What's all the fuss about? Priti Patel drops in on, er, 12 meetings while on "holiday" in Israel, including a friendly chat with the...

Brexit: Just 50 negotiating days left before Christmas…

Commentary by Russell Bruce As the stour swirls from 215 non negotiating days since Article 50 was triggered on 29th March, the state of the...

Podcast: Author Peter Lynch on the referendum trail

How was the 2014 independence referendum for you? It might seem a strange question, but academic and Yes campaigner Dr Peter Lynch has been...

New republics, old monsters: Catalonia and Europe hang in the balance 

Commentary by Christopher Silver In an age when borders are supposed to be fading, most people remain stubbornly fond of the ideal of the nation....

Podcast: Life as a nationalist MP in the Commons

Last June was an unusually nervous time for the SNP. Riding high in successive post-referendum elections, suddenly majorities were shaky and canvassers were finding...

The sterile poverty of the ‘These Islands’ case for no change

Commentary by Derek Bateman Who shot JFK? It may be one of the enduring mysteries but at least there are theories as to the culprit....

Podcast: Brexit, Scottish Labour and this week’s meaning of life

  The popular Newsnet podcast is back! Apologies, but a spam attack led to unforeseen problems, which resulted in a "lost week" for the podcast. Now...