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Tag: Billy Kay

Euro-referendum ponderings from the Gazebo of Hate

Commentary by Derek Bateman Must rush. The sun is streaming into the Gazebo of Hate and I have to sit in the underground command centre...

Podcast & Video: History’s case for Scotland in Europe

Is it possible to think of Scotland outside Europe? Our special guest this week is author, presenter and social historian Billy Kay, who argues...

Podcast: Zara Kitson’s pitch for Greens’ co-convenership, and more chat about...

Zara Kitson - Newsnet.scot ontributor and green activist - has promised to visit every Scottish branch as part of her campaign to be elected co-convener...

Podcast: The ‘Scottish martyr’ Thomas Muir and our long history with...

The story of radical Scot Thomas Muir is related by leading historian and academic Gerard Carruthers in a fascinating podcast interview with our host Derek...

Tales of Dumfries, Galloway, Burns and the red, red, wine…

Was the great Scottish poet Rabbie Burns a Unionist or Nationalist? Which way would the Bard have put his mark on the Indyref ballot...

The Green case at Holyrood and 18th century Scots in Poland

Scottish Green activist Zara Kitson has entered the battle to enter the Scottish Parliament as a list MSP next May. Zara wants her party to...

Podcast: The Westminster experience, and Scotland’s overseas links

Alison Thewliss was a Glasgow SNP councillor before being swept to Westminster on a wave of SNP support in last May's UK general election...

Billy Kay: Broadcaster with a firm commitment to ‘the cause’

By a Newsnet.scot Reporter Top Scots broadcaster and social historian Billy Kay is to re-visit the referendum in an updated version of his radio documentary...

Video: Billy Kay, cultural polymath and all-round good guy

Billy Kay visited Newsnet's studio to discuss life, history, Scots in Russia and our long-held fondness for claret, captured here on video to complement...

Billy Kay: Still grieving for September 18

Leading Scottish cultural historian and commentator Billy Kay says he's still grieving for September 18 2014 - referendum day - and its aftermath. Billy visited...