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Tag: Brexit

Podcast: Tory Brexit election and what it means for Scotland

It's hard to run a weekly political podcast and ignore the fact that Scotland has two elections to undergo over the coming weeks. Scottish council...

Why the Tories will talk about anything but realities of Brexit

Commentary by Russell Bruce We have council elections next week and the Tories want to make these about saying no to a second referendum. Sometimes the...

Podcast: An election, cor blimey and luv a duck

Cor blimey, turn your back for an instant and before you know it that Theresa May's gone and called an election! What's that all...

It’s time to move to Def Con 1 on Scottish independence

Commentary by Derek Bateman I want to make clear that I am not deviating from any prescribed path towards self-government. On the contrary, even a...

Democracy carpet-bagged live on TV, millions of witnesses

Commentary by Derek Bateman Well, this changes everything. We’re now staring at the carpet-bagging of democracy as a Prime Minister who said Now is not...

Hot heads, passports and Scotland’s new age of reason

Commentary by Russell Bruce We have seen a rise in the political temperature, from Raging Ruth to Raging Red Tops –Telegraph not excluded. The view from...

Podcast: Reflections on a week of gestures and symbols

It has been a strange week of gestures and symbols. Theresa May and Nicola Sturgeon met in Glasgow, agreeing to disagree, before the Scottish...

Brexit plays out as bawdy farce. Well a farce anyway…

Hello Little Englanders. With a stroke of her (Montblanc) pen, that nice Mrs May has sent us back to the 1970s. Inspired, Derek Bateman...

Only mongrels here: independence and an open country

Commentary by Christopher Silver The saying of something remarkable in politics – the conjuring up of those rare phrases that ring more true with repetition...

Despatches from the European front line…Edinburgh

Russell Bruce brings you the European news you may have missed The European Union is 60, but perhaps you missed it. Meanwhile in other news… Understandably...