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Tag: Brexit

Podcast: When politics stops making sense

It is July, but not quite the silly season. We invited two of Scottish politics' keenest observers to the Newsnet studio to chew over...

A year on, May urged to be humble and listen to...

Report by Patience Magill A year into her calamitous Premiership, Theresa May has been urged by the Scottish National Party to put her warm words...

Brexit – At last, the government’s brilliant hand is revealed!

Citizen Cuddis gets to the nub of those Brexit talks. As Peter O’Sullevan often said, 'They're off!' Brexit negotiations started last week and the stakes...

A renewed search for Yes amidst the debris of Brexit

Commentary by Christopher Silver On the morning of June 24 last year, when the UK decided to leave the European Union, there was little comfort...

Podcast: 1,2,3,4… we got the Brexit anniversary blues

Woke up this morning... a year on from the day Nigel declared to be "Britain's independence day!" (Cue cheers of lard faced gents in...

Podcast: First reactions to Theresa May’s self inflicted poll

Well well well.... welcome to 1974 or thereabouts. A dithering Tory PM. Undue influence awarded to a belligerent set of Ulster Unionists. Europe. Where...

Why #GE17 will be known as the anti-politics election

Commentary by Christopher Silver With mandate fatigue paralysing the body politic, it’s little wonder that many are approaching the coming election with reluctance, dread, and...

Podcast: The fine lines between success and failure

Andrew Tickell enjoys studying failure. The law lecturer, political blogger and media commentator kicked off this theme as part of a conversation about our...

Scotland free or a wilderness? Brexit’s not so implicit threat to...

Professor Douglas MacMillan fears for the future of traditional Scottish hill farming if Brexit goes ahead The Brexit button has been pressed. As the UK...

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...