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Tag: Derek Bateman

Podcast: The woman in charge at George Square

What do you do when you get one of the most powerful women in Scottish local government in front of a microphone? Well you...

Podcast: From almost our only foreign correspondent

How should we in Scotland digest our international news? As the conventional Scottish newspaper industry grapples with the twin forces of intense competition from...

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,...

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...

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...

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: Scottish Labour and its limited options

  It has been a funny old week for the Labour Party in Scotland. While the UK wonders if it might actually elect Jeremy Corbyn...

Podcast: How do we learn to sing a new song for...

As Theresa May prepared her latest Brexit speech in the bizarrely chosen venue of Florence, Newsnet took time to record a fresh analysis of...

“So the Commies are fighting the Muslims?” Not quite, Mister President

Commentary by Derek Bateman Earthquakes in Mexico, a fusillade of hurricanes in the Caribbean, the unstoppable warming of the Earth, a Dr Strangelove President threatening...