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Tag: Maurice Smith

Podcast: Who? What? Where? When? How?

Chilcott. Leadsom. Theresa May. Installing a clown as Foreign Secretary. The sacking of Michael Gove. Does the Westminster summer panto never end? Would we...

Podcast: The heady, giddy and dismal days of post-Brexit politics

  What on earth is going on? That is probably the question asked most often since the UK's unexpected pro Brexit vote, which has thrown...

Podcast: First reactions as the Brexit vote sinks in for Scots

Wow. In a single day, Britain has backed Brexit and, in the words of First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, created the conditions for a second...

Podcast: Post election postulation and pre-referendum ponderings

This week's Newsnet Radio podcast found our panel in fickle mood, picking overĀ the implications of the Scottish elections, and looking ahead to another referendum,...

Podcast: Whose expectations will the SNP seek to fulfil after May...

With fewer than three weeks to go, the manifestos published and excitement beginning to mount, the Scottish parliamentary elections are hotting up and commentators...

Podcast: The phony war is over, let the real campaign begin

The Scottish Parliament dissolved, the party campaigns being launched and now the day once nominated by the SNP as Scottish Independence Day - had...

Podcast: On governing, being radical and staying European

As the SNP holdsĀ its big pre election conference in Glasgow, and the storm clouds gather over the UK European referendum campaign, Derek Bateman gathered...

Celtic v Rangers: Despite hype, closest we ever might come to...

by Maurice Smith I have a confession to make. My first couple of Celtic v Rangers games were viewed from the Rangers end, even though...
Ex ambassador Craig Murray

Episode 26: A shocking tale of torture and indifference

Lifelong diplomat Craig Murray had a career-ending experience as "Our Man in Tashkent" when he reported widespread use of torture and other malpractice by...