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Tag: boris johnson

Polls and donkeys

By Russell Bruce Boris's star is falling in line with any regard for his governmental competence. Failing stars burn...

Will the real Boris Johnson show himself?

By Russell Bruce Boris Johnson has many faces and the problem for commentators is to find the most predicable...

Boris VIII, England’s would-be autocrat

Boris VIII is the second UK prime minister to look to use Henry VIII powers extensively.

Why is John Lamont ashamed to be a Conservative?

By Equality Nation Tory candidates in Scotland are hiding their party allegiance in their election literature and it looks...

Don’t panic – oh no!

By Molly Pollock The food was excellent, the Burgundy flowed, liqueurs were served, conviviality reigned. Boris’s mouth loosened. And somewhere in the room a recording...

Sound bites and carrots

By Alec Ross These are the meaningless, vacuous, lazy, mendacious, cynical and intellectually pessimistic sound bites that have largely replaced sensible discourse and now dominate...

The moment approaches for absolutes to collide in Scottish politics

Commentary by Derek Bateman The BBC news at 5.30 this morning started with an item about Boris Johnson burrowing away to wheedle promises about trade...

Brexit shocker throws Indyref2 into play as Sturgeon describes new poll...

By a Newsnet.scot reporter The UK's shock decision to leave the European Union has thrown the Scottish constitutional question wide open, with First Minister Nicol...

Brexit impact on workers’ law: be careful what you wish...

Commentary by Derek Bateman We have so much democracy, it’s coming out of our ears. It seems every year brings another election, every spring we’re...

In these porcine times, who waits in the wings: Boris or...

Commentary by Peter Arnott What country, friends, is this? Well pigs might fly... What is interesting about the Daily Mail turning from savaging Jeremy Corbyn for one...