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Scottish Labour MP claims Scots celebrate Bannockburn because English were murdered...

  By G.A.Ponsonby  A Scottish Labour MP has caused anger after accusing Scots who celebrate the battle of Bannockburn of doing so because hundreds...

English NHS Trust put into administration as Labour’s PFI legacy takes...

By Bob Duncan  A London NHS hospital trust that is losing £1m a week has been put into administration in a last ditch attempt...

The riots in some English cities

by Peter Curran    The title of this article represents the only accurate locational description of what happened over the last week.  If you don’t...

BBC under fire as First Minister criticises use of ‘UK Riots’...

by G.A.Ponsonby  Scotland’s First Minister has criticised media outlets, including the BBC, for describing as ‘UK and British’, the looting and violence that has...

A history of Scottish languages – part 10

by Paul Kavanagh Read part 9 2000 AD : Gaelic has suffered a catastrophic decline and has now almost entirely vanished from almost all...

A history of Scottish languages – part 7

by Paul Kavanagh Read part 6 1400 AD : A massive shift to Scots is in progress in the Lowlands. By this time Scots...

A history of Scottish languages – part 2

by Paul Kavanagh 300 AD :  By this time the Brittonic dialect of Roman Britain was beginning to undergo a massive set of phonetic...

A history of Scottish languages – part 1

by Paul Kavanagh (Click here for part 2) In November 2010 the Ministerial Working Group on the Scots Language delivered its report to the...

What’s in a name?

by Paul Kavanagh   The origins and meanings of the names of Scottish languages The study of word origins is called etymology, the word...

Is the BBC in danger of stoking up cross border resentment?

Last month the SNP confirmed that Scottish students would not face tuition fees when studying at Scottish universities. Those from outwith Scotland will have...