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Tag: indyref

Time to challenge received wisdom about second Scottish referendum

Commentary by Carolyn McCole I have a good friend. Let’s call her Claire. We met in 2014. Our values and political opinions are pretty similar,...

Three years after #indyref, time to move beyond the divide

Three years ago tonight, Scotland held its breath after the polls closed on that historical independence referendum. Christopher Silver reflects on what happened that...

Triumphalist Tories leading the deluded island towards isolation and failure

Newsnet commentator Christopher Silver considers the real implications of Brexit as articulated by Theresa May and other leading Tories in Birmingham this week. Across the...

Death of Labour, and perhaps of final reason for Scots to...

Commentary by Christopher Silver Of all the sights that the House of Commons has witnessed, last night’s debate on Trident ought to be remembered as...

SNP attacks Unionist trail of broken promises, post referendum

By a Newsnet.scot reporter The SNP has attacked the failure of the UK Government to honour promises made to Scots during the independence referendum, calling...

ALTERED STATES II: Winner Takes Nothing film reflects on indyref aftermath

By a Newsnet.scot Reporter The second part of a retrospective documentary on the Scottish independence referendum and its aftermath - ALTERED STATE - has been...

The young will see UK crumble in slow burning but irreversible...

As we mark the first anniversary of Scotland's extraordinary referendum, Derek Bateman reflects on the 12 months that followed and what they mean for...

Girobabies: Well crafted pop punk that’s political without the politics

Review by Cee Smith ‘I have my own theories I’m the king of this rubble’ As we approach the anniversary of the independence referendum in Scotland...

Media academic Robertson launches book that publisher ‘ignored’

By a Newsnet.scot Reporter Newsnet's armchair reviewer of TV News, Professor John Robertson of University of the West of Scotland, has self-published a book about...

Nick Robinson’s trash talk is evidence of a BBC in trouble

Commentary by G.A.Ponsonby Tonight will see First Minister Nicola Sturgeon give a speech to TV bosses at the Edinburgh international television festival. High on the list...