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Pomp up the jam: What has the public ever done to...

By Citizen Cuddis When 18th-century natural history boffins first discovered that their I-Spy book of antipodean animals had no...

What is the role of Broadcasting in Scotland?

  By John Drummond  Control of broadcasting is handled differently across the world.  However in most cases there is a degree of state control. The...

MP calls for investigation into alleged paedophile ring connected to Downing...

  By a Newsnet reporter Labour MP Tom Watson has stunned the House of Commons during Prime Minister's Question Time on Wednesday by calling for...

Scottish Parliament backs independence in historic vote

By a Newsnet reporter  The Scottish Parliament has officially endorsed the idea of Scottish Independence for the first time in its recent history. The historic...

Jet set Brown in by-election threat

By Ben Borland  Gordon Brown faces calls to stand down as an MP because he has been on money-spinning engagements around the world and...

Salmond’s parliamentary address – Scotland ‘an unwon cause’

First Minister Alex Salmond rose to address the Parliament this morning at 10.30am, and when he sat down considerably more than 20 minutes later,...

New parliament gets down to business

After the First Minister’s visionary but also business-like opening statement, the Parliament soon got down to its own peculiar business of bashing opponents –...

Gray announces Shadow Cabinet

Iain Gray has announced Labour's shadow cabinet in the Scottish Parliament. Speaking on Friday, Mr. Gray said:"Labour can count on MSPs...

Whit’s Liz’s number agin?

by Peter ThomsonScotland hasnae got a king an’ she hasnae got a queen,Hoo can there be a second Liz when the first yin’s never...