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Nicola Sturgeon only politician with positive rating

By Russell Bruce The latest poll from Opinium has a lot of very welcome news for the SNP on...

UK PM distances himself from politicisation of London Olympics

By Bob Duncan  David Cameron is distancing himself and his coalition government from a number of Unionist MPs and MSPs who have been attempting...

BBC Demo – Group calls for balance in broadcaster’s Scottish news...

By a Newsnet reporter  Organisers behind a planned protest to be held outside the BBC’s Glasgow Headquarters at Pacific Quay this weekend are calling for...

Westminster Committee report dismissed as a ‘shoddy embarrassment’ and out of...

By G.A.Ponsonby  A report published today by a Westminster Committee and which looks at the independence referendum, has been described as “an embarrassment” and...

Salmond locks horns with BBC as Patten confirms changes to how...

By a Newsnet reporter  The BBC will be forced to change its approach to Scottish politics in the run up to the referendum, the...

Madrid protestors defy ban

Thousands of people defied the ban implemented by the authorities in Madrid prohibiting assembly in la Puerta Del Sol on Wednesday night by battling...

Whatever happened to Scotland’s salon society?

by Gerry Hassan, The Scotsman, February 5th 2011 One of the early hopes of the Scottish Parliament and the era of ‘new politics’ was...

A “Muhammad” is coming down from the mountain

by Danny SchechterPolitics hates vacuums.  Political change demands leaders.  And so, it is coming to pass that an NYU Grad (who went to Law...

Scottish economy a Swinney success as UK enters stagflation

SNP budget a winner but with the UK economy nosediving should Scotland now head for the lifeboats?   by Alex Porter, Economy Editor The...

Hopes and Visions

by Peter Geoghegan Among the many inscriptions on the Canongate wall at Holyrood, it is a terse Scottish proverb that sums up the reality...