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Tag: Scottish government

Wind stops blowing in Scotland’s favour, thanks to incompetent Nats

When a cub reporter for Radio Shortbread’s four p.m Newsdrive programme misapplied the BBC’s quality control procedures, an unspun package believed to have been...

Fracking: Two experts clash on rights and wrongs of shale gas...

Two leading voices for and against "fracking" gave evidence at Westminster this week. Here Newsnet.scot reproduces the highlights of the exchanges on this vital...

Challenging the ‘delusion’ of cheap, safe shale gas extraction

Will Scotland end up in the (fracking) pocket of Donald Trump and Theresa May? In the latest of our running series of articles covering...

Europe solved the problem of Britain: only the SNP can save...

Commentary by Christopher Silver Sovereignty and borders — the great political themes of the current crisis, were a defining feature of both the SNP and...

Golden opportunity to seize Brexit agenda for the good of Scotland...

As we still await a coherent move from the UK Government on Brexit, Alex Neil MSP urges the Scottish National Party to seize the...

More power: Scotland needs control of electricity policy

Commentary by Fraser Wallace Scotland has made significant progress with regard to the development of renewable energy systems. However, it is clear that to maximise...

Sturgeon and May kick off first post-Brexit talks as Scots await...

By Patience Magill The Scottish role in UK Brexit negotiations with the European Union looks likely to be enhanced, but details remain sketchy following an...

Selective media and its influence on Scottish confidence in independence

John Robertson considers the potential impact of 'bias of omission' in some media ‘Scotland, for example, has the smallest number of children living in poverty...

Ambitious vision for Scotland, and ‘beautiful dream’ of independence to follow

Newsnet.scot presents First Minister Nicola sturgeon's party conference speech today in full, as a service to readers. Chasing her first election victory as FM,...

Labour hypocrisy revealed on controversial football behaviour legislation

By G.A.Ponsonby This article is not about the Offensive Behaviour at Football Act.  It will argue neither for the legislation nor against it.  I say that...