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Labour exploits Scottish media void to press unchallenged claims

Analysis by Derek Bateman The media has been positively bursting with bad news stories about the SNP government over the holiday period. Expose after expose...

Scottish Labour: The party for whom ‘nationalism’ remains a dirty word

Independence supporter and former MSP Campbell Martin takes a look at the Scottish Labour leadership campaign, now that the two candidates have been formally...

“So the Commies are fighting the Muslims?” Not quite, Mister President

Commentary by Derek Bateman Earthquakes in Mexico, a fusillade of hurricanes in the Caribbean, the unstoppable warming of the Earth, a Dr Strangelove President threatening...

Duggers Diary: Around the world in, er, 80 days?

Duggers Diary Social media is sooo essential to the modern politician these days, don’t you think? How else would I share the minutiae of my...

Yes voters and the temptations presented by Jeremy Corbyn

Reporter: Patience Magill Leading Yes campaigner and Scottish author and playwright Alan Bissett has cast doubt on Jeremy Corbyn's credentials in Scotland. In an exclusive interview...

Sturgeon: Scotland at crossroads with opportunity to seize lasting change

On the eve of what may become a historical Scottish Parliamentary vote in favour of a new independence referendum, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon chose...

As SNP and Tories slug it out, Labour slides towards greater...

As the SNP spring conference opens in Aberdeen, having taken on the Brexit-bound UK government, Derek Bateman examines the position of the once-dominant Labour Party...

Labour’s ‘progressive’ talk that pulls in opposite directions

Commentary by Derek Bateman Hello Darkness, my old friend, I’ve come to talk with you again… Yes, it certainly is a murky view ahead with darkening...

Newsnet’s Nostradamus takes a look at Scottish politics, 2017 style

In the spirit of New Year, regular commentator Bernard Thompson touts his expertise to the Scottish opposition for 2017 The weak are a long time...

Can Scottish Labour find a way back from the brink in...

Commentary by Christopher Silver If 2016 was the year when Scottish Labour was damaged, probably beyond repair, 2017 could well be the year that sees...