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Tag: theresa may

Independence will only happen if we’re prepared to break some rules

Commentary by Christopher Silver It should come as no surprise that the UK Government has all but ruled out granting the Scottish Parliament the ability...

The grotesque failings of a Prime Minister in thrall to uncivilised...

Derek Bateman reflects on a few implications of Trump's Muslim ban. The inhuman fiasco at American airports and the failure of a British Prime Minister to...

What stories do Scots tell about our history, and our very...

Derek Bateman examines the way Scottish culture has been marginalised  Not so many years ago opponents used to laugh at Scottish Nationalism as an echo...

PM May plans long cliff-top walk, then a brisk suicide jump

Russell Bruce presents his analysis of Theresa's May's much-vaunted speech on Europe, and asks what it really tells us about Tory Brexit strategy Lots of...

When separatism and border concepts go wrong, life turns ugly

Commentary by Derek Bateman Damn the separatists. They’re trying to destroy the country I love. They want to put up borders and divide us from...

The moment approaches for absolutes to collide in Scottish politics

Commentary by Derek Bateman The BBC news at 5.30 this morning started with an item about Boris Johnson burrowing away to wheedle promises about trade...

A New Year message to foreigners from Mother Theresa

The Right-Honourable Member for Maidenhead addresses non-Brits across the Kingdom  Dear freeloading co-habiters of our sceptr'd isle,  Something has gone buttock over tit with ... well,...

Basques and Catalans: Spanish lessons for Westminster and Whitehall?

Commentary by Fraser Wallace The Lendakari, or leader, of the Basque Government, Iñigo Urkullu, told the Spanish newspaper El Pais last week that 'in a globalised world, independence...

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...

What happened to radical Corbyn in post-truth Brexit Britain?

Commentary by Derek Bateman The post truth agenda majors on Brexit and Trump of course, but omits one of the crazier aspects of the last...