Columnists

  • 30 October 2014

    If Jim Murphy becomes the leader of the Scottish Labour Party it will be game on for a serious battle for the votes of the Scottish electorate at next May's General Election, and the Holyrood election a year later.

  • 30 October 2014

    The focus of the Smith Commission has naturally been on which financial powers should be devolved to the Scottish Parliament.What has only been given limited attention to date is the opportunity to radically reform Scotland's relationship with the institutions of the European Union.

  • 30 October 2014

    Having sucked the mainland dry of discernible talent some years ago, the TV juggernaut that is Britain's Got Talent has set its sights on the fresh pastures of the Scottish Islands.