• 29 October 2014

    If anyone imagined that the incoming SNP leader was laying aside thoughts of Scottish independence for the foreseeable future, they might think again after Nicola Sturgeon's latest shot across the bows of the UK Government.

  • 28 October 2014

    We know who does not want to lead Labour in Scotland.

  • 28 October 2014

    A bunkhouse is an unlikely symbol of human progress but, against the backcloth of Rum's sad history, its arrival provides the tiny island community with hope.

  • 27 October 2014

    There are probably only a few inhabitants of Glasgow who feel rural bus links should be a policy priority for the Scottish Government, few residents of Edinburgh who truly "get" the challenge of living in a remote community without a broadband connection, and not very many Dundonians who wonder when their GP practice will ever have a permanent doctor again.

  • 25 October 2014

    If it had not been apparent before the referendum, it became all too obvious during the campaign that the Labour Party's utter contempt for the idea of independence, and for those who supported them, was blinding the party to any rational argument.

  • 24 October 2014

    It is understandable that David Cameron and his Conservative colleagues are aghast at the £1.7 billion bill Britain now faces as a result of a recalculation of what member countries are due to pay the European Union.