We're approaching the 40th anniversary of the last time citizens of the UK were asked about Europe.
THE warm assurances during the referendum campaign that Scotland was a valued equal member of the UK family of nations now seem like a distant memory.
England's elite Oxford and Cambridge Universities have long dominated Westminster.
It is only week one of their new jobs and Scotland's rookie MPs have grabbed the headlines in the national as well as the Scottish press.
CONCERNS have been raised about the anti-Trident SNP gaining membership of the Westminster committee that oversees the work of the UK's intelligence and security services.