Friday song: Hold On, I’m Comin’

The news that the prime minister and his good lady wife temporarily misplaced their young daughter Nancy in a Buckinghamshire pub has prompted the...
No sign. Picture: Gail Williams

Will the No campaign be called Scotland Together?

I wonder if I have stumbled across the "Scotland Says No" campaign website's name. I merely ask because I note that various domains with the...
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Friday song: A monarchy medley

The latest offering from the Sensational Alex Salmond Band joins in the Jubilee ... jubilation.  
Thomas Paine

Time to rebrand the Jubilee weekend as ‘Tom Paine day’

Sadly, my packed social diary means I will be unable to attend any jubilee street parties. I have a busy weekend planned, mostly consisting...

Friday song: Tony and the Hand Jive

The latest offering from the Sensational Alex Salmond Band concerns the Leveson Inquiry cross-examination by Robert Jay QC (or is it Elvis Costello?) of...

Friday song: Willy Nilly Telly

The latest offering from the Sensational Alex Salmond Band concerns the dreaded all-consuming gogglebox: Willy Nilly Telly. The SASB's Best Of 2011 album remains available,...

Friday song: Professor Pongoo

This week's sphenisciform offering from the Sensational Alex Salmond Band concerns a notable result from the recent Edinburgh council elections: Professor Pongoo. The SASB's Best...

Friday song: Groove Is In The Starkey

This week's offering from the Sensational Alex Salmond Band is a nifty little dance number entitled Groove Is In The Starkey. The SASB's Best Of...
Prince Charles reads the weather

If Prince Charles is a weatherman, can we let Heather the Weather be head...

I for one welcome our new meteorological overlords. It was refreshing to see how barriers can come down in our meritocratic society, when an...
Queen Elizabeth II

Diary: Palace denies Queen’s Speech ‘a load of keech’

Britain stands on the verge of a constitutional crisis today after suggestions that Queen Elizabeth II appeared to snort with derision as she laid...