A Yes Voter’s Autopsy of a Nation

By G. Moore Firstly, and to remove any doubt, I voted yes for Scotland to become an independent country. It is now fair to say...

INDEPENDENCE – 90%+ OF SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS HAVE DECIDED

More than 90% of small business owners in Scotland say they've already decided how they are going to vote in the September referendum on...

IT’S THE OIL, ISN’T IT?

There's been a lot of discussion over the future of North Sea Oil during the debate on independence. The 'Yes' and 'No' camps clearly...

Scotland Decides ’14: has Better Together blown up?

By Arthur Midwinter, University of Edinburgh; John Curtice, Strathclyde University; Karly Kehoe, Glasgow Caledonian University, and Neil Blain, University of Stirling Former UK defence secretary...

Scotland Decides ’14: all about the money as currency debate rages on

By Michael Keating, University of Aberdeen; Chris Whatley, University of Dundee; Jo Armstrong, Glasgow University, and Trevor Salmon, University of Aberdeen Scots would continue to...

Tory stance on Europe looms over ‘special relationship’

For all the photo opportunities and broad smiles that followed William Hague’s meeting with the US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, the new foreign...

LETTER FROM SCOTLAND 8th March 2014

Flags of Norway and Iceland I wondered why the Norwegian and the Icelandic flags were flying in the strong wind blowing off the Solway Firth....

Moira Salmond – Scotland’s first First Lady

She has been described as the “rock” around which Alex Salmond’s life revolves, but no one outside a small circle of close friends and...

Ed Davey’s claim that Scottish energy bills would rise after independence is a fantasy

By Peter Strachan, Robert Gordon University The twin goals of UK energy policy should be to ensure security of supply for households and businesses, and...

The Scottish Labour Party and its mysterious expanding membership

For years, party bosses have been throwing around their membership figures like political status symbols. Remember when Alex Salmond unveiled the SNP’s 10,000th member at...