LETTER FROM GERMANY 6TH JANUARY 2014 – The Plucky Bravehearts

Highlander - not Braveheart - the German image of Scotland Place branding is worth a lot because it costs a lot to create and maintain....

2014 – A TALE OF TWO FUTURES

2014 - 700th Anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn It will be the best of times. It will be the worst of times. It will...

Homophobic Bill a Festive Gift for Uganda’s Pentecostal Churches

President Museveni of Uganda By Barbara Bompani, University of Edinburgh The passing of the anti-homosexuality bill (AHB) has been dubbed a surprise Christmas present to Uganda’s...

THE BEST LAID PLANS…

Could Scotland negotiate EU membership 'from within'? It has long been claimed by nationalists that Scotland would continue to be a member of the EU...

LETTER FROM GERMANY: 10TH DECEMBER 2013 – THE MIDDLE WAY

Could Germany's 'Mittelstand' be a business model for Scotland? The term "Mittelstand" has become a widely recognised German word which describes a breed of successful...

RIP NELSON MANDELA – FREEMAN OF GLASGOW

The Statue to Nelson Mandela When Hamish Henderson wrote the ‘Freedom Come All Ye’ back in 1960, a wind of change was blowing around the...

THE FUTURE’S BRIGHT – THE FUTURE’S LI-FI

Professor Harald Haas - 'father' of LiFi Light offers almost unlimited capacity for wireless communication Existing WiFi systems have their limitations. They can be very slow;...

MCNISH ON COURSE FOR ST ANDREWS DAY TITLE

Alan McNish racing in Bahrain Pictures courtesy of Audi Motorsport Scots driver, Allan McNish, is on course to make this year’s St Andrew’s Day one to...

FOOD AND DRINK: SCOTLAND’S FIRST TRADE MISSION TO INDIA

India - a potentially massive new market for Scottish Food and Drink Scotland’s first ever food and drink delegation is in India this week to...

LETTER FROM GERMANY: The Village with a Million People

Munich - one of the top cities to live in The 2012 Mercer ranking of world cities placed Munich 4th for quality of life and...