BRAVE’S ENDURING LEGACY

Brave - a success story for Scotland A report from VisitScotland suggests that this country is benefiting from a multi-million pound marketing campaign associated with...

Sunshield standoffs: why parasols are all the rage in urban China

By Linda Kennedy in Beijing An exchange between two parasol-holding ladies, parading in different directions on a Beijing pavement: "Yours up?" "Up yours!" But let’s start...

Violence in Greece shows scale of crisis facing EU economies

Today’s attempted storming of the Greek parliament, the deaths of three people in an attack on a bank and the firebombings of at least...

It’s the management, stupid!

The bankruptcy of the once great Japan Airlines raises the old question about whether the viability of any company has anything at all to...

Letter from Germany – ‘The answer my friend…’

In some European countries community ownership of onshore windfarms has been a main driver for the development of renewable energy and the decentralised generation...

By jingo, remember the Falklands?

We don’t want to fight but by jingo if we do We’ve got the ships, we’ve got the men, we’ve got the money too, We've fought...

SCOTTISH ECONOMIC RECOVERY – ‘GAINING MOMENTUM’

Services such as tourism out-performed manufacturing The Bank of Scotland latest survey of purchasing managers suggests that the country's economic recovery in Scotland is gaining...

Jack Straw: Iran ‘not bogeyman of Middle East’

Jack Straw distanced himself from Tony Blair yesterday when he told the Iraq Inquiry that it would be “simplistic” to think that Iran was...

Now the future isn’t so orange for Ukraine

Whatever happened to the Orange Revolution? The heady days of November 2004, when the government of pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovich was swept away on...

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...