Israel’s missile claims may thwart Obama’s latest peace efforts

It may be just a coincidence, but Israel’s recent charge that Syria is shipping Scud missiles to Hezbollah in Lebanon comes just as Barack...

Letter from Germany: 5th August 2013 – “The Sick Man of Europe?”

As Scotland heads towards next year's referendum, there's a lot of interest in what is happening here across Europe. The EU is one of...

Australian Sex Party protests over customs porn question

The Australian Sex Party is up in arms over a new question that has appeared on incoming passenger cards at the customs point of...

EDINBURGH BASED EVENTS COMPANY LAUNCHES NEW YORK TATTOO ON KICKSTARTER

Bringing the best of a Scottish tradition to New York in a fast paced celebration of music and dance! The New York Tattoo will showcase...

Column: Malawi Takes The IMF Medicine

by John Knox The International Monetary Fund says Malawi - Scotland’s twin country in Africa - is on the road to recovery after coming close...

After the earthquake: a week of worries mixed with reassurance

By Giles Tuck in Tokyo The days following the earthquake have been a blur. The initial shock was replaced with horror as we saw TV...

Canada diary: Scotland Week – speeches, sushi and a stuffed buffalo

By Graeme Murdoch Saturday 2 April, +9C To the Fox and Fiddle bar in Toronto to watch the cricket cup final from Mumbai. The bar is...

A handy guide to Gaddafi’s Green Book

Muammar al-Gaddafi, the Libyan leader (or dictator, as he has now been accurately but hurriedly re-branded by the Western media) told the BBC’s Middle...

Five things that won’t happen round the world this year

Who’s the enemy again? The United States will not withdraw from Afghanistan, but efforts to find a way out of the morass will continue. President Barack...
Free Syrian Army tank

Let’s move the Bahrain Grand Prix to Syria

In the interest of human rights, we should all encourage the Bahrain Grand Prix to go ahead. Not only that but we should extend...