The campaign against Scottish independence must move beyond economics to arguments of the “head and heart”, Prime Minister David Cameron has said.
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Sunday 20 May 2012
The man who released the Lockerbie bomber from jail has always stood by the decision despite continued protest from critics.
Friday 11 May 2012
Stephen Maxwell, who died on 25 April at the age of 69, was a Scottish nationalist politician and activist who came to prominence in the 1970s when he was elected to the Lothian Regional Council at a by-election for Wester Hailes in Edinburgh as an SNP candidate.
Saturday 05 May 2012
A former Scottish Liberal Democrat leader has criticised Nick Clegg in the aftermath of heavy losses at the local government elections.
Friday 04 May 2012
The first results in the Scottish council elections have been declared.
Monday 30 April 2012
Fed up with all three main parties? Fancy a bold, clever, sensible independent candidate to represent your city? That's what Londoners are being offered on Thursday, but the political and media establishments are doing their best to crush her. We have a 20th-century political system failing to cope with 21st-century politics.
Saturday 28 April 2012
Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond described his relationship with Rupert Murdoch as "good and business-like" today as he fended off Labour criticism of his links to the media magnate.
Sunday 22 April 2012
Criss-cross between England and Scotland on this scenic Northumberland walk, says Mark Rowe
Saturday 14 April 2012
The current issue of The Economist magazine carries a warning to Scotland of the potential cost of independence, illustrated on the front cover by a spoof map of "Skintland", with its capital renamed "Edinborrow" and the islands to the north "Orkward" and "Shutland".
Friday 13 April 2012
First Minister Alex Salmond has said the Economist magazine will "rue the day" it published a front cover image likening Scotland to an impoverished nation.
Friday 13 April 2012
A significant change has occurred since the Budget. From the undeclared granny tax, to the silliness over pasties, to the unnecessary panic over petrol, no single one of the Government's stumbles was momentous in itself. Taken together, however, they have for the first time raised questions as to the competence rather than the politics of the Conservative leadership.
Saturday 31 March 2012
George Galloway’s victory is part of a pattern, as the three main parties struggle to adapt
Friday 02 March 2012
Ed Miliband attacked Alex Salmond's desire to "split up" Britain today, and insisted: "We are one United Kingdom."
Monday 27 February 2012
Fresh from a dispute with environmentalists over his golf resort on the Aberdeenshire coast, the billionaire Donald Trump has revealed plans to hand £10m to anti-wind farm campaigners.
Friday 24 February 2012
US tycoon Donald Trump is to bankroll an anti-wind farm campaign in his fight against an off-shore development near his luxury golf resort.
Sunday 19 February 2012
Scotland and England are like a couple overlooking their happiness in their rush for a divorce that will leave them both worse off
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
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