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  • International

    The Irish Dimension

    ‘England’s difficulty is Ireland’s opportunity.’ That old republican dictum was oft-repeated in the run-up to Easter 1916, when King was busy battling Kaiser in far-flung […]

    Peter Geoghegan 29th Jun'16 4
  • Scots

    Yes Nae Mair

    When ah heidit up tae Galashiels on Friday morn, ye widnae hae kent that it wis a world gaun tapsalteerie, an that aw ower the […]

    Tammas Clark 29th Jun'16 3
  • Austerity Britain
    Ellenor Hutson 29th Jun'16 5
  • Europe

    Scotland, a European Nation

    Scotland, a European nation adjourned in 1707, is hereby reconvened. The Scottish parliament, overwhelmingly and without a single vote against, has endorsed its first full […]

    Michael Gray 29th Jun'16 68
  • Commentary

    Rope a Dope with Jezza

    Jeremy Corbyn is at the centre of a very public political coup d’etat led by the PLP, sections of the media and the Blairite rearguard. […]

    Mike Small 29th Jun'16 26
  • EU membership

    The Real Result of the Referendum

    Last Friday I woke up before the alarm went off and picked up the phone to check the time. Even before having it for certain […]

    Joana Ramiro 28th Jun'16 28
  • Europe

    Cool Heads and Warm Hearts

    Scottish MEP Alyn Smith gets a standing ovation after a passionate plea to the rest of Europe: “I want my country to be internationalist, co-operative, […]

    28th Jun'16 16
  • Commentary
    Tommy Sheppard 28th Jun'16 19
  • Commentary

    Brexit, Lies and Videotape

    Today is another momentous day, with a discredited David Cameron facing his European colleagues for the first time since the debacle unfolded, and Nicola Sturgeon […]

    Mike Small 28th Jun'16 9
  • Commentary

    New Yes

    This from September 2014: “The No campaign remains doggedly other-worldly. With one leg planted firmly in the past, the other dangles still less probably in […]

    27th Jun'16 7
  • Theatre
    Matthew Zajac 27th Jun'16 6
  • Commentary

    Brexit: Measuring the Crisis

    The day after Britain voted to leave the European Union, BBC politics correspondent Nick Robinson told News 24 that he did not know where Boris […]

    David Jamieson 26th Jun'16 0
  • Commentary

    Cold Turkey

    The Brexiteers look like they’re staggering about after the party unable to get a cab home and rapidly sobering up. Nick Cohen suggests that Gove […]

    Mike Small 26th Jun'16 31

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