About Cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies.

Search Results

Sort results by:
Stories 1 to 10 of 333

Nicola Sturgeon advises senior SNP figures: Don’t call it ‘indyref2’

The First Minister said the referendum will be completely different to the first one

NICOLA Sturgeon has told senior allies in the SNP to refrain from using the term “indyref2”.

12:00am Wednesday 22 February 2017

What’s in a name? Yes supporters debate new term for independence referendum

Nicola Sturgeon told colleagues not to refer to a future independence vote as "indyref2" as that suggested it would be a replay of the vote in 2014

IT was a choice between “indyrefnew” and “newindyref” among Yes supporters on social media after The National revealed the First Minister had told colleagues not to use the term “indyref2”.

12:00am Thursday 23 February 2017

Letters I: Monarch of the Glen is outmoded and not worth its price tag

Old-fashioned: The Monarch of the Glen

ALTHOUGH Ian Heggie worries about being slated because he has spoken out against buying Landseer’s Monarch of the Glen, as far as I’m concerned he has seen clearly through the emperor’s new clothes. This painting has little to do with us, save…

12:00am Tuesday 21 February 2017

Letters II: Propoganda is about what is not published as much as what is

The prominence of the Rockall story on the BBC website makes Scotland's untapped oil and gas potential appear remote and too expensive to exploit

THE BBC website had a prominent story yesterday about oil near Rockall. It was propaganda intended to make people think that Scotland’s untapped oil and gas potential is remote and uneconomic. The existence of oil and gas in the Rockall area has…

12:00am Thursday 23 February 2017

Politicians and activists meet to plot route to Scottish independence

Elaine C Smith, middle, joined other senior figures involved in the independence movement to discuss the right way forward ahead of indyref2

SENIOR figures from political parties and civic organisations have come together for the first time since the 2014 referendum to prepare to win a new campaign on Scottish independence.

12:00am Monday 20 February 2017

Lesley Riddoch: In welcoming BBC Scotland, we must also ask why Aunty has dished us up such a sop

BBC Director General Tony Hall is on deadline for an appearance at Holyrood today

HOORAY. Let there be dancing in the streets. After years of complaint, the BBC has finally relented and given Scotland its own TV channel – viewable only here -- with a bumper, hour-long, international and local nine o’clock TV news, which means…

12:00am Thursday 23 February 2017

Michael Fry: Only a Scotland exporting kale and oatmeal could be likened to Greece

Greece’s economic forecast is less than sunny

FEBRUARY is the time you start to long for the Scottish winter to be over, though this year it has not been too bad. Our thoughts turn where? To Greece perhaps? Retsina and ouzo, kleftiko and souvlakia, tranquil islands and rugged mountains, icons in…

12:00am Thursday 23 February 2017

Angry Salmond: Ruth should ditch her photo bombs

Ruth Davidson loves a good military-themed photo-op

Is any military vehicle safe from a Ruth Davidson photo opportunity during indyref2? @keithdargie

12:00am Thursday 23 February 2017

Yes2 Freedom rally is hailed as big success and shows 'growing support for indyref2'

Jim Lyon and daughter Anna, seven, drove from Dunkeld proudly bearing this licence plate,

YES2, organisers of the Freedom Convoy Rally in the historic Aberdeenshire village of Ellon on Sunday, hailed it a huge success and an indication of the growing strength of support for an independent Scotland.

12:00am Tuesday 21 February 2017

#OrdinaryScots4Indy trends across Scotland in response to "Braveheart" Economist article

#OrdinaryScots4Indy trends across Scotland in response to Economist article

IT started with another portrayal of Scotland as a nation of blue-painted, See-You-Jimmy hat wearing rogues and ended with a trending twitter hashtag asking for “ordinary” indy supporters to stand up.

3:21pm Monday 20 February 2017
Stories 1 to 10 of 333
Sort results by: