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Letters II: Unionism can mean different things to different Unionists

Nationalists should focus on pressing Unionists on what kind of Union they want

THE comment piece by economist Mark Littlewood was an interesting one (Nationalists need economic answers for indyref2 The National, March 24).

12:00am Saturday 25 March 2017

Mark Littlewood: Nationalists need economic answers for indyref2

Must Scotland adopt  the euro? Well, yes and no ...

THE passage of the legislation allowing Theresa May to enact Brexit has started off a new war of words between Westminster and Holyrood, with calls for a new referendum on Scottish independence.

12:00am Friday 24 March 2017

Lesley Riddoch: ScotRef debate needs to find an injection of vision in the near future

SNP MSPs were puzzlingly quiet at the debate on a second independence referendum at the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday. Some dynamism needs to be found again, and soon, as does the spark to rebut dodgy Tory lines on independence  Photograph: Jeff J Mitche

I WAS in Northern Ireland yesterday — a strange location given the independence debate in Edinburgh and the sudden outbreak of violence at Westminster.

12:00am Thursday 23 March 2017

LIVE BLOG: Scottish Parliament debate on calling for a second referendum

Photo Credit: Gordon Terris/The Herald

1:59pm Tuesday 21 March 2017

Treated with contempt: Scotland snubbed over Article 50 date announcement

The Prime Minister failed to inform the Scottish Government of her plan to trigger Article 50 on March 29

RELATIONS between the Prime Minister and First Minister continued to deteriorate after Downing Street yesterday announced the date at which Article 50 would be triggered – without telling the Scottish Government.

12:00am Tuesday 21 March 2017

Letters II: Is Westminster trading in alternative maths on European exports?

If Scotland’s trade with Europe represents 40 per cent of our exports, how can our trade with rUK be six times as much?

AM I daft, or have the principles of mathematics changed since I was at school? I had been led to believe, prior to the 2014 referendum, that Scotland’s trade with Europe represents 40 per cent of our exports. But Westminster tells us that our…

12:00am Tuesday 21 March 2017

UK Government "forgot" to tell Scotland the date Article 50 will be triggered

Brexit Minister Michael Russell makes a statement on Article 50 at Holyrood tuesday Pic Gordon Terris/The Herald

SCOTLAND'S Brexit minister has criticised the UK Government after claiming Tory politicians in London "forgot" to inform Scotland of the date when Article 50 will be triggered.

5:03pm Monday 20 March 2017

Kevin McKenna: Unionist side will bring its very own brand of grievance culture to indyref2

The way the Westminster Government is doing business in Scotland is concerning

AS the forces of Conservatism and their allies in the state-approved Labour Party go once more unto the breach to defend the Union, a few tired old themes are already being dusted down. There are though, some new ones, including an emerging motif…

12:00am Wednesday 8 March 2017

Letters I: Will there be justice for women in tomorrow's Budget?

Women Against State Pension Inequality will be staging a peaceful demonstration

TOMORROW is a rather interesting date: it is not only International Women’s Day, it is also Budget day at Westminster. Another event of national importance for thousands of women in our country will take place at Westminster on that day also: a…

12:00am Tuesday 7 March 2017

Rev Stuart Campbell: What do we do about Scotland’s Unionist media in the #ScotRef campaign? We bypass them

Media dictates how you're presented: Jim Murphy in the distance

YOU’RE reading this article in a daily newspaper which supports Scottish independence. Remarkably, that’s something you couldn’t have said before the 2014 referendum. The “fourth estate” let the people of Scotland down in the most spectacular…

12:00am Friday 17 March 2017
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