The Nationalists took their campaign to Hamilton on Monday, with Nicola Sturgeon leading the baby cuddling photo opportunities. Nothing unusual about that, you may think – there is a general election in three weeks.
While the focus north and south of the border is on the general election, voters could do a little to change their lives by choosing the most competent councillors in tomorrow’s local ballots.
Ian Duncan, the newly-selected Conservative candidate for Perth and North Perthshire, is fortunately a seasoned campaigner.
Even before Theresa May’s announcement of a general election in June, Scotland had been on something of a war footing, with local elections on May 4.
Leaders of nations and governments, small and large, relish any opportunity to perform on the global stage.
Dundee has hit the national headlines after one of its residents incurred what is believed to be the UK’s biggest ever parking fine.
Given the choice, would Europeans prefer to live in Scotland or England? Judging by the respective immigration statistics of the two nations, the answer is pretty clear.
Today, barring a very unlikely rebellion in SNP ranks, the Scottish Parliament will vote by a narrow margin for a second independence referendum.
There was something suspicious in the timing of a pro-Nationalist newspaper’s report on Sunday detailing online abuse against the First Minister.
Who is advising Nicola Sturgeon on when (there is no longer an if) to call a second independence referendum? She apparently relies on a very tight inner circle that includes her husband, Peter Murrell, who is also the SNP’s chief executive.