The elastic of British politics is pulled and is about to snap painfully back into the nation. We could be voting before October 31 – snap enough?
Dear Jeremy Corbyn,
Bojo’s tour of the provinces could have gone worse – possibly. He offered a bribe to Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast so small (£300 million between them) that it barely registered. Where leaders sought clarity on No Deal, he offered bluster.
Boris Johnson once said a column consisted of a few jokes and paradox. If the joke is Boris, then the paradox is that by achieving high office, he diminishes it.
In 1985 I flew from Dublin to Boston return for £400. If I did it today, it would cost a bit less.
You can travel by train from Scotland to Ho Chi Minh in south Vietnam.
Sometime in the early 1990s, Scotland’s heroin overdoses passed the 100 mark. The nation was horrified.
Newspaper convention means that two rows of head shots on a front page means either a gang has been convicted, or a tragedy has occurred. It’s hard to tell if Tory leadership candidates are culprits or victims.
ALEX BELL: Equal pay for equal work? The Scotland women’s World Cup squad will be paid a fraction of male counterparts
Scotland play England this weekend at the football World Cup. The nation can but dream.
It is often asked when a party needs a new leader: But who can lead? The Scottish Tories do not publish membership figures, but 10,000 seems probable – and they are the only Scots who will get a say on our next prime minister, though a minority compared to the home counties vote.