Something curious happens to scripts belonging to SNP and Conservative politicians when they cross the border between Scotland and England.
It's finally here. Just five days after it was leaked to the country via the Press, Labour's manifesto will be officially unveiled.
Almost exactly five months ago, Nicola Sturgeon told MSPs that David Davis had set up a hotline to allow communication between the UK and Scottish governments.
Nick Hornby may seem like an odd person to reference in a column about a Scotland’s constitutional future but bear with me, I promise it will make sense.
Evening, all. The general election campaign proper began with the obligatory pint pulling, “fresh analysis”, and a Tim Farron altercation in the street.
It was meant to describe the new President-elect of America but it feels particularly appropriate for Brexit Britain.
What now? That’s the big question on the mind of every politician, elected or defeated in Thursday’s general election, as the victorious travel to the House of Commons, to deal with their party’s own potential House of Cards plot.
Who doesn't want to start the anniversary of their birth wading through an election policy document?
Edinburgh's weather - grey and cold - matches the mood inside the Scottish Parliament, where the flags flutter at half mast in the wind.
Do you ever get the feeling, when reading or listening to the over-excited, slightly foamier-mouthed followers of political parties espouse their views on any given topic, that we are losing our critical faculties?