The revelations about Prince Charles in Tom Bower’s new book are embarrassing but not really scandalous, peculiar but not necessarily shocking.
Ever since Sir Iain McMillan retired as head of the Confederation of British Industry in Scotland, the voice of the wealth-creating sector has been oddly silent.
As the Scottish Labour Party heads to Dundee on Friday for its spring conference, the focus is likely to be on the spat between the current and former leaders over Brexit.
It is obvious that David Lidington, who replaced Damian Green as Theresa May’s deputy, is new to the job.
The contest to be the next deputy leader of the SNP may be in its early days, with the result not due to be announced until the party’s conference in June, but already it is turning out to be more interesting than it looks on paper.
The suggestion that former Labour leadership candidate Anas Sarwar was unelectable in Scotland because he was a Muslim and a Pakistani has caused shockwaves.
The recruitment problem in Scottish schools reached crisis proportions last year, with tales of desperate heads in Perth and Edinburgh begging parents to teach maths classes.
Thank heavens for rookie politicians! Mhairi Black, the SNP’s youngest MP, has inadvertently given two wonderful insights into her party, nuggets that shine a light on the past and present Nationalist leaders.
When John Swinney first proposed his changes to stamp duty, home owners at the higher end of the market knew they were about to be clobbered.
The departure of Britain’s social mobility commissioner may not be a cause for national regret but the failure of his commission’s goal should be.