A classic manoeuvre you will all be familiar with a report commissioned by the establishment produces findings in support of the establishment. A three-year study into the value of renewing Britain’s Trident nuclear missile programme in 2016 has come out in favour of retaining it, saying the weapons could “yet prove their worth” in preventing national blackmail or another security threat.
On Saturday morning, hundreds of fearless “yompers” will be running, walking, or in some cases, crawling across the Perthshire and Angus glens. Gayle Ritchie speaks to the youngest and oldest people taking part in the 2014 Cateran Yomp.
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The debate around our economic future reached an all-time low this week with Her Majesty’s Treasury (HMT) caught “cooking the books” about an independent Scotland’s finances.