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Alex Bell

ALEX BELL: May reheats the dog’s Brexit​

October 25 2018

The world’s oldest shipwreck was discovered this week, just in time for the Brexit countdown. Any parallels between old, wooden plans sinking to the depths should not be drawn – at least the Greek vessel found its bottom.

Alex Bell

Alex Bell: Give girls a break, please

September 20 2018

The unhappiness of young girls is a tragedy and a crisis. We have created a social structure which is unduly tough on adolescents, for no obvious purpose. The young were once under pressure to find work, marry or help the family – as these old economic forces die away, so Scotland should reinvent childhood.

Alex Bell

ALEX BELL: It’s all pie in the sky, Nicola

September 6 2018

American politics has given us many things. The first opinion polls, the observation that “all politics is local” and the remark “politics is showbusiness for ugly people”. It also gave a name to politics which was so pleasing it was hard to object to: motherhood and apple pie.