This is the tale of the ball that doesn’t bounce.
ALEX BELL: Indicative votes…just another chance to see the entrails of British democracy dragged along the street
It ended as it began, all about the Tory Party.
Alex Bell has been in Barcelona for The Courier, reporting from the election headquarters of the ERC. Victory for nationalist parties in yesterday’s snap election means independence for Catalonia remains a live issue. However, with less than 50% of the vote, the nationalists failed to secure the majority they wanted.
Not so long ago three women led Scotland’s main parties. Now it is one.
We move as a species.
What did illuminated manuscripts ever do for Dundee? This question arises on looking at a colourful medieval book on show at the city’s new V&A, Scotland’s first design museum.
Kezia – a nice person in a terrible job doing OK. Not much of an epitaph but not bad, either.
Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the community hall, another election turns up. It seems like we have been on some voting diet – lots of roughage and prunes, not much meat.
A car pulls up the drive of Chequers. Theresa hears the gravel crunch.
In a bid to escape the bureaucratic tyranny of the EU, the UK Government finds itself tied up in knots over borders. It is a self-inflicted mess set to create new layers of bureaucracy and confusion – and a betrayal of the promises made to Brexit voters.