Pete Wishart is the kind of phoney nationalist that blights the independence cause.
One event at next month’s Dundee Women’s Festival is entitled "Only 1 in 3 councillors in Scotland are women – why?!"
Whenever ‘superfoods’ are listed, it reads like the food we used to eat.
Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel. What Samuel Johnson can’t have known when saying that was just how busy a refuge it would become.
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.
The news that Ruth Davidson is thinking of leaving for Westminster confirms that Holyrood lacks the wit and humour of the Commons. She leaves for ambition, but her absence will be felt in the funereal proceedings of a dull chamber.
A neat way to describe Theresa May’s government is “in office but not in power”. The phrase was coined by the waspish Norman Lamont to describe a Tory government that was pulled this away and that, with no sense of leadership or direction.
Scientists are about to send a machine into space to collect the junk that circles the world – pity there is not a device to do the same closer to Earth.
The Chancellor is a fool and is to be mocked for whatever egregious mistakes he has committed in the budget, while everyone should take note that Scotland is down some £3 billion over 10 years and that is terrible.
They say you get more right wing as you grow old. You’d have to be Methuselah before you were old enough to trust the Tory party.