A NEW location and longer opening hours are proposed for Rothes Post Office …read more
Sorry, folks. We haven’t quite managed to get going today. We’ve got a cold, the weather’s grey and miserable, and watching the TV feels like being stuck in a bad dream you can’t wake up from, as the Tories look for new ways to be evil and Labour response isn’t …read more
This man only controls the finances of Scotland because Scotland is part of the UK. Never forget that if you listen to Labour and vote No next September, there’s (at least) a 60% chance that he’ll control the finances of Scotland until 2020. Ready to risk it? …read more
A CYCLIST has been killed following a collision with a car on a rural Moray road. …read more
Kenyan runner Tarus Elly showed the calmness and composure of an experienced veteran as he cruised to an impressive victory in yesterday’s Baxters Loch Ness marathon – despite this being his first race at the distance. …read more
Aberdeen assistant manager Tony Docherty has warned the Dons they will have to match the determination of a St Mirren side trying to keep its manager in a job. …read more
David Howell had lost his way both on and off the course, but says his life is now back on track after ending a long wait for victory in the Alfred Dunhill links championship at St Andrews. …read more
Four men were in police custody last night after two serious assaults in the north-east involving 30 members of the Blue Angels “outlaw” biker gang. …read more
By Aamer Anwar
Apparently there is a new left-wing leader in charge of the Labour Party who can speak without notes. Imagine that. Branded ‘Red Ed’, I actually thought this week’s Labour Party Conference might be worth a watch.
When I got over the blinding backdrop of a St …read more
By Kevin Pringle, Scottish National Party Strategic Communications Director. The underlying issue behind Prime Minister David Cameron’s refusal to debate the case for an independent Scotland with First Minister Alex Salmond is that it exposes an identity crisis at the… Read More › …read more
A poet’s job is to serve their country and the world with words.
A writer’s right is to be paid a proper wage.
It is frequently observed that Scottish writers do not earn a living wage because their books are not sold at the level of the international English-speaking market.
Writing can only …read more
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Below is the text of a letter sent by Alex Salmond, the First Minister of Scotland, to the UK Prime Minister David Cameron today. Dear David, I write in response to your letter of 26 September in which you say that you are unwilling to debate the future of Scotland …read more
By Gerry Hassan
How often have you heard it said: the independence referendum is a non-event and as boring as paint drying?
This has become the uncontested view of part of mainstream Scotland and many in public life and the media. Last week ‘Newsnight Scotland’ anchor Gordon Brewer stated …read more