Category: OPINION!

Edinburgh Trams project was ‘poor deal’

The "ridiculous" contract for the Edinburgh trams project represented an "extremely poor deal" for the city council, an inquiry has been told. A...

Brexiteers’ favoured customs option could cost business £20bn a year, say officials

THE customs option favoured by Boris Johnson and his fellow Brexiteers could cost businesses as much as £20 billion a year, top Treasury officials have claimed....

Theresa May ticks off Nicola Sturgeon’s Government in Union Jackery row

THERESA May has ticked off the SNP Government for its “appalling” behaviour after MPs heard how officials in Edinburgh had bullied Marks and...

Yulia Skripal breaks her silence and says she is “lucky to be alive”

YULIA Skripal, the daughter of the ex-Russian spy who was poisoned in Salisbury, has broken her silence and said she is "lucky to be alive" after the attempt...

SNP’s new report on independence sets out case for ‘economic renaissance’

THE long-awaited SNP report on the renewed case for independence will set out an optimistic strategy for Scotland’s “economic renaissance”. The...

Economy Secretary: Scotland may be using a new currency within a decade

SCOTLAND may have ditched the pound in favour of a new currency within 10 to 15 years, the Economy Secretary has suggested. Keith Brown said it was impossible to tell...

SNP accused of ‘transparent campaign to undermine the BBC’

THE SNP has been accused of a “transparent campaign to undermine the BBC” after it insisted the broadcaster had failed to address a loss of trust among...

Mark Carney: economically possible for independent Scotland to join currency union with UK

AN independent Scotland could enter into a currency union with the rest of the United Kingdom, Mark Carney, the Governor of the Bank of England, has suggested. The bank...

Theresa May tells Nicola Sturgeon Scots have ‘no appetite’ for second independence referendum

THERESA May has slapped down Nicola Sturgeon, insisting Scots have "no appetite" for a second independence referendum as Michael Gove claimed the Union was now...

Scots fail to get in the party spirit for the Royal Wedding

IT is regarded as a uniquely British tradition, where the road is closed off to traffic and residents gather together for tea and jam tarts beneath bunting and blue...