Category: scotlight

BBC diverts Boyle’s career path into middle of a road that leads to Moscow for a cosy travelogue

BEWARE the seductive embrace of Auntie Beeb, that python in a twin set and pearls. One minute you are a politician-slaying radical comedian from Glasgow, the next you...

Marianne Taylor: Time for men to stop mansplaining abortion to women

IN the week since Ireland voted to allow women access to abortion, many column inches have been written by commentators around what the decision means medically,...

Glasgow undeterred as Home Office blocks ‘fix room’ plan but admits benefits

PLANS for a 'fix room' where addicts in Glasgow would be able to inject illegal drugs under medical supervision are to be thwarted by the Home Office, it has...

There are so many Rangers firms they could form a league

They are, according to an old song sung at Ibrox, “the famous Glasgow Rangers”. But Britain’s soft-touch corporate law means there are plenty of less...

Former Yes Scotland chair: SNP Growth Commission relied on ‘Scottish establishment’ for report

ONE of the most senior figures in the pro-independence movement has called for the inclusion of trade unions in any further SNP Growth Commission talks after accusing...

Lobbying register reveals which multi-national giants have been meeting MSPs

TOBACCO and nuclear energy giants and controversial IT firm Atos are among a raft of multinational companies that have tried to influence MSPs over the last three...

Sir Brian Souter wants Scotland to be like Switzerland with independence outside the EU

SIR Brian Souter, the transport tycoon who is one of the SNP's most high profile backers believes Scotland should model itself on Switzerland, to become...

EIS moves to war footing in battle for 10 per cent pay rise for teachers

TEACHERS are planning to take strike action within months as they move to a war footing in their battle for a 10 per cent pay rise. Members of the Educational Institute...

More severe weather to come after heavy rain and thunderstorms cause flooding

Further torrential rain and thunderstorms are set to hit Northern Ireland and Scotland as the severe weather sweeps up across the UK. Much of the country woke up to a...

Jacob Rees-Mogg warns Theresa May not to get UK involved in EU budget talks beyond 2020

ARCH-Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg has warned the UK Government not to allow the UK to become involved in discussions on the EU's future budget beyond the end of the...