Politics
27 March 2000
The most popular milkman in Scotland thanked the Queen for her kind invitation to Buckingham Palace, but said that he...
Politics
20 March 2000
In the Gaelic language, there is a phrase that is useful to the observer of current affairs who wants to discern...
Politics
20 March 2000
One of the most demonised figures in the continuous bombardment by the Scottish press of the Holyrood parliament is not...
Politics
13 March 2000
Labour used to love its conferences. Showdowns, denunciations from the platform, Labour chancellors being booed by the...
Politics
06 March 2000
In Scotland, it is time for the Fat Lady to sing her last song. Every time she opens her mouth, it costs the taxpayer £...
Politics
28 February 2000
In Bishkek they talk of Edinburgh; on the shores of Lake Ozera Issyk-Kul they muse on the doings of the Scottish...
Politics
21 February 2000
Five to ten million pounds is not quite a mess of potage, or even a bowl of porridge, but it's close. It turns out to...
Politics
14 February 2000
During the filming of Some like It Hot in Florida, Marilyn Monroe was gently teased about the extra curves she had...
Politics
07 February 2000
Deep in the bowels of the old West Stand at Murrayfield, a Kelso rugby team listened to an impassioned, pointed and...
Politics
31 January 2000
In 1843, when the Church of Scotland more or less was Scotland, a remarkable event took place that was described as a...
Politics
24 January 2000
The Scottish executive has got itself into an almighty mess over the repeal of Section 28. One of the more capable of...
Politics
17 January 2000
"You'll have had your tea." This threadbare parody of the traditional Scottish welcome looks likely to become a reality...
Politics
10 January 2000
While the millennium bug seems to have infected very few computers, there is no doubt that it caused an epidemic among...
Politics
20 December 1999
The magazine of the Church of Scotland tells it all in the title. Life and Work sums up a chilly northern Protestant...
Politics
13 December 1999
New research has shown a remarkable Holyrood effect on television news coverage in Scotland. Previously unpublished,...

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