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Douglas Beattie is a journalist, TSSA union officer, author of The Rivals Game, Happy Birthday Dear Celtic, and The Pocket Book of Celtic, and a Labour Councillor based in London. He worked at BBC News for 12 years.
House of Cards this is not. We have on our hands an intense political crisis which carries overarching economic ramifications for the whole country.
Scottish Labour's new leader could learn much from Unite's approach to the referendum, says Douglas Beattie.
The role of newspapers in shaping the news agenda has given the institution a right-wing editorial bias.
Labour's best hope of turning the SNP tide is to focus on the Conservatives.
Those who believe a "chicken" Prime Minister won’t go in for the televised leaders' debates are living in cloud cuckoo land.
Labour and the SNP have competing visions for Scotland and the UK – could they really find common ground in Westminster?
The fictional account of an IRA sniper targeting the Conservative Prime Minister threatens no one and shows the Corporation is in good shape.
Avowedly pro-independence, The National hit the streets on Monday and sold out in a matter of hours.
The natural next step for Scotland's outgoing First Minister would be a return to Westminster.
A closer look at the controversial financial and cultural legacy of the Barnett Formula, following its creator's death this week.