Today is the anniversary of the Battle of the Standard, where the Scots under King David battled Norman English forces. Fast forward to 2014 and Alex Salmond claims to lead the Scots. They could do better.
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All three main parties are clear on where they stand with Scotland and the currency issue – Alex Salmond needs to spell out his Plan B, and fast.
Alex Salmond’s hopes of a Scottish bounce as a result of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow have been dashed.
Even at its highest and most aspirant, nationalism demands self-interest over mutual interest between nations.
Nationalism has many potential outcomes, but they are all based on a concern for ‘our people’ not ‘the people’.
The leader of Plaid Cymru has snubbed the Scottish Nationalist Party (SNP) by deciding to speak at a rally organised by a group that is openly critical of SNP policies.
In creating a team to try and secure a Tory victory in 2015, David Cameron may have tipped the balance in the debate on Scotland’s future – and not in the way he wants.
The SNP’s dreams of a booming independent Scotland based on North Sea oil have been dealt a hammer blow.