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Opinion: the biggest news story in Scotland

When Paul asked me to write this blog post I was so chuffed to be asked, but, given we are in the middle of the Scottish Parliamentary elections, I was also really worried about being able to find the time to write it.

However, I have found the time and here it is. It may not be what you are expecting.

There is a massive story doing the rounds in Scotland and it is not about the election but about the tragic death of Mercedes the polar …

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    @David Raw, I've corrected your statement below: "That’s a great comfort, Julian. I’ll pass it on to the recipients of the 6,000 food parcels and...
  • User AvatarTynan 22nd Jan - 1:11pm
    Stephen Howse, true but to some extent that's my point. World population was around 3 billion when my parents were at school. Now it is...
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    Silvio: The problem with that approach, regardless of the argument about whether or not we should have entered coalition (which honestly is a different debate),...
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    The Lib Dems have never recovered from the psychological trauma from being in coalition, and its electoral consequences. An aura of collective guilt hangs over...
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    I don't have to imagine being one of those voters, I was one. How many of the 40+ million voters do you actually expect to...
  • User AvatarSilvio 22nd Jan - 12:52pm
    By defending the cruelty and misery inflicted on the weakest and most vulnerable you will just get more of the same results..decline and irrelevance. The...