The politics may have changed over the years, but the literary obsessions of 'northern Britain' seem hard to shake.
Only 5% of rape complaints in the UK end in convictions – what a legacy for the #metoo generation.
Abortion provision in the 21st century needs to be treated like any other medical procedure: without judgement
Years before anyone conceived celebrity, the Scottish bard may have been the first to turn himself into a brand.
Poetry has a long history of depicting violent sexual behaviour against women.
Should the teacher be a sage on the stage or a guide on the side? Neither, it seems.
Can internet voting bring young people to the polls? Here's the evidence so far.
After centuries of decline and depolulation, the Highlands have thrived under the EU. Now Brexit threatens to turn back the clock.
How to make your holiday better for the environment through sustainable tourism.
Brexit is causing nothing but trouble and who knows if independence will ever happen. No wonder the frozen north is such an appealing prospect.
The experiences of a migrant district in Scotland's biggest city could be the shape of things to come.
Policy needs to focus on making the teaching profession stable and more appealing. South Africa must ensure its locally trained teachers have more reason to stay in the country.
Scotland's former first minister has sparked outrage in the UK with his latest move.
Barcelona has become the test case for separatists Europe over.
An old Scottish master has revealed its secret after 430 years. What next from art detectives?
Specialist courts and judges could ensure that key laws protecting the environment are upheld. But the Scottish government has rejected the idea
Most people's shortbread-tin ideas about the Highlands and Islands are missing a key traditional ingredient.
Thanks to innovative technology, the third Forth bridge continues a proud legacy of state-of-the-art bridge engineering across three centuries.
With all parties backing the fracking ban apart from the Tories, Scotland will have to secure full devolvement for energy if it is to fully realise its ambitions for renewables
They erupted for billions of years and make Earth's volcanoes look like molehills. Here's what we know and what we don't know about them.