You don’t protect sex workers by arresting their clients.
It's time to listen to sex workers about how best to keep them safe.
Justice could become more accessible for Scottish child-abuse victims.
At last, one of the biggest obstacles to suing the perpetrators of historic child abuse could be on the way out.
JM Barrie in 1893.
Bandelero the Bandit is being performed for the first time since 1877. It is the ideal opportunity for a reappraisal of the Scottish writer's oeuvre.
Energy secretary Amber Rudd on the march.
With wind braced for more cutbacks, government backing of nuclear and fracking will end in tears.
Oil workers are among those whose tax bills could get complicated.
Devolving income tax north might seem like an issue for Scots only. Far from it, as it turns out.
One of the stalagmites used in this study. The blue-green fluorescence is due to the light from the camera flash.
Stalagmites in Scottish preserve 3,000 years of climate history, suggesting human migration is linked to wet and dry periods.
Is the oldest profession anything of the sort?
Bob the Lomond
What do Northern Ireland, France, Norway, Sweden and Iceland all have in common? They've already gone where Scotland is debating following.
Charles Kennedy 1959-2015.
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The former Lib Dem leader remembered as anti-war orator and master communicator with a gift for relating to his audience.
Just you wait.
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There's much more to the naked male bodies of these programmes than the simple titillation that meets the eye.
Protesters gathered in force for the UK state opening of parliament on May 27.
From rail strike threats to new anti-strike legislation, the Tory election success looks set to bring tensions to the boil in the coming weeks and months.
‘More of a trim and a prune than digging up the whole garden’
Scottish and English land rules look set to further diverge, but talk of a revolution north of the border is somewhat wide of the mark.
If Scotland gets control over its tax arrangements, transfer pricing within the UK will be a big problem - the amber nectar is a classic case in point.
‘It might take more than the king’s horses and the king’s men, your Highness’
The Bingham report on how to stabilise the UK is well meaning but out of step with the reality of the situation.
Tens of thousands have signed a petition for the north of England to join Scotland. But deeper cooperation rather than secession is the answer.
Difficulties need flagging up.
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The SNP's big Scottish victory might appear to put full fiscal autonomy right back on the agenda. But here's why it doesn't.
There may be trouble ahead…
The two epochal fights that will define Cameron's second term are coming into view – and he's starting to feel the pinch of a tiny majority.
London, the morning after the election.
The British election has come and gone, and the results have confounded the expectations of most pollsters. Words such as “historic,” “extraordinary” and “political earthquake” have been used to describe…
Cheers from the SNP as Labour’s Jim Murphy loses his seat.
After the astonishing events of the 2015 election, offering to implement the Smith proposals in Scotland will not suffice. The Tories will have to think bigger.
Under Nicola Sturgeon, the Scottish National Party has swept Scotland at Labour’s expense.
The Murdoch press strategy of supporting the Conservatives in England and the SNP in Scotland reflected a common interest in denying Labour government in the UK election.
On May 8, a new battle begins.
One of the consequences of the SNP's rise is that the new UK government will have very few seats in Scotland. This looks set to become a hot potato after the election.