The Main Hall of the Scottish Parliament and various Committee Rooms are given over to five days of public discussions and debates on hot button issues such as euthanasia, privacy, the future of ci
The First Minister, Alex Salmond MSP, discusses the Scottish Government's proposals for a referendum on Scotland's future, and detail the 21st century concept of independence and equality for Scotl
Ruth Wishart is undoubtedly A Good Thing (to borrow Sellers and Yeatman's phrase of approval), and it was certainly a good thing she was Chair of the lively debate that led on from the observations of Henry McLeish, Tom Brown,
An inspiring programme of debate and drama starts today as the Scottish Parliament's fifth Festival of Politics opens today for an extended five day run.
Former Royal Bank of Scotland chief Sir Fred "the Shred" Goodwin is facing increasing public and government pressure to give up his pension after running the bank into the ground.
RBS, which has its head office in St. Andrew Square, reported an annual loss of more than £24bn on Thursday - the largest corporate loss in British history.
At the beginning of his book, Homage to Caledonia - Scotland and the Spanish Civil War, Daniel Gray quotes from another book on the subject, From the Calton to Catalonia by John and Willy Maley (Glasgow City Libraries). The extract is written in
gallus Glaswegian Scots and describes conditions in the east end of Glasgow in the 1930s.
According to a new study by the BBC and Sheffield University, Edinburgh is the loneliest place to live in the UK. In "Changing UK: the Way We Live Now" researchers compiled and rated areas across Britain using official statistical data from the Census to show how Britons are more demographically segregated "than at any time since the computerisation of census data (1966)."
Fast moving Seats for Festival
of Politics 2008