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Kevin McKenna: Ten top tips for the Unionist parties as they lurch into the ScotRef campaign

Kezia Dugdale (right) has grown more and more fretful of a second independence referendum. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty

I WORRY about the mental and physical welfare of assorted senior members of the Labour Party in Scotland; I really do. Ever since the end of the first referendum on Scottish independence they have been forming a disorderly queue to reveal their…

12:00am Wednesday 29 March 2017

Donald Trump risks row after claiming his next Scottish golf course has been given the green light

Donald Trump wants to build a new course alongside the Trump International Golf Links in Balmedie

AS Donald Trump spent yet another weekend on the golf course – the 12th round in his nine-week presidency – there was another storm brewing over his controversial club in the north-east of Scotland.

12:00am Monday 27 March 2017

Profile: Donald Trump's love of coal

Donald Trump is moving to fulfil his campaign pledge to review Barack Obama's Clean Power Plan which restricts greenhouse gas emissions at coal-fired power plants

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12:00am Wednesday 29 March 2017

United States: Federal probe into financial links of former Trump campaign chief

Paul Manafort

US treasury department agents have obtained information about offshore financial transactions involving President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman as part of a federal anti-corruption probe into his work in Eastern Europe.

3:41pm Thursday 23 March 2017

George Kerevan: Ukip may be in its death throes but a rabid right wing is still a real threat

At the weekend, Douglas Carswell announced he would defect from Ukip and run as an independent. Photograph:  Ian Forsyth/Getty

DOUGLAS Carswell, formerly Ukip’s sole MP but now turned independent, leads a solitary, spectral life at Westminster. When he’s there, that is. Carswell is tall, thin and lugubrious. If he has any charm he hides it well. All in all, he is a tragic…

12:00am Monday 27 March 2017

EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker blasts Theresa May and David Cameron over Brexit

Jean Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, attacked Theresa May for her role in Britain's move to quit the EU

WHILE European Union leaders gather in Italy today to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, the declaration that, effectively, sealed the founding of the EU, the UK will stay away.

12:00am Saturday 25 March 2017

First Minister meets police and emergency advisers to assess the implications upon Scotland of assault

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has met security advisers over the attack in London

NICOLA Sturgeon was last night in discussions with senior police officers and security advisers to consider whether there were “any potential implications” to Scotland of yesterday’s terror attack in London.

12:00am Thursday 23 March 2017

Cat Boyd: Outwith the Holyrood bubble, attitudes towards Scotland in Europe are far from clear-cut

Among 2014 Yes voters who voted Leave, only 65 per cent are still Yes

ASSUMING we’re granted permission to run a referendum, can we win it? Yes, we can. Many commentators predicted that the 2014 result would demoralise and destroy support for independence. But three years on, support has remained stubborn,…

12:00am Tuesday 28 March 2017

Carolyn Leckie: ScotRef will happen – but what’s at stake is the timing

Yes supporters in Glasgow’s Buchanan Street in 2014. The next vote wont be any less politicised Photograph: Mark Runnacles/Getty

FOR a long time, many media people used to invoke the famous Aberdeen Press and Journal headline on the day after the Titanic disaster to ridicule the parochialism of the Scottish press. “North-east man lost at sea”, it said. Except it didn’t.…

12:00am Monday 27 March 2017

Letters I: Sea ice at record low levels across the poles

Nasa reported that the Earth's poles are at a record low in terms of sea-ice levels. Photograph: Getty

ACCORDING to new research by Nasa, the Earth’s poles are showing record low sea-ice levels.

12:00am Saturday 25 March 2017
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