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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

Chinese national Chennan Fei fights to save her life in Scotland

Duncan Harkness, left, had been planning to propose to his partner, Chennan Fei

SHE arrived as a child and has not seen her homeland for 15 years. Now judges will rule on Chinese national Chennan Fei’s future in Scotland after she narrowly avoided deportation today.

12:00am Wednesday 29 March 2017

The National Roadshow in Dumfries: SNP councillors promise residents will decide on £25m flood defence plans

An artist’s impression of the proposed flood defence system in Dumfries

SNP councillors and local election candidates for Dumfries and Galloway have announced plans to take forward controversial £25 million flood defences.

12:00am Friday 24 March 2017

The National Roadshow in Dumfries: SNP promise residents will decide on £25m flood defence plans

An artist’s impression of the proposed flood defence system in Dumfries

SNP councillors and local election candidates for Dumfries and Galloway have announced plans to take forward controversial £25 million flood defences.

12:00am Friday 24 March 2017

Charlie, who was born on a Saltire, becomes one of the youngest members of the SNP at 4 years old

Charlie Burns was born on a Saltire (above) and has now signed up as an SNP member (below). Photographs: Carol Burns

A BABY boy who was born on a Saltire flag has become one of Scotland’s youngest members of the SNP after his independence-supporting parents signed him up.

12:00am Wednesday 29 March 2017

James Kelly: Would replacing the regional lists with a national version affect the result for pro-independence parties?

Photo by Jamie Simpson/Herald & Times

THE Additional Member voting system used to elect the Scottish Parliament is sometimes characterised as a “semi-proportional” system, implying that only the 56 list seats are elected proportionally. That’s highly misleading, because the basic…

3:56pm Monday 27 March 2017

Only a quarter of Scots trust UK Government to do best for Scotland, survey finds

Confidence in the current UK Government, led by Theresa May, is low. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA

JUST a quarter of people in Scotland trust the UK Government to work in the best interests of the country, according to the latest findings in the Scottish Social Attitudes Survey.

12:00am Saturday 25 March 2017

Letters II: Unionism can mean different things to different Unionists

Nationalists should focus on pressing Unionists on what kind of Union they want

THE comment piece by economist Mark Littlewood was an interesting one (Nationalists need economic answers for indyref2 The National, March 24).

12:00am Saturday 25 March 2017

May's Brexit trigger will come day after Holyrood vote on independence referendum

Sturgeon: Expected to win vote

A HOLYROOD vote expected to back Nicola Sturgeon’s call for a second independence referendum will take place next Tuesday – the day before Theresa May launches the formal process to take the UK out of the European Union.

12:00am Friday 24 March 2017

Letters I: Juncker’s words must be taken in the right context

Jean-Claude Juncker was restricted in what he could say, due to the fundamental terms under which European commissioners operate

JOHN Edgar’s letter calling into question Jean-Claude Juncker’s attitude to Scotland (Has Juncker not noticed indyref2 wave of support, The National, March 28) displays ignorance of the fundamental terms under which the European commissioners…

12:00am Wednesday 29 March 2017
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