Nicola Sturgeon in the US speaking alongside Nancy Pelosi, the Speaker of the House of Representatives

Is following customs, formalities and manners really getting us anywhere?
THANKS to The National last week, we could read about the start of Nicola Sturgeon’s trip to the US and her visit to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi. But you couldn’t watch it, at least not on BBC Scotland. Their coverage of our country’s First Minister starting a major international trip was drowned out by ounces of trivia around Rangers’ trip to Seville. The Beeb’s examination of every insignificant detail of the Europa Cup final – to the exclusion of othe