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COMMENT Unspeakable ‘anti-Scots’ pursue power as recession looms

WATCHING the Conservative dog and pony show, SNP president, Michael Russell said: “What is clear from Liz Truss and her audience is that the UK Conservatives are now a profoundly anti-Scottish party. It is up to Tories in Scotland to prove they aren’t by publicly disagreeing with UK Tory leadership rhetoric.”

COMMENT Who are unelected Tory peers to lecture Scotland on democracy?

NEVER in the field of British politics have so many been failed by so few. And this few are about to choose from their midst the two who have arguably failed most. The Tory leadership contenders pitch might be summarised as follows: “This government was crap. I am very proud of the work I did for it. Vote for me to do something totally different, but not too different.”

comment A look at five myths that bedevil the life of people in Scotland

THROUGHOUT history, human societies have welcomed myths to help them understand the world around them. Stories have always been important to people. In a world of threats, it is reassuring to believe tales that tell us our rulers are gifted, and in the end “all will be well”. This week, we will look at five myths that bedevil life for people in Scotland.