The rise, and possible fall, of the Edinburgh football club Heart of Midlothian is a morality tale of modern soccer. It is also a story about Scotland's relationship with the beautiful—and...
It is my first case. I am defending two young men accused of assault. Suddenly their interests diverge. What do I do?
The Scots bid for power has got them a dull parliament and a resentful England
Gordon Brown is odds-on to be prime minister by 2008. How different from Blair would he be? What are his foreign policy ideas? What about his adamantine personality and his Scottishness? Admirers and...
Devolution allows social policy experiments. But, as the English higher education white paper shows, it also has unintended effects
Neal Ascherson has found geological origins for Scottish nationalism. This is not as mad as it sounds but it is still no reason to abandon the Union
The Edinburgh Fringe is the only place where new theatre can thrive. Sneer at it if you like, but just try making it on the London fringe instead