The Scotsman

Two Influential Newspapers Declare Support For 'No' In The Scottish Referendum

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.09.2014 | UK

Two influential newspapers have declared support for a No vote in the Scottish independence referendum. Both The Scotsman and the Financial Times have...

Wannabe Comedians? If You're Planning to Go to Edinburgh...

Dave Cohen | Posted 13.05.2013 | UK Comedy
Dave Cohen

If you're starting out in comedy as a writer or performer, and you've never been to the Edinburgh Fringe, I have one piece of advice. It's the only piece of advice I can guarantee is absolutely correct, and it's the one piece you'll ignore, which is this: Forget Edinburgh.

Interview with Joyce McMillan - 'I Think it's a Pretty Ancient Profession - It's Not Quite Prostitution But it has Same Degree of Antiquity'

Andrew Learmonth | Posted 08.01.2013 | Home
Andrew Learmonth

Theatre is the most collaborative of all the arts. Productions will often have at least two or three and often ten or twenty or thirty or forty people working on them for months if not years.

Megrahi, The Scotsman and the Unionists

Peter Curran | Posted 04.12.2011 | UK Politics
Peter Curran

The Scotsman is in no doubt what the big story is today - Megrahi's death bed 'confession'. It puts confession in quotes, but it's a nod and a wink - ...

Clout, corruption, Capone - and the Neo-Scottish Unionists ...

Peter Curran | Posted 30.11.2011 | UK Politics
Peter Curran

When I was a child in Glasgow, a clout was something I was regularly threatened with, and often received. Never from my parent or relatives, but often...

The Booze, sectarianism - and "a nice glass of rosé after work"

Peter Curran | Posted 02.12.2011 | UK Politics
Peter Curran

The Herald and The Scotsman are both panicking about the SNP Government's measures to combat the twin - and related - Scottish curses of alcohol abuse...

The M.A.D. Men of the Unionist parties

Peter Curran | Posted 18.11.2011 | UK Politics
Peter Curran

THE FUNDAMENTALS The Scotsman is in full unionist mode today - it might as well have put the Union Jack on its masthead, given the space it devotes t...