Few pieces of public art have become so instantly iconic as sculptor Antony Gormley’s Angel of the North.
What will happen if the United Kingdom government opts – as now seems probable – for a ‘no deal’ departure from the European Union on 31 October?
Two recently undertaken studies of Highlands and Islands prospects have come up with very different takes on where the region is headed.
If or when Theresa May follows the example set by several of her 10 Downing Street predecessors and publishes a memoir of her time there, who will she blame for the enforced loss of office that begins today with her resignation as leader of the Conservative Party?
Jim Hunter: We may not be fighting another world war, but climate change demands we act like we were
What connects last month's Extinction Rebellion (XR) protests with next month's commemoration of the D-Day landings of 75 years ago? At first glance, not a lot.
In country after country, schoolchildren have been staging protest marches.
The restrictive immigration regime planned by Theresa May’s government ‘completely pulls the rug from under the feet of business and communities in the Highlands and Islands’.
Because news is very much about the here and now, it’s not often that a press release prompts much in the way of thinking about the longer-run significance of whatever’s being publicised.
If there were a national to-do list, a piece of paper itemising tasks that need attending to if Britain’s to be made a better place, what might that list contain?
All nationalisms romanticise the past. That includes the nationalism fuelling the drive for Brexit. Whether this nationalism is British or English in inspiration isn’t clear. But what’s certain is that talk of long-gone glories has been integral to the Brexit project from the start.
Who would be a councillor? Sure, the position’s often rumoured to come with lots of payments, perks and privileges. But even if these tales were true, and they aren’t, the job would be the worst in politics. Because it has been stripped of what gives point to being in politics at all.
I enjoy a good political debate.