The Curious Case of Lord Home

The Curious Case of Lord Home

To many foreign observers the British political and parliamentary set up can seem a little bizarre: a sort of anachronistic parade of costume drama and archaic procedure. Our system relies on custom, often centuries old, and on checks and balances within the law. It is complex, full of pageantry and tradition; but it does work. […]

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A song from the heart

A song from the heart

Scotland has a long tradition of being a lyrical and musical nation – drawing deep from the well of human emotion. Every song sung has an origin in who we are as a people, our culture and our peculiar Celtic perspective on life. Here is the story behind three of our best known songs

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