The Tories are dancing on the party’s grave while adopting its philosophy
Saving Conservatism – and unionism – in Scotland is a ten-year project
Comeuppance is a dish best served scalding hot. That’s the first thing to be said about this glorious election result.…
How much is the revival of the Scottish Tories down to Ruth Davidson, their leader?
Brexit is making Nicola Sturgeon’s call for a second Scottish independence vote irresistible
Fantasy-driven land reform is the SNP’s way of pretending it’s still a radical party
Scots know all too well how it feels. The rest of Britain is about to learn
Scots love their Tory leader. But they won’t vote for her
Should you wish to have a good copy of the 1916 edition of Wisden, cricket’s annual bible, you should be…
At long last, the England cricket team have rediscovered their love of the game
This is the best book you’ll ever read about mixed martial arts fighting; and this will still be the case…
This was the Scottish election. Where next for the Union now?
The great SNP revival, and why it’s impervious to reason
Scots public schools are a tribe apart, says Alex Massie
A landslide for the SNP will inevitably lead to the end of the Union
The successful launch of a nationalist newspaper shows just how much trouble the Union is still in
Whatever the outcome of the referendum, Scotland will be better for having had the debate
The success of the campaign to save the Union can be heard in the increasingly hysterical tone of independence supporters
Alex Salmond is on course to win. Why hasn’t England noticed?
Alex Massie relaxes amid lush lawns and eccentricity
For a long time my view of the Imperial Capital — as, like other Scots, I am still prone to…
‘Our fate lies within ourselves. We just have to be brave enough to see it,’ says Princess Merida, the winsome,…
The third referendum option might be just what Scots Tories need
Our aim in Afghanistan is no longer to secure victory but to avoid obvious defeat, says Alex Massie