Top Tweets from the Night of the #IndyRef


Of the many campaign battlegrounds, Twitter certainly showed the heat as Scots took to the ballot box   It’s been a well-fought and well-fretted campaign on all sides,...

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The Scottish Question: #YesScotland or #YesUnion?


Alasdair Gray's new book, Independence: An Argument for Home Rule, pragmatically yet problematically emphasises Scotland's polity over Scottish identity in the bid for independence   On...

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Child Sex Abuse: An Escalating Reality


Recent events in Rotherham have uncovered more shocking realities about child sex abuse in the UK, yet victims are still left worse off in prosecution cases   What happened...

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The Hot and Cold of the Ice Bucket Challenge


The Ice Bucket Challenge Achieved ALS awareness, but not without a cost   With temperatures hitting an all time high this summer, the idea of having a bucket of ice thrown...

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Stairway to the Future


A university education in London makes for unique influences on career perspectives   Ford Madox Ford wrote in The Soul of London that 'London is the world town, not because...

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A Mother and More: The Virgin Mary


Narratives of Mary have focused on her motherhood to Jesus, but her virtues as an individual are just as exceptional   The eighth of September for Catholics marks the Nativity...

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The Quest for a New Pakistan: A Tale of Three Parties


Disruptive protests and state violence mar troubled efforts towards change   In the latest battle for a new and improved Pakistan, Imran Khan and Tahir ul Qadri of the opposition...

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