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The Scotsman

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How to make your career ambitions come true in the digital age 

Why political opinion polls may well be harming our democracy

The danger to democracy posed by voting apps and internet politics

How we’ve failed to heed Nikita Khrushchev’s warning about personality cults

How US-style politics could be damaging British democracy

What the public can learn from MPs’ pragmatism

French Revolution has lessons for Brexit Britain

One more (reluctant) fight – that’s why we love comeback screen heroes

The European Union’s biggest failure? Explaining what it does

Why we’re fascinated by Jeremy Kyle, Katie Hopkins and the like

Why Gothic Edinburgh was born to be Gotham City

MP for Spain? Expats need a voice

Brexit: Why it’s wrong to blame the older generation

Social media addiction is gaining recognition from an unlikely source 

How does the UK reconcile post Brexit? (print only)

Brexit: To expats in EU, the UK sounds like it’s preparing for war 

Dear John McDonnell, if Winston Churchill is a villain, who is a hero? 

Scottish independence would strip Churchill of his ‘Britishness’

Here’s how to end the UK’s ‘elective dictatorship’ 

Will tourist tax have the same effect on tourists as plastic bag tax had on bags? 

What Donald Tusk can learn from Winston Churchill 

Winston Churchill: Ross Greer is wrong, but so is Piers Morgan 

Scottish Secretary should be elected by MSPs

Donald Trump’s wealth is no reason to denounce him 

Churchill once defended ‘Scottish nationalism’ at Ibrox stadium

Machiavelli – moralist of people power

Disagreeing is a virtue our society is fast forgetting (print only)

 Macedonian village healer changed my life in a way I didn’t expect

North Macedonia? Don’t you ‘North Briton’ me!

Scotland is the Casablanca of the Great Brexit 

Scotland on Sunday

Machiavelli – moralist of people power

Edinburgh Evening News

One more (reluctant) fight – that’s why we love comeback screen heroes – Alastair Stewart

E-International Relations

Would Churchill Have Voted for Brexit?

History Scotland

Churchill: Remember the man, not the myth

The Scot who nearly killed Franco

Weekly Podcast | Darrow Discussions

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Bella Caledonia

‘Moggmentum’ is the last straw of sanity 

ConservativeHome

Alastair Stewart: We expats are still under a cloud of uncertainty about our residency rights

The Scottish Review

The simulation of madness

The Olive Press News

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The Scot who tried to kill Franco with explosives hidden under his Granny’s sweater

The Sol Times

Features (Visit Gallery)

News coverage (Visit Gallery)

Kurir

Колумна на новинарот Алистер Стујарт: Северна Македонија? Не ме прави Севернобританец (North Macedonia? Don’t you ‘North Briton’ me!

Scottish History Network

Alastair Stewart: Historical Amnesia and the Myth of Westminster Control

Campaigns & Personal Press Coverage

Winston Churchill

BBC Radio Scotland with John Beattie  talking to Alastair Stewart, Ross Greer MSP and Professor Lucy Robinson (BBC Radio Scotland)

Macedonian Advocacy

UMD appoints new communications director (Observer, Macedonia)

UMD appoints new communications director (UMD)

Scottish journalist on Prespa Agreement: A catastrophic Pyrrhic victory for the Zaev Government (Express MK)

Alastair Stewart: North Macedonia? Do not you ‘North Briton’ me! (The Grid)

Alastair Stewart: North Macedonia? Do not you ‘North Briton’ me! (Time.MK)

Scots journalist and Macedonian in-law: “Scotland has kept its identity by keeping their particular cultural heritage within the United Kingdom, Macedonia is giving hers away”. (Off.net.mk)

Future Macedonian in-law says Macedonia must retain its identity (New Macedonia)

Campaign for expat MPs

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Campaign to introduce MPs for British expatriates (Petition)

Brexit: Brits in Spain react to Theresa May’s speech (The Local)

Scottish expat in Spain campaigns for MPs to represent Brits living abroad (The Olive Press News)

Teacher in Spain launches online petition for MPs for Brits living abroad (EuroWeekly News)

Why it’s time for overseas MPs. (Bremain in Spain)

Alastair Stewart: I’m a Scot in Spain with a Macedonian fiancé – here’s why Brexit makes me angry  (CommonSpace)

Why it’s time for overseas MPs (The Sol Times)

Scripts

Doctor Who | ‘The Dances of River Song’ 

CommonSpace

Alastair Stewart: The last of the summer PMs?

Alastair Stewart: Should commentators run for office?

Alastair Stewart: A very British fudge – why democratising the monarchy may be the best compromise

Alastair Stewart: It’s not nationalism which explains Brexit – it’s irredentism

Alastair Stewart: Referenda are a fad – don’t let them undermine democratic accountability

Alastair Stewart: I’m a Scot in Spain with a Macedonian fiancée – here’s why Brexit makes me angry

Alastair Stewart: Why Tam Dalyell’s death was the passing of the old guard in Scotland

Alastair Stewart: Can you really compare Scotland and Catalonia?

Speechwriting

Burns Supper – Immortal Memory (Alastair Stewart)

Dallas Global Chamber Address (Zorica Ilin, Head of Development Invest Macedonia)

DEN OF GEEK

Revisiting The Omega Factor

Bugs: remembering an ahead-of-its-time tech TV thriller

Star Trek: looking back at the BBC’s ban and censorship

Crime Traveller: celebrating an underappreciated 90s sci-fi

The Crown review: a mesh of history books and melodrama

Star Trek: what Discovery can take from its past

Stargate SG-1: was longevity its curse?

The plot holes and symbolism of The Dark Knight Rises

Would a break be good for Doctor Who?

THE EDINBURGH REPORTER

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Scottish teacher launches petition for MPs for expats

The 10 best bookshops in Edinburgh

Lights, Camera, Salmond!

Opinion – Kevin Spacey has betrayed his fans too

Does Edinburgh’s recycling policy discriminate against the elderly?

ThinkScotland

Churchill: The man not the myth, Part II

Churchill: The man not the myth, Part I

The Scottish Parliament’s time limits should be reformed

Yes, real men do eat quiche!

Lights, Camera, Salmond!

Where now for Spain and Catalonia?

Theresa May should bring back David Cameron

Cameron and May failed as one-nation conservatives: We must now build a new consensus 

Do we really want a race of uneducated race of Northern Britons?

2012 demonstrates the triumph of Britain without empire 

Edinburgh Fringe Review: Enlightenment Titans 

Edinburgh Fringe Review: Winston on the Run

United Macedonian Diaspora

Articles

Alastair Stewart – Why the UMD matters

Sample Press Releases

UMD OUTRAGED BY MACEDONIA PARLIAMENT NAME CHANGE VOTE

UMD REBUKES CEPA CLAIMS ABOUT PRESPA AGREEMENT

UMD REACTS TO NOBEL PRIZE NOMINATIONS

UMD RESPONDS TO MORGAN FREEMAN DOCUMENTARY ON MACEDONIA

UMD APPOINTS NEW COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

Bremain in Spain

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Sample press releases

Bremain in Spain Comments on SNP Commons Protest

Bremain in Spain Comments on Scottish Parliament Vote

Bremain in Spain supports ‘March for a PeoplesVote’ on 23 June in London

Bremain in Spain Comments on the House of Lords Votes

Bremain in Spain Comments on Windrush 

Bremain in Spain Comments on Devolved Parliaments and Brexit

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Articles

March for The People’s Vote

Why Do We Need A People’s Vote?

Votes for Life must only be the beginning

Broadway Baby

Review | Bloom

Review | Character Limit

Review | Naked in Alaska

Review | Shrew

FringeReview

Review | Bill Clinton Hercules

Review | Burton’s Last Call

Review | The Rules: Sex, Lies and Serial Killers

Review | The Shawshank Redemption 

Review | The Picture of Dorian Gray

Review | Pip Utton: Adolf 

Review | The Confessions of Gordon Brown

Review | Pip Utton: Churchill

The Backbencher

Kevin Spacey has betrayed his fans and they’re hurting too

Can you compare Scotland and Catalonia?

Theresa May should bring back David Cameron

Placement Ads

How to know if a site is secure for purchasing

Donald Trump and Theresa May’s ‘special relationship’ has been turned into NSFW street art

Why established companies offer better digital protection

The Mallard

One nation conservatism is a way of seeing the world

Has May got a one-nation Brexit policy?

Theresa May should bring back David Cameron

Backbench

Theresa May should bring back David Cameron

The International Political Forum 

The irony of empire: Why 2012 was the triumph of Britain without empire 

InPEC Magazine

The Irony of Empire: Why the Diamond Jubilee is the Triumph of Britain without Empire

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