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View from the Street: Ireland first...

Ireland is "Europe’s hard green line", says Andrew Wilson in the latest View from the Street.

View from the Street: Ireland first...

View from the Street: Risk and reward on S...

David Gaffney explains his enduring love for the mountains of Scotland, a hobby he knows comes with considerable risk.

View from the Street: Risk and reward on S...

View from the Street: "We don’t see things...

In this week's View from the Street, Harriet Moll asks whether we're past TV in the digital age.

View from the Street: "We don’t see things...

View from the Street: It's time to press t...

Malcolm Robertson makes the case for better connectivity infrastructure for island communities.

View from the Street: It's time to press t...

View from the Street: Six Nations and half...

Ahead of the Six Nations, Adam Shaw looks at the need for more international teams to be admitted to tier one tournaments.

View from the Street: Six Nations and half...

View from the Street: People, profit, plan...

Hattie Moll explains why sustainability can no longer be written off as a “nice to have” but instead arguably the biggest key to unlocking future business growth.

View from the Street: People, profit, plan...

View from the Street: D for Donald...

Saturday will mark the first anniversary of Donald Trump’s inauguration as the 45th President of the United States. We drafted what his report card might look like for what has been an eventful and turbulent 12 months in the Oval Office.

View from the Street: D for Donald...

View from the Street: 'Who lives, who dies...

'Think one part Jay Z, one part Les Mis, and one part Vernon Bogdanor...' Scott Reid talks Hamilton, the musical about America's Founding Fathers taking the UK by storm.

View from the Street: 'Who lives, who dies...

View from the Street: The Lost Words...

After the Oxford English Dictionary declares its 2017 word of the year, David Gaffney looks at the evolution of words and how they are kept alive only through regular use. He recommends The Lost Words, a new book that devotes attention to the language of nature and the nature of language.

View from the Street: The Lost Words...

View from the Street: Four nations, one pe...

After a last-minute deal secures the Brexit divorce bill, Laura Leslie looks at how deep the Conservative party's unionist roots really go.

View from the Street: Four nations, one pe...

View from the Street: When Harry met Megha...

After this week's announcement of an engagement between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Scott Reid goes behind the buzz and asks what the real story might be.

View from the Street: When Harry met Megha...

View from the Street: Gender equality woul...

Andrew Wilson looks at the gender pay gap and argues that creating a step change with regards to this issue will add to growth and productivity in the short, medium and long term.

View from the Street: Gender equality woul...

View from the Street: President Zuckerberg...

Will he, won't he? Lyle Hill ponders a run for the White House by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and whether he might be more to similar President Trump than we think.

View from the Street: President Zuckerberg...

View from the Street: If you belong to Gla...

Stuart Taylor discusses his hometown of Glasgow and why we must invest in our cities to help them flourish.

View from the Street: If you belong to Gla...

View from the Street: Refugees – suffer th...

It’s a big ugly world out there and our ability to navigate it successfully can be determined to a large extent by our childhood experiences.

View from the Street: Refugees – suffer th...

View from the Street: Not all heroes wear ...

In this week's View from the Street, Adam Shaw discusses how easily you can help save a life.

View from the Street: 'The falcon cannot h...

In this week's View from the Street, Scott Reid offers an opinion on way out of the current stalemate in Catalonia.

View from the Street: 'The falcon cannot h...

View from the Street: Is It Still America ...

In the week following the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history, Rob Ballantyne argues that the country must address its lethal gun obsession. However, in the meantime, he says people should be careful and realistic in their perceptions of how dangerous it is to visit the land of the free.

View from the Street: Is It Still America ...

View from the Street: Reasons to be Cheerf...

With diversity high up the agenda, and hundreds of teenage girls descending on Edinburgh last week to talk and listen to inspiring women, Martha Walsh writes that there are many reasons to be cheerful when it comes to achieving gender equality.

View from the Street: Reasons to be Cheerf...

View from the Street: Scotland's settled w...

With September marking the 20th anniversary of the Scottish devolution referendum, Andrew Wilson offers his thoughts on the past two decades and explains why its time for the adolescent years of devolution to come to an end.

View from the Street: Scotland's settled w...