Impartiality, firmness and independence - Ian Stewart on his new book about the history of The Scotsman

When Ian Stewart turned from The Scotsman’s editor to its chronicler, he was gratified to discover how closely it had always stuck to its principles 07-12-17
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Impartiality, firmness and independence - Ian Stewart on his new book about the history of The Scotsman
When Ian Stewart turned from The Scotsman’s editor to its chronicler, he was gratified to discover how closely it had always stuck to its principles
im going to be moving to Edinburgh in around two years time? I suggest that you look at the Scotsman website. The Scotsman is Edinburgh's daily newspaper http://thescotsman.scotsman.com/
Scotlands monarchy? If you follow the Stewart line from James I up to the present day the heir to the Stewart throne is, incredible as it sounds, the man who would also be King of Bavaria if they still had a monarchy, Prince Franz, born in 1933. He is the Stewart claimant to the British throne as the Stewart line was barred in favour of the Hanoverians in 1701.
will Britain first stand against Scottish independence? I hope so.Its not independence.They already have that.Its pulling out of the UK that no Scotsman wants. What money will they have ? That awful little woman. https://uk.yahoo.com/news/eu-says-indepe...
What would it mean for the rest of the UK if Scotland became fully independent? If by some unforeseen miracle that the Scottish actually got independence then all the the rest of the UK would benefit quite a lot. Mainly because taxes would be a lot lower. But none of this will happen, a Scotsman will always fall to an Englishman's gold.
What are the choice of Tartans that can be worn by Queen Elizabeth II? The Queen has numerous tartans to choose from; however, only members of the Royal Family can wear the Balmoral tartan. The Queen often wears the Stewart Hunting or the Stewart (old) tartan on holiday. The Stewart (old) tartan was a favorite of the Queen Mother. During the 1930s, the Princess Elizabeth tartan, a version of the Inverness tartan, was created for her. The Stewart Victorian tartan is reserved for furnishings at Balmoral.
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