Paul Reid: Brexit: Some Thoughts on Scotland

All sorts of constitutional issues arise out of last Thursday’s referendum: Art.50 TEU; the need for Parliamentary approval before it is invoked; whether the new Prime Minister will seek to call a general election; whether the result is properly considered “decisive”; and what wider implications there are for the constitution. Although these issues will all […]


Reflections on a Magical Wales Team in Euro 2016

First, let me begin this article by saying that I am not from Wales; unlike my colleague Christopher Harris at World Soccer Talk I did not come from the country or have immediate family grow up there.  There are branches of my family tree from Wales but the majority of my heritage is from Italy, […]

Scottish Government continues to ignore the oil & gas sector

Source: Aberdeen Journals, Daily Record and BBC Keith Brown, the SNP’s new economy supremo, called for greater support for the oil and gas industry during a visit to Aberdeen and predicted “good times ahead”. However, union leaders warned that the industry remains “in crisis” and a North Sea oil and gas pioneer said he has had […]

Djokovic shocked at Wimbledon

Defending champion Novak Djokovic is out of Wimbledon. The world number one was beaten by American number 28 seed Sam Querrey in four sets, 7-6 6-1 3-6 7-6. Resuming overnight at two sets down, Djokovic started well, breaking twice as he rolled through the third set 6-3.  But with rain delays a constant thorn for […]

Andy Murray sails through to Wimbledon fourth round after crushing victory over John Millman

It couldn’t have gone any better

Wimbledon order of play: When do Andy Murray and Johanna Konta play in second round?

Andy Murray (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)Andy Murray is set for second round action at Wimbledon on Thursday 30 June against Chinese Tapei’s Yen-Hsun Lu. Whilst Murray is the clear favourite for victory, Lu is a former quarter-finalist at SW19 and has beaten the Scot before. The 32-year-old also comes into the clash with the British…