UK government trying to change torture rules

It is ironic timing that the overseas operations bill returns to parliament next week, not long after questions of international law dominated the political agenda. This government has already, brazenly, admitted that it is prepared to violate international law with the internal market bill. It is now proposing more [...]

SNP at its peak – but split over independence

In The Book of Scotlands, the Scottish artist Momus imagines 156 alternative versions of his homeland. His “Scotlands” are a mixture of absurd short stories, coy political satire and haunting visions: in one, Scotland is entirely covered by a giant black swan from outer space; in another, all the maps are [...]
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