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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...

View from the Street: Mobile phones are ou...

David Gaffney laments the dangerous use of mobile phones by drivers, and explains why their use in cars is bordering on an epidemic.

View from the Street: Mobile phones are ou...

View from the Street: We can’t afford not ...

Martha Walsh argues we need better investment in cycling infrastructure, to encourage more of us to make use of the bike as a simple, affordable and healthy way to get around.

View from the Street: We can’t afford not ...

View from the Street: Lost in Translation...

Our intern, Philip Sime, laments our reluctance to learn new foreign languages.

View from the Street: Lost in Translation...

View from the Street: A cheapskate at the ...

Robert Ballantyne offers a local's guide to getting the most out of the Edinburgh festival season on a budget.

View from the Street: A cheapskate at the ...

View from the Street: National team health...

Frame partner Darryl Broadfoot hopes the success of Scotland's national women's football team will encourage young girls to be fitter and healthier.

View from the Street: National team health...

View from the Street: Trump's Empty Presid...

Is it possible to have a presidency that doesn’t make any difference and doesn’t actually accomplish anything? Kevin Pringle discusses in this week's View from the Street

View from the Street: Trump's Empty Presid...

View from the Street: The Generation Game...

Our intern, Ellie Nicholson, explains why political parties can’t afford to ignore younger voters any longer.

View from the Street: The Generation Game...

View from the Street: A View from Centre C...

It’s a thing of wonder, really, that two brothers from a small town in central Scotland can rule the world at tennis.

View from the Street: A View from Centre C...

View from the Street: Critical care...

Jo Nove explains why we should be brave enough to talk together about constructive change and offer the NHS a little critical care.

View from the Street: Critical care...

View from the Street: Spitting image...

Stuart Taylor looks at how our politicians aim to to protect, enhance, or indeed repair their image after giving up walking the corridors of power.

View from the Street: Spitting image...

View from the Street: The final straight...

As enter the final week of the General Election, Adam Shaw looks reviews the manifestos and campaigns.

View from the Street: Who is watching?...

David Gaffney examines the impact of funding cuts on journalists' ability to scrutinise.

View from the Street: Manifesto monotony...

Lyle Hill discusses the need to shorten manifestos to improve our public debate.

View from the Street: Manifesto monotony...

View from the Street: On-screen politics...

Adam Shaw looks at the role television debates have played in recent general elections, and how they might affect the next four weeks.

View from the Street: When no news is news...

Adam Shaw examines two recent instances where the news that announcement was to be made sparked more discussion than the announcement itself.