No one needs reminding that the short history of Edinburgh’s new age trams is not a glorious one. The long delays, the humungous overspend and the huge embarrassment that the project imposed on Scotland’s capital will live long in the memory.
How big a political event is the defection of some Labour and Conservative MPs to form an independent group in the House of Commons?
Now we’re getting a tourist tax the debate must now move on to what exactly it will be for.
Has Jeremy Corbyn finally come to the Prime Minister’s rescue by writing to tell her his terms for supporting a Brexit deal? Probably not.
Sound the trumpets, shout Hosanna from the rooftops. The deal is done. Not the Brexit deal – that little difficulty still has a long way to run – but the widely anticipated deal between the minority Scottish Government and the six Green MSPs to get Derek Mackay’s budget through.