Aidan Smith Journalist
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  • National World

Journalist with The Scotsman.

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306 Articles
1 day ago

My Scotland team to play Hungary are not on the pitch - why key trio must feature in Euros decider

BBC face key selection decision for Group A finale

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3 days ago

Game of Thrones prequel House of the Dragon is just a drag

Thronies may be aghast, but the House of the Dragon is a feeble prequel, while Spanish drama You Shall Not Lie is ver...

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4 days ago

How Scotland became boisterous, blagging latecomers to the big football party - Aidan Smith

Tunnock’s teacakes and Toblerone as Scotland finally arrive at Euro 2024

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6 days ago

Tory big guns' treatment of Rishi Sunak is starting to make me feel sorry for him – Aidan Smith

The Prime Minister seems increasingly isolated as he struggles on with little help from Conservative heavyweights

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8 days ago

Aidan Smith: Remember when not supporting England caused trouble on the streets and sparked a con...

The other day the SNP’s Stephen Flynn was asked in a TV interview if he’d support England at the Euros when Scotland ...

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9 days ago

Scotland hide behind the sofa as unusual pundits talk about our team amid consoling Erdingers and...

The TV viewing was as difficult as in the Munich Arena for the Tartan Army back home

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10 days ago

Presumed Innocent review: How the reboot marks the return of grown-up TV

After the glut of comic-book blockbusters, twisty thriller Presumed Innocent is a welcome throwback to television for...

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13 days ago

Aidan Smith: This election is treating us like gnats made more gnatty by TikTok

Sex dungeon. There it is. A rather desperate attempt to get you interested in a piece about televised election debate...

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13 days ago

Scotland's Home of the Year review as bonkers bungalow with gymnasium floor wins it

Two men with opposing viewpoints, an issue over authenticity and a woman standing between them trying to sort it all ...

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15 days ago

Negative Norman about Scotland at Euro 2024? I'm Optimistic Osbert

A run of games where we couldn’t win. Our right-back production line, not quite of the standard of our left-back prod...

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18 days ago

Aidan Smith's TV week: Why stunning D-Day 80: The Unheard Tapes gets my first ever give-star review

Daniel Bruhl rocks tinted aviators as Karl Lagerfeld, while D-Day: The Unheard Tapes is simply stunning television

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19 days ago

ITV leaders' debate review: 'Gentlemen, please!", barked the head teacher as naughty schoolboys R...

Before the contest, a female member of the electorate had described the kind of man she wanted to win. “I don’t mind ...

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