The Crash - Scotland's Battle

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20081029

With most leading banks currently in need of a major injection of capital, BBC Scotland's political editor Brian Taylor asks why the proposal for a takeover of Halifax Bank of Scotland caused so much anger and concern in Scotland.

Whether it is a question of economics, national pride or political independence from England, it seems to have touched on something significant in the Scottish psyche.

20081102

With most leading banks currently in need of a major injection of capital, BBC Scotland's political editor Brian Taylor asks why the proposal for a takeover of Halifax Bank of Scotland caused so much anger and concern in Scotland.

Whether it is a question of economics, national pride or political independence from England, it seems to have touched on something significant in the Scottish psyche.