Blessed People, Forever British

Source:: Bella Caledonia Blessed People, Forever British We’ve talked about These Islands before, but not for a while. There’s a caption competition vibe about Neil Oliver’s pose by the side of the loch for his latest essay for These Islands. Does he need a pee? Is he going for a dip? The article, billed as “An emotional paean to Britain and to […] Read the full article:: Bella Caledonia Blessed People, Forever British

Priti Patel's new migrant curbs blasted as an 'an extraordinary mark of failure'

Source:: The National Priti Patel’s new migrant curbs blasted as an ‘an extraordinary mark of failure’ BRITAIN and France have signed a new agreement aimed at curbing the number of migrants crossing the English Channel in small boats. Read the full article:: The National Priti Patel’s new migrant curbs blasted as an ‘an extraordinary mark of failure’

Saturday Night at The Howff with Randolph’s Leap, Drift and Blue Tiger

Source:: Bella Caledonia Saturday Night at The Howff with Randolph’s Leap, Drift and Blue Tiger howff /haʊf/. A favourite meeting place or haunt, especially a pub. This week at The Howff we have new tracks from Blue Tiger and Drift and our featured album is a retrospective celebration of 10 years of Olive Grove Records with a great track by Randolph’s Leap. Blue Tiger is the moniker of Edinburgh-based, Peruvian-born […] Read the full article:: Bella Caledonia Saturday Night at The Howff with Randolph’s Leap, Drift and Blue Tiger

Scottish independence: BBC bias fears sparked after Radio Four show

Source:: The National Scottish independence: BBC bias fears sparked after Radio Four show RENEWED fears over BBC impartiality have again arisen after the broadcaster allowed three pro Union figures to attack Scottish independence as the SNP’s conference opened. Read the full article:: The National Scottish independence: BBC bias fears sparked after Radio Four show

Adam Price: Scotland and Wales must form our own Celtic Union

Source:: The National Adam Price: Scotland and Wales must form our own Celtic Union FROM the solemnity of the Covid storm, has come a determination which has united our nations and a resolve to rebuild. Read the full article:: The National Adam Price: Scotland and Wales must form our own Celtic Union

The State You May Not Criticise

Source:: Craig Murray The State You May Not Criticise In the 15 year history of this blog, I have criticised the Human Rights records of states including Bahrain, Belarus, Brazil, Burma, Cameroon, China, Ecuador, Egypt, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Ivory Coast, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Libya, the Maldives, the Netherlands, Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Sweden, Syria, Tajikistan, Thailand, Togo, Turkey, Uganda, the United Kingdom, the United States, Uzbekistan, Venezuela and Zimbabwe. The only country of which criticism has resulted in substantial legal and political… Read the full article:: Craig Murray The State You […]

Brian Cox delivers powerful call for independence in new Yes campaign video

Source:: The National Brian Cox delivers powerful call for independence in new Yes campaign video THE Yes campaign’s latest video featuring actor Brian Cox promoting Scotland’s place as an independent country has won praise from supporters. Read the full article:: The National Brian Cox delivers powerful call for independence in new Yes campaign video

Why is Sunak so quiet about the benefits a No Deal will bring?

Source:: The National Why is Sunak so quiet about the benefits a No Deal will bring? THE Chancellor’s spending review understandably painted a gloomy economic picture for the foreseeable future as the government prepares for life after the coronavirus. However, it is in his budgetary priorities that we must judge Mr Sunak and his party in government. Read the full article:: The National Why is Sunak so quiet about the benefits a No Deal will bring?

Rees Mogg burns the union at the stake

Source:: Wee Ginger Dug Rees Mogg burns the union at the stake It ought to be clear by now that when the Prime Malinger referred to devolution as a disaster he wasn’t just referring to the SNP, as Douglas Ross tried to claim in a screeching of brakes that was as about as convincing as his party’s claim to be committed to strengthening and deepening devolution. This is because Johnson has now been joined in his denunciation of devolution by Jacob Rees mogg, who represents17th century witch burners in the House of… Read the full article:: Wee Ginger […]

Introducing: Dahlia

Source:: Bella Caledonia Introducing: Dahlia Arusa Qureshi chats to Kerris Duffy about her new double single and future plans under her Dahlia moniker Armed with what she describes as a fusion of “witch house and melancholic pop”, Dahlia is a unique and multifaceted new talent, whose progression within Scotland’s growing and vibrant pop scene seems inevitable. As well as being […] Read the full article:: Bella Caledonia Introducing: Dahlia

SNP conference: Campaigners welcome SNP free meals pledge

Source:: The National SNP conference: Campaigners welcome SNP free meals pledge The SNP’s 2021 election manifesto pledge for free school meals for all primary school pupils is “massively welcome”, say child poverty campaigners. Read the full article:: The National SNP conference: Campaigners welcome SNP free meals pledge