The BBC is the big loser in this election

Source:: Wee Ginger Dug The BBC is the big loser in this election In this election there have been several candidates in Scotland who were suspended by their parties for allegedly making anti-semitic or racist comments or for allegedly inappropriate behaviour. There have been a number of Conservative candidates, a number of Labour candidates, and an SNP candidate. Guess which one BBC Reporting Scotland decided to headline on Monday and to doorstep? Why yes, it was the SNP one. There was no mention at all that other candidates in other parties have been… Read the full article:: Wee […]

Support Scottish Independent Journalism

Source:: Bella Caledonia Support Scottish Independent Journalism As the General Election shows us every single day, there is a real institutional crisis in the media: in public broadcasting; in the tabloid press; in the broadsheet press and across corporate media. Today’s example with BBC’s political editor Laura Kuenssberg claiming that a Labour activist had assaulted a Tory staff member was just the […] Read the full article:: Bella Caledonia Support Scottish Independent Journalism

Laura Kuenssberg faces criticism over Tory 'punch' claim

Source:: The National Laura Kuenssberg faces criticism over Tory ‘punch’ claim THE BBC’s political editor Laura Kuenssberg is facing calls to resign after she incorrectly claimed that a Labour activist had assaulted a Tory staffer. Read the full article:: The National Laura Kuenssberg faces criticism over Tory ‘punch’ claim

Is Ruth Davidson counting on a loss of Scottish Tory seats?

Source:: The National Is Ruth Davidson counting on a loss of Scottish Tory seats? YOUR front page headline, “Davidson hints at bid to be an MP in future return to politics” and Andrew Learmonth’s article, “Davidson eyes up Westminster seat” (December 9) make interesting reading. Read the full article:: The National Is Ruth Davidson counting on a loss of Scottish Tory seats?

We need to escape from Westminster’s Brexit merry-go-round

Source:: The National We need to escape from Westminster’s Brexit merry-go-round TIMES change. We live in times of great flux, so that sitting on some “central beliefs fence” no longer works. We have to take sides – to take risks – otherwise we can end up on the wrong side of history with endless problems. There is no security or safety – only change is certain. Hopefully change for the better! Read the full article:: The National We need to escape from Westminster’s Brexit merry-go-round

Father of Dunblane victim speaks out against Boris Johnson

Source:: The National Father of Dunblane victim speaks out against Boris Johnson THE father of a child who was killed in the 1996 Dunblane school shooting has said Boris Johnson is “totally unsuitable” to be PM after comments he made about the tragedy resurfaced. Read the full article:: The National Father of Dunblane victim speaks out against Boris Johnson

The lies that will consume the Tories

Source:: Wee Ginger Dug The lies that will consume the Tories Thanks to voters in the rest of the UK, the Conservatives might win this General Election, but in the long term they’re going to lose. They’re going to destroy themselves as a party, and they’re going to destroy that so-called precious union that they keep banging on about. Within a couple of years of their victory, if not sooner, they will face a backlash of disgust, odium, and contempt from the very people who vote for them on Thursday. If… Read the full article:: Wee Ginger Dug […]

Britain’s Shock Doctrine

Source:: Bella Caledonia Britain’s Shock Doctrine The campaigning for the general election, like the ongoing Brexit debacle of which it effectively a part of, while compelling for political commentators, is for many just another disorientating episode in a saga that seems never ending. A farce, a tragedy and an impenetrable art-house film combined. Like ‘Carry on Politics’ co-written by Franz Kafka […] Read the full article:: Bella Caledonia Britain’s Shock Doctrine

Sturgeon opens Superglass factory following £37 million upgrades

Source:: The National Sturgeon opens Superglass factory following £37 million upgrades SCOTLAND’S First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, officially opened a newly upgraded glass wool insulation factory in Stirling yesterday. Read the full article:: The National Sturgeon opens Superglass factory following £37 million upgrades

Kaye Adams slams Nicola Sturgeon for not appearing on radio show

Source:: The National Kaye Adams slams Nicola Sturgeon for not appearing on radio show IF you were to be asked which party leaders have been hiding from media accountability during this election campaign, it’s highly unlikely you’d answer Nicola Sturgeon.  Read the full article:: The National Kaye Adams slams Nicola Sturgeon for not appearing on radio show

Johnson puts reporter's phone in pocket after refusing to look at photo

Source:: The National Johnson puts reporter’s phone in pocket after refusing to look at photo BORIS Johnson took a reporter’s phone and put it in his pocket after refusing to look at a photo of a child who had to sleep on a hospital floor. Read the full article:: The National Johnson puts reporter’s phone in pocket after refusing to look at photo

Nicola Sturgeon attacks PM over EU migrant comments

Source:: The National Nicola Sturgeon attacks PM over EU migrant comments THE Prime Minister has faced widespread backlash after claiming EU migrants have been able to “treat the UK as if it’s part of their own country” during an interview with Sky’s Sophy Ridge. Read the full article:: The National Nicola Sturgeon attacks PM over EU migrant comments

Nicola Sturgeon: SNP members should not support suspended candidate

Source:: The National Nicola Sturgeon: SNP members should not support suspended candidate SNP members should not be supporting an election candidate suspended by the party over alleged anti-Semitism, Nicola Sturgeon has said. Read the full article:: The National Nicola Sturgeon: SNP members should not support suspended candidate

Two-nation theory has created nothing but conflicts

Source:: The National Two-nation theory has created nothing but conflicts I WAS appalled to learn from your article in Saturday’s edition (Dirty Tricks: How Tories bid for Tamil votes with indy pledge, December 7), that the Conservatives in England are wooing Tamil voters by promising to promote the two-nation theory for Sri Lanka. Read the full article:: The National Two-nation theory has created nothing but conflicts