Trump worth 32 cents a day – less millions in costs

Source:: NewsNet Scotland Trump worth 32 cents a day – less millions in costs By Russell Bruce The US election outcome is a matter for the US electorate to decide but for a country that proclaims to be the Leader of the Free World the result matters to all of us in Scotland and Europe. That is why we are giving some coverage to Mr Trump’s tax affairs with thanks to the sterling investigative work of the Pulitzer prize-winning New York Times. The New York Times exposé on Trump’s business tax payments have set… Read the full article:: […]

SNP hit out at Brexit power grab bill as it clears the Commons

Source:: The National SNP hit out at Brexit power grab bill as it clears the Commons THE SNP have hit out at the Tories’ controversial Brexit bill which will “rob the devolved governments” as it cleared the House of Commons. Read the full article:: The National SNP hit out at Brexit power grab bill as it clears the Commons

Brexit: Michael Gove's power grab comments 'pave the way for independence'

Source:: The National Brexit: Michael Gove’s power grab comments ‘pave the way for independence’ MICHAEL Gove is pushing Scotland towards independence more than the SNP by ignoring concerns over Brexit and a devolution “power grab”, according to Scottish Labour’s former deputy leader. Read the full article:: The National Brexit: Michael Gove’s power grab comments ‘pave the way for independence’

Brexit: Holyrood and Westminster dispute over power grab bill could go to court

Source:: The National Brexit: Holyrood and Westminster dispute over power grab bill could go to court A DISPUTE between Holyrood and Westminster over the UK Internal Market Bill could go to court after Michael Gove indicated that the Tory Government will push ahead with the legislation without the Scottish Government’s consent. Read the full article:: The National Brexit: Holyrood and Westminster dispute over power grab bill could go to court

Michael Gove and Douglas Ross are silent on a crucial question of consent

Source:: The National Michael Gove and Douglas Ross are silent on a crucial question of consent NED Larkin of Inverness (Letters, September 23) ended by asking if legal brains within the independence camp can elucidate how Scotland can, as a country and within the constraint of international law, withdraw from the 1707 Treaty of Union and commence self-government. Read the full article:: The National Michael Gove and Douglas Ross are silent on a crucial question of consent

Plan A looks hopeless – we need another democratic route out of the UK

Source:: The National Plan A looks hopeless – we need another democratic route out of the UK IN Jonathan Spink’s Long Letter “Here’s why election in May should not be a proxy referendum” (September 29) he gives no indication why we should expect the UK Government ever to grant a second referendum nor a logical alternative to a Plan B. Read the full article:: The National Plan A looks hopeless – we need another democratic route out of the UK

Mhairi Black cut off during barnstorming speech on Internal Market Bill

Source:: The National Mhairi Black cut off during barnstorming speech on Internal Market Bill TORY ministers have repeatedly insisted that their Internal Market Bill is not in fact a power grab. Read the full article:: The National Mhairi Black cut off during barnstorming speech on Internal Market Bill

Callum Easter Interview : “to fill a space with cheers and applause was beautiful after so long”

Source:: Bella Caledonia Callum Easter Interview : “to fill a space with cheers and applause was beautiful after so long” Iona Lee talks to the Leith-based, multi-instrumentalist about his latest release, ‘Green Door Sessions’, his silvery and soulful debut album ‘Here or Nowhere’s appearance on the SAY Award long list and socially-distanced gigs. First of all, congratulations on ‘Here or Nowhere’ making the Scottish Album of the Year Awards long list! What surprises have sprung […] Read the full article:: Bella Caledonia Callum Easter Interview : “to fill a space with cheers and applause was beautiful after so […]

Gary Sambrook MP confidently explains what devolution is… to the SNP

Source:: The National Gary Sambrook MP confidently explains what devolution is… to the SNP The SNP will be surely grateful to Tory MP Gary Sambrook for finally clearing up exactly what devolution means. Read the full article:: The National Gary Sambrook MP confidently explains what devolution is… to the SNP

Add Gaelic teachers to Brexit shortage occupation list, advisers tell PM

Source:: The National Add Gaelic teachers to Brexit shortage occupation list, advisers tell PM GAELIC high school teachers from foreign countries should be allowed to swerve Brexit immigration barriers to fill Scottish vacancies, UK Government advisers say. Read the full article:: The National Add Gaelic teachers to Brexit shortage occupation list, advisers tell PM

Brexit: 'Internal Market bill is supported by Scots farmers', Tory MP claims

Source:: The National Brexit: ‘Internal Market bill is supported by Scots farmers’, Tory MP claims TORY MP Andrew Bowie clashed with SNP representative Drew Hendry at Westminster after both quoted the National Farmers Union Scotland (NFUS) to support opposing sides of the Internal Market Bill debate. Read the full article:: The National Brexit: ‘Internal Market bill is supported by Scots farmers’, Tory MP claims

A government in hiding

Source:: Wings Over Scotland A government in hiding Here’s one more for the list. The comments from committee convener and SNP MP Linda Fabiani (we guess she must be another of those MI5 plants/secret Unionists) are really quite extraordinary. (The emphases below are ours.) “The Committee continues to be completely frustrated with the lack of evidence and, quite frankly, obstruction it is experiencing. […] Read the full article:: Wings Over Scotland A government in hiding

Brexit: Labour's shadow business minister warns bill could 'break up the Union'

Source:: The National Brexit: Labour’s shadow business minister warns bill could ‘break up the Union’ THE Tories’ controversial UK Internal Market Bill could break up the Union, shadow business minister Lucy Powell has warned. Read the full article:: The National Brexit: Labour’s shadow business minister warns bill could ‘break up the Union’

Belarus president Alexander Lukashenko has assets frozen by UK Government

Source:: The National Belarus president Alexander Lukashenko has assets frozen by UK Government THE UK has imposed sanctions including an asset freeze and travel ban on Belarussian president Alexander Lukashenko in response to human rights abuses following his “rigged” re-election. Read the full article:: The National Belarus president Alexander Lukashenko has assets frozen by UK Government

Nicola Sturgeon speaks out on universities amid fears students will 'go hungry'

Source:: The National Nicola Sturgeon speaks out on universities amid fears students will ‘go hungry’ UNIVERSITIES have “no excuse” for not looking after the welfare of their students, Nicola Sturgeon has said amid reports quarantined halls residents are worried about going hungry. Read the full article:: The National Nicola Sturgeon speaks out on universities amid fears students will ‘go hungry’