A second EU referendum is now the only way forward

Source:: The National A second EU referendum is now the only way forward THE only way to resolve the issue of Brexit is through a second referendum. Read the full article:: The National A second EU referendum is now the only way forward

Mother Earth’s Day

Source:: Bella Caledonia Mother Earth’s Day Edinburgh, 31st March 2019 02:29am Dear elected members of parliament, I am writing to you because my concerns are keeping me awake at night. In celebration of Mother’s Day, a few nights ago I met up with some close friends to have some “time off” from our lives as busy working mums of toddlers. During […] Read the full article:: Bella Caledonia Mother Earth’s Day

We are fools to let ourselves become the laughing stock of the world

Source:: The National We are fools to let ourselves become the laughing stock of the world TODAY we are Fools, tomorrow we will be Fools and in May we are Fools, in allowing ourselves and the UK to become the laughing stock of the world by our Westminster masters. Read the full article:: The National We are fools to let ourselves become the laughing stock of the world

Living in the (un)Realities Cultural Codes of Consumption and Creation

Source:: Bella Caledonia Living in the (un)Realities Cultural Codes of Consumption and Creation Over the month of March, the cultural codes which media (re)produces as part of capitalist ideology could not be disguised. I was in attendance at various events whereby media was the focus of discussions. The themes which consistently came through at each event were blame and lack of representation. Blame lay at the door of […] Read the full article:: Bella Caledonia Living in the (un)Realities Cultural Codes of Consumption and Creation

BBC Scotland’s go-to-guy on SNP anti-drugs strategy both wrong and corrupt

Source:: John Robertson BBC Scotland’s go-to-guy on SNP anti-drugs strategy both wrong and corrupt Former Glasgow University professor Neil McKeganey has long been BBC Scotland’s favourite go-to-guy when they wanted somebody to try to undermine the Scottish Government’s ant-drugs strategy. One rogue academic against the evidence of many experts; that’ll will be ‘balance’, I guess. Now we hear, in the Herald today, that his research unit has been funded by those champions of addiction, the tobacco companies. What might their motivation for funding him be? Might they be worried that the decriminalisation of cannabis… Read the full article:: […]

'Many' Labour MPs ready to back SNP proposal to revoke Article 50, says Joanna Cherry

Source:: The National ‘Many’ Labour MPs ready to back SNP proposal to revoke Article 50, says Joanna Cherry The SNP MP behind a revised plan to revoke Article 50 if a no-deal scenario seems inevitable has said she has been approached by “many” Labour MPs who want to back it. Read the full article:: The National ‘Many’ Labour MPs ready to back SNP proposal to revoke Article 50, says Joanna Cherry

Ex-MP avoids call to apologise for Vote Leave campaign breaking electoral law

Source:: The National Ex-MP avoids call to apologise for Vote Leave campaign breaking electoral law A KEY Vote Leave figure has sidestepped calls to apologise for the campaign breaking the law over its spending during the EU referendum. Read the full article:: The National Ex-MP avoids call to apologise for Vote Leave campaign breaking electoral law

Revoke Article 50 petition passes 6 million signatures

Source:: The National Revoke Article 50 petition passes 6 million signatures A PETITION calling on the Government to halt the Brexit process has passed six million signatures. Read the full article:: The National Revoke Article 50 petition passes 6 million signatures

Independence for England now

Source:: Wings Over Scotland Independence for England now The breakdown data from last week’s vote on Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement: ENGLAND: 266 MPs for, 256 MPs against (51%-49%) SCOTLAND: 13 for, 45 against (22%-78%) WALES: 6 for, 33 against (15%-85%) NORTHERN IRELAND: 1 for, 10 against (9%-91%) Once again, readers, the solution to Brexit is clear. Read the full article:: Wings Over Scotland Independence for England now

MSPs join together in bid to legalise assisted suicide in Scotland

Source:: The National MSPs join together in bid to legalise assisted suicide in Scotland SENIOR politicians from across the political divide have joined together in an effort to legalise assisted suicide in Scotland. Read the full article:: The National MSPs join together in bid to legalise assisted suicide in Scotland

Food and drink expert 'terrified' of Brexit No Deal impact on EU trade

Source:: The National Food and drink expert ‘terrified’ of Brexit No Deal impact on EU trade A LEADING figure from the food and drink industry has said he is “absolutely terrified” about the impact of a no-deal Brexit if it leads to the imposition of tariffs on trade with the EU. Read the full article:: The National Food and drink expert ‘terrified’ of Brexit No Deal impact on EU trade

Here's how a constitution will help us build an independent Scotland

Source:: The National Here’s how a constitution will help us build an independent Scotland IN recent columns we have looked at the conspicuous inadequacies of the British constitution. These deficiencies are now revealed to be so great that the UK has become an international laughing stock. Read the full article:: The National Here’s how a constitution will help us build an independent Scotland

Dogs sniff out illegal cigarettes and tobacco

Source:: Northern Scot Dogs sniff out illegal cigarettes and tobacco DETECTION dogs have helped in the seizure of illicit cigarettes in Moray. Read the full article:: Northern Scot Dogs sniff out illegal cigarettes and tobacco

How the ‘Scottish’ Express HELPS to fuel ‘VILE CANCER’ of sectarianism

Source:: John Robertson How the ‘Scottish’ Express HELPS to fuel ‘VILE CANCER’ of sectarianism Only hours after the Justice Secretary tells Scotland’s football clubs that he will act if they don’t, to root out the ‘vile cancer’ of sectarianism, the Express suggests that a Celtic player is mocking Rangers. Here is what he said: “The gap at the top certainly helps,” he told Four Four Two. “You can go into the game very comfortable, but even though we don’t need to win, we want to win and we want to win convincingly, that’s for… Read the full article:: […]

Scottish Labour has gone missing.But it’s not too late to rediscover it | Kevin McKenna

Source:: Kevin McKenna Scottish Labour has gone missing.But it’s not too late to rediscover it | Kevin McKenna The time has come for some straight talking to halt the loss of members and bring the party back to lifeWhen Scotland’s next generation of modern studies students is asked to explain the main reasons for the abject decline of the Labour party in Scotland, the possible answers should be offered in a multiple-choice format. The major problem facing the examiners would be: which options to leave out.I suspect many would be tempted to plump for the one about the… […]