Slaughter of the lambs

Source:: NewsNet Scotland Slaughter of the lambs By Russell Bruce Farmers want to know how they can survive when crashing out of the EU means sales of lamb to EU markets will dry up because of 40% tariffs. The question has been asked for months now there is an answer – Excess lamb will be slaughtered. With their dunce caps on Boris Johnson and Michael Gove have come up with an idea. If there are too many lambs for the home market to absorb then lambs will… Read the full article:: NewsNet Scotland Slaughter of the lambs

Sectarianism is a Thing Again

Source:: Random Public Journal Sectarianism is a Thing Again Tweet Follow @RPJblog By Jason Michael IN THE LAST FEW DAYS the appearance of anti-Catholic comments and posts of a sectarian nature have become a feature of my social media timeline. Always, the response of the educated is to roll the eyes and allow oneself a sigh before reaching for the block button. It truly beggars belief that even today, twenty-odd years after the end of the Troubles in the north of Ireland, that there are people around us who… Read the full article:: Random Public Journal Sectarianism is […]

Will the normalisation of ‘no deal’ mean it is seen as no problem?

Source:: The National Will the normalisation of ‘no deal’ mean it is seen as no problem? MUCH has been written and there will be more to come regarding the PM’s first (and last?) visit to Bute House, not least his scandalous skulking out via the back door. But in the round, I truly fear the man, his machinations, Cabinet and spin doctors, and what ill might be caused to us. Read the full article:: The National Will the normalisation of ‘no deal’ mean it is seen as no problem?

The FM is right – success is about more than just GDP growth

Source:: The National The FM is right – success is about more than just GDP growth IT was cheering to read that our First Minister considers that the economic measure of GDP is not the best indicator of how well a country is doing (FM calls for shift in focus towards wellbeing over growing GDP, July 30). Read the full article:: The National The FM is right – success is about more than just GDP growth

Burghead divers beat explorers' record

Source:: Northern Scot Burghead divers beat explorers’ record Burghead Sub-Aqua Club divers are on a high after smashing a record set by explorers in the UK Three Lakes Challenge Read the full article:: Northern Scot Burghead divers beat explorers’ record

SNP call to end UK two-child tax credit limit and rape clause

Source:: The National SNP call to end UK two-child tax credit limit and rape clause THE SNP have renewed calls for the UK to scrap the controversial two-child limit and rape clause following government data on the effect of the policy. Read the full article:: The National SNP call to end UK two-child tax credit limit and rape clause

Locals sound rallying call to make Elgin shine

Source:: Northern Scot Locals sound rallying call to make Elgin shine A PUBLIC meeting will take place in Elgin over the issue of grass cutting. Read the full article:: Northern Scot Locals sound rallying call to make Elgin shine

Tories 'don't care about the poor or NHS', Johnson adviser admits

Source:: The National Tories ‘don’t care about the poor or NHS’, Johnson adviser admits TORIES “don’t care about poorer people or the  NHS”, a senior Boris Johnson adviser has said in comments that have been described as “a shameful admission” by the SNP. Read the full article:: The National Tories ‘don’t care about the poor or NHS’, Johnson adviser admits

'Drone database would clip our wings'

Source:: Northern Scot ‘Drone database would clip our wings’ A MODEL aircraft club in Moray is worried it will be hit hard by potential new legislation concerning drones. Read the full article:: Northern Scot ‘Drone database would clip our wings’

Scotland, please help us Brazilians stand up for our human rights

Source:: The National Scotland, please help us Brazilians stand up for our human rights I BELIEVE by now the vast majority have heard of Brazil’s new president Jair Bolsonaro, and some of his more than controversial decisions especially regarding the environment. Read the full article:: The National Scotland, please help us Brazilians stand up for our human rights

Lossiemouth bridge taskforce meeting held

Source:: Northern Scot Lossiemouth bridge taskforce meeting held THE East Beach Bridge in Lossiemouth was the centre of a “taskforce” meeting yesterday. Read the full article:: Northern Scot Lossiemouth bridge taskforce meeting held

Failure to hold Irish reunification vote after no-deal Brexit ‘unthinkable’

Source:: The National Failure to hold Irish reunification vote after no-deal Brexit ‘unthinkable’ A FAILURE to hold a vote on Irish reunification in the event of a no-deal Brexit is “unthinkable”, Sinn Fein has told Boris Johnson. Read the full article:: The National Failure to hold Irish reunification vote after no-deal Brexit ‘unthinkable’

Views sought on axing of phone boxes

Source:: Northern Scot Views sought on axing of phone boxes The public are being asked for their views on the proposed removal of 14 public payphones throughout Moray Read the full article:: Northern Scot Views sought on axing of phone boxes