Let’s Move On From Boris

Source:: Craig Murray Let’s Move On From Boris Boris has a new slogan, “Move on”, which he deployed repeatedly today in his appearance before the House of Commons Liaison Committee. Remembering short slogans is fairly well the extent of his political skills, and he contrived to look pleased with hmself for remembering this one. The public, he solemnly informed those watching, now wanted the narrative to “Move on” from the Dominic Cummings debacle. The problem with this slogan is it does not have a good history. The aged… Read the full article:: Craig Murray Let’s Move On From […]

The long descent to Dominic Cummings and what comes after?

Source:: Gerry Hassan The long descent to Dominic Cummings and what comes after? The long descent to Dominic Cummings and what comes after? Gerry Hassan Scottish Review, May 27th 2020 The story of Dominic Cummings has been everywhere in the past few days. Meanwhile the actual total of UK excess dead from COVID-19 is according to the Financial Times at a cautious figure of 64,000 and will shortly exceed the number of British citizens killed in the Second World War (67,200). The real scandal is much more alarming than Cummings, and goes way… Read the full article:: Gerry […]

Foggy Notion, Dr No, Benny King and More …

Source:: Bella Caledonia Foggy Notion, Dr No, Benny King and More … howff /haʊf/. A favourite meeting place or haunt, especially a pub. Welcome to the Howff, Bella’s boozer for the cultural void and your lounge for the lockdown. We are featuring and promoting artists and musicians who are now gigless cos of da virus. As everyone tries to move live events online and survive the domestic […] Read the full article:: Bella Caledonia Foggy Notion, Dr No, Benny King and More …

BBC supports Laura Kuenssberg's defence of Dominic Cummings

Source:: The National BBC supports Laura Kuenssberg’s defence of Dominic Cummings THE BBC has defended Laura Kuenssberg over complaints she defended Dominic Cummings over his 250-mile trip from London to Durham during lockdown. Read the full article:: The National BBC supports Laura Kuenssberg’s defence of Dominic Cummings

Emily Maitlis replaced in Newsnight episode for Dominic Cummings comments

Source:: The National Emily Maitlis replaced in Newsnight episode for Dominic Cummings comments EMILY Maitlis has been replaced as host of tonight’s Newsnight after criticising Dominic Cummings for travelling 250 miles to his parents’ home during lockdown. Read the full article:: The National Emily Maitlis replaced in Newsnight episode for Dominic Cummings comments

Ch ch ch anges

Source:: Bella Caledonia Ch ch ch anges It’s taken us since 2007 to set up a shop, so I think we have failed some sort of entrepreneur test. But we got there eventually. During the lockdown this Spring we have been busy working on some improvements to the site. Some of these improvements take the form of subtle refinements to the website’s […] Read the full article:: Bella Caledonia Ch ch ch anges

Penny Mordaunt hits out at 'inconsistencies' in Dominic Cummings' story

Source:: The National Penny Mordaunt hits out at ‘inconsistencies’ in Dominic Cummings’ story SENIOR Tory minister Penny Mordaunt has said there are “inconsistencies” in Dominic Cummings’ account, and apologised for the saga having “undermined key public health messages”. Read the full article:: The National Penny Mordaunt hits out at ‘inconsistencies’ in Dominic Cummings’ story

Matt Hancock denies technical problems in NHS test and trace app

Source:: The National Matt Hancock denies technical problems in NHS test and trace app HEALTH Secretary Matt Hancock said it is “not technical problems” preventing the NHS test and trace app from being rolled out nationwide. Read the full article:: The National Matt Hancock denies technical problems in NHS test and trace app

Non-binding indyref2 is required, before or after Holyrood 2021

Source:: The National Non-binding indyref2 is required, before or after Holyrood 2021 ENGLAND expects every man to do their duty, implied the marzipan blonde mugger and his enforcer, Beany de Hat the merciful, who even though apparently half blind from Covid-19, birthday-treated his wife and child to a day out at Barnard Castle. Read the full article:: The National Non-binding indyref2 is required, before or after Holyrood 2021

Astonishing and creative

Source:: Wee Ginger Dug Astonishing and creative Part Time Prime Minister Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson appeared before the House of Commons Liaison Committee on Wednesday. Despite the fact that the Government had ensured that the chair of the committee is the arch-loyalist Bernard Jenkins, who is one of those Tories who is happy to say that up is down, black is white, and driving to Barnard Castle is a perfectly acceptable substitute for going to Specsavers, Lying Bastert Johnson still executed a car crash that couldn’t… Read the full article:: Wee Ginger Dug Astonishing and creative

Fake news alert as Ian Blackford hit by coronavirus smears

Source:: The National Fake news alert as Ian Blackford hit by coronavirus smears CONCERNS have been raised over coronavirus fake news on UK social media channels after the SNP’s Westminster leader was falsely accused of taking Covid-19 to Skye by supporters of Dominic Cummings. Read the full article:: The National Fake news alert as Ian Blackford hit by coronavirus smears

Emily Maitlis: BBC tells off Newsnight over Cummings row opening

Source:: The National Emily Maitlis: BBC tells off Newsnight over Cummings row opening THE BBC has said last night’s widely shared Newsnight opening segment did not meet the broadcaster’s “standards of due impartiality”. Read the full article:: The National Emily Maitlis: BBC tells off Newsnight over Cummings row opening

Liaison Committee: Boris Johnson takes jab at Nicola Sturgeon

Source:: The National Liaison Committee: Boris Johnson takes jab at Nicola Sturgeon BORIS Johnson used his first appearance before the Liaison Committee this afternoon to take a jab at Scotland’s First Minister. Read the full article:: The National Liaison Committee: Boris Johnson takes jab at Nicola Sturgeon

Mr Nobody, Citizen of Nowhere

Source:: Bella Caledonia Mr Nobody, Citizen of Nowhere The contradictions and hypocrisy of being a Scottish Conservative are spooling out across the political landscape as the Cummings debacle rolls on. Yesterday the valiant figure of Douglas Ross stood out against the prevarications of Jackson Carlaw in the hope he might gain at least some glowing media attention for his bold principle. Unfortunately for […] Read the full article:: Bella Caledonia Mr Nobody, Citizen of Nowhere

Nicola Sturgeon pledges support for those self-isolating

Source:: The National Nicola Sturgeon pledges support for those self-isolating NICOLA Sturgeon has insisted people having to self-isolate under the Scottish Government’s contact tracing scheme will receive support if they need it. Read the full article:: The National Nicola Sturgeon pledges support for those self-isolating