The Classic editing experience is moving, not leaving

Source:: North British Post The Classic editing experience is moving, not leaving With the introduction of the Block editor, the WordPress.com Classic Editor was set for retirement at the beginning of June. We pushed that back a bit to make time for more changes that ease the transition to the Block editor — and now it’s time! With the new and improved Classic block, you have the best of both editors: the flexibility and stability of the Block editor, and the Classic editor interface you know. From August 11 all WordPress.com accounts… Read the full article:: North British […]

Aberdeenshire primary school closes after coronavirus case

Source:: The National Aberdeenshire primary school closes after coronavirus case A PRIMARY school has been closed after a case of Covid-19 connected with the institution. Read the full article:: The National Aberdeenshire primary school closes after coronavirus case

There is no doubt the ‘love bomb’ approach has been abandoned

Source:: The National There is no doubt the ‘love bomb’ approach has been abandoned NEWS that Boris Johnson and his Brexiteers are now looking to remove powers from the Scottish Parliament should not come as a shock to anyone. Read the full article:: The National There is no doubt the ‘love bomb’ approach has been abandoned

Why is Douglas Ross spoiling for a fight with the electorate?

Source:: The National Why is Douglas Ross spoiling for a fight with the electorate? DOUGLAS Ross, the new Scottish Conservative leader, vows to “fight the SNP”. He would be more accurate saying he will fight the majority of the Scottish electorate who put the SNP in power. Read the full article:: The National Why is Douglas Ross spoiling for a fight with the electorate?

Introducing a New, Convenient Way for Your Customers to Contact You

Source:: North British Post Introducing a New, Convenient Way for Your Customers to Contact You The world is mobile, and your visitors and customers expect to be able to easily contact you using their mobile device. With WordPress.com’s new WhatsApp button, you can provide a one-click, secure way for people to open WhatsApp, with your phone number and a message pre-filled. Insert the WhatsApp button with your phone number and a custom message pre-filled. Adding the button is easy. In the block editor, create a new block and search for WhatsApp: The WhatsApp button is… Read the full […]

Nicola Sturgeon urges Priti Patel to take 'humane' approach on refugees as Channel row goes on

Source:: The National Nicola Sturgeon urges Priti Patel to take ‘humane’ approach on refugees as Channel row goes on NICOLA Sturgeon says Scotland is ready to welcome refugees in a letter urging Priti Patel to take a “humane” approach to their suffering. Read the full article:: The National Nicola Sturgeon urges Priti Patel to take ‘humane’ approach on refugees as Channel row goes on

John Swinney stays as MSPs vote against no-confidence motion

Source:: The National John Swinney stays as MSPs vote against no-confidence motion LABOUR’S attempt to force John Swinney out of office has failed, with MSPs voting 67 to 58 to keep the Education Secretary in his job. Read the full article:: The National John Swinney stays as MSPs vote against no-confidence motion

How to waste your vote

Source:: Wings Over Scotland How to waste your vote We’ve been having a closer look at the latest polling for next year’s Holyrood election (YouGov, from this week), and in particular the list numbers. We thought you might be interested in a little stat from them. That’s the full breakdown. But that’s not the graphic that really tells the story. Assuming that turnout was the same […] Read the full article:: Wings Over Scotland How to waste your vote

The rise and fall of civil society in Scotland

Source:: Gerry Hassan The rise and fall of civil society in Scotland The rise and fall of civil society in Scotland Gerry Hassan Scottish Review, August 12th 2020 Last year in the US in the town of Williamstown, Massachusetts I got into a conversation with a complete stranger who followed politics avidly. I naturally asked him about the outcome of the 2020 Presidential election, to which he responded that even more important than defeating Trump was the vibrancy and health of civil society. It struck me as a perceptive remark in seeing… Read the full article:: Gerry Hassan […]

Nicola Sturgeon defends John Swinney in no-confidence vote

Source:: The National Nicola Sturgeon defends John Swinney in no-confidence vote NICOLA Sturgeon has defending John Swinney in a no-confidence vote, calling him “one of the most decent and dedicated people in Scottish politics”. Read the full article:: The National Nicola Sturgeon defends John Swinney in no-confidence vote

The SNP won't need to downgrade Douglas Ross's result as Scots Tory leader

Source:: The National The SNP won’t need to downgrade Douglas Ross’s result as Scots Tory leader IT’S a tough life being a Scottish Conservative. There you are with a spanking new leader voted in by the party membership, when the old leader comes along and ousts him in a coup because she thinks he’s not up to the job and when she’s accepted a peerage so she can sit in the Lords without having to trouble her media construct with any of that democratic accountability nonsense. Read the full article:: The National The SNP won’t need to downgrade Douglas Ross’s […]

SNP hit out at Tories for 'rank hypocrisy' over English exam results

Source:: The National SNP hit out at Tories for ‘rank hypocrisy’ over English exam results THE SNP have accused the Scottish Tories of “rank hypocrisy” for their silence over nearly 40% of exam results in England being downgraded. Read the full article:: The National SNP hit out at Tories for ‘rank hypocrisy’ over English exam results

Victory or Death

Source:: Bella Caledonia Victory or Death Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds are planning to have a staycation camping holiday in Scotland. Read the full article:: Bella Caledonia Victory or Death

The Global Economy Catches the Virus

Source:: Bella Caledonia The Global Economy Catches the Virus THIS week we take a look at what is happening in the global economy.  The impact of the Covid-19 crisis is unique in economic terms. Normally recessions are triggered by some malfunction that is internal to the market system, e.g. over-investment leads to a glut of products that fail to sell.  Think of a lightbulb […] Read the full article:: Bella Caledonia The Global Economy Catches the Virus