The fate of Scottish football is about much more than football

Source:: Gerry Hassan The fate of Scottish football is about much more than football The fate of Scottish football is about much more than football Gerry Hassan Scottish Review, September 30th 2020 Scottish football is about more than who makes the most noise whether it be ten in a row – or stopping ten in a row – or the obsessions of the top league and clubs. Scottish football’s deep roots reach much further than the dominant media narratives. They provide an insight into wider society, with the state of the game reflecting how… Read the full article:: […]

The Brexit power grab and the collapse of British conservatism

Source:: Gerry Hassan The Brexit power grab and the collapse of British conservatism The Brexit power grab and the collapse of British conservatism Gerry Hassan Bella Caledonia, September 30th 2020 In the midst of a pandemic and the prospect of No Deal Brexit the UK Government continues its path of self-harm and self-destruction – with a central place given to the UK internal market bill. Such is the normalisation of irresponsible uber-right-wing politics, aided by the long-term ratchet effect of Brexit, that this watershed bill – tearing up legal agreements and trashing the… Read the full article:: Gerry […]

The Brexit power grab and the collapse of British conservatism

Source:: Bella Caledonia The Brexit power grab and the collapse of British conservatism In the midst of a pandemic and the prospect of No Deal Brexit the UK Government continues its path of self-harm and self-destruction – with a central place given to the UK internal market bill. Such is the normalisation of irresponsible uber-right-wing politics, aided by the long-term ratchet effect of Brexit, that this watershed bill […] Read the full article:: Bella Caledonia The Brexit power grab and the collapse of British conservatism

SNP warn of 'independence' on the cheap' after leasing Faslane to UK report

Source:: The National SNP warn of ‘independence’ on the cheap’ after leasing Faslane to UK report THE SNP has hit back at a report that says an independent Scotland could pay for its defence by leasing Faslane back to the UK, warning that Scotland should not try to “secure independence on the cheap”. Read the full article:: The National SNP warn of ‘independence’ on the cheap’ after leasing Faslane to UK report

Ascension Island proposal for asylum seekers is ethically repellent

Source:: The National Ascension Island proposal for asylum seekers is ethically repellent JUST when it looks like this Conservative administration can’t sink any lower in a moral and humanitarian sense, they come up with another grossly offensive and ethically repellent idea. Read the full article:: The National Ascension Island proposal for asylum seekers is ethically repellent

Scottish MPs must not acquiesce to a rewrite of the Treaty of Union

Source:: The National Scottish MPs must not acquiesce to a rewrite of the Treaty of Union IF the Internal Market Bill is passed by Westminster, it will amount to a unilateral revision of Article 19 of the Treaty of Union between Scotland and England by an English Parliament. Read the full article:: The National Scottish MPs must not acquiesce to a rewrite of the Treaty of Union

Boris Johnson warns new coronavirus measures will be 'more costly'

Source:: The National Boris Johnson warns new coronavirus measures will be ‘more costly’ BORIS Johnson has said new coronavirus measures would be “more costly” than those currently in place. Read the full article:: The National Boris Johnson warns new coronavirus measures will be ‘more costly’

With each lie, Michael Gove and his Tory chums further unite Scots against them

Source:: The National With each lie, Michael Gove and his Tory chums further unite Scots against them BEWARE of Greeks bearing gifts. Beware of Tories proffering poisoned chalices disguised as gifts. In fact, for maximum security, just beware of Tories. Read the full article:: The National With each lie, Michael Gove and his Tory chums further unite Scots against them

Salmond inquiry asks court for secret papers

Source:: The National Salmond inquiry asks court for secret papers THE Holyrood inquiry into the botched handling of complaints against Alex Salmond has bypassed the Scottish Government to ask Scotland’s highest court for access to documents relating to the case against the former First Minister. Read the full article:: The National Salmond inquiry asks court for secret papers

Calls for urgent reform as airlines fail to refund passengers for cancellations

Source:: The National Calls for urgent reform as airlines fail to refund passengers for cancellations URGENT reforms are needed to ensure a watchdog can take action against airlines that break the law by failing to refund customers for cancelled flights, a former transport secretary has said. Read the full article:: The National Calls for urgent reform as airlines fail to refund passengers for cancellations

Tory MSP panned for complaining about 'SNP-inflicted' coronavirus lockdowns

Source:: The National Tory MSP panned for complaining about ‘SNP-inflicted’ coronavirus lockdowns A TORY MSP have been rebuked after claiming there have been “inconsistencies” in “SNP-inflicted” lockdowns in different parts of Scotland. Read the full article:: The National Tory MSP panned for complaining about ‘SNP-inflicted’ coronavirus lockdowns

PMQs: Ian Blackford accused by Boris Johnson of 'fomenting grievance'

Source:: The National PMQs: Ian Blackford accused by Boris Johnson of ‘fomenting grievance’ HERE we go again – yapping, bumbling, mumbling but no answer. Not my words this week, but those of Ian Blackford, who has officially had enough of this weekly charade! Read the full article:: The National PMQs: Ian Blackford accused by Boris Johnson of ‘fomenting grievance’

WATCH: Oliver Mundell kicked out of Chamber for calling Nicola Sturgeon a liar

Source:: The National WATCH: Oliver Mundell kicked out of Chamber for calling Nicola Sturgeon a liar TORY MSP Oliver Mundell has been kicked out of the Holyrood Chamber after calling the First Minister a liar and refusing to withdraw the comment. Read the full article:: The National WATCH: Oliver Mundell kicked out of Chamber for calling Nicola Sturgeon a liar

None so blind

Source:: Wings Over Scotland None so blind A column on a Sturgeon-loyalist indy website that we read yesterday has been mildly annoying us ever since, and in the interests of open debate (but mainly because it’s cold and grey and rainy outside and we can’t go out and feed the swans) we thought it was worth taking half an hour to walk through […] Read the full article:: Wings Over Scotland None so blind