Happy New Year and stay safe for 2021

Source:: NewsNet Scotland Happy New Year and stay safe for 2021 By Russell Bruce As 2020 comes to an end it is without a doubt that the early months of 2021 will continue to be difficult as the virus is more dangerous than ever and compounded with Boris Johnson’s idiot Brexit deal will make life even more difficult than it needed to be for all of us. 31st Dec 2020 has seen the number of infections in Scotland increase by 28% compared to 30th December (2045 – 2622). For the same… Read the full article:: NewsNet Scotland Happy […]

Optimo’s Hogmanay Livestream

Source:: Bella Caledonia Optimo’s Hogmanay Livestream Sign up for the Optimo Hogmanay Special on Mixcloud here. It’s only £9.60. Optimo have presented a New Year’s Eve special since 1999 and this year collaborate with Glasgow based Tape Rituals. Tune in.   Read the full article:: Bella Caledonia Optimo’s Hogmanay Livestream

Hogmanay (cancelled)

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SNP slam Douglas Ross after attack on Scottish Government Brexit video

Source:: The National SNP slam Douglas Ross after attack on Scottish Government Brexit video THE SNP have hit out at a “litany of broken promises” from the Tories after Douglas Ross took aim at a Scottish Government video about Brexit. Read the full article:: The National SNP slam Douglas Ross after attack on Scottish Government Brexit video

Michael Russell tears apart Tory Brexit deal in 'best speech ever in Holyrood'

Source:: The National Michael Russell tears apart Tory Brexit deal in ‘best speech ever in Holyrood’ MICHAEL Russell yesterday ripped apart the Tories’ push for Brexit, which he said is happening “for no good reason except prejudice”. Read the full article:: The National Michael Russell tears apart Tory Brexit deal in ‘best speech ever in Holyrood’

Scottish independence State of the Union podcast: Brexit deal votes

Source:: The National Scottish independence State of the Union podcast: Brexit deal votes THE National’s State of the Union podcast, which packages all of the week’s news on Scottish independence into one bitesize chunk, is back for another week. Read the full article:: The National Scottish independence State of the Union podcast: Brexit deal votes

The opposite of intelligence

Source:: Wings Over Scotland The opposite of intelligence Yesterday we noted that rational people arrive at decisions about things based on the facts, not the personalities of who else might support or oppose those things. But in the interests of balance, allow us to present the counterpoint. Yesterday the SNP’s defence spokesman at Westminster cited the position of French National Front leader Marine Le […] Read the full article:: Wings Over Scotland The opposite of intelligence

20 On 20

Source:: Bella Caledonia 20 On 20 It would appear that Hogmanay is happening, so we have asked twenty of our favourite artists, and some of the artists that we feel made an impact on this year, to bless us with a wee reflection.  John Niven – Novelist and Screenwriter “2020 – Being in Central Park with my daughter when I got […] Read the full article:: Bella Caledonia 20 On 20

My New Year resolution is to re-assert my identity as a Scottish citizen

Source:: The National My New Year resolution is to re-assert my identity as a Scottish citizen NE’ERDAY is my UDI. By personal resolution I am leaving the British state, which has deprived me of my European citizenship and treats me as a subject. Instead, I am reasserting my European and worldwide identity as a citizen of the ancient, unbroken nation of Scotland. I cannot change the world alone, but I can start by changing myself. Read the full article:: The National My New Year resolution is to re-assert my identity as a Scottish citizen

Nicola Sturgeon accepts BrewDog offer of help with Covid vaccine roll-out

Source:: The National Nicola Sturgeon accepts BrewDog offer of help with Covid vaccine roll-out THE First Minister has accepted an offer from one of the founders of billion-pound Scottish firm BrewDog to help with the Covid vaccine roll-out. Read the full article:: The National Nicola Sturgeon accepts BrewDog offer of help with Covid vaccine roll-out

Scotland is big enough, rich enough and strong enough for independence

Source:: The National Scotland is big enough, rich enough and strong enough for independence SO what if it was a No Deal or, as it is, a bad deal. Scotland is worse off either way. Scotland will still grow the Yes number just based on roaming charges, enforced passport controls, visas every time you drive across an EU border. It has become an inconvenience as well as a financial and job risk. Read the full article:: The National Scotland is big enough, rich enough and strong enough for independence

Vaccines and independence give us prospect of a brighter future in 2021

Source:: The National Vaccines and independence give us prospect of a brighter future in 2021 IN Scotland, the tipping of one year into the next has long since been a major event and chance to anticipate the year ahead in the company of good friends and much-loved family. It’s a fine tradition and one that most people in Scotland look forward to with relish, but one we will have to skip this year. Read the full article:: The National Vaccines and independence give us prospect of a brighter future in 2021

Nicola Sturgeon thanks Scots for sacrifices and patience during 2020

Source:: The National Nicola Sturgeon thanks Scots for sacrifices and patience during 2020 FIRST Minister Nicola Sturgeon has thanked Scots for their sacrifices during an “unimaginably difficult” 2020. Read the full article:: The National Nicola Sturgeon thanks Scots for sacrifices and patience during 2020

Scot Goes Pop post-Brexit poll

Source:: Wee Ginger Dug Scot Goes Pop post-Brexit poll  I’Click here to go straight to the fundraising page.  I’m James Kelly, and I write the pro-independence blog Scot Goes Pop, which has a particular emphasis on opinion poll analysis. Over the course of 2020, I commissioned three Panelbase polls with your help. All three showed pro-independence majorities, and they were all landmark results in their own ways – the one at the start of the year put Yes on 52% for the first time since the summer of 2016,… Read the full article:: Wee Ginger Dug Scot Goes […]