And it’s goodbye from them…

Source:: NewsNet Scotland And it’s goodbye from them… By Newsroom and it’s hello to them The Capitol building where the inauguration, which Donald Trump the outgoing President shunned, took place – the scene of an attack by Trump supporters two weeks previously. The new Vice president Kamala Harris and her husband The new president Joe Biden and his wife Jill President Biden giving his inauguration address And amongst all the ceremony, singers, former Presidents, new President and Vice President, miltary, elected representatives and clergy was twenty two year… Read the full article:: NewsNet Scotland And it’s goodbye from […]

January 22, Day of the Plurinational State of Bolivia

Source:: Bella Caledonia January 22, Day of the Plurinational State of Bolivia The Day of the Plurinational State of Bolivia is celebrated on Jan. 22. Eleven years have passed since 2009, when the country’s “re-foundation” was carried out, led by the first Indigenous president, Evo Morales.  The New Constitution states: “We left the colonial, republican and neoliberal state in the past. We assumed the historical challenge to […] Read the full article:: Bella Caledonia January 22, Day of the Plurinational State of Bolivia

The great unknowns

Source:: Wings Over Scotland The great unknowns Sky News had a breaking report tonight about a person they couldn’t name. Was it The Woman Whose Name You Can’t Say? We couldn’t tell you even if we knew, readers. And we can’t tell you whether we do or not. Sky carefully avoided even saying what sex the person was, and you’d have to be quite an […] Read the full article:: Wings Over Scotland The great unknowns

University to have new right to award degrees in medicine and dentistry

Source:: The National University to have new right to award degrees in medicine and dentistry A HOLYROOD committee has backed a bill which will allow St Andrews University to award medical and dentistry degrees. Read the full article:: The National University to have new right to award degrees in medicine and dentistry

SNP MSP describes AUOB as 'unhinged' over UK Government protest plan

Source:: The National SNP MSP describes AUOB as ‘unhinged’ over UK Government protest plan AN SNP MSP has described All Under One Banner’s plans to hold a demonstration outside the UK Government’s new office building in Edinburgh as “unhinged”. Read the full article:: The National SNP MSP describes AUOB as ‘unhinged’ over UK Government protest plan

The Labour party lost its soul when it was captured by selfish careerists

Source:: The National The Labour party lost its soul when it was captured by selfish careerists KEVIN McKenna’s article about the Labour party was timely, but misses the point (Why many in Yes movement stuff care about the fate of Scottish Labour, January 20). The simple fact is that within the context of a modern Scotland there is no place for Labour, they have become a historical anachronism. Read the full article:: The National The Labour party lost its soul when it was captured by selfish careerists

George Eustice to be scrutinised on Brexit exports choas after SNP pressure

Source:: The National George Eustice to be scrutinised on Brexit exports choas after SNP pressure THE Tory Environment Secretary is to face scrutiny on his party’s recovery plan after the Brexit chaos facing food firms after bowing to pressure from the SNP. Read the full article:: The National George Eustice to be scrutinised on Brexit exports choas after SNP pressure

Why Left support in the ‘Disunited Queendom’ is important to winning independence

Source:: Bella Caledonia Why Left support in the ‘Disunited Queendom’ is important to winning independence Left support in the ‘Disunited Queendom’ is important to winning independence for Scotland (and international peace) argues Dougie Harrison. Like most oldies who now support independence, this was not always my position. As a Scot and a socialist, I’ve always wanted power to be devolved to Scotland. As a significant figure on the Scottish left, […] Read the full article:: Bella Caledonia Why Left support in the ‘Disunited Queendom’ is important to winning independence

Meat exporters facing similar Brexit trade barriers to seafood, says Fergus Ewing

Source:: The National Meat exporters facing similar Brexit trade barriers to seafood, says Fergus Ewing KEY Scottish food exports have seen “significant reductions” since the end of the Brexit transition period, Fergus Ewing has said. Read the full article:: The National Meat exporters facing similar Brexit trade barriers to seafood, says Fergus Ewing

Ruth Davidson compares AUOB pro-independence protest to US Capitol riots

Source:: The National Ruth Davidson compares AUOB pro-independence protest to US Capitol riots RUTH Davidson has compared a planned protest by the pro-independence All Under One Banner (AUOB) group to the fascist rioters who stormed the Capitol building in Washington DC. Read the full article:: The National Ruth Davidson compares AUOB pro-independence protest to US Capitol riots

The Need For Speed

Source:: Wings Over Scotland The Need For Speed You can say what you want about the Scottish Government, the Crown Office and the civil service [IMPORTANT LAWYER’S NOTE: NO YOU MOST DEFINITELY CAN’T], but there’s certainly no faulting their reaction time. That was less than eight hours, for example. Great work, team. There’s something curious about the Geoff Aberdein story, though. The Times claims that his evidence […] Read the full article:: Wings Over Scotland The Need For Speed

Lord Ashcroft: Tory donor's firm lands £350m test and trace deal

Source:: The National Lord Ashcroft: Tory donor’s firm lands £350m test and trace deal THE Westminster system has been deemed “broken beyond repair” after it was revealed a company majority-owned by a leading Tory donor has been handed a £350 million coronavirus contract by the UK Government. Read the full article:: The National Lord Ashcroft: Tory donor’s firm lands £350m test and trace deal

Douglas Ross's Tories 'twisting picture' of Covid vaccine roll-out in Scotland

Source:: The National Douglas Ross’s Tories ‘twisting picture’ of Covid vaccine roll-out in Scotland DOUGLAS Ross and the Scottish Tories have been accused of doing everything they can to “twist the picture” of the vaccine roll-out in Scotland and undermine public confidence. Read the full article:: The National Douglas Ross’s Tories ‘twisting picture’ of Covid vaccine roll-out in Scotland

Ivan McKee outlines plans to introduce 'green ports' to Scotland

Source:: The National Ivan McKee outlines plans to introduce ‘green ports’ to Scotland PROPOSALS have been outlined by the Scottish Government to adapt a UK freeport model to one that will focus on delivering a green economy. Read the full article:: The National Ivan McKee outlines plans to introduce ‘green ports’ to Scotland

Don't confuse pragmatic planning for independence with 'infighting'

Source:: The National Don’t confuse pragmatic planning for independence with ‘infighting’ I WAS a bit confused as I went through Dan Wood’s letter (January 20). Some of what he describes as in-fighting in the independence movement is in fact the perfectly legitimate, and indeed vital, work we will need to have complete on Day 1. Read the full article:: The National Don’t confuse pragmatic planning for independence with ‘infighting’