Coronavirus: Boris Johnson 'responding' to intensive care treatment

Source:: The National Coronavirus: Boris Johnson ‘responding’ to intensive care treatment BORIS Johnson is “responding to treatment” as he remains in a stable condition in the intensive care unit where he is being treated for coronavirus, Downing Street has said. Read the full article:: The National Coronavirus: Boris Johnson ‘responding’ to intensive care treatment

Jeremy Corbyn, Tony Blair and Keir Starmer and when was Britain’s Golden Age?

Source:: Gerry Hassan Jeremy Corbyn, Tony Blair and Keir Starmer and when was Britain’s Golden Age? Jeremy Corbyn, Tony Blair and Keir Starmer and when was Britain’s Golden Age? Gerry Hassan Scottish Review, April 8th 2020 Every society has a golden age – often mythical, but with some relationship to events and reality. In Britain, this is often continually referenced as World War Two, ‘the Blitz spirit’ and Dunkirk – all much in evidence in recent weeks in the face of coronavirus. Other stories are available but get less coverage and mileage. One is that of… Read the […]

Agamben Vs Zizek: How their ‘debate’ reflects the social reality of Covid-19

Source:: Bella Caledonia Agamben Vs Zizek: How their ‘debate’ reflects the social reality of Covid-19 The pandemic crisis has affected various parts of the world in different ways and degrees. While a ‘’lockdown means very different things to different sectors and classes of people’’, it does affect them all, irrespective of their political, social and economic positions. On one hand, public health physicians are concerned about the UK government’s failure to […] Read the full article:: Bella Caledonia Agamben Vs Zizek: How their ‘debate’ reflects the social reality of Covid-19

#SingalongaVanessa

Source:: Craig Murray #SingalongaVanessa I have been sent footage of judge Vanessa Baraitser appearing in a school musical. Even though this is a remarkable survival of the scrubbing of her existence from the internet, I saw no public interest in publishing it until yesterday, when she ruled that in the interests of “open justice” the identities of Julian Assange’s partner and small children should be made public. So in the interests of “open justice”, here is Vanessa singing. In these difficult times we must… Read the full article:: Craig Murray #SingalongaVanessa

Coronavirus: UK 'missed' eight meetings with EU leaders on virus

Source:: The National Coronavirus: UK ‘missed’ eight meetings with EU leaders on virus THE UK Government “missed” eight conference calls or meetings about coronavirus between EU heads of state or health ministers from February to March, reports show. Read the full article:: The National Coronavirus: UK ‘missed’ eight meetings with EU leaders on virus

FMQs: How to watch virtual First Minister's Questions tomorrow

Source:: The National FMQs: How to watch virtual First Minister’s Questions tomorrow FIRST Minister Nicola Sturgeon will take questions from party leaders in a virtual question and answer session tomorrow. Read the full article:: The National FMQs: How to watch virtual First Minister’s Questions tomorrow

Question the motives of anyone trying to cause splits in the SNP

Source:: The National Question the motives of anyone trying to cause splits in the SNP I’M struggling with this new “divisive” narrative around Nicola Sturgeon; though I accept it is the perfect Unionist tool for creating division, so will be aired by them at every opportunity. Read the full article:: The National Question the motives of anyone trying to cause splits in the SNP

With costs to the economy mounting, it’s time to scrap Trident

Source:: The National With costs to the economy mounting, it’s time to scrap Trident ANDREW Learmonth is asking if Raab can fire nukes (No 10 says Johnson is still Prime Minister…, April 8). Read the full article:: The National With costs to the economy mounting, it’s time to scrap Trident

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson's condition is 'improving'

Source:: The National Coronavirus: Boris Johnson’s condition is ‘improving’ BORIS Johnson is “responding to treatment” as he remains in a stable condition in the intensive care unit where he is being treated for coronavirus, Downing Street has said. Read the full article:: The National Coronavirus: Boris Johnson’s condition is ‘improving’

UK records highest day-on-day rise of coronavirus deaths

Source:: The National UK records highest day-on-day rise of coronavirus deaths DEATHS from coronavirus in the UK have risen by 938 to 7097 – the highest day-on-day rise so far. Read the full article:: The National UK records highest day-on-day rise of coronavirus deaths

Beyond Words

Source:: Craig Murray Beyond Words Yesterday Mark Sommers QC, the extremely erudite and bookish second counsel for Julian Assange in his extradition hearing, trembled with anger in court. Magistrate Vanessa Baraitser had just made a ruling that the names of Julian Assange’s partner and young children could be published, which she stated was in the interests of “open justice”. His partner had submitted a letter in support of his Covid 19 related bail application (which Baraitser had summarily dismissed) to state he had a family… Read the full article:: Craig Murray Beyond Words

Coronavirus: Former LibDem Tim Farron leader self-isolating

Source:: The National Coronavirus: Former LibDem Tim Farron leader self-isolating THE former leader of the LibDems Tim Farron is self-isolating over fears he may have coronavirus. Read the full article:: The National Coronavirus: Former LibDem Tim Farron leader self-isolating

WATCH: Nicola Sturgeon's tribute to 98-year-old who beat coronavirus

Source:: The National WATCH: Nicola Sturgeon’s tribute to 98-year-old who beat coronavirus FIRST Minister Nicola Sturgeon has paid tribute to a 98-year-old Scottish woman who overcame coronavirus. Read the full article:: The National WATCH: Nicola Sturgeon’s tribute to 98-year-old who beat coronavirus