Kenneth Gibson bags key support in race for SNP's Cunninghame North seat

Source:: The National Kenneth Gibson bags key support in race for SNP’s Cunninghame North seat HEALTH Secretary Jeane Freeman is backing a long-serving MSP in a local selection battle as two challengers appeal to members to pick them to run in 2021. Read the full article:: The National Kenneth Gibson bags key support in race for SNP’s Cunninghame North seat

UK Government's 'recklessness' exposed with Brexit deadline just 100 days away

Source:: The National UK Government’s ‘recklessness’ exposed with Brexit deadline just 100 days away THE Scottish Government and the SNP in Westminster have both accused the UK Government of “recklessness” in its approach to the end of the Brexit transition period. Read the full article:: The National UK Government’s ‘recklessness’ exposed with Brexit deadline just 100 days away

Maybe Boris Johnson should take a leaf out of this firm's book

Source:: The National Maybe Boris Johnson should take a leaf out of this firm’s book THE Jouker had to look twice at the story yesterday about an Edinburgh-based security system firm called Boundary looking to hire a burglar to test their products. Read the full article:: The National Maybe Boris Johnson should take a leaf out of this firm’s book

Shona Craven: Boris Johnson savaged at PMQs by a riled-up Ian Blackford

Source:: The National Shona Craven: Boris Johnson savaged at PMQs by a riled-up Ian Blackford IAN Blackford’s had his porridge today! And if his blood wasn’t already boiling when he arrived at the House of Commons for PMQs, it certainly was by the time he’d sat through the first 10 minutes of evasion and distortion. Read the full article:: The National Shona Craven: Boris Johnson savaged at PMQs by a riled-up Ian Blackford

Coronavirus: Nicola Sturgeon urges Boris Johnson to consider further measures

Source:: The National Coronavirus: Nicola Sturgeon urges Boris Johnson to consider further measures Nicola Sturgeon has written to Prime Minister Boris Johnson calling for urgent four-nation talks to tighten lockdown restrictions to tackle the spread of coronavirus. Read the full article:: The National Coronavirus: Nicola Sturgeon urges Boris Johnson to consider further measures

Indyref2: Scottish Tory motion to block independence vote defeated

Source:: The National Indyref2: Scottish Tory motion to block independence vote defeated A CONSERVATIVE motion calling on the Scottish Government to drop its plans for an independence referendum bill has failed at Holyrood. Read the full article:: The National Indyref2: Scottish Tory motion to block independence vote defeated

Keir Starmer: Indyref2 will have a mandate if the SNP win Holyrood in 2021

Source:: The National Keir Starmer: Indyref2 will have a mandate if the SNP win Holyrood in 2021 KEIR Starmer has said he stands by comments he made in January this year that, should they win a majority at Holyrood in 2021, then the SNP will have a mandate to hold a second independence referendum. Read the full article:: The National Keir Starmer: Indyref2 will have a mandate if the SNP win Holyrood in 2021

Brexit: British businesses aren't ready for changes, Michael Gove warned

Source:: The National Brexit: British businesses aren’t ready for changes, Michael Gove warned THE British Chambers of Commerce has issued a warning that many companies and firms are not ready for the end of the Brexit transition period on December 31. Read the full article:: The National Brexit: British businesses aren’t ready for changes, Michael Gove warned

Keir Starmer's speech deserved to be delivered to an empty room

Source:: The National Keir Starmer’s speech deserved to be delivered to an empty room ‘SIR” Keir Starmer’s address to the Labour party conference was gut-wrenchingly awful. It was redolent of Ian Duncan Smith’s quiet man speech to the Tories in 2002. It was charisma-free, tedious and brain-melting. Read the full article:: The National Keir Starmer’s speech deserved to be delivered to an empty room

Hutopia

Source:: Bella Caledonia Hutopia Overtourism and Underforestry. One of the best things about this discussion is the revelation that there are wolves in the Netherlands. Lelsy Riddoch’s virtual book launch of Huts, a Place Beyond …   Read the full article:: Bella Caledonia Hutopia

Brexit reckoning is coming, and a Kent border's not the half of it

Source:: The National Brexit reckoning is coming, and a Kent border’s not the half of it Kirsty Hughes, the former director of the Scottish Centre on European Relations, writes for The National Extra Read the full article:: The National Brexit reckoning is coming, and a Kent border’s not the half of it

The British Empire is still very much alive and kicking

Source:: Gerry Hassan The British Empire is still very much alive and kicking The British Empire is still very much alive and kicking Gerry Hassan Scottish Review, September 23rd 2020 The British Empire has never really gone away. Its presence and influence has always been here – sometimes in the background, often in the foreground, being invoked, defended and even celebrated by some. It is there in the ridiculous debates about the UK ‘punching above its weight’ on the global stage, the painful dependency of UK elites on ‘the special relationship’ with Washington,… Read the full article:: Gerry […]

Kenny MacAskill calls for SNP to suspend Peter Murrell

Source:: The National Kenny MacAskill calls for SNP to suspend Peter Murrell THE SNP’s Kenny MacAskill has called for the party’s chief executive to be suspended over his apparent demands for police action against Alex Salmond. Read the full article:: The National Kenny MacAskill calls for SNP to suspend Peter Murrell

Coronavirus: Kate Forbes criticises 'irony' of Tories scrapping Autumn Budget

Source:: The National Coronavirus: Kate Forbes criticises ‘irony’ of Tories scrapping Autumn Budget SCOTLAND’S Finance Secretary has criticised the Tories for scrapping the Autumn Budget, despite pushing ahead with the “long-term disaster” of Brexit. Read the full article:: The National Coronavirus: Kate Forbes criticises ‘irony’ of Tories scrapping Autumn Budget

FinCEN, Oligarch Britain and Compromised Politicians

Source:: Bella Caledonia FinCEN, Oligarch Britain and Compromised Politicians Multiple recent revelations expose the swirling nexus of dark money, oligarch influence and gangsterism and make it clear Tory Britain is a cesspit and London is a haven for money-laundering on a vast scale. FinCEN A huge trove of secret US government documents (the ‘FinCEN files’) has revealed for the first time how the big […] Read the full article:: Bella Caledonia FinCEN, Oligarch Britain and Compromised Politicians