The Lib Dem Dribble

Source:: John Robertson The Lib Dem Dribble I could so become PM! Don’t be ridiculous! From Ludo Thierry: Despite the feverish early efforts of the meeja (especially in Scotland) to promote La Swinson (?LowJo) as the new Anointed One for the britnat cause in Scotland there has been precious little sign of any particular movement to date. The main development of which I have become aware has been the defection of a solitary tory cooncillor and a solitary labour cooncillor to LowJo’s ragged regiment. Curiously, both these… Read the full article:: John Robertson The Lib Dem Dribble

Useless profs, health correspondents and an arrogant Brit: Today’s twitterstuff for TuS non-Twitters

Source:: John Robertson Useless profs, health correspondents and an arrogant Brit: Today’s twitterstuff for TuS non-Twitters Mostly in response to daft stuff in the BBC, Herald and Scotsman sites: https://thoughtcontrolscotland.com/2016/10/28/flooding-has-scottish-government-done-more-to-keep-our-heads-above-water-2/   Read the full article:: John Robertson Useless profs, health correspondents and an arrogant Brit: Today’s twitterstuff for TuS non-Twitters

Female graduate apprenticeships increased by more than six times and gender gap halved

Source:: John Robertson Female graduate apprenticeships increased by more than six times and gender gap halved Thanks to a parliamentary question from Monica Lennon (SCLABR) on Wednesday asking for a gender breakdown, TuS can reveal a significant increase in the number of female and male graduate apprenticeship starts and a reduction in the gender gap, between 2017/18 and 2018/19: https://www.parliament.scot/S5ChamberOffice/WA20190821.pdf Read the full article:: John Robertson Female graduate apprenticeships increased by more than six times and gender gap halved

Tory jokes about Nicola Sturgeon's miscarriage on Twitter

Source:: The National Tory jokes about Nicola Sturgeon’s miscarriage on Twitter RUTH Davidson is coming under pressure to kick out a senior party member who claimed Nicola Sturgeon had faked her miscarriage. Read the full article:: The National Tory jokes about Nicola Sturgeon’s miscarriage on Twitter

SNP hit out at Alister Jack for accusing party of far-right nationalism

Source:: The National SNP hit out at Alister Jack for accusing party of far-right nationalism BORIS Johnson’s new Secretary of State for Scotland was ridiculed yesterday after he compared the SNP to far-right nationalist movements in other countries. Read the full article:: The National SNP hit out at Alister Jack for accusing party of far-right nationalism

Macron rejects Johnson’s plea to renegotiate Brexit deal

Source:: The National Macron rejects Johnson’s plea to renegotiate Brexit deal BORIS Johnson was rebuffed in Paris yesterday, with French President Emmanuel Macron rejecting his plea to renegotiate Brexit. Read the full article:: The National Macron rejects Johnson’s plea to renegotiate Brexit deal

Scotland in Union out of money ahead of indyref2

Source:: The National Scotland in Union out of money ahead of indyref2 THE finances of the group supposedly leading the charge against independence have slumped massively, The National can reveal. Read the full article:: The National Scotland in Union out of money ahead of indyref2

Brown: Scotland can get its deficit down to 3% quickly

Source:: The National Brown: Scotland can get its deficit down to 3% quickly SCOTLAND’s deficit could be down to 3% within two years of a Yes vote in 2020, the SNP’s Keith Brown has claimed. Read the full article:: The National Brown: Scotland can get its deficit down to 3% quickly

The GERS figures are nothing for Unionists to gloat about

Source:: The National The GERS figures are nothing for Unionists to gloat about THE publication of the latest Government Expenditure and Revenue for Scotland (GERS) figures has triggered a now traditional feeding frenzy. A black hole in Scotland’s finances is heralded by Unionist politicians as validating the continuation of their beloved Union. Read the full article:: The National The GERS figures are nothing for Unionists to gloat about

Backstop buffoonery totally disregards the impact of colonial rule

Source:: The National Backstop buffoonery totally disregards the impact of colonial rule BORIS Johnson’s lies on Brexit are getting worse. On Wednesday he met with Angela Merkel and declared he could solve the Brexit crisis within a month. Read the full article:: The National Backstop buffoonery totally disregards the impact of colonial rule

Fraser of Allander Institute: 'Shocking' misinformation on GERS

Source:: The National Fraser of Allander Institute: ‘Shocking’ misinformation on GERS LEADING economic researcher the Fraser of Allander Institute (FAI) has hit out at analysis of this year’s GERS report. Read the full article:: The National Fraser of Allander Institute: ‘Shocking’ misinformation on GERS

Independence supporters clean up defaced Shetland war memorial

Source:: The National Independence supporters clean up defaced Shetland war memorial TWO independence supporters have cleaned up the war memorial which was vandalised in Shetland last night. Read the full article:: The National Independence supporters clean up defaced Shetland war memorial

Cyclists crank up £4000 for Abbie's charity

Source:: Northern Scot Cyclists crank up £4000 for Abbie’s charity Moray cyclists went the extra mile at the weekend for Abbie’s Sparkle Foundation – cranking up £4000 for the cancer charity Read the full article:: Northern Scot Cyclists crank up £4000 for Abbie’s charity

Brexit: coastal areas are hardest hit with wage gap

Source:: The National Brexit: coastal areas are hardest hit with wage gap Coastal communities have fallen even further behind the rest of the UK economy and workers in seaside towns now earn almost £5000 less than those elsewhere in the country, a think-tank has revealed. More than 30 coastal areas still have economies smaller than before the 2007 financial crisis. Most of those places voted for Brexit. Read the full article:: The National Brexit: coastal areas are hardest hit with wage gap

Big TIME mention for Speyside attraction

Source:: Northern Scot Big TIME mention for Speyside attraction A Moray distillery visitor centre has made it on to influential American magazine TIME’s list of “The World’s Greatest Places 2019″ Read the full article:: Northern Scot Big TIME mention for Speyside attraction