New report sets out economic for model for independent Scotland

Source:: The National New report sets out economic for model for independent Scotland THE UK’s existing economic development framework, centred on London and the south-east, has failed Scotland for decades and a new one – led by investment – should be drawn up for an independent Scotland, according to a major new report. Read the full article:: The National New report sets out economic for model for independent Scotland

The SNP veterans who have dedicated their lives to the cause

Source:: The National The SNP veterans who have dedicated their lives to the cause These pensioners have spent most of their lives campaigning for the SNP. And they wouldn’t change it for a thing… Read the full article:: The National The SNP veterans who have dedicated their lives to the cause

Number of Scots 'very concerned' about Brexit soars, study reveals

Source:: The National Number of Scots ‘very concerned’ about Brexit soars, study reveals THE number of Scots who are “very concerned” about the impact Brexit has soared, according to a new study. Read the full article:: The National Number of Scots ‘very concerned’ about Brexit soars, study reveals

We need the facts about the Union to be exposed

Source:: The National We need the facts about the Union to be exposed CONTRARY to the assertion of David Coull (Letters, April 18), I did not mention a mythical body but proposed the creation of a real one before the next independence referendum. Read the full article:: The National We need the facts about the Union to be exposed

No voters reveal their journeys to Yes at Dundee indy event

Source:: The National No voters reveal their journeys to Yes at Dundee indy event THE Yes Hub is delighted to give advance notice of an important event being held in Dundee early next month in which several people will speak openly about their conversion from No to Yes since 2014. Read the full article:: The National No voters reveal their journeys to Yes at Dundee indy event

Take forecasts about Scotland’s oil reserves with a pinch of salt

Source:: The National Take forecasts about Scotland’s oil reserves with a pinch of salt IN 2014 I couldn’t pick up a newspaper or switch on the news without seeing Ian Wood gleefully telling anyone that would listen how little oil there was in the North Sea. A committed British Unionist, he astutely managed to second-guess the oil business for years, making him a billionaire. Read the full article:: The National Take forecasts about Scotland’s oil reserves with a pinch of salt

Our hearts should not be part of a shared history that ignores Scotland

Source:: The National Our hearts should not be part of a shared history that ignores Scotland HISTORY and the heart are inextricable. It’s the particular weave between them that often underpins our surface debates and politics. It’s about the grand narratives we choose, and the deep emotions they answer. Read the full article:: The National Our hearts should not be part of a shared history that ignores Scotland

Moray photographer wins Getty Images award

Source:: Northern Scot Moray photographer wins Getty Images award MORAY photographer Peter Summers has won a Getty Images award. Read the full article:: Northern Scot Moray photographer wins Getty Images award

Daft overblowing of NHS Scotland whistleblowing ‘spikes’ and ‘surges’

Source:: John Robertson Daft overblowing of NHS Scotland whistleblowing ‘spikes’ and ‘surges’ The Scottish media are all over this, as they love to do, with NHS Scotland ‘crises.’ No sign of a ‘tsunami’ yet. Here are the actual data on calls to the new NHS Scotland Whistleblowing Alert and Advice Line: https://www.gov.scot/binaries/content/documents/govscot/publications/publication/2019/04/nhsscotland-confidential-alert-line-six-month-review-report-2/documents/nhsscotland-confidential-alert-line-six-month-review-report/nhsscotland-confidential-alert-line-six-month-review-report/govscot%3Adocument From 13 to 24, that’s nearly a 100% increase! No, it’s not 200%, Scottish Labour! Yeh, I know it’s nearly twice as many but that doesn’t mean a 200% increase. The increase is the same as the first figure so… Read the full article:: John Robertson […]

Easter Rising

Source:: Bella Caledonia Easter Rising This Wednesday the Citizen project launches at the Storytelling Centre, High Street, Edinburgh. Bella is part of the emerging network that aims to change the way we understand the city. The group has evolved after years of frustration and anger at the state of Edinburgh and look to radical alternatives from elsewhere about how we […] Read the full article:: Bella Caledonia Easter Rising

The Scottish media ‘Wheel of Crisis’ turns to Schools BUT finds things are better under SNP!

Source:: John Robertson The Scottish media ‘Wheel of Crisis’ turns to Schools BUT finds things are better under SNP!   If it’s not hospitals with pigeon poo, it’s the police and their bangers. If it’s not the lack of VTOL fire engines for remote areas, it’s teachers’ workloads. Today the Herald and others, have funnelled the findings of the latest ‘research’ from a teachers’ union, the NAS UWT, on pupil behaviour. Here’s an extract from the Herald: ‘More than two-thirds of teachers responding to a union survey have said they believe poor pupil behaviour is a widespread problem at… […]

The Frightening Rabbit

Source:: Wings Over Scotland The Frightening Rabbit Read the full article:: Wings Over Scotland The Frightening Rabbit

Nicola Sturgeon: This plan is ambitious AND credible – it can win us independence

Source:: The National Nicola Sturgeon: This plan is ambitious AND credible – it can win us independence THE UK may have descended even deeper into Brexit crisis in recent weeks, but that hasn’t stopped the architects of the 2014 Project Fear campaign – yes, the same people who said Scotland would lose EU membership if we voted for independence – springing back into action. Read the full article:: The National Nicola Sturgeon: This plan is ambitious AND credible – it can win us independence

'Advocate for independence' on Labour MEP list

Source:: The National ‘Advocate for independence’ on Labour MEP list THERE’S a stooshie brewing in Scottish Labour after the party picked an independence supporter as one of their six candidates in next month’s European elections. Read the full article:: The National ‘Advocate for independence’ on Labour MEP list

First Minister sets out independence plan – with a big warning to critics

Source:: The National First Minister sets out independence plan – with a big warning to critics NICOLA Sturgeon has today set out her “ambitious” and “credible” proposals to win independence as she prepares to update Scotland in the coming days on her plans for a second referendum. In a major intervention the First Minister referred to the ongoing Brexit turmoil and more people being open to back the Yes case, but she suggested such voters may not be won over with easy answers. Read the full article:: The National First Minister sets out independence plan – with a […]