All Under One Banner crunch talks as Manny Singh is suspended

Source:: The National All Under One Banner crunch talks as Manny Singh is suspended The future of the All Under One Banner group which has organised a series of marches and rallies for independence across Scotland will be decided at a crunch meeting in Glasgow tomorrow. Read the full article:: The National All Under One Banner crunch talks as Manny Singh is suspended

Scotland won’t put up with a buffoon and liar Boris Johnson as PM

Source:: The National Scotland won’t put up with a buffoon and liar Boris Johnson as PM IT’S the final countdown. As the world celebrates the anniversary of first manned moon landing, the Tories are about to blast off to a parallel universe with space cadet Boris Johnson at the controls. In an act of monumental self-delusion Tory members are about to elect an international figure of ridicule as their new leader and foist him on the rest of us as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Read the full article:: The National Scotland won’t put up with a […]

Is it strange that 'independence’ is missing at SNP conference?

Source:: The National Is it strange that ‘independence’ is missing at SNP conference? AN investigation by The National has revealed just how glaring the omission of the “i word” from the SNP conference agenda is. Read the full article:: The National Is it strange that ‘independence’ is missing at SNP conference?

SNP's David Linden celebrates progress in premature baby campaign

Source:: The National SNP’s David Linden celebrates progress in premature baby campaign AN SNP MP is celebrating after a hard-fought campaign culminated in the announcement of plans to increase family leave for parents of sick and premature babies. Read the full article:: The National SNP’s David Linden celebrates progress in premature baby campaign

The three main personalities in the current AUOB crisis

Source:: The National The three main personalities in the current AUOB crisis SINCE its beginnings in 2014, it is no secret that All Under One Banner has occasionally been riven by what can only be described as faction fighting and personality clashes that are unfortunately typical of most grass roots political movements. Read the full article:: The National The three main personalities in the current AUOB crisis

Gordon Brown is the latest to take a leaf out of Trump’ s book

Source:: The National Gordon Brown is the latest to take a leaf out of Trump’ s book FROM disingenuous, provocative statements, to excusing racist policies and strategies, the Tory party leadership and Republican Party in the US have been pretty much in lockstep in recent years, their “special relationship” cemented by their shared belief in their own exceptionalism and their contempt for the common good. Read the full article:: The National Gordon Brown is the latest to take a leaf out of Trump’ s book

WATCH: Academic claims cricket and the Queen keeping Union together

Source:: The National WATCH: Academic claims cricket and the Queen keeping Union together RORY Stewart proposed national service. Matt Hancock suggested lots of Union Jacks. Yet support for independence is on the rise. Read the full article:: The National WATCH: Academic claims cricket and the Queen keeping Union together

SNP name new Shetland candidate for Holyrood by-election

Source:: The National SNP name new Shetland candidate for Holyrood by-election THE SNP have announced their candidate in the Shetland by-election for the Holyrood seat vacated by LibDem MSP Tavish Scott. Read the full article:: The National SNP name new Shetland candidate for Holyrood by-election

I can both support the SNP and stand up for local communities

Source:: The National I can both support the SNP and stand up for local communities I FEEL I have to respond to the comments made by Gordon Darge (The Long Letter 17 July). He makes three points about the letter I wrote regarding the poor planning decisions made by Fife planners and the Scottish Government. Read the full article:: The National I can both support the SNP and stand up for local communities

Everyone’s making the same joke about Boris Johnson visiting Scotland

Source:: The National Everyone’s making the same joke about Boris Johnson visiting Scotland AS self-appointed “minister for the Union” in waiting, it’s clear what will be at the top of Boris Johnson’s agenda when he parks his penny-farthing outside Number 10. Read the full article:: The National Everyone’s making the same joke about Boris Johnson visiting Scotland

Brexit: Legal expert slams plan to send Queen to EU talks

Source:: The National Brexit: Legal expert slams plan to send Queen to EU talks SENDING the Queen to the EU to request an extension to Brexit and prevent a no-deal being forced through by the next prime minister is a “ridiculous idea”, a former Supreme Court justice has said. Read the full article:: The National Brexit: Legal expert slams plan to send Queen to EU talks

Alison Johnstone: Disabled people face worst of welfare cuts

Source:: The National Alison Johnstone: Disabled people face worst of welfare cuts WE have known for some time that UK Government cuts to our social security system hit hardest those who have the greatest need for support. But a new report out this week laid out in shocking detail just how much disabled people have lost – both in monetary and personal terms – as a result of relentless attacks on our welfare state. Read the full article:: The National Alison Johnstone: Disabled people face worst of welfare cuts

We must be allowed to condemn Israel's persecution of Palestinians

Source:: The National We must be allowed to condemn Israel’s persecution of Palestinians I AM very glad that Andrew Fraser (Letters, July 17) has asked the question that has long worried me. As someone who has had Jewish friends throughout a long life, ever since my parents befriended a couple of young Jewish refugee musicians during the war, I have never treated any of them any differently from any other friends. I have, however, found myself very much out of sympathy with current attitudes and events. Read the full article:: The National We must be allowed to condemn […]

Brexit: Tories may opt for 'nuclear option' to block Boris Johnson

Source:: The National Brexit: Tories may opt for ‘nuclear option’ to block Boris Johnson THE UK health minister has suggested Tory MPs may utilise the “nuclear option” to bring down Boris Johnson’s government if it pursues no deal. Read the full article:: The National Brexit: Tories may opt for ‘nuclear option’ to block Boris Johnson

No-deal Brexit will trigger recession warns the OBR

Source:: The National No-deal Brexit will trigger recession warns the OBR CRASHING out of the EU without a deal would plunge the UK into a recession that would swallow up any so-called Brexit dividend, the government’s independent forecasting body has predicted. Read the full article:: The National No-deal Brexit will trigger recession warns the OBR