There is zero chance Corbyn would grant us a Section 30 order

Source:: The National There is zero chance Corbyn would grant us a Section 30 order I NOTE a great deal of speculation as to whether Corbyn might be persuaded to agree to a Section 30 referendum if the SNP supports Labour in forming a UK Government. Read the full article:: The National There is zero chance Corbyn would grant us a Section 30 order

Pelosi’s Good Friday Agreement warning should be heeded

Source:: The National Pelosi’s Good Friday Agreement warning should be heeded NANCY Pelosi, Democrat Leader of the House, has visited both parts of Ireland and has spoken of the courage of those who helped to achieve the Good Friday Agreement. Unfortunately this has not had much media coverage in the UK. Read the full article:: The National Pelosi’s Good Friday Agreement warning should be heeded

Patrick Harvie calls on Scottish Government to create New Green Deal

Source:: The National Patrick Harvie calls on Scottish Government to create New Green Deal PATRICK Harvie has called on the Scottish Government to develop a Green New Deal policy for Scotland. Read the full article:: The National Patrick Harvie calls on Scottish Government to create New Green Deal

Brexiteers seem to forget what it is the EU has moved us away from

Source:: The National Brexiteers seem to forget what it is the EU has moved us away from AS water leaks through the crumbling Westminster roofs and its labyrinth of corridors, it has been found greatly wanting and completely unable to deal with modern challenges. Read the full article:: The National Brexiteers seem to forget what it is the EU has moved us away from

Letters: Your responses to Nicola Sturgeon's 'path to victory' article

Source:: The National Letters: Your responses to Nicola Sturgeon’s ‘path to victory’ article I HAVE read the First Minister’s piece (Nicola Sturgeon: This plan is ambitious AND credible – it can win us independence, The National). What a contrast to any British Nationalist politicians residing in Westminster. Read the full article:: The National Letters: Your responses to Nicola Sturgeon’s ‘path to victory’ article

Keeping football violence fed, the Scottish Daily Express

Source:: John Robertson Keeping football violence fed, the Scottish Daily Express Only two months ago, TuS reported: Toljan had not, of course, mocked Rangers in any way at all. On the same day, the Express delighted in this: Did you see it? Did you? Ooooh, did it make you mad? Would you like to hurt someone? Go on, do it! Despite the widespread concern about recent trends, the Express keeps its nose to the ground today with two reports sure to anger: There is of course little laughing-off to be found… Read the full article:: John Robertson Keeping […]

A written constitution gives power to the people

Source:: The National A written constitution gives power to the people “No man is good enough to govern another man without the other’s consent” – Abe Lincoln Read the full article:: The National A written constitution gives power to the people

Scotsman says ‘tripled’ yet NHS stats say down 80%: Who you gonna believe?

Source:: John Robertson Scotsman says ‘tripled’ yet NHS stats say down 80%: Who you gonna believe? ‘Shocking new figures’ from a Herald on Sunday ‘investigation’ form the basis for this latest scare story on NHS Scotland, building on Reporting Scotland’s series on the Carseview Unit in Dundee. As with previous topics such as Ecstasy deaths or dangerous dogs, some readers and writers are known to become excited if they think a bigger pattern is emerging even if they should know that it is their decisions which are creating its emergence in the first place. I wonder,… Read the […]

Why with Scottish ‘Nationalism’ we’ll escape the other populist nationalisms threatening our future

Source:: John Robertson Why with Scottish ‘Nationalism’ we’ll escape the other populist nationalisms threatening our future Niall Ferguson gave me the idea for this. I know, he’s an arrogant, imperialist, hawkish, US suck-up, whose speech is now a pompous pretentious disgrace to his home city, Glasgow, but. Though I strongly disagree with his conclusions about what we should do (military build-up and global bullying), I like his thinking about how we can learn from the past. In particular, I like his analysis of previous periods of populism which we can then use to understand why the… Read the […]

The key issues as SNP counts down to Spring Conference

Source:: The National The key issues as SNP counts down to Spring Conference Ahead of next weekend’s spring conference, the Sunday National highlights three big issues set to dominate discussions at the event… Read the full article:: The National The key issues as SNP counts down to Spring Conference

Tory minister says EU citizens fleeing domestic abuse should go home

Source:: The National Tory minister says EU citizens fleeing domestic abuse should go home UK IMMIGRATION Minister Caroline Nokes has said that vulnerable EU migrant women living in Scotland and fleeing domestic abuse should just return to their own countries, it has emerged. Read the full article:: The National Tory minister says EU citizens fleeing domestic abuse should go home

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