Common Weal report offers solutions to indyref2 stalemate

Source:: The National Common Weal report offers solutions to indyref2 stalemate A MAJOR new report is offering ways to break the deadlock on Scottish independence and suggests how it can be achieved even if Boris Johnson keeps telling Scotland “no”. Read the full article:: The National Common Weal report offers solutions to indyref2 stalemate

Ian Blackford warns Brexit crisis will ‘seal fate of the Union’

Source:: The National Ian Blackford warns Brexit crisis will ‘seal fate of the Union’ IN his strongest condemnation yet of the Tory Government’s determination to remove Scotland from the European Union, SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford has warned that Brexit will “seal the fate of the Union”. Read the full article:: The National Ian Blackford warns Brexit crisis will ‘seal fate of the Union’

Nicola Sturgeon to deliver indyref2020 update after PM's rejection

Source:: The National Nicola Sturgeon to deliver indyref2020 update after PM’s rejection NICOLA Sturgeon is expected to deliver her update next Wednesday on plans to hold an independence referendum later this year. Read the full article:: The National Nicola Sturgeon to deliver indyref2020 update after PM’s rejection

At a time of global coronavirus crisis, the UK's focus is shameful

Source:: The National At a time of global coronavirus crisis, the UK’s focus is shameful ‘WAKE UP SATAN’S BRAIN WASHED CATTLE” instructed the sign displayed on Glasgow’s Buchanan Street as I made my way to the office. On Blue Monday, supposedly the most depressing day of the year, it was nice of the chap holding it to give us all a wee laugh. I’m not sure where Satan keeps his brain-washed cattle, but to be on the safe side I’m going to leave them well alone. Read the full article:: The National At a time of global coronavirus […]

Unionist parties are in denial about their collapse in Scotland

Source:: The National Unionist parties are in denial about their collapse in Scotland READING the pundits within and outwith English Labour in the UK press, about its needs to revive and the ways and means to do it, one is struck by the Anglo-centric focus. Read the full article:: The National Unionist parties are in denial about their collapse in Scotland

We must be prepared for threats from the US

Source:: The National We must be prepared for threats from the US I SHARE the view of many readers that Westminster will do everything within its power to deny Scotland independence no matter how foul. They know the cost of losing us, and so the deceit, false promises and lies we witnessed in 2014 will be multiplied many times at indyref2. Read the full article:: The National We must be prepared for threats from the US

Michael Russell calls heckling SNP MPs a 'form of discrimination'

Source:: The National Michael Russell calls heckling SNP MPs a ‘form of discrimination’ Scotland’s Constitutional Relations Secretary has called on the Speaker of the House to “stamp out” the heckling of Scottish MP at Westminster, branding the behaviour “a form of discrimination”. Read the full article:: The National Michael Russell calls heckling SNP MPs a ‘form of discrimination’

Ian Blackford: UK now facing a post-Brexit 'constitutional crisis'

Source:: The National Ian Blackford: UK now facing a post-Brexit ‘constitutional crisis’ THE SNP’s leader at Westminster has used a point of order to say that the country was now facing a “constitutional crisis”. Read the full article:: The National Ian Blackford: UK now facing a post-Brexit ‘constitutional crisis’

FMQs: Hecklers removed from Holyrood chamber linking SNP to IRA

Source:: The National FMQs: Hecklers removed from Holyrood chamber linking SNP to IRA FIRST Minister’s Questions was suspended for a brief period as security removed two men from the public gallery in the Holyrood chamber. Read the full article:: The National FMQs: Hecklers removed from Holyrood chamber linking SNP to IRA

We cannot simply wait for the PM to change his mind

Source:: The National We cannot simply wait for the PM to change his mind ADVICE being meted out to Scotland in its 700th anniversary year of the Declaration of Arbroath is to accept the illegitimacy of the conduct of the English Parliament at Westminster, apparently in the name of legitimacy – ie, a contrived legitimacy that applies to Scotland so as to enable the illegitimacy of Westminster’s conduct to proceed. Read the full article:: The National We cannot simply wait for the PM to change his mind

Hilarious gaffe leads to Daily Express publishing fake blue passport

Source:: The National Hilarious gaffe leads to Daily Express publishing fake blue passport A HILARIOUS gaffe left a pro-Brexit newspaper red-faced after they published a photo of a fake blue passport online. Read the full article:: The National Hilarious gaffe leads to Daily Express publishing fake blue passport

FMQs Sketch: Sturgeon and Carlaw clash over SNP record on policing

Source:: The National FMQs Sketch: Sturgeon and Carlaw clash over SNP record on policing “Water pouring in through ceilings and windows, mushrooms growing in the carpets and rats scurrying about the mouldy floors.” This colourful description wasn’t a warning about the potentially apocalyptic scenes of post-Brexit Britain, but Jackson Carlaw raising the condition of some Scottish police stations at FMQs on Thursday. Read the full article:: The National FMQs Sketch: Sturgeon and Carlaw clash over SNP record on policing

FMQs: Nicola Sturgeon fires back at Conservatives on policing

Source:: The National FMQs: Nicola Sturgeon fires back at Conservatives on policing NICOLA Sturgeon has said that the Conservatives have a “nerve” to criticise her government’s funding of policing in Scotland. Read the full article:: The National FMQs: Nicola Sturgeon fires back at Conservatives on policing

Scottish Labour frontbencher backs indyref2 — if enough MSPs support it

Source:: The National Scottish Labour frontbencher backs indyref2 — if enough MSPs support it SCOTTISH Labour should support “the sovereign right of the Scottish people” to choose the country’s future, according to the party’s constitution spokesman. Read the full article:: The National Scottish Labour frontbencher backs indyref2 — if enough MSPs support it