Theresa May reveals brand new Brexit plan complete with same old red lines

Source:: The National Theresa May reveals brand new Brexit plan complete with same old red lines FOLLOWING the utter rejection of her Plan A last week, Theresa May turned up in Parliament with her Plan B yesterday. Read the full article:: The National Theresa May reveals brand new Brexit plan complete with same old red lines

Scottish independence is now an 'escape route' amid Brexit chaos, says Blackford

Source:: The National Scottish independence is now an ‘escape route’ amid Brexit chaos, says Blackford AN independent Scotland would provide an “escape route” from Brexit, Ian Blackford has underlined as SNP figures step up the case for leaving the Union. Read the full article:: The National Scottish independence is now an ‘escape route’ amid Brexit chaos, says Blackford

Deputy LibDem leader demands Conservative Chief Whip resign over proxy vote row

Source:: The National Deputy LibDem leader demands Conservative Chief Whip resign over proxy vote row LIBDEM deputy leader Jo Swinson had demanded the Tory Chief Whip resign after he was accused of “trying to obstruct” changes to the Westminster voting system that would help MPs on maternity leave. Read the full article:: The National Deputy LibDem leader demands Conservative Chief Whip resign over proxy vote row

SNP MP urges Home Secretary to show compassion over married couple's visa refusal

Source:: The National SNP MP urges Home Secretary to show compassion over married couple’s visa refusal SNP MP Tommy Sheppard has written to Home Secretary Sajid Javid urging him to show compassion after a constituent’s wife was refused permission to stay in the UK because he did not earn enough. Read the full article:: The National SNP MP urges Home Secretary to show compassion over married couple’s visa refusal

When things go pear-shaped the aide resigns not the minister so what’s different about Leslie Evans?

Source:: John Robertson When things go pear-shaped the aide resigns not the minister so what’s different about Leslie Evans? Leslie Evans is FM Nicola Sturgeon’s top aide. She is at the top of the civil service in Scotland.  When Judge Lord Pentland announced that she and her staff had made decisions in the case against Alex Salmond that were “unlawful in respect that they were procedurally unfair and that they were tainted with apparent bias“, she should have been fired, if that’s possible, or allowed to go quietly pleading illness. She had previously made much of one visit to… […]

Man arrested after digger driven in to Keith shop

Source:: Northern Scot Man arrested after digger driven in to Keith shop POLICE Scotland have confirmed that a 35-year-old man has been arrested after a digger was driven into the front of the Spar shop in Keith. Read the full article:: Northern Scot Man arrested after digger driven in to Keith shop

Reporting Scotland staff IQ scores fall after rat dropping fungus found in Pacific Quay

Source:: John Robertson Reporting Scotland staff IQ scores fall after rat dropping fungus found in Pacific Quay (c) Graven A medical investigation into lowering IQ scores of leading staff at the BBC Scotland ‘state-of-the-art’ media centre on the Clyde, has thrown-up (literally) traces of a rat dropping fungus in the saliva of unnamed but senior editors, presenters and reporters. The fungus contains the bacterium ‘staffillicoccus unionitispropagandis’ which is known to cause a generalised anxiety leading to irrational defensiveness of untenable thoughts or behaviours. Professor Juan Robertonovo of the School of Tropical Diseases at the University of the… Read […]

Alex Salmond says now is the time for independence fight

Source:: The National Alex Salmond says now is the time for independence fight SCOTLAND will “never have better circumstances for winning independence”, Alex Salmond has stated following a week of unprecedented turmoil for the Conservative Government. Read the full article:: The National Alex Salmond says now is the time for independence fight

Theresa May to unveil Brexit alternative amid Cabinet turmoil

Source:: The National Theresa May to unveil Brexit alternative amid Cabinet turmoil THERESA May will today unveil an alternative way for the UK to leave the EU as it was revealed further splits have emerged in her Cabinet over her Brexit strategy. Read the full article:: The National Theresa May to unveil Brexit alternative amid Cabinet turmoil

Ian Blackford warns no-deal Brexit is 'height of irresponsibility'

Source:: The National Ian Blackford warns no-deal Brexit is ‘height of irresponsibility’ THE SNP’s Westminster leader has said it would be the “height of irresponsibility and economic self-harm” if Theresa May does not categorically rule out a no-deal Brexit today. Read the full article:: The National Ian Blackford warns no-deal Brexit is ‘height of irresponsibility’

Thousands gather at Catalan jail to show solidarity with independence leaders

Source:: The National Thousands gather at Catalan jail to show solidarity with independence leaders THOUSANDS of people have taken part in a series of events outside the Catalan prison from where pro-independence leaders are expected to be transferred to institution in Madrid in the next few days as their trial date approaches. Read the full article:: The National Thousands gather at Catalan jail to show solidarity with independence leaders

Cross-party MPs hatch plan to thwart May and prevent no-deal Brexit

Source:: The National Cross-party MPs hatch plan to thwart May and prevent no-deal Brexit TWO cross-party groups of MPs are currently planning to table amendments to the Prime Minister’s alternative Brexit deal which she is due to unveil today. Read the full article:: The National Cross-party MPs hatch plan to thwart May and prevent no-deal Brexit

More than 3 million* ‘believe’ BBC Scotland is biased ‘after’ survey is ‘analysed’

Source:: John Robertson More than 3 million* ‘believe’ BBC Scotland is biased ‘after’ survey is ‘analysed’ It’s now more than a year after the BBC’s own survey found Scots to be much more dissatisfied than those in non-Scottish parts of the UK and some months after its infamous attack on Wings over Scotland, removing online content, let us see its bias, in full exposure. I have used BBC Scotland’s own research guidelines (shared with SFA)* and its royal charter, even after Phil’s crash, in this analysis which will help readers grasp the importance of the research… Read the […]

BBC and STV headlines ‘after’ today little better than pigeon droppings?

Source:: John Robertson BBC and STV headlines ‘after’ today little better than pigeon droppings? Pigeon droppings made national news this morning with the headline: ‘Two patients have died after contracting a fungal infection caused by pigeon droppings.’ BBC Scotland then had a longer piece headed: ‘Two patients have dies after falling ill from an infection caused by pigeons.’ Only six sentences later did we hear, quietly inserted, that one patient had died from ‘an unrelated cause’ and that the other’s death was ‘being investigated.’ The headlines are only true in the chronological sense that… Read the full article:: […]