Scottish Magazine Culture and Influence 1968 – 2000

Source:: Bella Caledonia Scottish Magazine Culture and Influence 1968 – 2000 If you recognise any of these magazine covers, we’d love to hear from you!  Sparked by Scottish International in 1968, a range of small independent magazines played a major creative role in Scottish literature, culture and politics over the next three decades. It’s easy to see Bella Caledonia (including its print incarnations) continuing in this […] Read the full article:: Bella Caledonia Scottish Magazine Culture and Influence 1968 – 2000

Indy narrative from the SNP leadership needs to be respectful

Source:: The National Indy narrative from the SNP leadership needs to be respectful AN interesting aspect of election campaigning is that you are in the community and get to talk about politics with strangers – scary but very interesting! Read the full article:: The National Indy narrative from the SNP leadership needs to be respectful

Glasgow on the Edge

Source:: Gerry Hassan Glasgow on the Edge Glasgow on the Edge Gerry Hassan Scottish Review, April 28th 2021 Glasgow is a great city with a proud history, traditions, cultures and a rich record of invention, industry and radicalism. There are of course many different Glasgows within the city’s boundaries – and often reality jars with how the city likes to see and think of itself. One key example is the consistent conservatism and high-handed bureaucracy of Glasgow City Council in a city that prides itself on its… Read the full article:: Gerry Hassan Glasgow on the Edge

SRC: Deeply hostile UK Government is silencing Scots voices on asylum plans

Source:: The National SRC: Deeply hostile UK Government is silencing Scots voices on asylum plans TO put it plainly, the UK Government’s New Plan for Immigration represents the biggest threat to refugee rights in the UK for decades. Read the full article:: The National SRC: Deeply hostile UK Government is silencing Scots voices on asylum plans

Which Side Are You On? Bella’s latest election playlist

Source:: Bella Caledonia Which Side Are You On? Bella’s latest election playlist With just six days till the election, have you decided yet, do you care, will anything change? Take an hour out from it with Bella’s latest election playlist. Read the full article:: Bella Caledonia Which Side Are You On? Bella’s latest election playlist

Janey Godley hits out at George Galloway for comment on Scots accent

Source:: The National Janey Godley hits out at George Galloway for comment on Scots accent JANEY Godley has hit out at George Galloway after he criticised the BBC for making Scotland “look and sound like a nation of Janey Godleys and Rab C Nesbits”. Read the full article:: The National Janey Godley hits out at George Galloway for comment on Scots accent

Home Office asylum plans 'intrude on devolution', campaigners say

Source:: The National Home Office asylum plans ‘intrude on devolution’, campaigners say BORIS Johnson has been warned that his Government’s overhaul of the asylum system could “detach the UK from international refugee law”. Read the full article:: The National Home Office asylum plans ‘intrude on devolution’, campaigners say

Feet of Clay's pro-independence song reaches official UK charts

Source:: The National Feet of Clay’s pro-independence song reaches official UK charts A SCOTTISH band have spoken of their surprise when they spotted their pro-independence song in the official UK charts. Read the full article:: The National Feet of Clay’s pro-independence song reaches official UK charts

There is no longer any comfortable UK Union default position

Source:: The National There is no longer any comfortable UK Union default position AS we enter the closing stages of the Holyrood election and as the various parties continue to espouse the content of their various manifestos, I have been pondering on the various options available to the Scottish voting public. Apart from the take-it-or-leave-it ritual spending promises and guarantees for the future of the competing parties, it is clear that independence is the all-consuming preoccupation. Read the full article:: The National There is no longer any comfortable UK Union default position

SNP urge Labour to 'get off the fence' on key Scottish issues

Source:: The National SNP urge Labour to ‘get off the fence’ on key Scottish issues THE SNP have said that Scottish Labour are failing voters with their refusal to “get off the fence” on vital issues facing Scotland. Read the full article:: The National SNP urge Labour to ‘get off the fence’ on key Scottish issues

Gove’s unit is helping to obscure the truth

Source:: The National Gove’s unit is helping to obscure the truth AMONG all the shenanigans going on in Westminster, we must bear in mind that getting details of the behaviour of Boris Johnson and his government is being made harder. Read the full article:: The National Gove’s unit is helping to obscure the truth

Tory ministers among 'main routes' controversial PPE contracts were awarded

Source:: The National Tory ministers among ‘main routes’ controversial PPE contracts were awarded TORY ministers were primarily responsible for the controversial way in which the Government awarded PPE contracts during the pandemic, a court has heard. Read the full article:: The National Tory ministers among ‘main routes’ controversial PPE contracts were awarded

Former refugee and SNP candidate slams Tory asylum plans

Source:: The National Former refugee and SNP candidate slams Tory asylum plans AN SNP candidate who has direct experience of the UK asylum system has hit out at new Tory plans for immigration. Read the full article:: The National Former refugee and SNP candidate slams Tory asylum plans