Where and who are Scotland’s radicals today?

Source:: Gerry Hassan Where and who are Scotland’s radicals today? Where and who are Scotland’s radicals today? Gerry Hassan Scottish Review, June 30th 2021 Summer has arrived in Scotland and what passes for holidays in a pandemic  – schools formally off, the Scottish Parliament in recess, lots of staycationing, and maybe even Nicola Sturgeon feeling she is entitled to at least a short holiday. UK politics never seems short of crisis, incident and scandal. Boris Johnson’s haphazard but so far popular Premiership is proving ill-disposed to running a country facing… Read the full article:: Gerry Hassan Where and […]

BBC Scotland conceals pro-Union research funded by Covid cash

Source:: NewsNet Scotland BBC Scotland conceals pro-Union research funded by Covid cash By The Media Monitor Why did BBC Scotland try to conceal the fact that UK Government pro-Union research was funded by Covid cash? We tuned into BBC Radio Scotland on Tuesday to listen to an interview with SNP MP Ian Blackford. The subject of the interview was the revelation that the UK Govt had used cash intended for Covid purposes in order to fund anti-independence polling. Introducing the interview, presenter Laura Maxwell stated the following: “For months now the SNP… Read the full article:: NewsNet Scotland […]

Lesley Riddoch: Will England's Euros success help Tories trounce Labour?

Source:: The National Lesley Riddoch: Will England’s Euros success help Tories trounce Labour? IF the Tories are victorious in the Batley and Spen by-election later today, it may be the Engerland factor wot wins it. Read the full article:: The National Lesley Riddoch: Will England’s Euros success help Tories trounce Labour?

UK is treating women's right to live free from violence as controversial

Source:: The National UK is treating women’s right to live free from violence as controversial I’VE just finished reading a wonderful book called The Daughters Of Kobani. It tells the remarkable story of those Kurdish women who as part of the all-female Women’s Protection Units (YPJ) fought against the Islamic State (IS) group in northern Syria when the jihadists tried to overrun the town from which the book takes its title. Read the full article:: The National UK is treating women’s right to live free from violence as controversial

Jagtar Singh Johal: MPs' fury over UK Government 'failures'

Source:: The National Jagtar Singh Johal: MPs’ fury over UK Government ‘failures’ “TIME’S up” for the UK Government over its “unforgivable dereliction of duty” over the fate of a Scottish man facing the death penalty in India, MPs say. Read the full article:: The National Jagtar Singh Johal: MPs’ fury over UK Government ‘failures’

Cardiff's Ty William Morgan to get eight-storey tall Union flag

Source:: The National Cardiff’s Ty William Morgan to get eight-storey tall Union flag A UK Government building in Cardiff has been granted permission to display an eight-storey tall Union flag. Read the full article:: The National Cardiff’s Ty William Morgan to get eight-storey tall Union flag

All of the elderly folk in my social circle are already Yes supporters

Source:: The National All of the elderly folk in my social circle are already Yes supporters LIKE D Moran (Letters, June 30), I too was upset by the comment including the elderly along with Unionists, racists and “headbangers”. Read the full article:: The National All of the elderly folk in my social circle are already Yes supporters

Don’t talk about SNP wake-up calls if you aren’t doing your bit personally

Source:: The National Don’t talk about SNP wake-up calls if you aren’t doing your bit personally THOSE trying to intimidate the SNP leadership into knee-jerk reactions should look past the headline percentage result, which is still good considering we are waiting for a referendum to be called and commencement of campaigning near the time, which will drive up figures (Poll putting Yes at 48% support is a ‘wake-up call’ for SNP, June 28). All those complaining appear to be doing just that – complaining, and not following the sage advice of “don’t say, do.” Read the full article:: […]

PMQs: Mother feels ‘dismissed’ by Boris Johnson's response to question about dead son

Source:: The National PMQs: Mother feels ‘dismissed’ by Boris Johnson’s response to question about dead son A MOTHER who was prevented from seeing her dying son in his final weeks in hospital has said she felt dismissed by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who referred to the “Westminster bubble” in his response to a question about the family’s situation. Read the full article:: The National PMQs: Mother feels ‘dismissed’ by Boris Johnson’s response to question about dead son

Sausage war: UK and EU agree truce in dispute over Northern Ireland Protocol

Source:: The National Sausage war: UK and EU agree truce in dispute over Northern Ireland Protocol THE UK and the European Union have agreed to extend a grace period allowing chilled meats to be sent from Great Britain to Northern Ireland until September 30. Read the full article:: The National Sausage war: UK and EU agree truce in dispute over Northern Ireland Protocol

Euro 2020: Jeremy Vine claims Brexit gave 'whole of UK self-confidence'

Source:: The National Euro 2020: Jeremy Vine claims Brexit gave ‘whole of UK self-confidence’ Say it louder for the people in the back: “England”, “Britain” and “the UK” are not interchangeable descriptors. Read the full article:: The National Euro 2020: Jeremy Vine claims Brexit gave ‘whole of UK self-confidence’

PMQs: Johnson shamelessly rewrites history about Matt Hancock’s departure

Source:: The National PMQs: Johnson shamelessly rewrites history about Matt Hancock’s departure ENOUGH. It’s time to end this charade. Prime Minister’s Questions is a slap in the face to every person in the UK, a complete mockery of democracy and an enormous waste of time. It does not provide us with any useful information, and the notion that it allows Boris Johnson to be held to account is laughable. Read the full article:: The National PMQs: Johnson shamelessly rewrites history about Matt Hancock’s departure

Boris Johnson leaving EU nationals 'in limbo', Ian Blackford warns

Source:: The National Boris Johnson leaving EU nationals ‘in limbo’, Ian Blackford warns HUNDREDS of thousands of EU citizens have been left in “limbo” by the UK Government, Ian Blackford has said. Read the full article:: The National Boris Johnson leaving EU nationals ‘in limbo’, Ian Blackford warns

PMQs: Ian Blackford trolls Boris Johnson with jibe about England

Source:: The National PMQs: Ian Blackford trolls Boris Johnson with jibe about England IAN Blackford has joined Nicola Sturgeon in poking fun at English football fans after their team’s victory against Germany. Read the full article:: The National PMQs: Ian Blackford trolls Boris Johnson with jibe about England