Scot Free -The Psychic Cost O Uisin Scots

Scot Free -The Psychic Cost O Uisin Scots

Growin up in a Yorkshire minin village durin the 80’s, ah wis never encouraged awfy muckle tae think aboot faur-aff, exotic places like Scotland. It wis a place that existit in adverts, cairtoons an wather reports, an that wis it, really. Every nou and again ye’d get a kid in...

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Remembrance, Lost Species and Parenthood

Remembrance, Lost Species and Parenthood

On November 30 is Remembrance Day for Lost Species. On this day we remember – in public or private, quietly or through a community celebration – those animal species that no longer inhabit this Earth, and also to find out what we can do to protect those fellow creatures who...

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Greer blasts changes to data published on school staff

Greer blasts changes to data published on school staff

We can’t tackle the problem and get the right resources into our schools with this smokescreen obscuring the very real staffing crisis affecting young people with additional support needs. Ross Greer MSP Following today’s evidence session with government statisticians at Holyrood’s Education committee, Scottish Greens education spokesperson Ross Greer has...

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Change Is For The Brave

Change Is For The Brave

Lee-Anne Menzies joined our National Committee in 2018 and has written about how her personal experiences have informed her political beliefs. Note: Contains references to domestic abuse which some people may find triggering. For support on this issue please click here. It really is all in the title. Change is...

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Follow the Money: from the Province of the Cat

Follow the Money: from the Province of the Cat

In his screenplay for the Oscar winning film “All The President’s Men” William Goldman has the character Deep Throat instruct the two intrepid reporters to “Follow the money.” This is one of narrative fictions great lines and is far more memorable than what real-life Senator Sam Erwin, who was also...

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European court hears Scottish Article 50 case will open ‘Pandora’s box’

European court hears Scottish Article 50 case will open ‘Pandora’s box’

READ MORE: Shock poll result reveals surge in Scottish opposition to Brexit The issue has become crucial in recent days as it has become clear that Theresa May will struggle to get her deal through the House of Commons in a fortnight’s time. Speaking for the UK Government, Lord Keen,...

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Scotland’s Ukip MEP under fire after refusing to quit in Robinson row

Scotland’s Ukip MEP under fire after refusing to quit in Robinson row

Yesterday morning, Patrick O’Flynn, Ukip’s former economics spokesman quit in protest. He became the third MEP to leave the party in two months. David Coburn called the row a “distraction” from Brexit. Robinson, whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, founded the far-right English Defence League, and has multiple convictions, including...

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Shock poll result reveals surge in Scottish opposition to Brexit

Shock poll result reveals surge in Scottish opposition to Brexit

READ MORE: Nicola Sturgeon: case for independence ‘immeasurably’ stronger since Brexit The poll revealed that every constituency in Scotland overwhelmingly opposes Brexit. Worryingly for Ruth Davidson, even those fishing communities where the Brexit vote had been close, and who turned Tory at the last election, have now swung behind Remain....

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Sturgeon: Case for Yes vote ‘immeasurably’ stronger since Brexit

Sturgeon: Case for Yes vote ‘immeasurably’ stronger since Brexit

READ MORE: Sturgeon warns Scotland can’t afford to stay in May’s UK She said both Brexit and the way Scotland had been treated in the negotiations had strengthened the case for independence and compared how the EU “has shown independent Ireland nothing but solidarity” while the UK Government has shown...

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Theresa May ‘running feart’ as she bans The National from press conference

Theresa May ‘running feart’ as she bans The National from press conference

But the Tory leader isn’t going to bother trying to win over the hearts and minds of readers of the only newspaper to support an independent Scotland. No 10’s press office said “limited capacity” meant they wouldn’t be able to extend an invite to The National. It’s the second time...

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Sturgeon warns Scotland can’t afford to stay in May’s UK

Sturgeon warns Scotland can’t afford to stay in May’s UK

READ MORE: Nicola Sturgeon addresses nation on question of infyref2 plans Investment in Scotland could be 7.7% lower by that date compared to if the UK stayed in the European Union, the report added. Meanwhile, the “special deal” being put in place to prevent the return to a hard border...

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