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Scottish Nationalist Boycotts: Being the loudest and pettiest doesn’t make you correct

Scottish Nationalist Boycotts: Being the loudest and pettiest doesn’t make you correct

David Bone November 17, 2017 0

We’re all prone to a bit of pettiness from time to time, aren’t we? Not offering to make a colleague a cup of tea. Not texting someone because of a perceived slight. Usually, this

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The SNP’s Minimum Pricing on Alcohol: A policy conceived in a brewery

The SNP’s Minimum Pricing on Alcohol: A policy conceived in a brewery

Alex Roberts November 16, 2017 0

Yesterday (15.11.17), the policy the SNP hoped to introduce in Scotland, until it was taken to the Courts, has officially been given the green light. The Supreme Court found that the policy to set

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Opinion: We’re still underplaying the danger from second hand spoke

Opinion: We’re still underplaying the danger from second hand spoke

Christy O'Neil November 16, 2017 0

It is time that more stringent public health policies are imposed on smoking. Earlier this month a prisoner at HMP Wymott in Lancashire appealed to the Supreme Court about the risks to his own

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Scotland’s minimum alcohol pricing – an ill conceived proposal?

Scotland’s minimum alcohol pricing – an ill conceived proposal?

Eddie McGarrity November 15, 2017 0

In a landmark victory for the SNP, the Supreme Court has ruled that their Government in Holyrood can set a minimum price for alcohol, in spite of a persistent challenge from the Scotch Whisky

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Opinion: The SNP are embarrassing Scotland

Opinion: The SNP are embarrassing Scotland

Eddie McGarrity November 14, 2017 1

Robert Burns, Scotland’s bard, wrote in the Scots language: “O wad some Power the giftie gie us To see oursels as ithers see us!” In “To a Louse”, Burns wished the gift of looking

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Opinion: It’s more than a slogan – Theresa May really is strong and stable

Opinion: It’s more than a slogan – Theresa May really is strong and stable

Sam Ancliff November 13, 2017 0

Attempted coups, plotting ministers, Brexit, a lost majority, scandal after scandal and Anna Soubry getting as much TV time as she possibly can, it is hard to think of a Prime Minister, or even

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Alex Salmond’s Russia Today show shames Scottish nationalism

Alex Salmond’s Russia Today show shames Scottish nationalism

James Bickerton November 13, 2017 0

All politicians lie, it’s true, but few do so as shamelessly as Alex Salmond. In terms of sheer quantity of deceptions I’ll admit he’s far from the worst offender. Some political figures lie far

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The Figures that Show how Communism Failed in Russia

The Figures that Show how Communism Failed in Russia

Oscar Gilbert November 12, 2017 1

November 2017 marks 100 years since Bolsheviks led by Vladimir Lenin seized power in Russia through an armed coup d’etat, having failed to win the first free elections in Russia. The move would signal

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Corbyn has just appointed an electoral fraudster to his Parliamentary office

Corbyn has just appointed an electoral fraudster to his Parliamentary office

Ed Creedy November 10, 2017 1

Penny Mordaunt’s appointment as Secretary of State for International Development – replacing the ousted Priti Patel – has been the unfolding drama dominating political headlines over the past few days. The Tories have hogged

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Patel gone, May’s nightmare continues…

Patel gone, May’s nightmare continues…

Ed Creedy November 8, 2017 0

The developing story of Priti Patel’s numerous undeclared and secret meetings with senior Israeli officials in Israel looks to be leading to the fall from grace of another senior Tory minister. Last Wednesday we

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