16 and 17 year olds will vote for the first time in a major plebiscite in the Scottish Independence Referendum. With polls suggesting that the gap between Yes and No voters is narrowing, Robbie Nicoll believes that the teenage vote is key for the victory of either side.
As was noted in the excellent article in Bella Caledonia last week by, while a Yes vote has the obvious effect of dissolving the union between the Scottish and English parliaments and thus finally rendering the United Kingdom obsolete, a No vote is also a choice with consequences. 1,660 more words
Having spent yesterday watching Westminster play the UKIP game of who hates foreigners more (post in the pipeline once I check some stats), the Bank Of England is now going after a slightly more universally popular target, bankers. 1,195 more words
Since I live in Scotland but identify as British I feel this has to be said. People are getting ridiculously intense over these Commonwealth Games and it’s over the small stuff that shouldn’t matter too. 932 more words