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As Number Ten prepares to impose consent for the Brexit “power grab” - why Sturgeon was right to defend Donald Dewar’s devolution.

  If we’ve been hearing less from the Scottish opposition parties about Nicola Sturgeon obsessing about independence and not “getting on with the day job”, this may be because she has been doing exactly that. 1,471 more words

Hands Off Our Parliament #HOOP

The question was asked and people responded, from all over Scotland and further afield they came, united as one to shout, “Hands Off Our Parliament”, “Whose Parliament was the question” “Ours” came the response, the noise was stupendous and the hairs on this reporter’s arms stood erect as the chorus from 3000 voices took hold. 235 more words

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Farming Matters: The Price of Everything

“Now Tom said, “Mom, wherever there’s a cop beating a guy, Wherever a hungry newborn baby cries. Where there’s a fight against the blood and hatred in the air, Look for me, Mom, I’ll be there. 1,692 more words

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Urgent Discussions Needed With UK Government

The First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon has written to the UK Prime Minister Theresa May with her concerns over leaving not only the EU but also of leaving the European Customs Union. 515 more words

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What has the Scottish Parliament ever done for us?

By Fiona Grahame

So, cam’ all ye at hame wi’ freedom 
Never heed whit the hoodies croak for doom 
In your hoose a’ the bairns o’ Adam  1,232 more words

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Farming Matters: Parcel of Rogues

“For Britain’s guid! for her destruction! Wi’ dissipation, feud, an’ faction”. (Robert Burns, ‘The Twa Dugs’)

“Facts are chiels that winna ding” (Burns)

I had my first Burns Supper of the season on Saturday. 2,403 more words

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Mohammad bin Salman: 95 percent of suspected billionaires agreed to settlement

Mohammed bin Salman said that many prominent members of the Ritz crowd had already publicly pledged allegiance to him. (SPA)

Staff writer, Al Arabiya English Friday, 24 November 2017… 707 more words

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