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    McGuinness to resign as Deputy First Minister this evening Sinn Fein's Martin McGuinness is to resign this evening as Northern Ireland's Deputy First Minister. He'll stand down at 5 o'clock this evening, unless the first minister Arlene Foster agrees to stand aside for a temporary inquiry into...

    Started by ronaldo7, 09-01-2017 04:48 PM
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  2. Brexit - what will happen next

    This was posted on my FB wall. The astute among you will have noticed that I declined to become involved in most of the hand wringing and wailing yesterday. I'm not going to start today, but I did realise yesterday that there is a need to clear the air. I don't have many friends who voted...

    Started by Hibbyradge, 26-06-2016 10:55 AM
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  3. May covered up Trident malfunction

    https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/jan/22/ltrident-malfunction-cover-up-claims-labour-urges-investigations Astonishing.

    Started by hibsbollah, 22-01-2017 11:44 PM
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  4. Edinburgh Airport

    Loganair is moving flights to Glasgow because of rising landing costs at Edinburgh. Are they (Edinburgh Airport) getting too greedy? Their £1 drop-off charge particularly chokes me.

    Started by snooky, 11-12-2016 12:47 PM
    • Replies: 20
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  5. Palestine visit

    Hi has anyone visited Palestine? I'm going over with Palestine Solidarity Campaign in March. Obviously I know a lot of the suffering that the illegal occupation has caused but has anyone got any first hand knowledge?

    Started by lucky, Yesterday 12:15 PM
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  6. (NHC) goodwillie and robertson - rapists

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-38651041 A former Scotland international footballer and his ex-teammate have been ruled to be rapists and ordered to pay £100,000 damages despite never facing a criminal trial. i didn't realise goodwillie was also at...

    Started by cabbageandribs1875, 17-01-2017 02:03 PM
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  7. President Donald Trump

    Well, it's almost here!! The unbelievable is about to happen tomorrow. I wonder how it's all going to pan out. Whatever happens, it's going to be a roller coaster. Hold on................ https://www.donaldjtrump.com/

    Started by theonlywayisup, 19-01-2017 10:43 PM
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  8. By election watch

    By elections at Stoke and Copeland coming up. The last time the sitting government won a mid term by election was in 1982 when the Falkland war was at its height, and with the Tories in such disarray over the NHS and Brexit, both should shoo ins for Labour. Obviously someone's been feeding...

    Started by Hibbyradge, 21-01-2017 01:03 PM
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  9. Tourist Tax

    Plan for Edinburgh tourist tax next spring. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-38676936 Brilliant PR headline for the World Press to pick up. Talk about shooting yourself in the foot. The loonies have definitely taken over the asylum. Trams, congestion charges, Sunday...

    Started by snooky, 19-01-2017 05:31 PM
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  10. any city cab drivers - left my bag in cab last night

    Hi Left my hand luggage in a City Cab from airport at 17:30 last night to Broomhall only realising as cab drove off. Phoned city cabs who put a message out to drivers immediately but no info yet. Should I expect more? Driver was pretty chatty and gave out personal info which I won't post here...

    Started by andyf5, 22-01-2017 09:52 AM
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    22-01-2017, 11:16 PM Go to last post
  11. Council tax referendum

    Are people for or against this. How would people vote if given the chance in their area?

    Started by lord bunberry, 20-01-2017 01:32 PM
    • Replies: 17
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    21-01-2017, 01:15 PM Go to last post
  12. "Essex"

    Just me or does anyone else fail to understand why people say they are from Essex when asked so? Should we all start saying Midlothian? (Don't think we'd get the same cheer). I'm sure there ARE towns and villages in Essex. If only they realised how pathetic they sound.

    Started by BullsCloseHibs, 14-01-2017 09:05 PM
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    20-01-2017, 11:30 PM Go to last post
  13. Lest we forget

    Along with restoring Trade Union rights at GCHQ, here's a wee list of Labourís achievements since being elected in 1997 1. Longest period of sustained low inflation since the 60s. 2. Low mortgage rates. 3. Introduced the National Minimum Wage and raised it to £5.52. 4. Over 14,000 more...

    Started by Hibbyradge, 14-01-2017 01:31 AM
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    20-01-2017, 11:27 AM Go to last post
  14. Sometimes something restores a little faith in humanity

    Tiny moments of human kindness, but mean the world to others. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-devon-38588927

    Started by McD, 12-01-2017 01:43 AM
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    20-01-2017, 12:44 AM Go to last post
  15. Natalie McGarry MP, surely not another one

    Serious financial issues at Women for Independence. Guardian alleging that Natalie McGarry MP is under the spotlight http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/nov/23/snp-mp-natalie-mcgarry-missing-donations-claim?CMP=share_btn_tw Is that them down to 54?

    Started by lucky, 23-11-2015 06:43 PM
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    19-01-2017, 10:37 PM Go to last post
  16. Labyrinthitis

    I've got it bad, anyone had it and got any advice? All the doc would give me was anti-sickness tablets. I'm worried I won't make it on Saturday. Also worried a wideo Hearts steward will think I'm blootered walking up to the turnstiles.

    Started by chlub Hibernian, 19-01-2017 06:33 PM
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    19-01-2017, 08:15 PM Go to last post
  17. Bella Caledonia

    Sad to hear that it's closing.

    Started by Golden Fleece, 08-01-2017 11:11 PM
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    19-01-2017, 05:00 PM Go to last post
  18. Mobile Phone contracts and Credit Ratings

    Hi All, I was wondering if anyone would have any advice for my issue... I took a phone contract out with o2 last Tuesday after moving from Vodafone. However 8 days later, three sim cards down and hours spent on the phone it appears o2 have set my contract up incorrectly so that I am receiving...

    Started by essexhibee, 18-01-2017 12:03 PM
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    19-01-2017, 09:44 AM Go to last post
  19. Depression and anxiety

    Anyone else have these problems? My old man is from the old brigade who thinks pull yourself together is the answer. Never used to be like this and time in the army hasn't helped. However, I'm not afraid to admit things and feel no stigma in being affected by this. Just wondering if other...

    Started by euansdad, 17-11-2012 07:11 AM
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  20. Tilikum (Blackfish)

    Tilikum, the killer whale featured in the documentary Blackfish, has died aged 36. Seaworld say they are 'deeply saddened'. Given the horrendous life those poor animals have in captivity it's probably for the best for him. Hopefully brings us a step closer to the end of killer whales being held...

    Started by Pretty Boy, 07-01-2017 07:39 PM
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    18-01-2017, 06:30 AM Go to last post
  21. Kebab sauce

    I've been living through the west for the last decade now - generally, kebabs are gash, particularly the chilli sauce, a plus they don't do salads dressing. I'm missing Edinburgh kebabs, I've had one at each of the last here games, from three different places. At each place the chilli and salad...

    Started by chlub Hibernian, 08-01-2017 08:22 PM
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  22. Labour Party Leadership

    Is it just me or, is the Scottish Labour Supporters stuck between a rock and a hard place if Jeremy Corbyn wins the leadership race. The reason I state this is because, if he wins then surely that would subject Scotland to guaranteed Tory Westminster Governments although on the other hand its his...

    Started by fulshie, 21-08-2015 11:55 AM
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  23. Any accountants or recommendations?

    I'm setting up in business as a sole trader and looking for an accountant. Can anyone help? PM me any info.

    Started by Sodje's Tongue, 17-01-2017 06:25 PM
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  24. The Exorcist writers death announced on Friday the 13th

    William Peter Blatty died yesterday aged 89 it was announced on Twitter today.

    Started by HUTCHYHIBBY, 13-01-2017 08:40 PM
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  25. Scotch Malt Whisky Society

    Anyone a member? Is it worth the money. I'm in London but in Edinburgh quite a bit on business these days. So I'd use the venues down south much more but not exclusively. Interesting selection of single cask on their shop but doesn't say which distilleries.

    Started by Colr, 13-06-2016 09:40 PM
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    16-01-2017, 07:54 PM Go to last post
  26. Berlin

    Reports of a lorry crashing through Christmas Markets in Berlin. Early reports of fatalities and many injured.

    Started by HappyHanlon, 19-12-2016 09:12 PM
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    16-01-2017, 03:39 PM Go to last post
  27. Donald Trump and Gary Locke

    Apparently they share a passion. :wink: Warning, contains content from the Daily Mail :sick: ��

    Started by Vault Boy, 11-01-2017 02:25 AM
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    16-01-2017, 12:52 PM Go to last post
  28. Football quiz

    Hi I'm doing a football quiz for the local pub a week on Sunday. Does anyone have any potential questions I can use or recommend any decent websites. Thanks.

    Started by Cod Boy, 04-01-2017 10:50 PM
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  29. VW

    Big fines for VW from the USA for the emmission cheating. Wondered how much our government(s) had fined them.

    Started by Colr, 13-01-2017 07:54 AM
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    14-01-2017, 12:14 AM Go to last post
  30. Forth road bridge closed.

    00:30 Bridge closed to high sided vehicles. 02:00 Lorry overturns on bridge. Bridge them closed until further notice because twats lorry is mangled in the grille between the lanes. Enjoy the commute.

    Started by Pete, 11-01-2017 07:58 AM
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  31. Paleerie

    When someone was behaving excitedly or emotionally etc, my mum would say that they were having a "paleerie" (spelling?) Has anyone else used this word?

    Started by Hibbyradge, 08-01-2017 03:41 PM
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    10-01-2017, 06:20 PM Go to last post
  32. "Outlander" delay

    http://www.scotsman.com/news/outlander-author-denies-show-was-delayed-due-to-indyref-vote-1-4334669 Interesting stuff - especially this part .... 
She said the real reason was television channels in the UK not willing to accept the show as it was. 
She said: “They all wanted to cut it...

    Started by snooky, 08-01-2017 09:24 PM
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    10-01-2017, 12:53 AM Go to last post
  33. Russia/USA etc

    Seriously, WTF is going on here :confused: I am very skeptical (as I am sure most people are nowadays) regarding the news we are fed. But what is going on here? All i read is Russia is bad, Russia did this, Russia did that etc etc........But as far as I can see Russia are cleaning up a...

    Started by Hibee87, 26-10-2016 01:46 PM
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    07-01-2017, 08:22 PM Go to last post
  34. Thumbs Up Good News Stories

    I thought it would be nice to have a thread about the positive things that happen in the world for a change. Post your heartwarming stories in here. First up - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-24170670 :thumbsup:

    Started by Hibbyradge, 20-09-2013 03:09 PM
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  35. More refugees

    My pal Tony who plays pipes and is a very bright guy (the two aren't mutually exclusive) finished a contract playing pipes at a circus/theme park in China a couple of weeks ago then went to visit a pal who works with refugees in Lebanon. His initial plan was to spend 2-3 weeks there then head back...

    Started by Peevemor, 08-09-2015 01:47 PM
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    05-01-2017, 01:32 PM Go to last post
  36. Good old Harrods

    Waiters, etc are up in arms according to the BBC website, Harrods retain 75% of service charge/tips. I wonder if this is just the "tip" of the iceberg in the hotel/restaurant trade?

    Started by snooky, 03-01-2017 05:21 PM
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    04-01-2017, 03:47 PM Go to last post
  37. Superfast Broadband

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-38401244 According to the latest 'news' £18 million is to be invested in improving Broadband in rural areas. Superfast Broadband is defined as a minimum of 24Mbps, BT recently 'upgraded' us to (doubled our speed) 7Mbps!! I won't hold my breathe!!

    Started by Golden Fleece, 22-12-2016 09:59 AM
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    04-01-2017, 01:16 AM Go to last post
  38. Murder in Leith

    Sad to hear of the death of a guy whom i knew. Was murdered last night in Leith. The guy was a quiet man who wouldnt harm a fly. RIP Shaun

    Started by Leith Green, 01-01-2017 07:15 PM
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    03-01-2017, 02:31 PM Go to last post
  39. "Queens" ""speech"""

    Wish it'd be the last. FFS

    Started by BullsCloseHibs, 25-12-2016 11:58 PM
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  40. (NHC) Prof Phil Scraton rejects OBE.

    The Hillsborough campaigner continues to go up in my estimations.

    Started by HUTCHYHIBBY, 29-12-2016 05:23 PM
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    02-01-2017, 01:44 PM Go to last post

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