Apologies if this has been discussed in the other political threads but I can't be bothered trawling them all.
How genuine a 'threat' are UKIP in Scotland?
Down here, they're a growing party without a doubt. The sentiment of anti-immigration continues to grow in the home counties and...
Given some of the horror grammar on this site, thought it would be interesting for some to try this out. :greengrin
I have a problem with my gas fire and need a service engineer out to have a look at it. Just wondering/hoping if anybody knows of a reliable gas safe service engineer that they could recommend?
Thanks in advance for any suggestions.
The Scotsman, Scotland on Sunday and the Edinburgh Evening News are to merge operations with the loss of up to 45 jobs.
Oh for the heady days of the Pink and the Green...
As it says on the tin.
Who's next? Jim Murphy? Gordon Brown? Has to be a big gun as the last 2 incumbents have been total disasters.
I'm a lifelong Labour voter, but, having heard the crap coming out of the Tories this week, I am seriously considering voting 'Yes' in the referendum if that is going to be the future.
I'd be interested to hear other's thoughts.
What a farce this is. Either we have to pay it coz thems the rules we signed up to or we don't coz thems not the rules. Either way Cameron is looking a bit of a numpty.
Great to see so much live or recorded live coverage of Scottish Football on BBC Alba. But I wonder just what % of those tuning in actually speak Gaelic. I would imagine for the football it will be a tiny minority. Possibly still better option that listening to usual BBC commentators slavering on.
Jack Bruce, legendary bassist of Cream has died of liver disease. A great rock and blues musician and a Glasgow man.
Seriously just what the hell is going there?
A group of Christians forced to take refuge half way up a mountain as fundementalist nutters rampage through their city.
Did Blair and Bush not heed any of the numerous warnings about the sectarian can of worms they would open when they invaded? I...
Great news music fans.
The best gig I ever experienced was Mouth Music at La Belle Angele.
A lot being said about this guys and his possible return to football.
If he was coming to Hibs - what would your thoughts be on this?
Right now if he was going to bang in the goals taking into account our poor record up front i'd take him.
Her body was found in a river near her house, devastating news and i can't even imagine what her family are going through.
The main suspect is a convicted murderer from Latvia that has been allowed into Britain to potentially commit this disgusting crime.
During the referendum I posted on a few unmoderated sites. Now, I'm no shrinking violet, and an usually give as good as I get. Some of the stuff that was coming back was beyond the...
Fascinating to see the way the prosecutor is taking Oscar to bits. His tears at the start of the week just sound like self pity now, and he seems to refuse to accept responsibility for anything.
Nurse in Spain contracts Ebola after treating patient. Is this the modern day plague?
M59 made a valid point on the independence thread about moving on and making sure we get them. How do we do this or don't we need them?
Just been asked to go along to a Masonic do where Mr Robotham is the guest speaker. Not being a freemason myself what does this mean or imply for footballing decisions he may have made? Or does this confirm generally held long standing suspicions re the Scottish game?
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...
What a fantastic night watching and feeling very proud off all the people in the uk for this caring and loving charity night tonight ! As a person who lost there partner with breast cancer last year ....... From me and my daughter thanks for the love ! X
Anyone have a view has to who is likely to leave the Scottish Government and who is likely to be promoted? Will the winner of the SNP Deputy Leadership contest automatically become Deputy First Minister?
I think Keith Brown is pretty effective and he looks a prospect - not just because he's a...
Dutch politics runs on a method of debate called the Polder System.
Basically everyone has a big barney, blames each other, then realise they won't fix anything if they don't work together.
Seems to me the Scottish way is to say nowt till somebody puts their head above the parapet. We say...
Has anyone on here done Camp America before? Quiet fancy doing it next year, reckon it would be a fantastic experience and would be good to get away from the fish bowl that is Edinburgh for a while!
Halfway through my application just now and close to writing my personal essay. Anyone able to...
Censorship? Kettle/teapot/black arse.
Does this remind anyone of a specific Star Trek episode?
... as in the Proclaimers' manager.
Does anyone know him personally? If so, could you IM me please?
Okay now that all the referendum stuff has died down I thought I'd post this wee quiz in advance of apparently Scots being taught in the schools!! Yaas aboot time!!!
Sorry if this has already been posted but huvnae got time to look through. BTW they are well easy IMO. Need something a bit more...
Not normally a fan of anything to do with Celic' football club and their Green Brigade numpties...but was heartened to see their show of support for Palestine the other night!
would love to see some Palestine flags shown at ER on Sunday as a show of support against the slaughter that is currently...
Makes for some interesting reading: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/special/2014/newsspec_8700/index.html ,just scroll through the article.
2 more marches through Holyrood yesterday by west coast Orangemen.
Police bikes and patrols to escort them at our cost too.
I'd lie to know why they get away with this. Get back to your own caves i say :agree:
Any smokers out there turned to these new e cigs? If so what are they like would you recommend them - couple of guys at work have been using them and saying they havent smoked a cigarette since and dont miss them at all - all the reviews of these e cigs say that they are similar to smoking a...
The referendum is over, one side won but offered new powers. Will the Unionist parties deliver on their solemn promise to the Scottish people?
It will be interesting to track this one over the coming months IMO.
The powers struggle: poll reveals support for devo max.
Hey, wait a minute -...
Ok so I flew out yesterday to Cyprus and the flight was going fine until about 30 minutes before landing. Out of nowhere, I had what I can only describe as the worst pain I have ever experienced in my life. On a scale of 1-10, this pain was about 20.
Suddenly a pain developed on the left side of...
ATOS - privatised disability benefit assessment in the 21st centuryhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-22991447
Could folks please take a few minutes to check out these links and then seriously...
I'm attending a national meeting tomorrow of the group Labour for Independence to review the campaign and plan next steps.
I would be interested to hear your views on the way ahead for traditional Labour voters who were among the 40% who voted Yes.
Do you want to see a separate movement, new...
It is as though we have developed a whole new low level flight path all of our own.
Does anyone know why this area is being regularly buzzed with helicopters - or maybe its just one helicopter? It has been going on for a few weeks now on and off - maybe even two or three months. I'm just plain...
Absolutely deplorable act of barbarism.This organization needs to be wiped off the face of the earth now.
As it says on the tin.
Seconds out! :tin hat:
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