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  1. Mugabe resigns

    Shame.

    Started by Hibbyradge, Yesterday 07:11 PM
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    Today, 06:19 PM Go to last post
  2. The Budget

    Surprised not to see something about this. Will the SNP follow Westminster and abolish stamp duty for first time buyers up to value of £300,000? I am sure someone will come along and tell me the extra £2BN is a bad thing because.... I am not really sure of what the implications are of...

    Started by johnbc70, Today 02:40 PM
    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 263
    Today, 06:02 PM Go to last post
  3. Edinburgh Council Tax - Payment methods

    Question for any Council employees or anyone else on the know. Before I moved to West Lothian I sometimes used to pay my Council Tax for Edinburgh by posting them a cheque. However, having moved back into the area they don't seem to still offer this facility or at least advertise it. If I...

    Started by MartinfaePorty, Today 10:47 AM
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    Today, 01:06 PM Go to last post
  4. David Cassidy gone

    Died of organ failure. Liver problems by the sound of it. What a star he was in the early 70s. The guy who made boyfriends jealous!

    Started by heretoday, Today 08:07 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 131
    Today, 11:12 AM Go to last post
  5. Rodney Bewes RIP

    Loved the Likely Lads way back when. The seemed very dated when I saw a re-run recently. I've never felt the same about them since I read that Bewes and Bolam didn't like each other. "Dinny-Like-Ye Lads" would have been a better title. As an anecdote, Bewes's on screen wife (Thelma) was of...

    Started by snooky, Yesterday 08:19 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 161
    Today, 11:06 AM Go to last post
  6. The future of the Labour Party

    I decided not to post this in the Leadership thread as that contest is all but over. Corbyn will be declared winner by a huge margin. So what does the future hold for Labour? What with the exposure of Momentum promised by Channel 4 Dispatches already to be viewed tomorrow night, Panorama will...

    Started by Hibbyradge, 18-09-2016 08:41 PM
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    Today, 09:50 AM Go to last post
  7. Uber

    https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/jun/08/uber-customers-sexual-harassment-tech-companies I've never used them but is it just me that's got impression that its run by a shower of utter ****s?

    Started by Colr, 08-06-2017 03:32 PM
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    • Replies: 171
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    Yesterday, 10:54 PM Go to last post
  8. Kezia resigns as Scottish Labour Leader

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-41082916 She can slaver all she wants, but I think it's obvious to everybody why she is stepping down.

    Started by High-On-Hibs, 29-08-2017 09:44 PM
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    Yesterday, 09:26 PM Go to last post
  9. The Poppy

    It seems every year brings a new controversy or new story surrounding the national symbol of Remembrance. I find myself balking a little at how the symbol and meaning behind the poppy has become utterly *******ised in recent years. It's no longer simply a symbol of those who fought and gave up...

    Started by Sylar, 04-11-2017 11:12 PM
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    • Replies: 41
    • Views: 1,705
    Yesterday, 08:50 PM Go to last post
  10. SNP nonsense

    Wee Nicky doesnt know if she's coming or going just now . We need a referendum because were being dragged out of the EU #castironmandate Now she's not even sure an independent Scotland will join the EU :rolleyes: The General Election is not about independence says Nicola The general...

    Started by makaveli1875, 15-05-2017 07:25 AM
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    Yesterday, 08:26 PM Go to last post
  11. Cannon fodder for the British Army

    Would you let your Son/Daughter be recruited at School? https://t.co/vb4tHppAIB

    Started by ronaldo7, 17-01-2016 07:41 PM
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    Yesterday, 08:11 PM Go to last post
  12. Fire in London tower block

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40269625 watching live the now, looks horrendous

    Started by cabbageandribs1875, 14-06-2017 03:27 AM
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    Yesterday, 05:17 PM Go to last post
  13. Alcohol

    Alcohol minimum price will be introduced in Scotland. Waste of time and unfair on the Scots. The goal is to cut down alcoholic illness but there’s not a hope in hell of that succeeding by bumping up the price. All we’ll end up with is poorer alcoholics.

    Started by Jim44, 15-11-2017 06:21 PM
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    Yesterday, 02:32 PM Go to last post
  14. 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 09:55 AM
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    Yesterday, 02:09 PM Go to last post
  15. The Alex Salmond Show

    The Alex Salmond Show on RT. Yuk ! :greengrin https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/nov/09/alex-salmond-to-host-talkshow-for-russian-broadcaster

    Started by Betty Boop, 10-11-2017 11:40 AM
    5 Pages
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    Yesterday, 12:36 PM Go to last post
  16. Best Chinese in Edinburgh

    So we have had the best chippy now, what's the best Chinese? Mr So at Piershill for me.

    Started by Xavi Hernandez, 12-11-2017 09:22 PM
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    • Replies: 44
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    20-11-2017, 05:06 PM Go to last post
  17. AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young dies

    Sad news for the rockers - AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young dies at 64 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-42037566 Great band from my youth. They shook me all night long!

    Started by theonlywayisup, 18-11-2017 07:45 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 290
    19-11-2017, 02:43 PM Go to last post
  18. BBC bias again?

    Why has this story appeared? It's a total non-story, but it seems to me that it's designed to make sure that as many euro-sceptics as possible don't vote Labour. http://m.bbc.co.uk/news/election-2015-32566522

    Started by Hibbyradge, 02-05-2015 11:00 PM
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    19-11-2017, 11:54 AM Go to last post
  19. State of play in Scotland

    Prof Curtice on recent polling: https://www.prospectmagazine.co.uk/politics/the-snps-electoral-dilemma-has-been-misdiagnosed The TL;DR - drop in SNP support has been mainly due to defecting anti-EU Leave voters, but SNP support has firmed a bit since June to around 40%, still way ahead in...

    Started by JeMeSouviens, 09-10-2017 05:41 PM
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    • Replies: 50
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    18-11-2017, 08:57 AM Go to last post
  20. This story will divide opinion

    http://metro.co.uk/2017/11/15/model-sells-her-virginity-for-3m-to-businessman-after-beating-bid-from-hollywood-actor-7081197/?ito=metrous

    Started by Hibbyradge, 16-11-2017 03:01 PM
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    • Replies: 47
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    18-11-2017, 04:44 AM Go to last post
  21. Gordon Brown

    Does anybody actually like this man? The latest quote from his bazaar memoirs accuses Salmond of being 'unhelpful' after the Glasgow airport terrorist attack. This from a man who was instrumental in the WMD war that, as we know, went a long way in ensuring peaceful co-habilitation. :rolleyes: It...

    Started by snooky, 08-11-2017 01:30 PM
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 1,184
    18-11-2017, 12:05 AM Go to last post
  22. Misleading Headlines

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-dorset-42023245 Saw the headline and thought what's he been up to now.

    Started by Geo_1875, 17-11-2017 02:14 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 214
    17-11-2017, 06:07 PM Go to last post
  23. Johnson Must Go

    A charity fears a British-Iranian woman held in Iran could have her prison sentence doubled following remarks made by the foreign secretary. Boris Johnson told a Commons committee Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was "training journalists" when she was arrested at Tehran Airport in 2016. The Thomson...

    Started by Future17, 06-11-2017 05:43 PM
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 1,150
    17-11-2017, 08:57 AM Go to last post
  24. Edinburgh Airport pick-up/drop-off

    I believe the minimum charge for drop-off is £1 for up to five minutes and £3.90 for pick-up for up to 15 minutes. I believe also that there are separate areas for each. Whatís to stop you going to the drop-off area and picking someone up for a couple of minutes and just paying £1. Bit of a con is...

    Started by Jim44, 16-11-2017 06:36 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 320
    17-11-2017, 07:57 AM Go to last post
  25. Assisted dying

    What are your views? I found this article thought provoking. https://features.dignityindying.org.uk/true-cost-dignitas/

    Started by Hibbyradge, 16-11-2017 11:43 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 221
    16-11-2017, 11:49 PM Go to last post
  26. It's not just in the UK that the trains don't run on time!

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-42009839

    Started by Hibbyradge, 16-11-2017 03:41 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 239
    16-11-2017, 05:08 PM Go to last post
  27. 'Football Lads Alliance'

    http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/football-hooligan-heads-scotland-recruitment-11422487 Apparently targetting Hibs and Hearts fans for recruitment, there's leafleting in opposition to them at this Saturday's game.

    Started by Nakedmanoncrack, 01-11-2017 12:29 PM
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    15-11-2017, 11:44 PM Go to last post
  28. Your Alcohol Age

    Fun but totally wrong. Had me as 38. https://www.buzzfeed.com/katangus/hope-my-drink-has-an-umbrella-in-it?utm_term=.wqmQ5BNJaP#.jkrYZoN0VQ

    Started by Colr, 14-11-2017 09:55 PM
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 571
    15-11-2017, 09:12 PM Go to last post
  29. Are there any Flat Earthers on hibs.net?

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/41973119/why-do-people-still-think-the-earth-is-flat

    Started by Hibbyradge, 14-11-2017 12:13 PM
    • Replies: 12
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    15-11-2017, 03:35 PM Go to last post
  30. Harvey Weinstein

    Hopefully we will now see the last of the appalling casting couch culture. I suspect the HW allegations are only the tip of the iceberg. It is worth noting that this situation does not only apply to women. There have been suggestions in the past that James Dean may have 'succumbed' to forward his...

    Started by snooky, 15-10-2017 11:14 AM
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    14-11-2017, 09:40 PM Go to last post
  31. Catalonia

    Surprised this hasn't attracted any comment given the obvious parallels. It all looks very messy atm. How do we see this ending up?

    Started by JeMeSouviens, 14-09-2017 12:15 PM
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    14-11-2017, 07:11 AM Go to last post
  32. Mass shooting in Texan church

    At least 27 dead. ****ing tragic that this keeps happening again and again. Thoughts with those who've lost their lives.

    Started by Hibrandenburg, 05-11-2017 10:00 PM
    • Replies: 26
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    12-11-2017, 03:41 PM Go to last post
  33. Bonfire night

    Turned into an excuse for bad behaviour. 4 cars torched in Craigentinny including one being driven into the bonfire, police officer injured in the process. In Muirhouse police pelted with fireworks and school in lasswade burnt down.

    Started by Xavi Hernandez, 06-11-2017 10:24 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 769
    12-11-2017, 03:24 PM Go to last post
  34. Swearing is going for you

    Although this is just a short article, it's quite interesting and I'm tempted to buy the book. I'm fascinated by the conclusion that football supporters swear about their own teams on Twitter rather than their opponents. I must look out for that. ...

    Started by Hibbyradge, 12-11-2017 09:08 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 296
    12-11-2017, 09:08 AM Go to last post
  35. Lost Edinburgh: Remember This?

    http://www.scotsman.com/lifestyle/lost-edinburgh-the-kinetic-sculpture-1-2882040 Was supposed to look like this:- http://www.philipvaughan.net/public.html

    Started by Colr, 06-11-2017 10:49 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 593
    11-11-2017, 10:38 AM Go to last post
  36. Votes at 16

    Iíve gone on about this before. Dropping the voting age to 16 is policy for every party but the DUP and the Tories. Now thereís a vote and the old woman who is squatting in number 10 is blocking its progress. After they screw up Brexit the Conservativeís truly are toast for a generation.

    Started by Colr, 04-11-2017 10:21 AM
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    09-11-2017, 02:23 PM Go to last post
  37. Tories

    I'm not on the Holy Ground often but as I sit here bored waiting for no.3 child to come out the cinema, I am wondering who on here votes Tory? There must be some of you? It can't only be Brian Monteith 😉. Reasons why appreciated also. Personally I vote SNP at Scottish and UK elections at present...

    Started by Bishop Hibee, 05-04-2017 11:05 PM
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    08-11-2017, 08:36 PM Go to last post
  38. The Paradise Papers

    Everywhere in the news at present. The BBC in particular, but others as well, hounding people for their tax avoidance activities. Every news item seems to include the words, "of course, this activity is not illegal". http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-41880153 What are peoples thoughts...

    Started by grunt, 07-11-2017 06:39 PM
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 808
    08-11-2017, 06:18 PM Go to last post
  39. The monarchy

    Yes or no? Personally I think its an outdated nonsence that we have these unelected people that have the highest stake in society for no reason other than the fact they were lucky enough to be born into it.

    Started by 21.05.2016, 13-03-2017 10:57 PM
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    07-11-2017, 06:18 PM Go to last post
  40. Drunk drivers could potentially face life in prison

    Been a long time coming. https://www.google.de/amp/s/amp.theguardian.com/law/2017/oct/14/drivers-who-kill-may-now-face-life-sentence

    Started by Hibrandenburg, 15-10-2017 09:24 PM
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    • Replies: 43
    • Views: 1,627
    03-11-2017, 08:03 AM Go to last post

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