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  1. 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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  2. Possible terrorist attack in Melbourne

    Another vehicle driving into people. No deaths confirmed yet. http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/victoria/pedestrians-hit-in-melbourne-cbd/news-story/0793771ddb8f4d79ec660e0d1c4735d5

    Started by Steve-O, 21-12-2017 08:06 AM
    • Replies: 15
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    21-12-2017, 08:40 PM Go to last post
  3. The man in the Lay-by on the A9

    Anyone who has travelled the A9 past Blair Atholl a few years ago may have been aware of a man camping in Lay-by 52, just south of the House of Bruar. He was there as a protest but was evicted in 2015. Well today he was removed again. I have to say I didn't know his whole story, but I was sent a...

    Started by Golden Fleece, 21-12-2017 04:16 PM
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    21-12-2017, 04:16 PM Go to last post
  4. Poll Poll: Should two people of the same sex, be allowed to marry?

    Should marriage/civil union between two people of the same sex, be allowed?

    Started by My_Wife_Camille, 05-12-2017 11:33 PM
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    21-12-2017, 11:20 AM Go to last post
  5. The DUP

    I've not seen much of the news in the last 2 days, has anything been made of their controversial views and the fact that they now have a significant influence on U.K. politics.

    Started by lord bunberry, 11-06-2017 12:04 AM
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    20-12-2017, 11:34 AM Go to last post
  6. Proposed incone tax changes

    What do people reckob of the proposed changes? If i understand it right, its a tax cut for the lowest bands (effectively) but a rise fir anyone earning over 33k and somr new bands. In the context that a tax rise seemed inevitable, it seems not a bad compromise - however im not sure i agree...

    Started by SouthsideHarp_Bhoy, 14-12-2017 05:13 PM
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    20-12-2017, 10:19 AM Go to last post
  7. 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
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    19-12-2017, 05:40 PM Go to last post
  8. Keely Smith

    Amazing career. Her and Louis Prima arenít so well known these days but they were massive. https://www.theguardian.com/music/2017/dec/17/keely-smith-obituary

    Started by Colr, 17-12-2017 11:04 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    18-12-2017, 08:27 PM Go to last post
  9. Civil Parking Charges.

    Sorry, I know this has been covered before, but I think this is slightly different in that I don't think we have done anything wrong. My friend and I have been meeting on a Friday after school for lunch and parking in the Kirkgate car park. We've been having lunch in South Leith Parish...

    Started by EH6 Hibby, 22-05-2010 10:14 AM
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    13-12-2017, 10:42 AM Go to last post
  10. Keith Chegwin - sad news

    Died today after a long illness. Only 60.

    Started by Golden Fleece, 11-12-2017 03:19 PM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 763
    13-12-2017, 01:21 AM Go to last post
  11. Attempted New York bombing

    A sign of the times I guess but surprised there's not already a thread on this. Guy tried to blow himself up during rush hour in the corridor/tunnel that connects PA bus station with the subway. Could have left 100s dead or injured if he'd been successful. Scary stuff.

    Started by DH1875, 12-12-2017 08:51 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    12-12-2017, 07:12 PM Go to last post
  12. Max Clifford jailed

    for 8 years :eek: certainly didn't see that one coming http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-27259318 Disgraced celebrity publicist Max Clifford has been jailed for a total of eight years for a string of indecent assaults against girls and young women.

    Started by cabbageandribs1875, 02-05-2014 06:54 PM
    • Replies: 26
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    10-12-2017, 09:53 PM Go to last post
  13. 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: 17
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    10-12-2017, 07:49 PM Go to last post
  14. Rak su

    How good are they? They are going to be massive.

    Started by theonlywayisup, 02-12-2017 08:54 PM
    • Replies: 13
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    09-12-2017, 10:01 AM Go to last post
  15. 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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    08-12-2017, 11:10 PM Go to last post
  16. 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: 25
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    07-12-2017, 06:23 PM Go to last post
  17. Edinburgh Bars Serving Alcohol Before 11.00a.m.

    These seem to be a dying breed. Dianneís Pool Hall will be a particular miss for myself. The Edinburgh Tartan Army buses leave from there and it was always a pleasant way to start the day out, The Marksman and Dukes Head in Duke Street are notable exceptions. Even rarer on a Sunday. Suggestions...

    Started by Bishop Hibee, 01-12-2017 10:16 PM
    • Replies: 17
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    06-12-2017, 01:07 PM Go to last post
  18. Prince Harry to be maried

    I, for one, am truly delighted. So much so that I was going to post this in the Good News thread, but I decided that it deserved a thread of its own. There's been such a lot of depressing news recently so this has come along at exactly the right time to cheer us all up. Good old Harry, doing the...

    Started by Hibbyradge, 27-11-2017 04:57 PM
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    03-12-2017, 08:32 PM Go to last post
  19. Another terrorist threat

    Police found and disabled or controlled explosion of explosive found near the Christmas Market in Potsdam. Everywhere there are similar events happening must be at risk. Edinburgh hogmanay could be a target. Security is going to have to be tight.

    Started by Golden Fleece, 01-12-2017 04:59 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    03-12-2017, 07:44 PM Go to last post
  20. Queensferry Crossing Experience

    Did anyone get it in the ballot? All my friends have had emails to say they didn't get it, I've still not heard. When I login it says you're entered in the ballot still.

    Started by chlub Hibernian, 06-07-2017 06:18 PM
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    02-12-2017, 08:19 PM Go to last post
  21. Generosity - maybe not a dying trade after all.

    Took my laddie who will soon be 17 through to Murano Place in Glasgow which is literally next to Partick Thistle's ground. We were looking at a wee Toyota Yaris which would potentially have been his first car. The car was a wee bit out his budget but I thought if they could be haggled down I'd...

    Started by chlub Hibernian, 01-12-2017 08:14 PM
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    01-12-2017, 08:22 PM Go to last post
  22. Happy St Andrews Day

    Anyone do anything for this? I see if as the gateway to Chistmas. After this itís December and Christmassy things can begin.

    Started by Colr, 30-11-2017 06:14 AM
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    01-12-2017, 02:13 PM Go to last post
  23. Oscar Pistorious

    Verdict changed to murder on appeal and he'll soon be back in court to hear a new sentence passed.

    Started by Pretty Boy, 03-12-2015 08:50 AM
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    30-11-2017, 05:13 PM Go to last post
  24. Any Accountants/tax specialists/self employed?

    Sorry if this is on the wrong board but it didn't seem like a technical help kinda thread. I've recently made a switch to freelance work and registered myself as self employed. Was wondering if anyone here is either an accountant or has some experience of self assessment as I've a couple fairly...

    Started by -Jonesy-, 28-11-2017 09:07 AM
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    30-11-2017, 04:57 PM Go to last post
  25. Searching for Stuart MacKay

    Hi Iím doing the family genealogy thing and Iíve cone across a 3rd cousin who is definitely a fellow Hibee.im trying to contact him to possibly share information. My common connection to him is through the McLuskey family from Davidson Mains. His grandmother would have been a McLuskey and married...

    Started by chippy, 30-11-2017 02:25 PM
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  26. 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
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    30-11-2017, 09:09 AM Go to last post
  27. 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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    29-11-2017, 01:20 PM Go to last post
  28. '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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    29-11-2017, 08:56 AM Go to last post
  29. US/ Mexico wall

    Where are we with that? Are firms tendering for the work? Who's paying for it?

    Started by Hibbyradge, 27-11-2017 06:32 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    28-11-2017, 09:39 AM Go to last post
  30. 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, 22-11-2017 08:07 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    27-11-2017, 03:20 PM Go to last post
  31. 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, 22-11-2017 02:40 PM
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    27-11-2017, 02:17 PM Go to last post
  32. Gove

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-42108236 Surely that first pic has been photoshopped. His face isn't red and his nose is miles too small. :taxi Govey Ding!

    Started by snooky, 24-11-2017 07:34 PM
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    24-11-2017, 08:10 PM Go to last post
  33. 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, 21-11-2017 08:19 PM
    • Replies: 18
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    24-11-2017, 12:18 PM Go to last post
  34. Political prorammes

    The Alex Salmond Show or I'm A Celeb. Both apparently promoting party values. Kez scoring well with the under 10's. :coffee: Okay, I'm trolling :greengrin

    Started by snooky, 23-11-2017 07:54 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    23-11-2017, 10:01 PM Go to last post
  35. Mugabe resigns

    Shame.

    Started by Hibbyradge, 21-11-2017 07:11 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 565
    22-11-2017, 07:31 PM Go to last post
  36. 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, 22-11-2017 10:47 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    22-11-2017, 01:06 PM Go to last post
  37. 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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    22-11-2017, 09:50 AM Go to last post
  38. 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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    21-11-2017, 10:54 PM Go to last post
  39. 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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    21-11-2017, 08:50 PM Go to last post
  40. 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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    21-11-2017, 08:11 PM Go to last post

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