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  1. Just when you thought things were as bad as they could get

    https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-delivering-on-pledge-to-give-back-british-expats-the-right-to-vote The idiots are well and truly at the wheel. If you’ve left a country you shouldn’t get a say in how it’s run, any more than you should still get to vote in council elections for an...

    Started by Glory Lurker, 10-02-2018 03:05 PM
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  2. Nature is amazing

    Scientists capture exploding beetles' amazing escapes from toads' stomachs! https://www.theguardian.com/science/2018/feb/07/scientists-capture-exploding-beetles-amazing-escapes-from-toads-stomachs?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Copy_to_clipboard

    Started by Hibbyradge, 07-02-2018 10:52 AM
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    11-02-2018, 11:19 AM Go to last post
  3. Man fined for helping a homeless man

    This surely should be appealed. A man who pulled in to a bus stop on Christmas Day to help a homeless man was fined by a council. Lee Williamson, of Evington, Leicester, said he stopped to give a homeless man a blanket, hat, gloves, scarf, food, and chat to him. He later received a £70...

    Started by theonlywayisup, 06-02-2018 10:00 PM
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    11-02-2018, 09:10 AM Go to last post
  4. Travel vouchers on delayed flights

    If you ever have a delayed flight and get offered travel vouchers or cash TAKE THE CASH even though the vouchers look the better deal. I took vouchers and there's strings attached. I wish I had taken the money.

    Started by snooky, 08-02-2018 11:32 PM
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    09-02-2018, 09:40 PM Go to last post
  5. Scottish Govt misuse of Prestwick?

    https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/feb/07/scottish-government-criticised-over-us-military-use-of-airport SNP hypocrisy and lying? Or legitimate use of taxpayer money and our special relationship with the USA? Personally i dont have a problem with the USAF using the airport, they are...

    Started by SouthsideHarp_Bhoy, 07-02-2018 05:31 PM
    • Replies: 29
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    09-02-2018, 01:10 PM Go to last post
  6. Space X Heavy Lifter

    Space X hit another milestone by landing 2 out of 3 of the boosters used in the Falcon Heavy Lifter Go to 8:30 mins if you just want to see the boosters land Its an amazing accomplishment and looks like something from the thunderbirds. They've come a long way in such a short space of...

    Started by jonty, 08-02-2018 09:14 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    08-02-2018, 06:51 PM Go to last post
  7. Robot Car Park

    It's a remarkable story, but I don't remember anything about this place. I wonder why all those cars were never claimed ... https://www.edinburghnews.scotsman.com/our-region/edinburgh/cars-found-trapped-in-edinburgh-s-robot-car-park-15-years-on-1-4668656

    Started by Hibbyradge, 23-01-2018 06:29 PM
    • Replies: 20
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    08-02-2018, 04:11 PM Go to last post
  8. The right to offend

    I've read a few articles over the last year or so which have a go at what they call "snowflakes" for being concerned when others use offensive language etc. I've read similar sentiments on hibs.net from time to time. Personally, I don't understand why people would want to offend others in the...

    Started by Hibbyradge, 30-01-2018 12:42 PM
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    07-02-2018, 10:08 PM Go to last post
  9. Shaun Woodburn and the crown office

    70,000 petition forces a meeting with the crown office over the lenient sentence, i do hope his family win a right to appeal :agree: http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/tragic-shaun-woodburns-family-meet-11522178 The prosecutors’ offer of a meeting followed mounting pressure...

    Started by cabbageandribs1875, 15-11-2017 05:05 PM
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    06-02-2018, 01:30 AM Go to last post
  10. Jane Park and The Sun newspaper

    Anybody else starting to find their weird obsession with her cringeworthy? Its embarrassing she seems to be a story every other week for absolutely **** all. They seem to simply scroll her twitter feed and write stories about it. Lazy journalism at its best but I guess you'd expect nothing less...

    Started by 21.05.2016, 04-02-2018 03:01 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    05-02-2018, 12:11 PM Go to last post
  11. Irn Bru

    10g of sugar per 100ml to be reduced to 5g. Folk are in uprour!!

    Started by Colr, 04-01-2018 08:25 PM
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    04-02-2018, 01:34 PM Go to last post
  12. Mark E Smith

    RIP Mark. Legend. Edinburgh man.

    Started by Ricky Bobby, 24-01-2018 08:48 PM
    • Replies: 17
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    02-02-2018, 08:25 PM Go to last post
  13. Hi-Jack-ed

    Loads of kerfuffle in the news (Daily Express, etc.) about "Sturgeon Snubs Queen" and the like. Seems like it's yesterday's news regurgitated and put out as new for political point scoring. If so, it's quite pathetic really. This from the Belfast Telegraph ...

    Started by snooky, 24-01-2018 01:13 AM
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    02-02-2018, 07:52 PM Go to last post
  14. Historical factoid

    Today I learned that Tynecastle was once an exporter of cheap, plentiful, horse manure to Edinburgh, Lothian and as far afield as Glasgow. How times have changed, eh? Maybe we misheard Levine the other day and he was actually talking about restoring the natural ordure of Tynecastle...

    Started by Aim Here, 31-01-2018 11:47 AM
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    02-02-2018, 10:23 AM Go to last post
  15. Tax plans

    Seems there is a big difference in what a progressive tax plan looks like between the parties. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-42862383 Interesting debate to take place

    Started by lucky, 30-01-2018 10:51 AM
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    01-02-2018, 08:38 PM Go to last post
  16. Neil Findlay Msp

    It seems Neil, the tribune of the left(Jimmy Johnstone was more left wing than him), has been trumpeting the Daily express again. Labour spin and lies found out again. https://t.co/iX3igf3Kn5

    Started by ronaldo7, 29-09-2016 07:07 AM
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    30-01-2018, 03:24 PM Go to last post
  17. Rheumatoid Arthritis Diagnosis

    This thread is aimed primarily at Mrs. S who I saw on another thread has RA - but any other help or advice gratefully received. Mrs ODS has just been diagnosed with RA. I'd be really grateful if anyone with experience or knowledge of the condition would post anything that might be helpful. Mrs....

    Started by One Day Soon, 28-01-2018 09:55 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    30-01-2018, 12:39 PM Go to last post
  18. King Fluffy

    King Fluffy :not worth Indycab man Gordon Ross apparently hearing things about Mundell preparing for a post Brexit 'coup'. Fluff's increasing his staff by zillions and moving to a big office down Leith supposedly. Nothing in the mainstream news about it so it can't be true. Best ignore. ...

    Started by snooky, 23-01-2018 01:05 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    30-01-2018, 10:07 AM Go to last post
  19. 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 02:09 PM
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    26-01-2018, 07:31 PM Go to last post
  20. Burlin' in his grave?

    https://www.scotsman.com/news/theresa-may-hosts-burns-supper-in-downing-street-1-4668945 "Wee, sleekit, cowrin, tim'rous beastie, O, what a panic's in thy breastie!" would seem appropriate on the night. :wink: It will be followed by a screening of Braveheart, no doubt. :cool2:

    Started by snooky, 23-01-2018 12:37 AM
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    25-01-2018, 11:48 PM Go to last post
  21. Yum

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-42639877 I've seen stalls selling various insects in Thailand, and although I'm usually an adventurous eater, I haven't yet built up enough courage to sample any. I'ma bit disappointed in myself for that, tbh. I'm sure there are many intrepid dotnet...

    Started by Hibbyradge, 16-01-2018 10:46 AM
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    25-01-2018, 09:35 PM Go to last post
  22. 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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  23. What is the world coming to?

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40889511 I hope they throw the book at this guy. Attempted murder although probably some smart-assed lawyer will get him off with self-defence and the woman charged with obstruction. Shocking behaviour.

    Started by snooky, 10-08-2017 05:01 PM
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    21-01-2018, 06:21 PM Go to last post
  24. Net Neutrality

    So what's the script here then? How/Does the vote in the USA affect us in the UK?

    Started by King Dom, 14-12-2017 06:41 PM
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    20-01-2018, 04:59 PM Go to last post
  25. Lemmy is Dead

    A giant of music is no more.

    Started by DaveF, 29-12-2015 11:48 AM
    • Replies: 16
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    20-01-2018, 11:12 AM Go to last post
  26. NZ Prime Minister is pregnant

    The Prime Minister has announced that she is pregnant. The baby will arrive in June, after which she planned to take a six-week break. She is now set to be the second elected world leader to give birth while in office - and the first to do so in almost 30 years. ...

    Started by theonlywayisup, 19-01-2018 07:41 AM
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    20-01-2018, 09:37 AM Go to last post
  27. Weather report

    BBC TV says: In Edinburgh only the most determined ventured out in their cars. Eh?

    Started by heretoday, 17-01-2018 07:10 AM
    • Replies: 18
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    18-01-2018, 03:15 PM Go to last post
  28. 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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  29. Sad news Dolores O'Roidan

    Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan dies suddenly aged 46 - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-42696376

    Started by wpj, 16-01-2018 10:58 AM
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    16-01-2018, 02:57 PM Go to last post
  30. Women

    Much stronger than men. Unfortunately. Damn their lovely eyes.

    Started by Dashing Bob S, 10-01-2018 05:47 PM
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    15-01-2018, 01:00 AM Go to last post
  31. Harry Clarke

    Pleaded guilty today for driving his car after his license was taken off him. What an absolute ****er of a man.

    Started by lord bunberry, 17-02-2017 06:36 PM
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    14-01-2018, 06:12 PM Go to last post
  32. (NHC) Parole Board chair 'confident Worboys will not re-offend' ....

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42574651 He's sure about that? :bitchy:

    Started by --------, 05-01-2018 12:06 PM
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    14-01-2018, 02:03 AM Go to last post
  33. Baby Box

    The contents of the new baby box have been released - Includes clothes, digital ear themometer, books, mattress, towel, changing mat amd the box is also a bed. Im a bit torn on this - while it makes me despair for the kind of people habing babies that these things need to be provided by the...

    Started by SouthsideHarp_Bhoy, 19-06-2017 12:39 PM
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    11-01-2018, 10:27 PM Go to last post
  34. Jon Venables charged over indecent images of children

    The sick ****er should now be locked away FOR LIFE and exposed. Enough really is enough, no more chances, no more new identities funded by the tax payer. Keep him locked up for the rest of his life. IMO, I can understand giving them a new identity the first time but to give him a second one was...

    Started by 21.05.2016, 05-01-2018 02:48 PM
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    10-01-2018, 07:34 PM Go to last post
  35. New Year's Honours List

    What a load of Lilian Gish, the whole thing is. As shallow and crass as the Oscars and just as nauseating. The quicker we get rid of this up-yer-ain-erz crap the better.

    Started by snooky, 30-12-2017 04:09 PM
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    09-01-2018, 07:41 PM Go to last post
  36. Ermine Vermin

    SNP MP David Linden has been rapped on the knuckles for referring to the House of Lords as Ermine Vermin. Thank goodness he showed a bit of class and didn't call them Furred Turds.

    Started by snooky, 01-12-2017 05:43 PM
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    08-01-2018, 06:22 PM Go to last post
  37. Plastic

    Sorry for yet another thread from me, but this really is tragic. https://www.facebook.com/bbcnews/videos/10155953914506108/

    Started by Hibbyradge, 03-01-2018 11:35 AM
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    08-01-2018, 08:47 AM Go to last post
  38. Sick humour

    Here's a real laugh. Hospital car parks in England made £174m profit . Some of the excuses they use for the high charges are hilarious. Oh how we laughed on the way to the operating theatre.

    Started by snooky, 28-12-2017 03:32 PM
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    07-01-2018, 11:05 PM Go to last post
  39. Shaun Woodburn memorial destroyed

    Very sad to see that some lowlife has stolen the flag and destroyed the memorial shrine for Shaun Woodburn that was set up by his friends and family to mark the 1 year anniversary of his death. It really does take a very special kind of ****bag to smash up and steal from the memorial of a...

    Started by 21.05.2016, 03-01-2018 03:45 PM
    • Replies: 14
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    06-01-2018, 08:51 AM Go to last post
  40. 2017 - Review

    What a **** year that was!

    Started by Colr, 02-01-2018 02:06 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 618
    05-01-2018, 12:30 PM Go to last post

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