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  1. The Law Is An Ass - Vol 1

    I thought it was time "The Law Is An Ass" deserved a thread of it's own. Here's a starter...... https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/news/highlands/1224752/family-braced-for-deportation/ "A heartbroken family will be removed from their Highland home, put in taxis bound for an airport and...

    Started by snooky, 21-04-2017 07:17 PM
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  2. Reality TV stars from yesterday tomorrow's leaders?

    http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-humber-39810250 They used to be our kid's role models, now they're moving into politics. Thoughts???????

    Started by Hibrandenburg, 05-05-2017 02:59 PM
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    05-05-2017, 04:14 PM Go to last post
  3. Glasgow Airport 2 drop off charge

    http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/an-absolute-shambles-fury-over-10339772 Sorry to post a link to the DR but, apparently there's chaos at Glasgow airport due to the new drop off charge. Best you know about it if you're heading that way with someone trying to catch a flight.

    Started by snooky, 02-05-2017 04:10 PM
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    05-05-2017, 12:05 PM Go to last post
  4. It Was 20 Years Ago Today.....

    Well, tomorrow! Worth a read. https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/apr/30/tony-blair-labour-can-win-andrew-rawnsley-brexit-election

    Started by Colr, 30-04-2017 03:48 PM
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    05-05-2017, 06:54 AM Go to last post
  5. The Rape Clause

    Possibly because I'm in York, this issue has passed me by, but I have noticed arguments starting to appear on my Twitter feed (the operation of which I don't fully understand). Would someone explain this issue for me, in as non-partisan terms as possible, please. That probably excludes Ronaldo 😁

    Started by Hibbyradge, 16-04-2017 10:26 AM
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  6. EU Roaming charges

    http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-885_en.htm

    Started by Time For Heroes, 07-04-2017 06:14 PM
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    02-05-2017, 10:56 AM Go to last post
  7. Last Person Borne in the 19th Century Dies

    Interesting diet! http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-39610937

    Started by Colr, 15-04-2017 06:50 PM
    • Replies: 12
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    01-05-2017, 07:09 PM Go to last post
  8. Shooting at House of Commons

    https://www.theguardian.com/politics/blog/live/2017/mar/22/peers-say-brexit-with-no-trade-deal-would-cause-signicicant-damage-to-service-sector-politics-live Reports of 2 being shot in entrance to Commons, gunman shot, someone seen with a knife, car also been crashed near the building.

    Started by RagingReality, 22-03-2017 03:03 PM
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    27-04-2017, 04:14 PM Go to last post
  9. Daily Express gets it right (at last)

    All those headlines warning of several feet of snow. This is the RSPB Loch Garten Osprey's nest this morning https://www.facebook.com/RSPB.LochGartenAbernethy/photos/a.203788146307858.53375.114298888590118/1541469022539757/?type=3

    Started by Golden Fleece, 25-04-2017 09:21 AM
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    25-04-2017, 09:21 AM Go to last post
  10. GOT or TWG

    Just been having a discussion my wife and her pals, on which is the best- Game of Thrones or The Walking Dead. Although the Walking Dead is an excellent series, I prefer Game of Thrones. Thoughts?

    Started by ekhibee, 04-04-2017 03:52 PM
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    24-04-2017, 01:22 PM Go to last post
  11. 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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    24-04-2017, 12:19 PM Go to last post
  12. 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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    21-04-2017, 07:35 PM Go to last post
  13. Ian McLeod

    Sadly another hibee, renowned worldwide in piping circles, has left us. RIP Ian. http://www.scotsman.com/news/obituaries/iain-mcleod-1-4423104

    Started by Peevemor, 20-04-2017 11:57 AM
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    21-04-2017, 07:34 AM Go to last post
  14. 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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    20-04-2017, 08:21 AM Go to last post
  15. Dad loses term-time court case

    "Thou shalt not" .... yet again. Do you still think you live in a free society?

    Started by snooky, 06-04-2017 11:54 AM
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    19-04-2017, 11:14 PM Go to last post
  16. Passenger forcibly removed from flight because it was overbooked

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/04/10/shock-man-forcibly-removed-overbooked-flight/ This was just mental!! How can they get away with that!!

    Started by ColinNish, 10-04-2017 08:52 PM
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    18-04-2017, 10:53 PM Go to last post
  17. Hospital car park - pain killer

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-39516085 '"We have fed this back to our private sector partners and have agreed that charges will remain at the current level for this financial year." That's remain at 7 a day, not the rise to 15 a day that they really wanted. Such...

    Started by snooky, 06-04-2017 08:05 PM
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  18. Goodbye Mr McKenzie

    Thankfully even the Sun newspaper have finally realised what a sad sack of a man he is, and suspended him. His latest is calling Ross Barclay a gorilla, after his nightclub fight.

    Started by stoneyburn hibs, 14-04-2017 11:14 PM
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    16-04-2017, 12:05 PM Go to last post
  19. This oil find.

    So, 2.3b barrels, they say. What do we do? 1. Keep it in the ground, and save the planet. Or 2. Exploit the hell out of it.

    Started by CropleyWasGod, 07-04-2017 07:15 PM
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    15-04-2017, 09:46 AM Go to last post
  20. Stockholm

    Somebody's just driven a large truck into a crowd outside a large department store in central Stockholm, 3 killed (so far). Could be another terrorist incident, seemingly shots fired.

    Started by ekhibee, 07-04-2017 02:38 PM
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    07-04-2017, 07:40 PM Go to last post
  21. Benefits cap

    Watched Panorama last night on the benefits cap. Found it quite disturbing the lady who kept talking about getting 'her money' back first and her kids back second. She clearly had more going on than the cameras showed. Interestsd what fols here think of it - to me it highlighted the...

    Started by SouthsideHarp_Bhoy, 06-04-2017 07:11 AM
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    07-04-2017, 06:12 PM Go to last post
  22. War with Spain

    Just when you things could not get any worse the Tory right claiming May would go to war over the sovereignty of Gibraltar. https://www.indy100.com/article/michael-howard-theresa-may-brexit-gibraltar-war-eu-referendum-independence-7663006

    Started by lucky, 02-04-2017 02:39 PM
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  23. (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 01:03 PM
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  24. Moscow Protests

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-39473182 Are these the bravest protesters in Europe? These brave folk are risking being tortured in Russia's inhumane prison regime because of their stand against their corrupt government. God bless them as they're incredibly courageous. glory glory

    Started by northstandhibby, 03-04-2017 01:18 AM
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    03-04-2017, 01:27 PM Go to last post
  25. 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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  26. What festivals are you looking forward to this year?

    The stretch is appearing in the evenings and Im now planning my festivals for the year. First one up for me is Supersonic festival being held in the Digneth Area of Birmingham https://supersonicfestival.com I've been once before and really enjoyed it. Like the last time I only new one of two...

    Started by Dalianwanda, 11-03-2017 01:26 PM
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  27. Call to prosecute Farage

    http://action.hopenothate.org.uk/investigate-farage-expenses-taf

    Started by Hibbyradge, 29-03-2017 11:28 AM
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    29-03-2017, 06:46 PM Go to last post
  28. 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, 24-01-2017 11:15 AM
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  29. RBS to shut more branches

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-38170966 Anybody else think that RBS are using the online banking as a convenient excuse? They closed a branch near me saying that walk-in customers were down 11%. What about the rest? Did someone at a management meeting ask, "How can...

    Started by snooky, 01-12-2016 08:32 PM
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  30. Was ex Labour MP Helen Liddell named after a Hibee legend?

    I notice ex North Lanarkshire MP Helen Liddell looks like she was named after a club legend. She was born Helen Lawrie Reilly in North Lanarkshire in 1950. Just a coincidence or did Hibs have such a good team in the late 40's early 50's that they had supporters far and wide? (there seemed to...

    Started by SkintHibby, 28-03-2017 03:26 PM
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    28-03-2017, 05:09 PM Go to last post
  31. SINN FEIN'S MARTIN McGUINNESS

    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 03:48 PM
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  32. Chuck Berry Dead

    Tragically! Good innings, great musician.

    Started by Colr, 18-03-2017 11:27 PM
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    22-03-2017, 04:27 PM Go to last post
  33. Social history

    I thought this might be of interest to .netters. I'm decorating just now and stripped wallpaper down to the plaster and I came across some info written on the wall from 1969. Car Tax was 25 Concorde had just finished test flights Harold Wilson was PM 3 American Astronauts had orbited...

    Started by Golden Fleece, 22-03-2017 12:36 PM
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  34. General Election on May 4 possibly

    Twitter chat is that Tory party chairman and chief whips have net and looking at May 4. Remarkably, Labour would support the move making it possible to get out of the fixed term. It also could explain why Osbourne hasn't resigned as an MP yet. It could just be a rumour, but May may say...

    Started by Hibbyradge, 20-03-2017 10:39 AM
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  35. Labour federalism

    I guess it's not especially surprising that nobody has raised Scottish Labour's "federalism" plan on here and that's probably a good indicator of the weight attached to it by the Scottish public but just to check I'm not getting this wrong, they *really* are proposing to go into a new referendum...

    Started by JeMeSouviens, 16-03-2017 12:47 PM
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    20-03-2017, 07:17 PM Go to last post
  36. Well done Angela Merkel

    That's how you deal with an ******** you have to deal with. cf. the May cringeathon.

    Started by JeMeSouviens, 17-03-2017 10:13 PM
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  37. 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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  38. Original names of stores in Princes Street

    I'm doing a project in Geography about the decline of Princes Street and I wanted to include a few names of the big shops that were around before the regeneration of Princes Street in the 60's but theres pretty much nothing online so I was wondering if anyone on here can name any of the shops minus...

    Started by blairwallace, 05-09-2011 09:07 AM
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    19-03-2017, 04:26 PM Go to last post
  39. Poll Poll: IndyRef Voting Intention

    How will you vote and has it changed from last time?

    Started by JeMeSouviens, 13-03-2017 06:03 PM
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  40. Indy2 hurdles

    Brexit will be a huge incentive for people to vote for Independence this time, but there are still some very difficult hurdles for the Yes camp to overcome. I do hope that sensible, and credible, answers are given to important issues such as currency, the deficit and open borders. The Yes...

    Started by Hibbyradge, 14-03-2017 11:29 AM
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    18-03-2017, 10:03 AM Go to last post

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