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  1. 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
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    08-11-2017, 06:18 PM Go to last post
  2. 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 Personally I think its an outdated nonsence that we have these unelected people that have the highest stake in society for no reason other than the fact they were lucky enough to be born into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
  3. 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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    03-11-2017, 08:03 AM Go to last post
  4. Multiple people are dead and several are injured following an incident in New York

    BREAKING: Multiple people are dead and several are injured following an incident in lower Manhattan, per a senior New York City official https://twitter.com/NBCNews/status/925449962015612931

    Started by theonlywayisup, 31-10-2017 07:55 PM
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    31-10-2017, 10:40 PM Go to last post
  5. Nhs

    David Cameron stated "The NHS is safe in my hands and I don't want anyone to ever tell you otherwise". We didn't believe him then and not much has changed since then. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-41673412

    Started by theonlywayisup, 18-10-2017 09:15 PM
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    30-10-2017, 10:03 PM Go to last post
  6. Car Leasing - Any advice welcome

    Hi folks. As my old banger has been consigned to the scrapheap, I am looking into my options. Having spent a fortune this year on my wedding and honeymoon, I'm not really in a position to buy a car until next year and was wondering about leasing. I'm more about reliability than looks and just...

    Started by MartinfaePorty, 27-10-2017 10:23 AM
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    30-10-2017, 03:11 PM Go to last post
  7. New Zealand

    Iím heading to the South Island for a 4 week holiday in November, primarily to visit family but also planning on doing a bit of travelling around as well. Iím travelling solo and will mostly be based in Christchurch but should have access to a car. Does anyone have any recommendations on things...

    Started by HarpyHibby, 02-10-2017 07:01 PM
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    30-10-2017, 08:26 AM Go to last post
  8. FLA - targeting us

    Saying in the record that the football lads alliance are targeting teams in Scotland, including ourselves for recruitment. http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/football-hooligan-heads-scotland-recruitment-11422487 I hope they get told to gtf. They claim they're not right wing...

    Started by Fuzzywuzzy, 29-10-2017 07:55 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    29-10-2017, 09:13 PM Go to last post
  9. Metal detectors in clubs

    The Liverpool major says he is considering introducing "knife arches" into night clubs. Apart from the relatively small initial cost at which club owners may balk, what objections could people have to this idea?

    Started by Hibbyradge, 25-10-2017 09:02 AM
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    26-10-2017, 08:01 AM Go to last post
  10. 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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    25-10-2017, 10:58 AM Go to last post
  11. Examples of how we're "Better Together" thread - all welcome

    http://wingsoverscotland.com/still-better-together/

    Started by Hibbyradge, 14-11-2015 10:23 AM
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    20-10-2017, 01:40 PM Go to last post
  12. Art

    Sculpture inspired by Aberdeen football supporters erected in Paris. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/10/18/giant-copulation-sculpture-proves-rude-louvre-not-edgier-pompidou/

    Started by Colr, 19-10-2017 05:15 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    19-10-2017, 09:22 PM Go to last post
  13. Colin Kaepernick: From one man kneeling to a movement dividing a country

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/american-football/41530732 What's everyones view of the movement in the USA which started Colin Kaepernick started to kneel during the USA anthem and led to a movement dividing a country? Reading the link, I can't believe the loss of life. Philando Castile, 32,...

    Started by theonlywayisup, 12-10-2017 09:05 PM
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 898
    18-10-2017, 08:03 AM Go to last post
  14. Hurricane Ophelia

    Not a lot of chat about this on the usual media channels, but we've got a hurricane heading towards us (Most easterly hurricane since we started keeping records apparently) and it's likely to get fairly blowy towards the end of tomorrow. The National Hurricane Centre in the US have said it's still...

    Started by The_Exile, 15-10-2017 10:04 PM
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    17-10-2017, 09:57 PM Go to last post
  15. Malta - Journalist/Blogger assassinated

    One of the good ones taken out by one or more of the bad ones. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-41648940

    Started by GreenLake, 17-10-2017 02:37 PM
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    17-10-2017, 02:37 PM Go to last post
  16. Two drunks fighting in a puddle ...

    This article is very funny, and I am sharing it for its entertainment value, but sadly, it's conclusion is close to the truth about the current state of politics in the UK. https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/oct/04/boris-lion-king-to-theresa-may-p45-malarial-week-tory-conference

    Started by Hibbyradge, 16-10-2017 05:02 PM
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    16-10-2017, 05:02 PM Go to last post
  17. Sean Hughes dies

    Sad to hear that Sean has died. A funny guy and good hibby rip.

    Started by lord bunberry, 16-10-2017 11:23 AM
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    16-10-2017, 01:54 PM Go to last post
  18. Salmond & The Hootsman

    Just read that Salmond part of a consortium that is trying to buy The Scotsman from Johnson Press. (Brian Wilson put on suicide watch no doubt. :greengrin) https://dailybusinessgroup.co.uk/2017/10/salmond-in-consortium-bid-for-scotsman/

    Started by snooky, 08-10-2017 10:27 AM
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    14-10-2017, 09:26 PM Go to last post
  19. 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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    13-10-2017, 10:06 PM Go to last post
  20. Edinburgh to London in 45 minutes

    https://trib.al/qlyfZQX

    Started by Hibbyradge, 13-10-2017 01:05 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    13-10-2017, 01:36 PM Go to last post
  21. Donald Trump invented the word 'fake'

    http://m.huffpost.com/uk/entry/uk_59da65b4e4b072637c44d8b8http://m.huffpost.com/uk/entry/uk_59da65b4e4b072637c44d8b8

    Started by easty, 09-10-2017 08:22 AM
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    13-10-2017, 09:47 AM Go to last post
  22. Depression and anxiety

    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...

    Started by euansdad, 17-11-2012 06:11 AM
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    12-10-2017, 07:45 PM Go to last post
  23. Richmond

    37-years since Richmond got a Grand Final win, and I see they are currently leading Adelaide 40-31 at half time. I’m not a fan of the team, but would nice to see them get up.

    Started by Curried, 30-09-2017 06:02 AM
    • Replies: 10
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    12-10-2017, 06:22 PM Go to last post
  24. (NHC) Tv Licensing

    Debating whether or not to buy the TV license, wondering what other folksí thoughts are on the whole thing?

    Started by Alex Trager, 04-10-2017 09:24 PM
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    11-10-2017, 06:30 PM Go to last post
  25. North Coast 500

    Drove the NC500 this weekend. I had been all over the East Coast up to John O'Groats but i have to say the West Highlands are amazing! The scenery is breathtaking. Stayed in Kylesku then went round to Melvich in the North and finally stopped in Dornoch on way south. For a short break it really...

    Started by HibbyDave, 26-09-2017 06:51 AM
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    09-10-2017, 07:22 PM Go to last post
  26. How Much Money Do You Need?

    Last nights Euromillions jackpot was £170M. A guy in my work stated that if he won it he would invest a chunk in buy to let property to provide a steady income. Seriously? Ypu have £170M. Firstly why do you need the hassle? Secondly, and imo more importantly, you have £170M. Why do you need a...

    Started by Pretty Boy, 07-10-2017 10:22 AM
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    09-10-2017, 06:43 PM Go to last post
  27. Natural History Museum incident

    A car has crashed injuring many pedestrians after mounting the pavement outside the Natural History Museum in London. No mention yet on the cause of this incident but Police have confirmed that they have detained someone.

    Started by Sir David Gray, 07-10-2017 02:29 PM
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    09-10-2017, 05:55 PM Go to last post
  28. Neil Oliver petition removed from 38 degrees

    http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/15573843.Video__Site_has_clearout_of_sacking_campaigns_after_Neil_Oliver_ban_row___but__remove_the_Queen__petition_remains/ You can have a petition to get rid of Her Majesty .... but not Neil Oliver (according to 38 degrees). :hmmm:

    Started by snooky, 03-10-2017 11:44 PM
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    09-10-2017, 03:53 PM Go to last post
  29. Monarch Airlines

    Forgive me if I have picked this up wrong. The taxpayer is going to be faced with a £60M bill to bring passengers home. Surely they should be obliged to have some sort of insurance for this kind of situation. Does anyone know in situations like this where would the govt stand in the list of...

    Started by beensaidbefore, 03-10-2017 03:35 PM
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    07-10-2017, 07:09 PM Go to last post
  30. The Lunatic Fringe

    During a fringe event at the Conservative Party conference, Boris Johnson said Libyan city Sirte could be the new Dubai, adding, "all they have to do is clear the dead bodies away". http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-41490174 At a separate event, Iain Duncan Smith came out with this crap:...

    Started by Future17, 04-10-2017 07:13 AM
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    07-10-2017, 11:21 AM Go to last post
  31. Powder Puff Rugby

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-41386706 What's next? Boxing with no punching? Horse racing with no jockeys? Formula 1 with a 20mph limit? High jump with a max of 3ft bar Cricket played with a tennis ball? Football wearing slippers? Horizontal abseiling?

    Started by snooky, 26-09-2017 10:43 AM
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    06-10-2017, 09:15 AM Go to last post
  32. Shooting in Vegas

    Reports of mass shootings in Vegas by another loser/losers. Never going to end is it?

    Started by HH81, 02-10-2017 07:12 AM
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    05-10-2017, 10:43 PM Go to last post
  33. Tom Petty dead

    Very sad RIP

    Started by wpj, 02-10-2017 08:32 PM
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    05-10-2017, 06:22 AM Go to last post
  34. EU to bill Amazon for back taxes

    Thank God for the EU. We've clearly been in a world for some time now where gigantic corporations are running circles round national governments on tax. They can do sweetheart deals with an Ireland or a Luxembourg that they cannot get away with when the EU decides to take a collective interest. ...

    Started by One Day Soon, 04-10-2017 07:23 AM
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    05-10-2017, 05:42 AM Go to last post
  35. Scottish Defence League post about a Hibby.

    There's a post from these erses doing the rounds on social media with a picture of an alleged hibby singing a derogatory song about Lee Rigby. It's only a photo with the guy's name and claiming he's a hibby so there's no way of knowing if it's genuine or not. Anyone on here know if this is real...

    Started by Hibrandenburg, 04-10-2017 06:42 PM
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    04-10-2017, 08:51 PM Go to last post
  36. 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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    03-10-2017, 11:48 PM Go to last post
  37. 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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    03-10-2017, 06:10 PM Go to last post
  38. Nick Robinson - WoS

    https://wingsoverscotland.com/ To me this article in WoS about Nick Robinson seems to have missed the point. IIRC, what was offensive was the BBC's editing of the Q/A time in that Salmond's answer on the telly report was not his response to the question originally asked. IMO it was deliberate...

    Started by snooky, 03-10-2017 10:39 AM
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    03-10-2017, 12:10 PM Go to last post
  39. Would You Vote For A Party or Politician who Admitted They Got It Wrong?

    I was reading an article on the BBC today about a report prepared by the Royal College of Nursing following canvassing of front line staff that highlights several issues with the service the NHS is providing. There were several issues raised including elderly patients dying alone, medication...

    Started by Pretty Boy, 29-09-2017 11:10 AM
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    02-10-2017, 08:16 PM Go to last post
  40. 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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    02-10-2017, 05:42 PM Go to last post

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