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  1. Brexit - this made a nice start to the day

    https://www.theguardian.com/global/2017/aug/26/labour-calls-for-lengthy-transitional-period-post-brexit?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Copy_to_clipboard I'll wait till the dust settles on this in case it's a false dawn, but I'm very encouraged. The prospect of rejoining the Party actually entered my...

    Started by Hibbyradge, 27-08-2017 10:11 AM
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    31-08-2017, 05:03 PM Go to last post
  2. 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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    30-08-2017, 01:21 PM Go to last post
  3. 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 08:07 AM
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    30-08-2017, 08:25 AM Go to last post
  4. 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 09:41 PM
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    29-08-2017, 10:45 PM Go to last post
  5. Unfortunate headline?


    Started by snooky, 25-08-2017 11:56 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    29-08-2017, 12:10 PM Go to last post
  6. Scotch Malt Whisky Society

    Anyone a member? Is it worth the money. I'm in London but in Edinburgh quite a bit on business these days. So I'd use the venues down south much more but not exclusively. Interesting selection of single cask on their shop but doesn't say which distilleries.

    Started by Colr, 13-06-2016 09:40 PM
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    28-08-2017, 05:30 PM Go to last post
  7. Barcelona incident.

    Barcelona 'attack': Van 'drives into dozens of people' on La Rambla in the city centre.

    Started by Jim44, 17-08-2017 04:30 PM
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    27-08-2017, 01:45 AM Go to last post
  8. Political Correctness Gone Mad?


    Started by Future17, 22-08-2017 06:46 PM
    • Replies: 21
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    26-08-2017, 11:24 AM Go to last post
  9. Sunday Politics

    Andrew Neill stepping down. https://www.theguardian.com/media/2017/aug/23/andrew-neil-steps-down-as-sunday-politics-host He has an odd manner about him but he doesn't half ask the searching questions and will hang on in if he deosn't think he's getting an answer. Hope we'll still see him...

    Started by Colr, 23-08-2017 12:50 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    24-08-2017, 03:57 PM Go to last post
  10. Salmond's Salmon?

    Or maybes not. :hmmm: https://wingsoverscotland.com/british-news-in-british-numbers/

    Started by snooky, 18-08-2017 08:26 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 885
    21-08-2017, 05:39 PM Go to last post
  11. Arnie has gone up in my estimation

    Started by Hibbyradge, 20-08-2017 11:09 AM
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    20-08-2017, 11:09 AM Go to last post
  12. Charlottesville

    Good that The Trump has attempted to condemn white supremacists. Not so good that he can't say supremacists. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-40927089

    Started by lapsedhibee, 14-08-2017 08:41 PM
    • Replies: 22
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    18-08-2017, 05:57 PM Go to last post
  13. 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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    18-08-2017, 05:36 PM Go to last post
  14. Did Sarah Champion need to quit Labour front bench?

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-40952224 I'm unclear as to why what she wrote and is condemned as racist. The common denominator in all these sex network stories appears to be the ethnicity of the gangs of men involved. Is it because she focused only on the 'British Pakistani' men? Should...

    Started by G B Young, 16-08-2017 09:57 PM
    • Replies: 11
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    17-08-2017, 07:14 PM Go to last post
  15. Reward the Young chievers or not?

    Read Falkirk Fc rewarded exam achievers with free entry into a match based on exam awards. Personally I was horrified as it demonstrates an elitist outlook. Surely the ones left behind should be given any freebies not the ones who will stroll through an already corrupted 'winners' society?

    Started by lgnsh70, 13-08-2017 01:05 AM
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    17-08-2017, 12:07 PM Go to last post
  16. Orange Walk

    I see our beautiful city was blighted by these cretins last week and this week Glasgow has the misfortune of hosting this bigotfest. An utter embarrassment in this day and age and in a Nation that tries to pride itself on its modern, progressive and tolerant society. Brings out every...

    Started by 21.05.2016, 01-07-2017 11:24 AM
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    17-08-2017, 07:58 AM Go to last post
  17. Politics in the UK

    No doubt we are living in uncertain times. I found this analysis of the 2017 election interesting in the segmentation of the vote is broken down. I think we are moving somewhere new and events will kick the process on but this is a snapshot. - Young vote Labour - we knew that - young people...

    Started by Colr, 15-08-2017 11:00 AM
    • Replies: 10
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    16-08-2017, 08:17 PM Go to last post
  18. Unknown region

    All these years I've thought I've lived in Scotland and lo and behold, I don't I actually live in an "Unknown Region". Will I need a new passport? Do I change my address? Do I change my nationality to an Unknownian? Phew! No worries. It's all been sorted ...... ...

    Started by snooky, 10-08-2017 11:53 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    16-08-2017, 05:04 PM Go to last post
  19. Sheffield Pram Man

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-south-yorkshire-40910808 A good story to come out of Ibrox for a change. Well done to the fans that chipped in the 4K to make up for the small minority of their fans who did the opposite in Sheffield recently. The only fly in the oinment is the bit in the...

    Started by snooky, 12-08-2017 10:12 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    14-08-2017, 06:28 AM Go to last post
  20. Question Posting about lost ones on Facebook

    This is something that has been bugging me for a while, and I'd like to get some other opinions so I can clarify whether or not I'm a total monster. It seems every week I see a facebook post, mainly from younger generations, remembering the anniversary of the death of a family member or friend....

    Started by Milkinho, 05-08-2017 11:26 AM
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    13-08-2017, 08:27 AM Go to last post
  21. Independent Financial Advisors

    Can anyone recommend any good Edinburgh based IFA's?

    Started by Since90+2, 08-08-2017 03:09 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    12-08-2017, 08:39 PM Go to last post
  22. 10,000 for 18 convictions

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-40883507 There seems to be a bit of controversy about Northubria Police's decision to pay 10,000 to a convicted child rapist for information on an investigation into a grooming gang. The investigation and information the informant provided led to the...

    Started by Sergio sledge, 10-08-2017 12:47 PM
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  23. FaceApp

    Gone now but, (is it just me) Mike pence seems to be a white Obama!!! https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/aug/10/faceapp-forced-to-pull-racist-filters-digital-blackface

    Started by Colr, 10-08-2017 02:21 PM
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    10-08-2017, 03:26 PM Go to last post
  24. Carrmichael MP v Thompson MP

    With a lot being written around Carrmichael and Thompson. Which one one misled the electorate more about their personality and suitability to be an MP. Does leaking of a document to smear a rival politicians triumph fleecing vulnerable people in house deals? For me, never surprised by the...

    Started by lucky, 10-10-2015 07:49 AM
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    09-08-2017, 04:00 PM Go to last post
  25. Good Quote

    ARGUING WITH IDIOTS is like playing chess with a pigeon; no matter how good you are at chess the pigeon is just going to knock over the pieces, crap on the board and strut around like it's victorious. -Anon

    Started by Colr, 30-07-2017 09:22 PM
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    08-08-2017, 12:47 PM Go to last post
  26. Rip rip

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-40705687 na:na:

    Started by Colr, 24-07-2017 08:08 PM
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    06-08-2017, 04:42 PM Go to last post
  27. Happy Holidays 😒


    Started by Hibbyradge, 05-08-2017 11:51 AM
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    05-08-2017, 12:47 PM Go to last post
  28. Is this the beginning of the end for diesel cars and other carbon fuelled vehicles?

    It looks like there will be a ban on diesel cars in Stuttgart with other German cities sure to follow. That together with the announcement from Mercedes that they will withdraw from Touring Car racing and will instead invest more in the Formula E. ...

    Started by Hibrandenburg, 28-07-2017 01:10 PM
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  29. Gareth Edwards

    Anyone who remembers the 1970s will remember Gareth Edwards as a key player of the fabulous Welsh international rugby team and a member of the series winning Lions tours to New Zealand and South Africa. I was in Wales earlier this week, and BBC Wales had a programme on him as he reaches 70. As far...

    Started by Hibs Class, 14-07-2017 09:04 PM
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    01-08-2017, 06:59 PM Go to last post
  30. How student "loans" really work

    Started by Hibbyradge, 06-07-2017 09:38 AM
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    01-08-2017, 01:44 PM Go to last post
  31. Paint RIP

    Microsoft announcing the end of Paint. Barstewards!!! Are these people sadists? Really, I sometimes wonder. I use paint A LOT and I'm going to be lost without it.

    Started by snooky, 24-07-2017 02:23 PM
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    28-07-2017, 01:45 PM Go to last post
  32. Citizens arrest

    This video kicking about of a guy trying to make a citizens arrest is brilliant. Apparently he works for the BBC. https://mobile.twitter.com/DaleRobertsDR/status/889187599943860224 https://twitter.com/beaumonthorace/status/888789347780235264

    Started by easty, 23-07-2017 09:11 PM
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    25-07-2017, 04:47 PM Go to last post
  33. Craft beer

    Im looking for some good recommendations? Have got more and more into good locally produced beers - love that its a traditional scottish / edinburgh industry having new life breathed into it, love that consumers can choose to avoid the big corporates, and im really enjoying the variety amd...

    Started by SouthsideHarp_Bhoy, 02-07-2017 05:25 PM
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    24-07-2017, 10:10 PM Go to last post
  34. Common sense - a dying gene?

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40679075 Another jobsworth story that really makes you want to kick someone's stupid ass.

    Started by snooky, 21-07-2017 03:19 PM
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    23-07-2017, 08:20 PM Go to last post
  35. Justine Diamond shooting

    While the incident itself beggars belief, the fact the the officer responsible has the right to refuse to speak to investigators is even more baffling, to me anyway. How can that be right?

    Started by Hibbyradge, 22-07-2017 04:55 PM
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    23-07-2017, 05:16 PM Go to last post
  36. Best chippy in Edinburgh

    Dinos craigentinny for me, fish are huge and chips are brilliant.

    Started by Xavi Hernandez, 03-07-2017 07:06 PM
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  37. Chester Bennington (Linkin Park) Dead

    http://www.tmz.com/2017/07/20/linkin-park-singer-chester-bennington-dead-commits-suicide/ I can't call myself a fan of their new album, but I was a huge Linkin Park fan growing up and this is one of those stories that's stopped me in my tracks today. Really hoped it was a hoax at first.

    Started by Sylar, 20-07-2017 07:40 PM
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    21-07-2017, 04:32 PM Go to last post
  38. OJ Simpson

    To be freed from jail after 9 years from a 33 year sentence on parole. 70 years old he is now

    Started by Xavi Hernandez, 20-07-2017 09:16 PM
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    21-07-2017, 01:52 PM Go to last post
  39. Roughest areas in Edinburgh

    What does everyone think are the worst areas in the capital? Niddrie was pretty bad in the 90s and early 00s but seems a lot better now. I would say the Pilton/Muirhouse area is probably the worst just now.

    Started by Stubbsy2016, 26-06-2017 09:29 PM
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  40. McGreagor v Mayweather fight

    Thoughts? Personally i'm quite looking forward to it, will be interesting to see how McGreagor handles it. Will be rooting for Mayweather though, cannot take to McGreagor at all and cannot understand the big lovin over him. Cocky, mouthy wee ***** and I totally get thats all part of the...

    Started by 21.05.2016, 14-07-2017 04:16 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 552
    14-07-2017, 05:38 PM Go to last post

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