....but, are any of the skilled workforce in engineering still left locally or will the jobs be outsourced? Anyone familiar with this development?
Seems that the Dutch kill their old people rather than provide them with health care.
Why are the Americans so scared of looking after their own people?
This should help clear things up
I was speaking to a friend in the USA earlier who was talking about their preparations for the forthcoming St Patrick's day celebrations.
I had to do a double take as she explained that she was getting ingredients to make "Irish Car Bomb" cupcakes. Having looked into it a little bit, it's...
With the imminent scrapping of the 50% top tax rate as well, things are certainly looking up for the filthy rich.
Meanwhile, average private sector pay is up just 2.6%, public sector pay at...uh...0% and inflation is at 5.2%.
Perth has had its old status as a city restored, after winning a competition as part of the Queens Jubilee celebrations, becoming Scotland's 7th city.
Including 9 children. Apparently he was drunk and broke into their homes a mile from his base.
Absolute idiot. I can see the US making an example of him as they need to send a message out. I reckon he could get the lethal injection.
Taliban has promised revenge attacks.
The public will be asked to decide the name of the new Forth bridge. Any suggestions?
I haven't put much thought to it yet, but I reckon there should be 2 names.
One for coming towards Edinburgh and one for heading to Fife. :wink:
How could someone conceive a voyeuristic idea like this and why the appetite for it?
OK, I was a bit drunk at the time, but. I was speaking to a guy the other night who had been at a meeting with council representatives, I think the gist of what he was telling me is that the council are going to require registrations by anyone who is thinking of playing or performing in public.
Arrests made after recent football violence... http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-17309401
Can anyone help me find out how much it cost to make a call from a BT phone box in 1976, please?
I definitely remember using 2 pence pieces to make calls at some time, but I'm not sure if the cost had risen by 1976.
The police officer shot and blinded by gunman Raoul Moat has been found dead at his house in Northumberland.
shame, i really felt for the poor guy
Has died in Pakistan apparently. Involved in numerous football-related controversies, but highly respected by his colleagues.
Looks like he won't be catching that Last Train to Clarksville. He died today aged 66. RIP wee man.
I cannot believe I have just read those comments in the 21st century. Wow.
So basically i'm conducting a survey on social media in the music industry and looking to gain as many responses as possible. Only takes around 30 seconds and can be accessed from the link below. Huge thanks in advance.
Anyone watching this documentary tonight?
I've always been fairly sure that Megrahi's conviction was unsafe. I don't believe he had anything to do with the bombing.
We'll never really know because he dropped his appeal, apparently as part of a deal.
I think the guy has been fitted up.
What a sorry mess Greece is in. Youth unemployment at 50%, 22% cut in the minimum wage, extreme austerity measures, and mass public sector unemployment (bailout terms equivalent to 800,000 public sector job losses in the UK over next 3 years). Their democratically elected prime minister left to be...
Well there's a shock...
What a vile creature Murdoch is.
The Independence question is cleverly worded. We expected that so I have no complaints.
But, allowing 16 and 17 year olds a vote? That's about as cynical as it gets.
I joined the SNP when I was at my most romantic, when the chip(s) on my shoulder were developing rapidly.
I had as...
Sorta half listening to the 6 o'clock STV news earlier and am sure I heard it said that the BNP are planning a march in Edinburgh on the date of Adolf Hitler's birthday.
I mean wtf - no way a license to march should be granted to them :grr:
Charlie Brooker on great form...
Is this being reported in the UK?
Chinese sources are reporting that hes been assassinated
I know they need to say "We're investigating" and "The public shouldn't intervene", but surely that's just for the news article and they'll not actually give a **** that this wee scrote got launched out at Linlithgow?
The girl from the taxpayers alliance really should have known her figures there. Alan Duncan shot her down very easily.
At least 73 killed and a thousand injured at a match between Masry and al-Ahly in Port Said. Was al-Ahly the club Benji was signing for at one point ?
Thought I'd post this because I can't imagine many people will know about it.
If you earn less than £22k a year you can get a £500 grant to study part-time, I've not applied for it so I'm not that sure of the details.
I can't actually believe this is for real. A train driver called in sick for work and it was found that he was actually in Germany to watch a Rangers game. As a result, he was demoted. The unions now want to ballot drivers on strike action to...
£12bn could be the final cost to the tax payer for London's facelift. Will Scotland see any benefit from the Olympics?
I think he deserved to get his knighthood taken away. That said, is he the only one to be punished? Seems to me that they can't stop with him, or we'll start feeling sorry for the cynical barsteward.
Another thing, it seems that banks are like sportsmen - British when they are winning and...
This one is a bit of fun for the Hibernian/SNP minded gentlemen among us. I won't vote because as someone opposed to independence that would unfairly skew the poll.
And for allmodcons, ancienthibby, Hainan Hibs etc I'm happy to acknowledge up front that its a poll that cannot be fairly used in...
A wee gem from a jambo unionist, lord pishstain of ****fuddery-
Lord George Foulkes : “The SNP are on a very dangerous tack. What they are doing is trying to build up a situation in Scotland where the services are manifestly better than south of the border in a number of areas.”
What's your view on PM Cameron's decision today to try and set the terms on the forthcoming Referendum on Scotland's constitutional future??
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