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  1. Thoughts on Jo Swinson?

    With the focus on what appears to be the looming confirmation of Boris Johnson as PM, Jo Swinson's victory in the Lib Dem leadership election has taken something of a back seat. I must say I didn't know a great deal about her, but reading through this she's got a very solid background in politics...

    Started by G B Young, 22-07-2019 07:43 PM
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  2. Shocking News

    This story broke in the early morning, and I'm surprised it hasn't been mentioned on here yet. Essex lorry deaths: 39 bodies found in shipping container https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-50150070 It's the sort of thing you imagine only happens in TV dramas but reading the story...

    Started by Moulin Yarns, Yesterday 04:03 PM
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  3. 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 08:41 PM
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  4. Tories are lying *******s (warning may contain traces of Tory)

    It's international fact checking day! And to celebrate, fact checking site the ferret has collated their results from the past year. https://theferret.scot/ferret-fact-service-fact-checking-numbers/ Scottish Tories: By comparison, the SNP (Scot Labour results were broadly similar).

    Started by JeMeSouviens, 02-04-2018 04:33 PM
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  5. Poll Poll: Brexit - What Now.

    Apologies for another thread but after last night's results be interesting to see whether people think it will actually happen. Will we leave on the 31st October?

    Started by BroxburnHibee, 27-05-2019 08:49 AM
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  6. 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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  7. Cooking Tips

    I wasn't sure whether to post this here or the dug out. I know there are a lot of cooks and food lovers on Hibs.net so wondered if there were any tips we could share? I'm sure we all do something we think is unique with what we cook but tips can be really useful. It could be to add flavour, reduce...

    Started by wpj, 01-07-2018 04:40 PM
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  8. Catalunya

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-49974289 Catalan leaders jailed for up to 12 years for the independence referendum in 2017, El Prat airport taken over by protestors, all kicking off..

    Started by CloudSquall, 15-10-2019 11:19 AM
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  9. Music, love it AND hate it

    It's been one of the most important things in my life. It's excited me, moved me to tears, chilled me, made me happy. Even at my advanced stage I still seek out new music to enrich my life. More and more though I'm finding it also bugs the life out of me. It's everywhere! Doctors waiting rooms,...

    Started by Bangkok Hibby, Yesterday 01:28 AM
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    Yesterday, 04:39 PM Go to last post
  10. Poll Poll: Scottish Independence

    I'm a lifelong Labour voter, but, having heard the crap coming out of the Tories this week, I am seriously considering voting 'Yes' in the referendum if that is going to be the future. I'd be interested to hear other's thoughts.

    Started by Miguel, 02-10-2013 10:05 PM
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  11. Uni Essays - Help

    Calling all who have experience of writing essays for university courses. I am struggling to get to grips with this particular skill. Although I am passing, my grades are very disparate and I havent a clue how to improve. Because of my age (I suppose) I have a set style of writing which I find...

    Started by Greentinted, 28-02-2008 09:55 PM
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  12. Prince Andrew in deep deep doo doo

    Prince Andrew is being accused of allegedly having sex with a women who was under the legal age of sexual consent in the state shes from in America. Now obviously hes innocent until proven guilty but you have to ask why a member of our monarchy was rubbing shoulders with the likes of Jeff...

    Started by Weegreenman, 28-08-2019 09:29 AM
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    22-10-2019, 10:23 PM Go to last post
  13. Dental implants

    I've just received a quote for 2 x dental implants totalling over 6k. Seems a bit excessive to me so I'm considering heading to Spain, Turkey etc. where costs seem significantly cheaper. Just wondering if anyone on here has done this already and could maybe offer some advice and/or a...

    Started by H18BYM, 18-10-2019 11:38 AM
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    22-10-2019, 10:16 PM Go to last post
  14. Ex-First Minister Alex Salmond arrested

    No more news yet

    Started by Moulin Yarns, 24-01-2019 09:37 AM
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  15. John bercow: The little guy whose had a massive impact.

    Just thought id pay my tribute at the most unlikely hero of our times. Bercow as a youngster was as right wing as you could get but once he became speaker has imho being a massive voice of reason and holding the tory govts to account. Has he maybe overstepped the mark,definetely but we owe him a...

    Started by mjhibby, 13-09-2019 10:13 AM
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  16. Digit

    Can you imagine the carnage if something like this turned up in Easterhouse or Hackney :hilarious

    Started by Hibbyradge, 21-10-2019 10:58 AM
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  17. 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 08:40 PM
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    21-10-2019, 10:18 AM Go to last post
  18. Shot inside her own bedroom! So depressing

    Another life ended. She can't come ever back. Maybe if she'd had more guns... https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-50032290

    Started by Hibbyradge, 13-10-2019 10:47 AM
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  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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  20. President Donald Trump

    Well, it's almost here!! The unbelievable is about to happen tomorrow. I wonder how it's all going to pan out. Whatever happens, it's going to be a roller coaster. Hold on................ https://www.donaldjtrump.com/

    Started by theonlywayisup, 19-01-2017 09:43 PM
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  21. Drug deaths in Scotland highest in EU

    This makes for very depressing reading: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-48938509 What can be done to better address what is a devastating issue for so many people?

    Started by G B Young, 16-07-2019 10:18 AM
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    18-10-2019, 08:21 PM Go to last post
  22. The "WTF, FFS," thread

    Most, if not all, of us balk at senseless violence, cruelty, sexual assault and paedophilia, but occasionally there are incidents which defy all logic, usually criminal, but not necessarily, which I think need further examination. I'll start the ball rolling with the following example. He...

    Started by Hibbyradge, 07-06-2019 07:06 PM
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  23. Orange March

    Why should a town (Broxburn) be locked down for 4 hours because of this? It boils my blood that this neanderthal pish is allowed, it's 2019 ffs.

    Started by stoneyburn hibs, 27-04-2019 06:10 PM
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  24. Vegetarianism/Veganism

    Is anyone here a vegetarian or vegan? I would imagine a few are. I've been thinking about trying to go veggie for years on and off, but have never taken the plunge, the main reason being the restricted diet and faffing aboot. It's so much easier to be vegetarian now, due to the wide variety of...

    Started by Hibernia&Alba, 31-08-2019 04:23 AM
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  25. BBC bias again?

    Why has this story appeared? It's a total non-story, but it seems to me that it's designed to make sure that as many euro-sceptics as possible don't vote Labour. http://m.bbc.co.uk/news/election-2015-32566522

    Started by Hibbyradge, 02-05-2015 11:00 PM
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  26. Would you be relieved if we got a deal to leave?

    I want to stay in the EU. If Scotland becomes independent, I'd want it to join. I am terrified of a no-deal, so much do that I am suffering from mild anxiety. I have to switch the TV off whenever I see Johnson, Farage etc spouting their guff and I have to ignore the right wing newspapers. So,...

    Started by Hibbyradge, 11-10-2019 09:10 AM
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  27. Sub 2 hour marathon

    https://www.bbc.com/sport/athletics/50025543 Some going out of him. Amazing

    Started by calumb, 12-10-2019 10:23 AM
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    13-10-2019, 11:10 PM Go to last post
  28. Thomas Cook

    Potentially could go bust this weekend leaving 22,000 workers jobless and 150,000 UK holidaymakers stranded. They need 200 million. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-49761464

    Started by Hibeesmad, 20-09-2019 01:56 PM
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  29. New Sick Kids hospital scandal

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-49225869 Mind-boggling incompetence at the heart of this surely. Can see the Scottish Health Secretary ultimately having to resign.

    Started by G B Young, 04-08-2019 06:12 PM
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  30. Would you get rid of your car to combat climate change?

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-49425402 It's something I'd consider but the alternatives aren't really adequate for certain situations. Has anyone ever tried the Enterprise hire cars you see parked around Edinburgh (and, I presume, other cities around the UK)? This to me seems a...

    Started by G B Young, 22-08-2019 09:26 AM
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  31. USA Diplomats wife

    this is the diplomats wife that crashed in to the young laddie on his motorbike down south, Harry Dunn, she admitted her fault straight away when questioned by police after the accident and at the time said she had no plans to leave the country, that changed when the laddie died, then she fled back...

    Started by cabbageandribs1875, 07-10-2019 01:12 AM
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  32. WASPI Women

    Lost the court case. Will be appealed BREAKING: Women lose High Court challenge on state pension age https://t.co/KxlMqGh5bM

    Started by Moulin Yarns, 03-10-2019 09:16 AM
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  33. Ginger Baker RIP

    BBC News - Ginger Baker: Legendary Cream drummer dies aged 80 https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-49827436 The word legend is way overused but this giant of a musician is one. Saw him play with Hawkwind but have heard him with many bands. A famously difficult character but what a...

    Started by wpj, 06-10-2019 11:07 AM
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    08-10-2019, 09:23 AM Go to last post
  34. Laugh Now, One Day Nobody Will Be in Charge

    https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/uknews/banksy-piece-sells-for-record-98m-at-auction/ar-AAIfASw?ocid=spartanntp/ Man's a genius - he could probably have made more if they were playing pool, or cards, but that's not the point really, 9m is 9m in anybody's language.

    Started by Cataplana, 04-10-2019 07:57 AM
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    05-10-2019, 10:39 AM Go to last post
  35. SNP nonsense

    Wee Nicky doesnt know if she's coming or going just now . We need a referendum because were being dragged out of the EU #castironmandate Now she's not even sure an independent Scotland will join the EU :rolleyes: The General Election is not about independence says Nicola The general...

    Started by makaveli1875, 15-05-2017 07:25 AM
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  36. Resisting whiteness

    Was just minding my own business tonight when I came across #resistingwhiteness2019 then https://www.scotsman.com/education/university-of-edinburgh-criticised-for-hosting-blatantly-racist-event-1-5013282 (apologies for the lack of hyperlink) Now, regardless of your ethnic background, this can't...

    Started by speedy_gonzales, 29-09-2019 01:15 AM
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    01-10-2019, 08:37 PM Go to last post
  37. Spitting Image to return

    So much material available

    Started by HUTCHYHIBBY, 28-09-2019 08:19 PM
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  38. Gareth Thomas HIV and me

    Watching this documentary on bbc just now. What an inspirational man he is in the face of mindless prejudice that exists. It really lays bare the man and his story.

    Started by lord bunberry, 18-09-2019 11:09 PM
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    26-09-2019, 04:41 AM Go to last post
  39. Franco to be Exhumed

    https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/sep/24/franco-body-moved-burial-site-spain-court Looking from the outside, this seems long overdue. It seems his influence has taken a long time to dissipate though, to the extent I wonder how much of the population still see him as a hero.

    Started by Cataplana, 24-09-2019 04:21 PM
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    24-09-2019, 11:28 PM Go to last post
  40. Racist **** off our streets!!!

    https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/sep/19/justin-trudeau-wearing-blackface-details-emerge-third-incident Could you imagine if Donald Trump had been constantly blacking up his face for parties and social events!!? Is the liberal demi-god Justin Trudeau using the liberal movement only to...

    Started by Slavers, 20-09-2019 04:46 PM
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