Scottish independence, plus jokes.

Wings Over Scotland


Soaring ever higher 157

Posted on February 28, 2015 by

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Underhand service 18

Posted on March 01, 2015 by

The categorical support of Andy Murray for Scottish independence, though only finally unambiguously revealed in today’s Sunday Times (the tennis star’s day-of-poll tweet backing Yes could by a strict semantic interpretation have been said to be somewhat equivocal), isn’t much of a surprise.

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So it’s perhaps worth reminding ourselves what the media told us.

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Labour reaches out to voters again 112

Posted on February 28, 2015 by

Scottish Labour MEP David Martin chats to the audience about TTIP.

Toys found some distance from pram 230

Posted on February 28, 2015 by

Perhaps we’re just being over-sensitive, readers, but we think the Daily Record might be a little bit upset with us.

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That’s the editor of the semi-popular Scottish Labour fanzine, Murray Foote, pictured above this afternoon apparently issuing his own very special honours list, but it’s not the crankiest thing the Record’s published in the last 24 hours.

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Keep talking until you’re right 70

Posted on February 28, 2015 by

Alert readers may recall that five weeks ago we pointed out a whole bunch of Scottish media outlets reporting as fact that Jim Murphy would definitely stand for the East Renfrewshire seat at May’s general election – despite Murphy having actually made no such announcement, just repeating his weeks-old fudge that he was currently the selected candidate.

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Guess what’s happened today, folks?

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Reflex test 61

Posted on February 28, 2015 by

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It’s what he would have wanted 137

Posted on February 27, 2015 by

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All the high times 104

Posted on February 27, 2015 by

We’ve posted this video before, but right now it’s all we’ve got to say.

It’s that time of year again 501

Posted on February 27, 2015 by

Please give as generously as you can, readers. It’ll really upset the Daily Record.

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Daily Record Spot The Truth Competition 122

Posted on February 26, 2015 by

Can you find the Daily Record’s prominent Smith Commission correction on the front page of its website today, readers? Take your time – it’s on there, we promise you.

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The relative size of the truth 110

Posted on February 26, 2015 by

Sometimes a picture can say a lot more than a thousand words. Below, to the left of the vertical red line on our graphic, you can see the prominence that the Daily Record gave to their lies about “The Vow” and the Smith Commission report, which were found to be false by the Independent Press Standards Organisation.

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On the right of the line, at the same scale, is the prominence they gave to the truth.

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The Nurse Who Wasn’t An Actress 329

Posted on February 26, 2015 by

Well, now, there’s a thing.

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