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The sense of welcome 259

Posted on March 25, 2017 by

No.10: Jackie Kemp, journalist.

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Kezia Dugdale Fact Check, Part 679 384

Posted on March 22, 2017 by

Sky News earlier this morning:

Our ears always prick up when Kezia says she’s counted something herself.

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The highlights reel 160

Posted on March 21, 2017 by

Today the Scottish Parliament spent several hours heatedly debating a motion to call for a second Section 30 order to enable a new independence referendum (several more will follow tomorrow before the vote). We watched all of it so you didn’t have to, and are delighted to present you with a few clips that probably won’t make the news.

On such a momentous topic, this was the intervention that Scottish Labour list MSP Monica Lennon felt was the most pressing issue to raise, for example:

We’re very touched, obviously, and will add it to our file of other mentions in the chamber and elsewhere. But there were probably more important things to discuss.

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Asking the wrong questions 479

Posted on March 19, 2017 by

Here’s the Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron, speaking to BBC News this morning and giving a striking illustration of the term “dancing on the head of a pin”.

Comically, his excuse for demanding another referendum on leaving the EU while opposing a second Scottish independence referendum is that his new EU vote would be a completely different question – he’d be asking voters if they wanted to accept the Brexit deal and exit from the EU (which one might reasonably summarise on the ballot paper as “Leave”), or to refuse to approve the deal and stay in the EU (or put another way, “Remain”).

Glad we cleared that up, then. But then it got weirder.

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To keep links with the world 84

Posted on March 19, 2017 by

No 9: Mark, until recently from London.

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Come and join us 214

Posted on March 18, 2017 by

Our favourite bit is at 27m 52s.

A unique opportunity to escape 76

Posted on March 15, 2017 by

No 8: Elizabeth, from Bonnybridge.

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How elections work, with the Lib Dems 240

Posted on March 12, 2017 by

Scottish leader Willie Rennie on today’s Sunday Politics Scotland:

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That’s that one sorted, then 192

Posted on March 10, 2017 by

We joke, of course. The Spanish government has made this position abundantly plain several times over a number of years, and it still doesn’t stop idiot Yoons (and media pundits who should know better) from spouting it.

But this time, in the flesh, it’s really quite hard to spin a way out of.

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A great form of empowerment 94

Posted on March 09, 2017 by

No.7: Erin, 15, from Gullane.

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Something deep in the gut 347

Posted on March 06, 2017 by

No.6: Christopher, from Stirling, biker.

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The morality of nationalism 117

Posted on February 26, 2017 by

No.5: Tom Morton, former BBC broadcaster and No campaigner.

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