Nicola Sturgeon has been accused of failing to deal with the “ghetto” conditions in her own constituency as she pushes for a second Scottish independence referendum. As the first minister set out her case for a new independence vote in the Scottish Parliament today, residents in her Glasgow constituency showed ITV News around areas they described as a “slum”.They said Ms Sturgeon needs to concentrate on getting her own house in order before campaigning for independence.
Before Sturgeon promises she should ensure if the EU want an independent Scotland and even if Scotland meets the EU criteria.
Should there be a second referendum then it will need more input than the previous referendum for they will need a different currency, which could well be the Euro. Their independence could also be short lived if the EU have their own way and create a federal Europe.
Brexit is just the current excuse for pushing for independence and if she fails this time look forward to a third referendum when she or the SNP see fit.
The gap between rich and poor in Scotland is increasing as the wealthiest continue to prosper at a faster rate, official figures have revealed.
The prime minister was foolish to bring today’s case, she’ll be relieved the decision wasn’t a lot worse
NICOLA Sturgeon has suffered a humiliating putdown on her plans to keep Scotland in the EU after one of her top Brexit advisors said her proposals were unrealistic.
In many of the president-elect’s international development ventures, his business partners have close ties to foreign governments.
NICOLA Sturgeon’s bid to keep ties with the EU has been dealt another blow after Ireland said it would only hold formal talks with the UK Government.
ITV tonight are broadcasting a documentary about Mary Seacole, one of the Victorian heroines you don’t hear about. The blurb in the Radio Times for the documentary runs
In the Shadow of Mary Seacole
The contribution of Mary Seacole, a Jamaican nurse of Scottish and African descent, to caring for wounded British soldiers during the Crimean War has been increasingly acknowledged over recent years. Actor David Harewood embarks on a highly personal journey of discovery as he follows the creation of a statue of the woman who has always been a heroine to him.
The programme’s on at 10.40 today, 18th October 2016.
Seacole was as big a heroine in her time as the nurse everyone’s heard of, Florence Nightingale. There were mass petitions and crowds gathered to see her honoured, and it’s a very sore point with many Black activists that she has been so comprehensively forgotten. They see…
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Scotland’s government faces the prospect of having to make deeper spending cuts after Britain’s vote to leave the EU, a think tank said on Tuesday, adding to the challenge of implementing its new tax and spending powers.