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Harvie against ‘unilateral’ move for independence

Image copyright Scottish Greens Image caption Co-leaders Lorna Slater and Patrick Harvie addressed the conference in InvernessPatrick Harvie has ruled out supporting any move for Scotland to unilaterally declare independence. Speaking at the Scottish Green Party conference in Inverness, the party's…

Diana Ross to play ‘legends’ slot at Glastonbury 2020

Diana Ross will play the Sunday afternoon “legends” slot at Glastonbury 2020, her first performance at the festival. “To all my fans across the world, this is my tribute to you,” Ross said. “Every concert feels like a private party, I can see your eyes and feel your hearts. I’m coming to…

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Snow leopard cubs born at Highland Wildlife Park

Image copyright SIÂN ADDISON/RZSS Image caption The cubs are seven weeks oldA litter of snow leopard cubs has been born at the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland's (RZSS) Highland Wildlife Park in the Cairngorms. The three are still being nursed by their mother Animesh, but have started leaving…

Prorogation: How did the government suspend Parliament?

Image copyright ReutersThe UK Supreme Court has ruled that the decision to suspend Parliament, only days after MPs returned to Westminster, was unlawful. But why was Parliament shut down in the first place? How did the prime minister close Parliament? The official term for shutting down Parliament…

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John Drummond

John Drummond is an expert on business ethics and corporate responsibility. His published works include two books on business ethics: “It’s Good…

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Math Campbell-Sturgess

Math Campbell-Sturgess is a graphic designer & political activist. Born in England, Math served for 5 years as an SNP Councillor in Inverclyde,…

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Fraser Pettigrew

Fraser Pettigrew was born in 1963 in Glasgow and led an itinerant early childhood in the mining towns of central Scotland before gaining his secondary…

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Alan Bruce

Alan Donaldson-Bruce lives and works in the Kingdom of Fife, working in Environmental Health. He’s an ex-Boroughmuir boy having spent his formative…

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Will McLeod

Will McLeod is an independent journalist in the United States who writes about Scottish & American politics. His podcast can be found at…

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Gaius Gracchus

Gaius Gracchus is a pro-indy writer who believes power belongs to the people - and that independence is the only way Scots can live in a modern state…

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Gracchian. Once a potential polymath, but stymied by a permanent state of ennui and pervading sense of futility, chose instead to begin his working…

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Calgacus is a part-time vegetarian, who when he isn't fighting the Empire fills his time with yoga-classes, books and staring at walls.

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