News archive from 30 June 2013

Costello sings anti-Thatcher song

A protest song written in celebration of the death of Margaret Thatcher was performed at Glastonbury Festival, just months after her demise. Elvis Costello, playing an afternoon set on the main Pyramid Stage, introduced Tramp The Dirt Down by saying...

 
Scottish independence: ‘Phone bills could soar’

Scottish independence: ‘Phone bills could soar’

SCOTS could face more expensive mobile phone calls if they visit the rest of the UK after independence, Westminster ministers will warn this week. So-called roaming charges – a premium paid for continuing connection to home networks in foreign...

Scotsman, 00:01 in Politics
 
Colin Fleming: Scots strengths to lead defence plan

Colin Fleming: Scots strengths to lead defence plan

A WEIGHTY report, Defending An Independent Scotland, published last week and publicised in Scotland on Sunday, represents a powerful lens through which we can view the security challenges faced in the event of a Yes vote. But, though the Scotland...

Scotsman, 00:01 in Politics
 

Costello sings anti-Thatcher song

A protest song written in celebration of the death of Margaret Thatcher was performed at Glastonbury Festival, just months after her demise. Elvis Costello, playing an afternoon set on the main Pyramid Stage, introduced Tramp The Dirt Down by saying...

 

Costello sings anti-Thatcher song

A protest song written in celebration of the death of Margaret Thatcher was performed at Glastonbury Festival, just months after her demise. Elvis Costello, playing an afternoon set on the main Pyramid Stage, introduced Tramp The Dirt Down by saying...

 
Euan McColm: Week’s a long time in welfare politics

Euan McColm: Week’s a long time in welfare politics

A GREAT contemporary myth is that Scots are peculiarly outraged by the cuts to welfare being implemented by the United Kingdom government. SNP and Labour politicians alike have sought to make capital out of coalition austerity measures with the...

Scotsman, 00:01 in Politics
 
Eddie Barnes: Is there a third way on welfare?

Eddie Barnes: Is there a third way on welfare?

Is it a clear choice between independence and austerity? Or will greater devolution let Scotland take a more humane approach to welfare than Osborne's kill or cure prescription? GEORGE Osborne looked a little sickly – and it was nothing to do with the...

Scotsman, 00:01 in Politics
 
Andrew Marr ‘owes his life to his wife’

Andrew Marr ‘owes his life to his wife’

BROADCASTER Andrew Marr believes over-work and stresses in his personal life helped trigger a stroke that almost killed him. The Glasgow-born BBC presenter admitted yesterday he had been “grossly overdoing things” in the run-up to being rushed to...

Scotsman, 00:01 in Politics
 
Scots surgeons urged to publish mortality rates

Scots surgeons urged to publish mortality rates

HEALTH officials in Scotland are in talks to encourage more surgeons operating in Scottish hospitals to publish their death rates. Scotland on Sunday understands civil servants in the Scottish Government health department are looking at ways of...

Scotsman, 00:01 in Politics
 
Jennifer Dempsie: Hope must replace Fear in vote

Jennifer Dempsie: Hope must replace Fear in vote

WHEN the No campaign was searching for a campaign HQ before they launched a year ago I don't think they could find a suitably named street for their campaign. I simply couldn't locate Fear Street on the Glasgow map. By way of contrast, neatly settled...

Scotsman, 00:01 in Politics
 

Costello sings anti-Thatcher song

A protest song written in celebration of the death of Margaret Thatcher was performed at Glastonbury Festival, just months after her demise. Elvis Costello, playing an afternoon set on the main Pyramid Stage, introduced Tramp The Dirt Down by saying...

 

Costello sings anti-Thatcher song

A protest song written in celebration of the death of Margaret Thatcher was performed at Glastonbury Festival, just months after her demise. Elvis Costello, playing an afternoon set on the main Pyramid Stage, introduced Tramp The Dirt Down by saying...

 

Thousands enjoy London Pride parade

Thousands of revellers have marched through central London on the annual Pride parade. Organisers hailed this year's event as the city's biggest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender celebration for more than a decade. The 2013 Pride in London parade...

 

Costello sings anti-Thatcher song

A protest song written in celebration of the death of Margaret Thatcher was performed at Glastonbury Festival, just months after her demise. Elvis Costello, playing an afternoon set on the main Pyramid Stage, introduced Tramp The Dirt Down by saying...

 

Costello sings anti-Thatcher song

A protest song written in celebration of the death of Margaret Thatcher was performed at Glastonbury Festival, just months after her demise. Elvis Costello, playing an afternoon set on the main Pyramid Stage, introduced Tramp The Dirt Down by saying...

 


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