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Blackbird sings in praise of Scotland's cultural history

Blackbird sings in praise of Scotland's cultural history | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Director Jamie Chambers wants his film, screening at this year's Edinburgh film festival, to be more than an elegy for the nation's oral tradition of singing and storytelling Home advantages don't come much stronger than the one the new Scottish...
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McLeish says 'indyref2' is inevitable following hard Brexit plan

McLeish says 'indyref2' is inevitable following hard Brexit plan | My Scotland | Scoop.it

FORMER First Minister Henry McLeish believes the union is broken and a second independence referendum is inevitable after the unveiling of the…
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May urges Scots: tell Sturgeon you don't want indyref2

May urges Scots: tell Sturgeon you don't want indyref2 | My Scotland | Scoop.it

Prime Minister bids to ''get around'' Scottish Government by persuading Remain supporters to lobby against breaking away from UK after Brexit vote.
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Theresa May steering UK into 'Little Britain Brexit' that will hit jobs and pay, say SNP

Theresa May steering UK into 'Little Britain Brexit' that will hit jobs and pay, say SNP | My Scotland | Scoop.it

Theresa May is steering the UK into a "Little Britain Brexit" that will hit jobs and pay, the SNP has said.
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'NO JUSTIFICATION!' Sturgeon told to take second independence referendum off the table

'NO JUSTIFICATION!' Sturgeon told to take second independence referendum off the table | My Scotland | Scoop.it
A HUMILIATED Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has been told to “take a second independence referendum off the table” after Theresa May called her bluff on Brexit.
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Nicola Sturgeon has responded angrily to Theresa May's Brexit speech

Nicola Sturgeon has responded angrily to Theresa May's Brexit speech | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Nicola Sturgeon has warned a hard Brexit "threatens to be economically catastrophic" for the UK and intimated that a second referendum on Scottish independence is now "more likely". The First Minister was reacting to Prime Minister Theresa May's speech setting out her negotiation priorities for Brexit. Ms May said the UK would leave the Single Market—though attempt to maintain the "greatest possible access" to it—while forging a "bold" trade deal with the EU and similar new agreements around the world.
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SNP Brexit Minister suggests EU more important than UK to Scottish firms 

SNP Brexit Minister suggests EU more important than UK to Scottish firms  | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Nicola Sturgeon’s Brexit Minister was has been castigated for suggesting the EU single market is more important to Scottish companies than trade with England ahead of Theresa May setting out her hopes of creating a “more united” UK.
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Indy Scotland should have its own currency and Central Bank, says Tommy Sheppard

Indy Scotland should have its own currency and Central Bank, says Tommy Sheppard | My Scotland | Scoop.it

A LEADING figure in the SNP has backed an independent Scotland establishing its own currency and Central Bank.
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Billboards and van adverts accuse BBC Scotland of bias - BBC News

Billboards and van adverts accuse BBC Scotland of bias - BBC News | My Scotland | Scoop.it
A pro-independence group unveils billboard and mobile adverts accusing BBC Scotland of bias in its political reporting.
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Scotland looking for 'more give' from UK over Brexit

Scotland looking for 'more give' from UK over Brexit | My Scotland | Scoop.it

The Scottish Government has already offered a "very substantial compromise" with its proposals for a post-Brexit deal, the minister…
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May urged to CALL STURGEON’S BLUFF and hold second indy ref - as experts predict 'NO' win

May urged to CALL STURGEON’S BLUFF and hold second indy ref - as experts predict 'NO' win | My Scotland | Scoop.it
THERESA May has been urged to call Nicola Sturgeon’s bluff and hold a second independence referendum for Scotland - as experts currently predict an easy ‘No’ victory.
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Glasgow > | SNP MP Tommy Sheppard says Scots will only vote for independence if…

Glasgow > | SNP MP Tommy Sheppard says Scots will only vote for independence if… | My Scotland | Scoop.it
…speaking to delegates at the Scottish Independence Convention in Glasgow on Saturday, said 2017 should be the year Yes campaigners found answers to “big questions” on the economy raised in t…
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Yes Scotland's digital chief: We're going to have to be clever if we want to win ... and we are going to win

Yes Scotland's digital chief: We're going to have to be clever if we want to win ... and we are going to win | My Scotland | Scoop.it

SUPPORTERS of an independent Scotland have been told that if they lose the argument next time, they will not get a third chance.
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Scottish Independence Convention brings together Yes groups in Glasgow

Scottish Independence Convention brings together Yes groups in Glasgow | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Around 800 people gathered in Glasgow for the Scottish Independence Convention (SIC) bringing together a range of pro-Yes groups for the first time since the referendum vote in 2014.
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Declassified CIA files reveal Scots paranormal interest

Declassified CIA files reveal Scots paranormal interest | My Scotland | Scoop.it

Declassified documents released online reveal US Central Intelligence Agency interest in Scottish research into the paranormal.
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Mel Gibson says Braveheart 'woke something up' in Scotland during independence debate

Mel Gibson says Braveheart 'woke something up' in Scotland during independence debate | My Scotland | Scoop.it

The Hollywood star played 13th century Scottish warrior William Wallace in the 1995 movie.
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Minister David Mundell admits he represents the Tories not Scotland 

Minister David Mundell admits he represents the Tories not Scotland  | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Dumfriesshire’s Tory Minister rejects call to support Scotland’s referendum result  THE ONLY TORY MP IN SCOTLAND and member of the Westminster cabinet David Mundell has admitted that his role is not to represent his home country in government discussions.  Speaking on Good Morning Scotland today [Wednesday 18 January], Mundell rejected calls “to defend the interests of the Scottish people in cabinet” through his role as Tory Scottish Secretary.
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Poll: Do you think there should be a second independence referendum? - Sunday Post

Poll: Do you think there should be a second independence referendum? - Sunday Post | My Scotland | Scoop.it
AFTER Theresa May’s Brexit speech stating that the United Kingdom will leave the single market, and Nicola Sturgeon’s response stating Brexit would be “economically catastrophic,” debates are now raging about the prospect of a second independence referendum. Scroll down to have your say on whether there should be a second referendum.The Scottish Conservatives and Scottish Labour have … Continued
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May's Brexit speech: Sturgeon says second referendum 'undoubtedly' closer - BBC News

May's Brexit speech: Sturgeon says second referendum 'undoubtedly' closer - BBC News | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Nicola Sturgeon says Theresa May's plan to take the UK out of the EU's single market brings a second Scottish independence referendum "undoubtedly" closer.
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Billboards and van adverts accuse BBC Scotland of bias - BBC News

Billboards and van adverts accuse BBC Scotland of bias - BBC News | My Scotland | Scoop.it
A pro-independence group unveils billboard and mobile adverts accusing BBC Scotland of bias in its political reporting.
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How Scottish Football Fans Became the SNP's Most Effective Opposition | VICE Sports

Primarily aimed at stamping out sectarianism, the Offensive Behaviour at Football Act (OFBA) ranks among the SNP's most divisive pieces of legislation. Questions are now being asked about whether the act should be scrapped altogether.
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Scottish Independence Convention Presents - Build - Independent Scot

Scottish Independence Convention Presents - Build - Independent Scot | My Scotland | Scoop.it
A movement is hamstrung if there is little interaction. We've got to build better events. Scottish Independence Convention
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Fact check: the difference between single market membership and ‘access’

Fact check: the difference between single market membership and ‘access’ | My Scotland | Scoop.it
There was a time when the Tories supported single market membership. They now appear to have changed their minds. Instead of single market membership, they’re talking about ‘access’. It’s a con.
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Scottish independence movement 'must engage with open mind', says minister

Scottish independence movement 'must engage with open mind', says minister | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The Scottish independence movement "must engage with a fresh perspective and an open mind", a government minister has told a major meeting…
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Russia meddled in Scottish independence referendum to aid SNP, claims security expert – Vietnam news and world

Russia meddled in Scottish independence referendum to aid SNP, claims security expert – Vietnam news and world | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Russia meddled in Scottish independence referendum to aid SNP, claims security expert - https://t.co/sP7agp89aR https://t.co/Zok9C7bAMD
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Labour members won’t be axed for joining pro-independence group

Labour members won’t be axed for joining pro-independence group | My Scotland | Scoop.it
SCOTTISH Labour will not discipline anyone joining Labour For Independence despite the party’s rules explicitly stating that any member of an…
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