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    • Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May arrives at the European Council meeting, in Brussels, Belgium, October 17, 2018.
      Last update: 14:13 11.12.2018
      14:13 11.12.2018

      Theresa is Stuffed!

      by Jon Gaunt

      I have been saying for months that the Brexit betrayal has been stitched up for months and that we were all witnessing an elaborate and well-rehearsed charade which would culminate in the UK never really leaving the EU. However, yesterday’s explosive events seem to have blown my theory out of the water, or have they?

    • Protesters participating in an anti-Brexit demonstration, carry an effigy of Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, as they march through central London, Britain October 20, 2018
      Last update: 12:36 11.12.2018
      12:36 11.12.2018

      ‘May Is Finished – Good Riddance I Say: Now Let’s Get the Flock Outta Here’

      by Tommy Sheridan

      Staggering from disarray to shambles, embarrassment to humiliation, cock-ups to climb-downs, Theresa May’s Government is in chaos. Defeated three times in Parliament on the one day then found guilty of treating Parliament with contempt. Her Government is making history for all the wrong reasons.

    • Yellow vests mass protests against the rise in fuel prices in the French capital of Paris
      Last update: 14:54 09.12.2018
      14:54 09.12.2018

      French Lessons

      by Finian Cunningham

      French people are standing up for their rights and speaking out for many others around the world who are sick at the injustice of capitalism. None more so than people of Western states who have had to endure decades of economic austerity while a tiny elite become ever more obscenely wealthy.

    • Armed Police arrest the Homeless
      Last update: 17:23 07.12.2018
      17:23 07.12.2018

      Treat Homeless as Humans

      by Jon Gaunt

      So, if the UK is the fifth largest economy in the world, can someone please explain why we have so many homeless on the streets.

    • Football. Training session of FC Bayern
      Last update: 14:10 07.12.2018
      14:10 07.12.2018

      An Almost Half Time Report on Football: Man City and Killie Lead the Way!

      by Neil Clark

      We're only a few games away from the half-way point of the football season, so it seems a good time to check how our pre-season Sputnik Intelligent Punter's Guide predictions are working out and take stock of what has happened so far.

    • UNISON trade union
      Last update: 13:05 06.12.2018
      13:05 06.12.2018

      Fair Employers Don’t Derecognise Trade Unions – Cornerstone are Out of Order

      by Tommy Sheridan

      ‘Union Busting Is Disgusting, Recognition Now’ was the chant outside the Glasgow HQ of the charity and social care provider Cornerstone in Glasgow’s Sydney Street today. It was a wretched afternoon with rain but the despicable actions of Cornerstone in the last week demanded action from trade union members regardless of the weather.

    • A supporter of the anti-EU UK Independence Party (UKIP) wears a rossette and badges at the UKIP Autumn Conference in Bournemouth, on the southern coast of England, on September 16, 2016.
      Last update: 19:20 05.12.2018
      19:20 05.12.2018

      Will a Resurgent SDP Supplant UKIP and the Lib Dems?

      by Neil Clark

      The nostalgia tv station Talking Pictures TV (Channel 81 Freeview if in UK and Ireland), has recently been showing repeats of the highly amusing 1981 sitcom Take a Letter Mr Jones, starring John Inman as a male secretary and Rula Lenska as his rather demanding boss.

    • Anti-Brexit demonstrators protest outside Parliament as British PM Theresa May was attending Prime Minister's questions in London, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018
      Last update: 15:47 04.12.2018
      15:47 04.12.2018

      They Won’t Let Us Leave EU

      by Jon Gaunt

      Well there’s a surprise …Not! On the very morning that MPs are to discuss Theresa May’s EU betrayal and The Tories contempt of Parliament up pops The European Court of Justice’s Advocate General stating that the UK can unilaterally revoke Article 50 and stop Brexit.

    • Coolio with the Celtic scarf
      Last update: 08:50 03.12.2018
      08:50 03.12.2018

      From Coolio to Celtic and Celebrity Big Brother – Life’s Rich Tapestries

      by Tommy Sheridan

      I had a very interesting Friday night. It was spent in the company of between 40 and 50 Catholic Parishioners from the Cumbernauld area of West Central Scotland. Originally I was invited, via Facebook, to speak at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church Charitable Men’s Breakfast Club. It was to be a morning meeting with a chat and breakfast.

    • A combination of pictures created in London on April 18, 2017 shows British Prime Minister and Conservative Party leader Theresa May (L) speaking at a press conference during a European Summit at the EU headquarters in Brussels on March 9, 2017 and Britain's main opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn (R) speaking on the fourth day of the annual Labour Party conference in Liverpool, north west England on September 28, 2016.
      Last update: 14:19 30.11.2018
      14:19 30.11.2018

      No Justice in UK

      by Jon Gaunt

      While Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn seem to have spent most of yesterday sorting out the most pressing political and social problem facing the UK…. who should host the Brexit TV debate, Britain continues to descend into anarchy.

    • Rod Lawler at Snooker German Masters
      Last update: 12:46 30.11.2018
      12:46 30.11.2018

      In Defence of Rod 'The Plod' Lawler: Sometimes Slow Can Be Good in Sport

      by Neil Clark

      The snooker tour's slowest player (no, it's not me), has been criticised by World Snooker supremo Barry Hearn, who is out to rid the sport of what he sees as the scourge of slow play.

    • John MacLean
      Last update: 10:07 30.11.2018
      10:07 30.11.2018

      'The Most Dangerous Man in Britain' – One of Scotland’s Finest Sons

      by Tommy Sheridan

      It would be politically criminal of me to write a column on this day and not dedicate it to one of Scotland’s finest sons. On November 30, 1923, the man daubed ‘the most dangerous man in Britain’ by the British secret intelligence services, but the ‘fighting dominie’ by the ordinary people, died of pneumonia aged only 44. His name was John MacLean.

    • Several Ukrainian warships crossing Russia’s territorial waters and attempting to pass through the Kerch Strait.
      Last update: 19:15 28.11.2018
      19:15 28.11.2018

      Kiev Chicken

      by Finian Cunningham

      Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is engaging in insane brinkmanship with Russia and the rest of the world. But the Kiev regime's criminal game of chicken should be repudiated by its supposed allies in the United States and Europe because of the atrocious danger of all-out war.

    • This Sept. 24, 2014 photo shows World War II veteran and political activist Harry Leslie Smith speaking during the Labour Party annual conference, in Manchester
      Last update: 16:06 28.11.2018
      16:06 28.11.2018

      RIP to Harry's Last Stand

      by Neil Clark

      The world is a poorer place for the passing of World War Two veteran, writer and social justice campaigner Harry Leslie Smith, aka "The World's Oldest Rebel", who has died in hospital in Canada at the age of 95.

    • Conservative Party Leader and Prime Minister Theresa May dances as she arrives on stage to address delegates during a speech at the Conservative Party Conference at the ICC, in Birmingham, England, Wednesday, Oct. 3 , 2018.
      Last update: 16:00 27.11.2018
      16:00 27.11.2018

      Deluded EU Deal is DEAD

      by Jon Gaunt

      I know the Spice Girls are reforming minus Posh but I think we could do without “Deluded Spice” joining the touring circuit, couldn’t we? Theresa May is polishing her kitten heels and hitting the road to tell us plebs “what you want, what you really, really want” is her betrayal deal with the EU.

    • Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in 1991
      Last update: 13:25 26.11.2018
      13:25 26.11.2018

      Thatcher Was Forced to Resign 28 Years Ago This Month – Celebrate the Anti-Poll Tax Warriors Who Melted the Iron Lady

      by Tommy Sheridan

      It would be improper and disrespectful to let November pass without mention of the likes of Betty Curry from Cambuslang, Mary McQuaid from Birkenshaw and Betty McEachin from Govan. Those women and millions like them across Scotland, England and Wales deserve special attention around 22nd November every year.

    • Thames House, the headquarters of the British Security Service (MI5) is seen in London, Britain October 22, 2015
      Last update: 17:44 23.11.2018
      17:44 23.11.2018

      Betrayal!

      by Jon Gaunt

      Our so-called leaders are failing in their first basic duty which is to protect this country's citizens and even worse it would appear that they are facilitating terrorism via their incompetence.

    • Masha and the Bear
      Last update: 14:48 23.11.2018
      14:48 23.11.2018

      Russophobia, It's Child's Play

      by Finian Cunningham

      You couldn't ask for a better propaganda exposé. British media this week ran reports claiming that a Russian-made cartoon for children was being stealthily used by the Kremlin to indoctrinate young minds.

    • Pennsylvania Dutch ridden by Ben Curtis wins The Betway Sprint Handicap Stakes at Haydock Racecourse, Britain, Saturday, June 10, 2017
      Last update: 12:51 23.11.2018
      12:51 23.11.2018

      Race for £1Mln Bonus Begins at Haydock - Plus Premiership and SPL Preview

      by Neil Clark

      Haydock Racecourse in Merseyside stages the eagerly-awaited first Grade 1 chase of the season in Britain on Saturday (3.00), with last year's Cheltenham Gold Cup 1-2 Native River and Might Bite heading a small but select field in the Betfair Chase.

    • World Cities: Glasgow
      Last update: 11:41 22.11.2018
      11:41 22.11.2018

      Pay the Teachers - Education Is Not Cheap But It Is Essential

      by Tommy Sheridan

      How many of you have an inspirational teacher story? I predict almost everyone has at least one memory of something a teacher said to you which shaped your life positively. It stands to reason. Throughout our early formative years Nursery teachers try and teach us essential cognitive skills.