Right royal lunatics

Greenock, Scotland news and updates. This post was provided by Newsnet.scot. Right royal lunatics preening at Cheltenham By Russell Bruce The news that Prince Charles has isolated to his oversized ‘but and ben’ has caused a storm of outrage. By tradition, a ‘but and ben’ has 2 rooms rather than the 3 storey Birkhall at … Read more

Nicola Sturgeon: Information, Compassion and Hope

Greenock, Scotland news and updates. This post was provided by Newsnet.scot. First Minister of Scotland Covid-19 With flawless delivery and leadership. 📺 Today First Minister @NicolaSturgeon delivered an address to the nation on coronavirus (#COVIDー19) ⬇️ pic.twitter.com/BDxd08XqpP — Scottish Government (@scotgov) March 20, 2020 You can find similar content on our blog: https://thaimassagegreenock.co.uk/blog/ Please let … Read more

How social distancing helps keep you safe

Greenock, Scotland news and updates. This post was provided by Newsnet.scot. Safety Match by Juan Delcan and Valentina Izaguirre This video from France 24 shows how careful use of social distancing can break the chain reaction. The core strategy is to slow the spread of infection so health care systems can cope with the numbers … Read more

Closing down and staying open

Greenock, Scotland news and updates. This post was provided by Newsnet.scot. Screen image C4 By Russell Bruce This is not the contradiction in terms it might seem. As borders close and events are cancelled it is vital that information, food and medicines can continue to flow as freely and safely as possible. The internet is … Read more

A European journey

Greenock, Scotland news and updates. This post was provided by Newsnet.scot. Peter’s grandfather Robert is standing on the left Robert Schwikert arrived in the UK with just enough savings for the journey. Although bi-lingual, he spoke no English. Given the draconian, short-sighted immigration rules of this far right Johnson government he would not in today’s … Read more

Covid19: Global crisis – an overview

Greenock, Scotland news and updates. This post was provided by Newsnet.scot. Reuters issued this update at 11.00a.m 14th March. Newsnet is publishing the list in the interests of keeping people informed and acknowledges The Guardian live-feed as our source. Wales has announced 22 new positive cases bringing the total for Wales to 60. Leo Varadkar … Read more

Breaking: Norway closes down

Greenock, Scotland news and updates. This post was provided by Newsnet.scot. By Russell Bruce The Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg has this afternoon given a remarkable press conference to announce the most drastic emergency measures ever introduced in Norway outside of wartime in an attempt to stop the spread of COVID-19. Millions of Norwegians and … Read more

Millions and billions for the NHS is not good enough!

Greenock, Scotland news and updates. This post was provided by Newsnet.scot. By Russell Bruce The money is welcome no question, but just throwing money at the problem without a cohesive package of measures to ensure health boards can make best use of the money is to con people into a false sense of security that … Read more

Oil price crash and geopolitical chess games

Greenock, Scotland news and updates. This post was provided by Newsnet.scot. By Russell Bruce With major disruption to travel and therefore airline, transport and logistics companies fuel spend decline due to the Covid19 virus, markets opened on Monday morning in near fire sale mode. The attempt last week by OPEC to agree a production cut … Read more

Passport controls and watchtowers?

Greenock, Scotland news and updates. This post was provided by Newsnet.scot. Photograph by Krists Luhaers – Unsplash Equality Nation looks at the Common Travel Area between an independent Ireland, the nations of the UK and the three crown dependencies of Isle of Man and the Channel Islands. We can all remember the gnashing of teeth, … Read more

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