Independence or bust?

The powers of the Scottish parliament are under threat as Westminster takes back control By Editorial This is a difficult piece to write but write it we must because Scotland is approaching the crossroads when we need a clear path towards independence. It seems to us that that it is no longer a simple choice … Read more

The race to save lives in Scotland

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon recently said in Holyrood and in interviews that the rollout of the vaccines, initially one, then two and now three, was a race – a race against getting as many at risk and vulnerable people as possible vaccinated against the existing and new, vastly more infectious variant of the Covid19 virus. … Read more

Hospitality one of the highest risks

By Margaret Johnstone “Scotland’s Hitler,” screamed a caller on a radio programme, referring to Scotland’s First Minister closing pubs for 16 days to contain the Covid19 virus. Some upset individuals went even further in their written and online abuse. Tabloid headlines shrieked with a similar fury – Last chance saloon, Sturgeon’s last orders, Nic’s got … Read more

Currency questions

And when the Westminster ‘No’ often doesn’t mean ‘No’. By Equality Nation Unionists insisting Scotland would not be allowed another independence referendum have recently appeared to change their tune, now wanting to decide the franchise for indyre2 and bombarding social media with the old chestnut questions of 2014. ‘What currency will you use” is at … Read more

Does Boris plan to turn the population in England into an army of virus slayers?

Greenock, Scotland news and updates. This post was provided by Newsnet.scot. Fatality rates By Russell Bruce The new message for England speaks in nonsense riddles. Stay alert? Control the Virus? As the stats in our headline graphics show England is in no position to rush ahead in loosening the lockdown strategy. Johnson’s Brexit government is … Read more

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

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

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