Scotland

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

SNP lawmaker blames Tories for absurd EU volte-face report

SNP lawmaker blames Tories for 'absurd' reports that Nicola Sturgeon has changed her mind on EU

SNP lawmaker blames Tories for 'absurd' EU volte-face report

SNP MSP Kate Forbes told Julia Hartley-Brewer that they need to hold a referendum in order to honour the commitment they made in their manifesto

Nicola Sturgeon to abandon EU bid after poll showing record Scottish Euroscepticism emerges, say reports

Nicola Sturgeon 'to abandon EU bid after poll shows Scots more eurosceptic than ever'

Sturgeon 'to drop EU bid after poll shows Scots more eurosceptic than ever'

The Scottish First Minister is reportedly dropping her plan to try to keep Scotland in the European Union, one day after announcing plans for a new independence referendum

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Scottish independence: 'The EU treats members with more respect than the UK does', says SNP MP Angus MacNeil

Scottish independence: The EU is more important and popular than the UK, says SNP MP Angus MacNeil

EU is more important and popular than the UK, says SNP MP

Angus MacNeil says Westminster could learn from Brussels when it comes to respecting its citizens

'Anyone who thinks the Scottish independence referendum poses no risk is deluded', says journalist

'Anyone who thinks the Scottish independence referendum poses no risk is deluded', says journalist

'Those who think a Scottish independence referendum poses no risks are deluded'

Alex Massie says there's every chance Scotland would vote for independence

Scottish independence: 'Nicola Sturgeon's announcement is only a diversion', says Ian Murray MP

Scottish independence: Nicola Sturgeon's announcement is an appalling diversion, says Ian Murray MP

Nicola Sturgeon announcement is an appalling diversion, says Scottish Labour MP

Ian Murray, Labour's only MP in Scotland for Edinburgh South, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Scottish First Minister's referendum vote announcement

Nicola Sturgeon: 'Scots uninterested in her jack-a-byte, bonnie prince Charlie independence nonsense', says UKIP's David Coburn

Scots don't care about Nicola Sturgeon's 'Bonnie Prince Charlie independence nonsense' says UKIP's David Coburn

Nicola Sturgeon: UKIP's David Coburn blasts the Scottish First Minister

Coburn insisted 'Scots aren't interested in her jack-a-byte, bonnie Prince Charlie independence nonsense' in an interview with Paul Ross

Monday, March 13, 2017

Monday, March 13, 2017

George Galloway: 'Using Brexit results as a mandate for holding a Scottish independence vote is undemocratic'

George Galloway: 'Using Brexit as a mandate for new Scottish independence referendum is undemocratic'

'You can't use Brexit results as a mandate for a Scottish independence vote'

George Galloway believes the SNP will not win a Scottish independence vote, and even if they did Scotland would be out of the UK and the EU

'Let's agree to not call it Scexit' - Twitter is outraged at new name for Scottish independence

Scexit outrage: Twitter furious at rubbish new Scottish independence name

Scexit: Twitter hits back at new name for Scottish independence

Nicola Sturgeon has announced that she will seek approval next week for a Scottish independence referendum, promoting a discussion about what to call it

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Nicola Sturgeon will be delighted with Theresa May's hardline approach

Theresa May must heed lessons of Thatcher - or risk presenting Scotland to the SNP

'May must learn from Thatcher - or risk presenting Scotland to the SNP'

Mrs May's current course is a disastrous folly, and history shows that an overbearing Tory government is a godsend for separatists

SNP MSP Kate Forbes claims she fully supports English people voting in Scottish referendum

SNP lawmaker Kate Forbes claims 'Theresa May is driving us towards independence'

SNP lawmaker claims 'Theresa May is driving us towards independence'

SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon has said it would be 'common sense' to have a Scottish independence referendum in autumn 2018

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

'If Scotland leave the UK and join the EU it can only lead to misery', says George Galloway

If Scotland leaves the UK and joins the EU it can only lead to misery, says George Galloway

Galloway: If Scotland leaves the UK and joins the EU it can only lead to misery

George Galloway believes if Scotland were to leave the UK and join the EU it would only lead to misery

Kezia Dugdale 'the worst leader Labour have ever had', says George Galloway

Kezia Dugdale 'the worst leader Labour have ever had', says George Galloway

Kezia Dugdale 'the worst leader Labour have ever had', says George Galloway

Our host went in on the leader of the Scottish Labour Party while speaking to a caller on his show.

Monday, March 6, 2017

Monday, March 6, 2017

George Galloway: 'English people among the least nationalised in politics - and that's one of the best things about them'

George Galloway: 'English people's great strength is their lack of nationalism'

George Galloway: 'English people's great strength is their lack of nationalism'

Our host was speaking to a caller called Mark on his show about the differences between English and Irish elections

George Galloway: 'We need a second Scottish independence referendum, but not until after we leave the EU'

George Galloway: 'We need a second Scottish independence referendum, but only after Brexit'

'We need a second Scottish independence referendum, after Brexit'

George Galloway believes a second Scottish independence referendum is needed, but not until after the UK leaves the European Union

Friday, March 3, 2017

Friday, March 3, 2017

Council candidate dies at Scottish Tory party conference dinner

Council candidate dies at Scottish Tory party conference dinner

Woman dies at Scottish Tory party conference

Conservative council candidate Marjory Borthwick died during a dinner held to mark the start of the party's Scottish conference

'Downing Street don't want Theresa May to be remembered as the Prime Minister who broke up the UK', says political editor

Downing Street won't say whether it will veto new Scottish independence referendum, says journalist

'Downing Street won't say whether it will veto new Scottish referendum'

Adam Bienkov says Downing Street doesn't want Theresa May to be the Prime Minister who breaks the union - but a future independence referendum may be a possibility

'Theresa May knows the next independence referendum will be won by Scotland', says Angus MacNeil SNP

'Theresa May knows the next independence referendum will be won by Scotland', says Angus MacNeil SNP

'Theresa May knows the next independence referendum will be won by Scotland'

MP Angus MacNeil spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about Theresa May's accusations to the Scottish National Party ahead of her speech at the Scottish Conservative Conference

Monday, February 27, 2017

Monday, February 27, 2017

'The SNP will never stop calling for independence referendums', says former Labour MP

'The SNP will never stop calling for independence referendums', says former Labour MP

'The SNP will never stop calling for independence referendums'

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is expected to call for another Scottish independence vote at the same time as the Government trigger Article 50

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Lost hikers rescued from summit of Scottish mountain after cloud descended

Lost hikers rescued from Scottish mountain after getting lost in clouds

Lost hikers rescued from Scottish mountain after getting lost in clouds

Two hikers have been rescued unharmed from a Scottish mountain after losing their way in the mist

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Scottish independence supporters have long declared a kinship with their Catalan counterparts

The people of Scotland are standing shoulder-to-shoulder with our Catalan brothers in their fight against oppression

To the people of Catalonia: We Scots are with you every step of the way

Why Catalonia's brave, just and tireless struggle serves as an inspiration to us all

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Trident protesters have been vindicated by the latest debacle

Trident’s unexpected jaunt towards America – was someone upstairs trying to tell us something?

The case for scrapping Trident is now surely unanswerable

If we needed any more proof of the folly of Trident, the mis-fire debable has provided it

Supreme Court Brexit ruling 'raises fundamental issues' for Scotland, says Nicola Sturgeon

Supreme Court Brexit ruling 'raises fundamental issues' for Scotland, says Nicola Sturgeon

Nicola Sturgeon: Supreme Court ruling 'raises fundamental issues' for Scotland

The ruling said Westminster will not have to seek approval from the authorities in Scotland, Wales, or Northern Ireland to trigger Article 50

Friday, January 20, 2017

Friday, January 20, 2017

'Everyone in Ayrshire loves Donald Trump', says journo Stuart Wilson ahead of inauguration

'Everyone in Ayrshire loves Donald Trump', says the Scottish journalist who interviewed him twice

'Everyone in Ayrshire loves Donald Trump', says journo Stuart Wilson

Stuart Wilson, a senior reporter for the Ayrshire Post in Scotland, spoke to Sam Delaney ahead of Donald Trump being sworn in as the 45th president of the United States

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Theresa May took a hardline approach in her Brexit speech

The Theresa May paradox : her hardline British nationalism means the UK’s days are numbered

Theresa May's hardline nationalism means the UK’s days are numbered

Theresa May talks of preserving the union but the promises made in her Brexit speech yesterday were inimical to that aim

'Brexit will deliver miracle of Scottish Independence', says Angus MacNeil MP

Brexit: SNP MP Angus MacNeil thanks Theresa May for guaranteeing Scottish independence

'Brexit will deliver miracle of Scottish Independence', says Angus MacNeil MP

The Scottish National Party MP for Na h-Eileanan an Iar told Julia Hartley-Brewer that Theresa May had handed Nicola Sturgeon the 'political justification and moral right' to hold a second referendum

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

'The SNP are trying to blame Westminster for their own NHS problems', says George Galloway

The SNP are colluding with the Tories to destroy the NHS, says George Galloway

The SNP are colluding with the Tories to destroy the NHS, says George Galloway

George Galloway claims the SNP are trying to blame Westminster for problems within the NHS, rather than solve the problems themselves

Friday, January 13, 2017

Friday, January 13, 2017

Flood warning in place for east coast as rain, wind and snow batter the UK

Flood warning in place for east coast as rain, wind and snow batter the UK

Flood warning in place for east coast as rain, wind and snow batter the UK

The Environment Agency upped its warning to potentially life-threatening floods

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Thursday, January 12, 2017

'Is thundersnow a rock band?' - Twitter reacts to the prospect of snow

'Is thundersnow a rock band?' - The best Twitter responses to the UK's snowstorms

'Is thundersnow a rock band?' - The best Twitter responses to the UK's snow

Snow showers and strong winds are expected to hit much of the UK today, with the Met Office giving severe weather warnings for most of the UK

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Galloway believes the SNP have been in power too long

George Galloway: The SNP have ruled Scotland for too long - one-party states are a bad idea

George Galloway: Scotland's become a one-party state, we must kick the SNP out

Galloway said the SNP's rule north of the border has gone on too long

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

'SNP has declared a policy which implies rebuilding of Hadrian's wall with machine guns' - George Galloway challenges Nicola Sturgeon over second Scottish Indyref

'The SNP wants to rebuild Hadrian's Wall with machine guns' - George Galloway calls out Nicola Sturgeon

George Galloway challenges Nicola Sturgeon over second Scottish referendum

Our presenter called out the Scottish First Minister over the SNP declaring 'a policy which implies rebuilding of Hadrian's wall with machine guns'

Donald Trump's letters to 'mad' Alex Salmond over wind farm plans

Donald Trump wrote series of letters to 'mad' Alex Salmond begging him not to destroy Scotland

Donald Trump wrote letters to Alex Salmond begging him not to destroy Scotland

The president-elect wrote a series of letter to the former First Minister about proposals for a wind farm that would ruin the view from his golf course

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Four teenagers charged after high speed chase

Gang of underage teenagers charged after high-speed chase

Gang of underage teenagers charged after high-speed chase

Four teenagers have been charged after an alleged high speed chase on the A90, they are expected to appear in court today

Monday, December 19, 2016

Monday, December 19, 2016

The English FA was fined after Fifa took issue with several poppy displays during the Scotland match

England fined £35,000 for Armistice Day poppy display against Scotland

England fined £35,000 for Armistice Day poppy display against Scotland

Welsh and Northern Irish FAs also fined for 'political gesture'

Monday, December 5, 2016

Monday, December 5, 2016

Brexit High Court Ruling: Government's appeal opens today in the Supreme Court

Brexit High Court Ruling: Government's Supreme Court appeal begins today

Brexit High Court Ruling: Government's Supreme Court appeal begins today

Last month, the High Court ruled Article 50 couldn't be triggered by Theresa May without Parliament's approval

Friday, December 2, 2016

Friday, December 2, 2016

Teenagers lie to police, saying they've been abducted and held in a pub

Teenagers lie to police, saying they've been abducted and held in a pub

Teenagers lie to police, saying they've been abducted and held in a pub

Two teenagers claimed they were abducted and held in a pub, causing a major police probe, however it later turned out their story was not true

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Thursday, December 1, 2016

After Trump and Brexit disasters, pollsters are now getting Scottish independence wrong too

Why the pollsters have it wrong - again - on Scottish independence

You'd think the events of 2016 would make pollsters rethink their inaccurate methods. But a glance at this week's Scottish independence poll suggests otherwise

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Brexit: Nicola Sturgeon to release blueprint of Scotland's options

Brexit: Nicola Sturgeon to release blueprint of Scotland's options

Brexit: Nicola Sturgeon to release blueprint of Scotland's options

The Scottish First Minister is set to lay out Scotland's options in a Brexit blueprint, as revealed in an address to the Irish Parliament

Friday, November 18, 2016

Friday, November 18, 2016

LISTEN: James Whale loses his cool with UKIP MEP David Coburn

LISTEN: James Whale blasts UKIP MEP David Coburn for dodging 'fund misuse' questions

James Whale blasts UKIP MEP for dodging 'fund misuse' questions

The UKIP MEP refused to answer questions about UKIP funds, prompting James to launch a furious tirade

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Thursday, November 3, 2016

'Football players should wear poppies and accept the sanctions', says former sports minister

England footballers should wear poppies and take the sanctions, says former sports minister

'England footballers should wear poppies and take the sanctions'

Fifa have ruled that football players will not be allowed to wear poppies in the England vs Scotland match on Armistice Day, causing much controversy

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

'I'd like to give individuals at Fifa who banned poppies a tiny slap round the head', says Godfrey Bloom

Former UKIP MEP Godfrey Bloom says he'd like to slap FIFA poppy-banners

Godfrey Bloom says he'd like to slap Fifa poppy-banners

FIFA has refused to allow England and Scotland football players to wear poppies on the pitch, despite their match being on Armistice Day

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Two-year-old in serious condition after falling from a block of flats

Two-year-old in serious condition after falling from block of flats in Aberdeen

Two-year-old in serious condition after falling from block of flats in Aberdeen

The toddler fell four storeys and was found in the garden by paramedics, enquiries are continuing into the incident

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

'Brexit means throw Scotland out', apparently - Twitter reacts to Scottish independence

#ThrowScotlandOut: Scottish separatists hijack petition urging UK government to eject them from Britain

#ThrowScotlandOut: Scots hijack petition calling for UK government to eject them

The bright spark who created the petition probably didn't have this reaction in mind..

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

LISTEN as Julia tells the SNP's Angus MacNeil 'you only want democracy when it suits you'

Julia tells the SNP's Angus MacNeil 'you only want democracy when it suits you'

Julia suggested SNP MPs were less than fully committed to self-determination

Monday, October 17, 2016

Monday, October 17, 2016

'Nicola Sturgeon is trying to stay on the side of her team members', by suggesting a second referendum, says Scottish Labour Party politician

Nicola Sturgeon's referendum demand is simply an attempt to avoid SNP mutiny, claims Labour MSP

Sturgeon is only suggesting new referendum to appease colleagues, claims Labour

Nicola Sturgeon has claimed there may be a case for a second EU referendum, and also believes a Scottish independence vote is more likely than ever

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Second Scottish independence bid wasn't pre-planned, insists SNP's Stephen Gethins

Second Scottish independence bid wasn't pre-planned, says SNP's Stephen Gethins

Gethins says renewed independence vote has been forced on the party during interview with Sam Delaney

LISTEN Julia-Hartley Brewer clashes with the SNP's Angus MacNeil over Scottish independence

Julia-Hartley Brewer clashes with SNP MP over Scottish independence

MP disagrees with our presenter's assertion that Scotland would have to adopt the euro as a condition of joining the EU

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

With Ukip, Brexit and Labour shambles, Scots don't know whether to laugh or cry

With Ukip, Brexit and Labour shambles, Scots don't know whether to laugh or cry

Farce of Diane James' resignation is just the latest example of incompetence south of the border

Friday, September 16, 2016

Friday, September 16, 2016

Alex Salmond believes there will be a second Scotland independence vote

Alex Salmond believes new Scottish independence vote will take place in autumn 2018

Alex Salmond believes new Scottish independence vote will take place in 2018

Former First Minister of Scotland believes Nicola Sturgeon will hold a second independence vote in two years' time

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey facing disciplinary hearing over alleged misconduct

Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey facing disciplinary hearing for 'hiding symptoms'

Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey facing disciplinary hearing for 'hiding symptoms'

The Scottish medical worker was infected with the deadly virus while working in Sierra Leone in 2014 and is accused of hiding her condition from medical staff

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Bagpipe Society vs Highland Pipers... It's Bagpipegeddon

Things get heated as Sam Delaney discusses "bagpipe lung"

"Don't eat your bag"

Friday, August 19, 2016

Friday, August 19, 2016

Corbyn Sturgeon

Labour need to remember the basic rules of courtship if they are to woo the SNP

Labour need to remember the basic rules of courting if they are to woo the SNP

Jeremy Corbyn and his London cronies are the only ones who seem to grasp the reality of an alliance north of the border

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Leigh-On-Sea has been named as the happiest place to live in Britain

Essex fishing village Leigh-on-Sea named Britain's capital of happiness

Essex fishing village Leigh-on-Sea named Britain's capital of happiness

Harrogate has been knocked off top spot after three years at number one

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Scottish independence: referendum 'inevitable' - says MP Angus MacNeil

Scottish independence: referendum 'inevitable' - says MP Angus MacNeil

Scottish independence: referendum 'inevitable'

Angus MacNeil, the MP for Na h-Eileanan an Iar, says that the Brexit vote means Scotland has the right to go to the polls again…

Monday, July 25, 2016

Monday, July 25, 2016

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