Jeff Lynne should be an OBE – at the very least

Here's a list for you (in no particular order): Neil Finn Brian May Tom Jones Bryan Ferry Petula Clark David Essex Rod Stewart Andrea Corr Graham Nash Olivia Newton-John Dusty Springfield Lulu Trevor Horn Kylie Minogue The thing that links all these people, aside from music, is that they have all been recipients of either …

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What The Frack? The Strange Game of Fracking Politics in Scotland

What is going on in Scotland all of a sudden over fracking? For over a year, the Scottish Government has had in place a moratorium on fracking, which is awaiting the outcome of a report being made in order to satisfy its "cautious, evidence-based approach" on the subject. The Scottish Government announced last year that the …

Blairites and Tories Peddle Same Fiction On Why Scotland Voted SNP

With the impending Labour leadership election and the possible rise of Jeremy Corbyn to that position, the usual suspects have been gradually appearing in order to undermine him. Unsurprisingly, Tory Bliar (sic) weighed-in on the matter, but after his not entirely subtle undermining of Ed Miliband in the run-up to GE2015 (which became anything but afterwards), …

Five Reasons the MI6 Story is a Lie

This story has been re-produced from https://www.craigmurray.org.uk/. The original blog post can be found at https://www.craigmurray.org.uk/archives/2015/06/cyber-attack-on-this-site-to-crash-mi6-post/. The original blog was posted on 14 June 2015. As you will see for yourself, it is an article in response to anonymous allegations made via a British newspaper about the damage done by the Snowden leaks to UK Intelligence. Craig …

Why Labour lost, the Tories got a majority and why the polls weren’t necessarily wrong

The below was originally posted in response to Derek Bateman's blog, "Class War", which can be found here. Utterly gobsmacked that the Tories gained a majority – and has been said all along by the likes of thee and me, it was always going to be down to what happened in England. But what is …