Nicola Sturgeon and the yellow brick road of independence

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Hazel Speed

Nicola Sturgeon is a woman possessed with only one thing on her mind, almost to the point of obsession, and which is like the cries of a mermaid calling the sailors towards the political rocks.

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Corbyn and May face questions in live TV interview

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Hazel Speed

Having watched an unusual TV interview format Monday evening, it soon became apparent that the issues could be boiled down to weak (or even non defence) of the country vs theft from old people re the so-called ‘Dementia Tax’. What kind of a choice is that?

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Mrs May vs Mr Corbyn: A Question of Honour

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Hazel Speed

Ruth Davidson, the Official Opposition (Conservative representative) of Nicola Sturgeon SNP, First Minister for Scotland, has always been loyal to her Conservative Party and Mrs May, that is, until now.

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Brexit, EU and the General Election

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Hazel Speed

Yesterday a group of younger non-voters were interviewed due to the fact that most had either never voted, nor had any plans to vote this year or ever.

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The runners in the UK Political Grand National

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Hazel Speed

Only Nicola Sturgeon has the ability (since the days of Mrs Thatcher) to have the effect on people that when she appears on TV, the First Scottish Minister is at risk of having a similar drink named after her. If she hasn’t already.

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Observations of an Expat: May U-Turn

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Tom Arms

The Lady turned—big time.

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UK General Election: How the vultures are gathering

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Hazel Speed

It has been quite sickening to watch the broadcasts today – already ‘wall to wall’ arguing-the-toss between political parties.

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