The flag of the Independent Republic of Ireland has now been taken down where it was mistakenly flying as if that nation was still part of the UK.
Scotland’s Census Ready to Move to the Next Level
“We have secured a good level of national census returns and coverage.” Paul Lowe, Registrar General for Scotland and Chief Executive, National Records of Scotland
Wanted in Orkney: History Lesson
A display of flags to celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s 70th jubilee has exposed a lack of knowledge in Orkney about the UK.
The Search For Sarah.
“There was also a snippet about the deaths that weekend, and the ease by which murders were then taking place.”
“What is now being proposed is the least likely model to get at the truth, victims and survivors will get less information not more.” Addressing the Legacy of Northern Ireland’s Past
“The current proposals – to introduce an amnesty while at the same time reducing the legal powers to achieve information recovery – are very likely to be in breach of human rights law”
“Only a partnership in which both sides stick to their commitments has a future.”
The Parliament of the European Union has now formally agreed to the trade deal with the UK.
I’ve Been Thinking About Northern Ireland
“There will be older people in Northern Ireland who will remember what it was like living there before the Peace Process. “
UK More Divided Than Ever
“It is therefore more important than ever that people in Scotland have the right to choose the best deal of all – a future as an independent country and equal partner inside the European Union.”
The Final Crossing
“There’s been a major stooshie about plans to turn Stranraer into a lorry park in the seemingly inevitable event of a no-deal Brexit and the likelihood of increased freight through Cairnryan “
What is the Northern Ireland Backstop?
The UK’s decision to leave the European Union has thrown up a lot of new terms – ‘Brexit’ now in our everyday vocabulary – and now the phrase ‘ Backstop’