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One of Scotland’s top breast surgeons has gone viral after issuing a grim warning over the future of the NHS if Scotland votes against independence. Dr Philippa Whitford, 55, broke ranks to predict that without independence the NHS in Scotland will simply wither away with the rest of the UK. She said: “In five years, England […]


While enjoying a night out in Denver with Colorado Gov. Hinkenlooper, President Obama was approached by a man who asked him if he wanted a hit of marijuana. “You want to hit this?” the man said while Obama was making his way through the crowd at a Denver bar. “Asked him if he wanted a […]

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The author of this piece has chosen to remain anonymous. First of all, I think it’s important to set out exactly what I mean by the term ‘troll’. A fair portion of the media would have you believe that ‘trolling’ is about abusing people on RIP pages or saying the most inane and vulgar thing […]


This past week, Ed Miliband has taken the Prime Minister to task over Europe and his failed attempt to keep Jean-Claude Juncker from becoming commission president. He described Cameron’s performance as “utter humiliation” and a “masterclass in how to alienate your allies“. The Guardian reported over the weekend that the debacle over Juncker could move […]


Ever wondered what side of the political spectrum you fall on? Well this video might just be what you’re looking for. ‘Left’ and ‘right’ explained in full, and in terms that people can actually understand. Give it a watch and then let us know what side of the divide you fall on below.


The head of the UK’s biggest business group has warned against leaving the EU, claiming that Britain remaining a full member is “fundamental” to its economic success. John Cridland, the Director General of CBI, told the Observer that the UK’s membership of the EU “supports jobs, drives growth, and boosts our international competitiveness”. He said the EU […]


Why is there still public division on issues such as climate change, gun control, evolution or religion? Is it because politics is actually making us dumber? Pretty much. The study this video was based on: Motivated Numeracy and Enlightened Self-Government

Labour Leader Ed Miliband And Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls Speak At Monthly Labour Press Conference

Labour will reach out to business owners by offering tax breaks and further investment in a bid to bolster the party’s credibility, it has been revealed. Labour’s Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls will unveil the plans tomorrow and promise that Labour will be ‘pro-business but not business as usual’. He will guarantee to keep a low rate of […]


Using “like a girl” as an insult is a hard knock against any adolescent girl. And since the rest of puberty’s really no picnic either, it’s easy to see what a huge impact it can have on a girl’s self-confidence. Always are kicking off an epic battle to make sure that girls everywhere keep their confidence throughout […]


Many young people across Europe view their teens and early-to-mid-twenties as an opportunity to be rebellious and to advocate, lobby and protest for social action. LGBT Youth Scotland member Josh McCormick argues that art and collaborative projects can help to break down the social barriers that keep us apart and drive us towards a more tolerant society. […]


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