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Bias At the BBC

Bias At the BBC

Such was the outrage, felt by YES supporters at the overt bias in BBC reporting of issues in the Referendum  , that hundreds protested last June outside the Corporation’s Glasgow headquarters on the Clyde.  The much vaunted principle of political impartiality had gone missing in the BBC News

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Lessons for Northern Ireland at Edinburgh Festival

Lessons for Northern Ireland at Edinburgh Festival

Watching ‘Ubu and the Truth Commission’ at the Edinburgh Festival, it struck me that the individual narratives such as that of Ubu are representative of the national picture. They are each too an essential part of it and must participate. There was a dawning of realisation when

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SCOTLAND YES AND NORTHERN IRELAND

SCOTLAND YES AND NORTHERN IRELAND

Lord Trimble has warned that a YES vote for Independence in Scotland could destabilise the peace process in Northern Ireland as it may increase pressure for a similar referendum to be held there also. He did concede that the democratic movement for constitutional change in Scotland was a

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