Thursday August 13, 2020

Salmond answering Scotland’s call

In the giddy aftermath of the Scottish National Party’s shock landslide election victory, an almost surreal possibility presents itself: in 2016, the centenary of the Easter Rising, it could be the Scots, rather than the Irish, staging the wildest ce

14th May, 2011

In the giddy aftermath of the Scottish National Party’s shock landslide election victory, an almost surreal possibility presents itself: in 2016, the centenary of the Easter Rising, it could be the Scots, rather than the Irish, staging the wildest celebrations about a rebellion against British rule.

Not that Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond is humming any Hibernian tunes as he jauntily proclaims that ‘‘independence is now inevitable’’ and will be attained through a referendum...

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