Posts Tagged ‘Scotland’

Ice Age Scotland Recreated In “Incredible” New Film

A new 3D visualization is revealing what the Scottish city of Dundee looked like during the Ice Age of 20,000 years ago. At this time, the location of the east coast city was packed flat beneath a 0.6-mile-thick ice sheet. A report in Science Alert explains that Glaciologist Max Van Wyk de Vries, of the […]

Scotland’s Teachers Urged to Take ‘White Privilege’ Test in a Bid to ‘Decolonise’ Schools

    According to Scotland’s Education Secretary Shirley-Anne Somerville, it was vital to embed “anti-racism into the ethos and practice” of the country’s education system. Teachers in Scotland were invited to take “white privilege” tests as a part of the government’s larger efforts to “decolonise” the school curriculum, according to the Times, which cited a […]

Comparing the Prehistoric Stone Symbols of Scotland and the Judaculla Rock

Within the rolling green hills of Scotland, slumber thousands of ancient stones bejeweled with mysterious glyphs. Across the proverbial pond, hidden in the great Appalachians of America’s North Carolina, a near identical stone sleeps near a mountain summit – the Judaculla Rock . How can it be that the same symbols appear in both Prehistoric […]

Vast 6,000-Year-Old Sacred Site Suspected On Scotland’s Isle of Arran

Long before the pyramids of Egypt and England’s Stonehenge were even conceived, a functioning prehistoric ritual site was built in Neolithic times in Scotland, which is famous for its many megalithic standing stones. According to the experts, an “enormous ancient ritual site” is suspected to lie beneath the topsoil of the west side of the […]

Scotland will let four-year-old schoolchildren change their gender without parental consent (and teachers better go along with it)

From Mark Crispin Miller (a Daily Mail article): So Scotland’s four-year-olds are so precocious and assured that they’ll just suddenly decide, all on their own, to “change gender”? Not likely. So where would they get that idea? Note that teachers aren’t allowed to question any four-year-old’s “decision”; but teachers (and any others working at the […]

Scotland Just Decided 4-Year-Olds Can Choose New Gender at School Without Parental Consent

The Scottish government has issued new guidelines to primary schools allowing four and five-year-olds to change genders and decide, without parental consent, what name they want to be called. The guidance tells teachers they are not to question children who say they want to transition to live as a boy or a girl. Instead, they […]

Two adults and boy, 9, die after incident in Scotland’s Loch Lomond

Two adults and a 9-year-old boy have died and a 7-year-old boy is in intensive care after getting into difficulty in the water at Scotland’s Loch Lomond, police said Sunday. Police were called Saturday night to a report of concerns for people in the water near Pulpit Rock in Loch Lomond, a large lake in […]

Public Health Scotland: 5,522 People Died Within 28 Days of Having a Covid-19 Vaccine in Scotland

Public Health Scotland have revealed that 5,522 people have died within twenty-eight days of having a Covid-19 vaccine within the past 6 months in Scotland alone. Due to dozens of freedom of information requests being made, asking Public Health Scotland (PHS) to provide the current total number of deaths of any individual who has died […]

Lost Viking Capital May Have Been Found on Scotland’s Shetland Islands

What is being described by one Shetland islander as a “hugely significant discovery “ has reached the press. While nobody is just yet sure what the five ancient circular structures found on the Shetland Islands represent, on the final day of excavations the consensus is that Shetland ’s ancient Viking capital might have finally been discovered. […]

SCOTLAND – Official Data shows more people have died because of the Covid Vaccines in 6 months than people who have died of Covid-19 in 15 months

We can officially confirm that the number of people to have died due to the Covid vaccines has surpassed the number of people who have died of Covid-19. However the numbers are most likely much worse than they appear due to the fact that the data on deaths due to the Covid vaccines has been […]

Foundation Dig Finds Evidence of Medieval Scotland in Inverness

During excavations in advance of new development, archaeologists in Scotland have uncovered medieval ruins, and they are revealing secrets about the industrial past in  Inverness, the capital of the  Scottish Highlands . Emerging into the post-Covid19 world, Inverness is seeing some major urban developments, including a modern four-storey housing and retail complex at the site […]

Scotland Players Won’t ‘Take a Knee’ Before Match With England

The Scotland football team has announced they will not be taking a knee during the Euro 2020 tournament, meaning players from every team in England’s group won’t perform the gesture while England players will continue to do so. After considering the controversy surrounding the issue, “Scotland have confirmed they will not take the knee at […]

8,000 Years Ago The Storegga Tsunami Shattered Scotland

The three Storegga Slides are amongst the largest known submarine landslides in history. They occurred under water, at the edge of Norway’s continental shelf in the Norwegian Sea, approximately 6225–6170 BC. Now, new research has charted the catastrophic surge and it appears that the Storegga tsunami 8,200 years ago would have consumed many Scottish cities. […]

5,000-Year-Old Deer Carvings Discovered In A First for Scotland!

Lost for around 5,000 years, an amateur archaeologist has discovered deer carvings inside Kilmartin Glen’s Dunchraigaig Cairn in the west of Scotland. The Neolithic or Early Bronze Age carvings depict two male red deer with fully-grown antlers. Two other deer carvings were also found, along with another engraving of an unidentified creature. Dr. Tertia Barnett, […]

Iron Age Dagger and 700-Year-Old Village Found in Scotland Beneath Motorway!

Four buildings, part of a Scottish medieval settlement, discovered beneath a motorway hard shoulder in Scotland in 2016 stood “no chance” of being destroyed over the last 700 years. They were “magically protected” by an Iron Age dagger which archaeologists say was a talisman applied in the battle against malevolent supernatural forces. On Friday, 26th […]

Scotland Announces Record High Abortions in 2020

Scotland’s department of public health has announced the highest abortion rate since records began in 1968, thanks to a jump in at-home chemical abortions. In 2020, Scotland registered a record 13,815 abortions, which represents a rate of 13.4 abortions per thousand women aged 15 to 44, up from 13.2 the previous year, the Christian Institute […]

Prince William and Kate cook during first joint Scotland trip

Prince William and Kate Middleton visited the Palace of Holyroodhouse with a local charity group on Monday (24 May 2021) during their first joint trip to Scotland. Officially known as the Earl and Countess of Strathearn in Scotland, the couple cooked, prepped food containers, visited with youth and enjoyed a live musical performance. The café […]

Scotland: Hundreds Of People Block Detention Of Immigrant Neighbors

Above photo: An immigration van in Kenmure Street, Glasgow, surrounded by protesters. Andrew Milligan/PA. Glasgow, Scotland – One of two men detained by immigration officers in Scotland and subsequently released after protesters blocked them from leaving has said he’s grateful “fate” bought him to live among the demonstrators in Glasgow. On Monday evening, protesters sat on the road in […]

Scotland’s Great Tragedy: The Bloody Battle of Flodden

Throughout history, grand battles were often deemed necessary when ambitious nations were forming. They served as a crucible on which an identity of a people was forged and preserved. The history of both England and  Scotland is filled with countless battles, standing as a testament to their  tenacity and will for independence. The grandiose Battle of Flodden, […]

F.O.I Request shows only 596 died of Covid-19 in Scotland during 2020 and Hospital Deaths were below average

F.O.I Request shows only 596 died of Covid-19 in Scotland during 2020 and Hospital Deaths were below average Tap News / Weaver A freedom of information request made to the Scottish Government has revealed that only 596 people died of Covid-19 between March 2020 and February 2021, and another F.O.I has revealed that overall hospital […]

France v Scotland Six Nations match cancelled due to COVID outbreak among French rugby team

France’s Six Nations match against Scotland in Paris on Sunday has been postponed due to several of the French rugby team testing positive for COVID-19. All the players in France’s national rugby squad are in isolation and training was suspended after a further member of the group tested positive for the virus on Thursday, the […]

Scotland’s St. Kilda Inhabited in the Bronze Age, New Discovery Reveals

New evidence has emerged which shows that the Scottish archipelago of St Kilda was inhabited, or at least visited, around 2,000 years ago.  During World War I the British Royal Navy took over Village Bay on Hirta, on the Scottish archipelago of St. Kilda, and they established a signal station that later became a rocket detection […]

Scotland’s Red Council

Scotland’s Red Council North Ayrshire’s council is undertaking a bold experiment in municipal socialism – pursuing transformative policies on housing, the environment and workers’ rights which point the way towards a different kind of local government. As roads to socialism close nationally, the need for a municipal road to socialism is borne by those of […]

Woke Outrage as Few Scotland Players Kneel to BLM Before Historic Rugby Win over England

Few Scotland players chose to kneel to Black Lives Matter ahead of a historic victory over England in the Six Nations rugby tournament, triggering a woke backlash. The Scots won the Calcutta Cup from England on their much larger neighbour’s home soil for the first time since 1983 — in a stadium which was largely […]

Scotland Wants to Ban ‘Dangerous Criminal’ Donald Trump from Entering the Country

    A growing number of politicians across Scotland have backed calls to bar Donald Trump from entering Scotland and the UK in the wake of recent violence in Washington DC, describing him as a “dangerous criminal” who should face prosecution. At least four MSPs across three parties have now supported an outright ban on […]

Coronavirus: Scotland’s six new rules for a tighter lockdown

Scotland has announced a tightening of lockdown measures in the form of six new rules that will come into force on Saturday. COVID-19 restrictions around shopping collection and takeaway food are among the services being curtailed, as well as increased emphasis on people working from home and stricter rules surrounding the outdoor consumption of alcohol. […]

The “Local Colour” of Scotland’s Myths and Legends

By Donald Alexander MackenzieFrom Wonder Tales from Scottish Myth and Legend [1917] The myths and legends of Scotland are full of what is called “local colour”. They afford us not only glimpses of ancient times and of old habits of thought and life, but also of the country itself at different times of the year. […]

Saving the Forgotten Craft of Dry Stone Walling in Scotland

Dry stone wall building is one of Scotland’s oldest crafts, dating back as far back as 5,000 years ago, during the Neolithic period. Unfortunately, this ancient construction technique is disappearing. Read more Section:  News General Read Later  00

Church Buildings to Close Across Mainland Scotland During Month-Long Lockdown

Photo Credit: James Johnstone (The Christian Institute) — Church buildings in Scotland have been closed as part of the latest lockdown changes. The restriction, expected to last for “at least four weeks,” affects all of the mainland, preventing the vast majority of Christians in Scotland from meeting in person for communal worship. Churches across England […]

Massive Underground Tunnels of Stone Age Stretch From Scotland To Turkey

22K Shares There are thousands of underground tunnels across Europe, stretching from the north in Scotland leading all the way down to the Mediterranean. This 12,000-year-old massive underground network is very impressive. Some experts believe the network was a way of protecting man from predators. Others suggest the linked tunnels were used as an ancient […]

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