Posts Tagged ‘Scotland’

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 […]

Hard Evidence of Neolithic Little People In Scotland, Hawaii, Indonesia…

From the lush, foggy hills rolling through the Scottish Isles, to the primordial peaks of glorious Hawaii, and all the way across the globe to the wild rainforests of Indonesia, evidence of a “little people” dwarf species is emerging from the depths of prehistory. It’s difficult to decipher the difference between myth, legend, folklore, and […]

JOSEPH McKENZIE; PHOTOGRAPHER; DUNDEE; SCOTLAND

“Joseph McKenzie was born in the east end of London in 1929. His father was a clockmaker left bankrupt following trouble with a business partner.  “The family knew real poverty and the sadness that came with it. Material possession were few.  “When, aged ten, McKenzie was evacuated to Dorset, he did not even own a […]

Rare ‘thundersnow’ storm mistaken for explosion in Scotland’s capital

Worried locals in the Scottish capital Edinburgh were woken overnight on Thursday evening by what some thought was a series of explosions. Except, the city wasn’t being hit by blasts. Instead, it was at the centre of a rare weather phenomenon: so-called “thundersnow”. That is when thunder and lightning occur at the same time as […]

Metal Detectorist In Scotland Unearths Rare Medieval Knife

Metal detectorists dream of finding something of real historic value. One lucky detectorist in Scotland has made an astonishing find. He has found a very rare and beautifuly decorated early medieval knife in its original scabbard. This find is something of a first and is providing a window into medieval Scottish history. The find was […]

4-Year-Olds in Scotland to Be Given ‘Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing’ Transgender Ideology Storybook

(The Christian Institute) — Four-year-olds in Scotland are to be given a picture book promoting transgender ideology and encouraging children to be unafraid of strangers. Written and illustrated by LGBT writer Morag Hood, Brenda is a Sheep tells children that a wolf dressed in sheep’s clothing really “is a sheep.” The book is being distributed […]

Scotland Becomes First Nation To Provide Free Pads, Tampons In Public Bathrooms

The Scottish Parliament voted unanimously on Tuesday to require that menstrual products be provided to residents free of cost, making Scotland the first country in the world to do so.  The legislation is aimed at ending “period poverty” ― a term for the financial barriers that can prevent those who need pads and tampons from […]

Closing in on the Jacobite Gold? Jacobite Stash Unearthed in Scotland

On the 16th April 1746, the  Battle of Culloden was Charles Edward Stuart’s final stand in his Jacobite uprising of 1745. Pitted against British government forces led by William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, son of king George II of England, the carnage that unfolded that day on Drummossie Moor to the east of Inverness in the Scottish Highlands was […]

Scotland’s Justice Secretary Intends To ‘Clamp Down’ On ‘Hate Speech’ Inside Private Homes

“Scottish Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf reeled off a list of positions in Scottish public life, all held by white people. But he conspicuously failed to mention that Scotland is 96 percent white, as it didn’t fit the narrative. A strange and confusing scene befell the Scottish Parliament earlier this month. Like most people on the […]

Scotland’s New Hate Crimes Bill Would Criminalize Conversations at Home

Now that Great Britain is in lockdown for the foreseeable future and people are forced to stay at home more than ever before, it is incumbent upon the government to ensure that homes in Scotland are free from “hate.” It could soon be illegal for a Scot to try to speak to his family at […]

MOSSAD IN SCOTLAND?

Angus Robertson (right) in Israel. Robertson is a former deputy leader of the Scottish National Party. Israeli ‘spy’ Shai Masot spoke to the Scottish National Party’s Angus Robertson. Masot said of Robertson – “I had hours and hours with him, like I think nine hours in total. “Robertson’s feeling really close, you know, to the […]

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