Analysis: ‘We are not an island’ - the problem with HSBC’s very British internationalism
CommonSpace editor Ben Wray looks at the history of HSBC, the bank that is promoting an internationalist interpretation of Britain – but which misses out its own, dark role in that story.
THE HSBC ‘We are not an island’ advert - promoted online, on TV and a poster campaign plastered across UK cities - has caused a stir, seen by many to be an anti-Brexit statement in the current frenzied atmosphere of British politics.
Anthony Fletcher: How the Daily Record lied about me - and didn't get away with it
Anthony Fletcher, a sperm donor who was wrongly accused by the Daily Record of illegal activity, writes about his complaint to IPSO which was upheld with an apology on the front page, and offers an explanation as to why such a big mistake could have been made.
Katherine Sanders: Children, safe spaces and you
Katherine Sanders, who was diagnosed with aspergers/autism aged 44 and has a nine-year-old daughter with the same condition, pleads for consideration in outdoor advertising and promotions
"FEEL free to write to the council madam, I’m just trying to run a business. You’ll see the same in the shops and outside Edinburgh Dungeon."
"It’s my busiest time of year [Halloween] you can’t expect me to change the display and lose trade."
Kirsty Strickland: Why anti-BBC billboards are a terrible idea before indyref 2
CommonSpace columnist Kirsty Strickland says adverts about media bias in Scotland will not persuade No voters to vote Yes in a second independence referendum
YOU may have noticed the 'BBC Is Misreporting Scotland' stickers and posters that have been going around recently.
Nationalists raise thousands for anti-BBC billboard campaign
Group says it aims to expose BBC "distortion" but Beeb says it will not "pay deference to one particular political viewpoint or another"
A GROUP of Scottish nationalists have just about raised enough money to pay for giant billboard across Scotland accusing the BBC of "distortion".
Inform Scotland has raised £7,000 of an £8,500 target to pay for adverts on 10 poster sites which it claims will draw "everyone's attention to the ways in which they are being lied to".
The BBC rejected any suggestion that their coverage was partial.
Tell advertising watchdog what you think about gender stereotypes, charity urges
Advertising watchdog opens investigation into sexual objectification
SEXIST ADVERTISING is the focus of a new campaign by charity Zero Tolerance, which is asking the public to send their thoughts to the advertising regulator.
Zero Tolerance, a Scottish charity which works to tackle men’s violence against women, has published its own submission to the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA), and is encouraging others to do the same, in response to the ASA’s call for comments on the issue.
Wings Over Scotland: A thousand miles of stupid
Wings Over Scotland analyses Labour's latest campaign line
EVEN we can't quite believe this one, readers.
Good grief, where do we even start?
Let's try taking it one thing at a time.
1. Having the leader of your supposed mortal enemy appear to be your frontman, making your (real) arguments for you. Wow. All the wow. Wow Plus. Wow Max.