Pete Cannell: On its 70th anniversary, it's time to lay NATO to rest
Pete Cannell, anti-war activist in Edinburgh, says that on the 70th anniversary of NATO, a peaceful future where humanity tackles the crises of the 21st century would be one without the western military alliance
TOMORROW, 4 April, is the 70-year anniversary of the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organisation) coalition.
"Absolute betrayal": Future of Clyde ship workers unclear as MoD unable to rule out job cuts
Nicola Sturgeon warns that it would be an "absolute betrayal" if the UK Government fails to keep promises to Clyde ship workers made prior to indyref
CLYDE SHIPYARD WORKERS could fall victim to "betrayal" according to SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon as concerns heighten over hundreds of jobs amid contract questions.
.@scotgov owned ferry company awarded contract for English military port
Parent company of CalMac ferries, David MacBrayne Ltd, awarded contract for military movements at Marchwood military port
THE Scottish Government-owned parent company of Calmac ferries, David MacBrayne Ltd, has been awarded a 35-year contract to manage military movements at Marchwood Military Port in Hampshire.
David MacBrayne Ltd joined with Grimsby firm GBA (Holdings) to form a new company, Solent Gateway Ltd, to bid for the Marchwood contract from the Ministry of Defence. Solent Gateway is 50/50 owned by David MacBrayne and GBA.
Scotland's largest Gaelic festival went down a storm
The Royal National Mod hailed a success
SCOTLAND'S biggest Gaelic cultural festival, the Royal National Mod, has been labelled a "tremendous" success.
The festival returned back to Oban for the first time since its initiation six years ago.
It witnessed the arrival of thousands of competitors from countries such as Canada, the USA and Germany.
This year's Royal National Mod was headlined by Capercaillie's Donald Shaw and Karen Matheson.