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What’s happening in Ukraine – is the Cold War heating up?

March 5, 2014

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Events in the Ukraine are being described by UK foreign secretary William Hague as the “biggest crisis in Europe in the 21st century”. Here’s what happened The pro-Russian Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych fled to Russia (after his family were allegedly shot at by militants) as Ukraine’s month of protests against a Russian financial bail out […]

Criminalising the Purchase of Sex, hiding or solving the problem?

March 26, 2013

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By John McCarthy PROSTITUTION, as the cliché goes, is the world’s oldest profession. Clichés aside, it is a fact that the trade underskirts society, ignored by the public at large, a silent world of suffering and exploitation. To the keen eye, Glasgow has a lucrative sex trade for its few beneficiaries. Although the red light […]

Glasgow pulls the plug on “Chuggers”

March 13, 2012

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GLASGOW City Council will more closely regulate Glasgow street fundraisers next month by decreasing the days and locations the collectors can operate to prevent aggressive fundraising. The new voluntary agreement aims to improve the image of the city’s charity collectors and the experience for shoppers as street fundraisers, a great source of annoyance to commuters, […]

Scotland vs Spain: Qualification battle

October 11, 2011

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Scotland face Spain tonight, with a place in Euro 2012, the reward for victory, if certain conditions are applied. Spain, the world and European champions have already won Group I, their place in the Poland and Ukraine finals secured. In Alicante tonight, Scotland will try to win the runners-up spot, which would see them claim […]

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Review

October 6, 2011

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Operation “Faux-pas Review” has commenced, control, “roger”. *Bzzt*. I am travelling parallel to the target, weaving through streets, with my standard issue peep-hole newspaper obscuring my face from Russian sleeper agents. If they catch me my cover is blown. I am tailing the tailor. That’s why we call me the tail. I am the tailor’s tail. If […]

Scientology: Corrupted Theology

September 9, 2011

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Scientology has two faces, one portrays a worldwide fraternity of faithful followers, devoted to the advancement of mankind, with celebrity endorsement from the likes of Tom Cruise and John Travolta: the other face is that of a dangerous cult devoted to the fraudulent extortion and or imprisonment of vulnerable individuals. Throughout this article I intend […]