Alba: Salmond Flicks Off RT Interview Critics

September 21, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE It appears the UK media and political parties cannot miss an opportunity to attack or demonise Alex Salmond. Despite the fact Salmond is one of those rare creatures in politicians ‘a man of principle’ (remember he stood down

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Osborne ‘High Priest of Austerity’ Claim

July 8, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The Scottish National Party has described UK Chancellor George Osborne as the “High Priest of an Austerity Cult” George Osborne the UK government Chancellor announced his budget today. In it he set out plans to cut the welfare

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Police Scotland Alerted to Abuse Directed at SNP Leader

April 7, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE POLICE SCOTLAND ALERTED TO ABUSE DIRECTED AT SNP LEADER Just two days after we expressed concern about unwarranted and vitriolic abuse aimed at politicians a further instance of the behavior has come to light. Again the politician being

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Threats to Politicians Eat Away at the Fabric of Democracy

April 5, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The news that Police Scotland is investigating a threat against Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is welcome. There has been a disturbing trend in recent years particularly since the advent of social media for ill-judged and threatening comment

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Welcome to the British Irish Council Family Nicola!

December 1, 2014

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The British Irish Council (BIC) has met on the Isle of Man and not surprisingly the main focus was on ‘new girl on the block’, Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland. Nicola was generous to her Manx hosts

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Congratulations Nicola! Manx Branch Welcome Appointment of New First Minister

November 26, 2014

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The Celtic League Manx Branch is to write to Nicola Sturgeon MSP congratulating her on her appointment as First Minister of Scotland. The proposal was one item of a range of both National and Inter-Celtic issues discussed at

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Cornwall is a Nation – SNP Conference Delegates Told

November 24, 2014

Celtic League News It is not uncommon these days for the United Kingdom (UK) media and establishment to acknowledge that the UK comprises more than one nation. The term ‘four home nations’ is often used today to acknowledge the existence of the north

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Chessmen Pieces to be Returned to Scotland

June 15, 2012

News from Celtic Press A number of pieces of an historic chess set are planned to be returned to their home in Scotland from the British Museum in London. Six pieces of the Lewis Chessmen will be repatriated to Scotland on permanent loan

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Big Stakes in Local Elections

May 3, 2012

NEWS FROM CELTIC PRESS Voting begins today for the local elections in Alba (Scotland) (see note below) and Cymru (Wales) to elect council representatives for all wards in both of these Celtic countries. Competition for wards has been fierce in both countries and,

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