Martin Keatings ready ‘for the dawn’ as Section 30 legal challenge goes to court

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INDEPENDENCE supporters are used to the phrase “now is not the time”, but as the Court of Session convenes today and tomorrow to hear the People’s Action on Section 30, they may be allowed the opportunity to shake off Downing Street’s patronising rejection.

Martin Keatings, convener of Forward as One, launched the legal action to prove that Scotland does not need approval from Westminster to hold indyref2 and has lodged almost three dozen pages of legal arguments backing his claim.

Over the next two days Lady Carmichael will hear from counsel for both sides before making a decision that will

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Aldi Joins List of Companies Paying Workers To Get Vaccinated

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Aldi is the latest retailer to announce they’ll be paying their employees to get Covid-19 vaccinations.

Aldi US said yesterday, in a release, that it was “removing obstacles for its workers to access the COVID-19 vaccine, if they so choose.”

“The company is working closely with state and local officials across the U.S. to ensure front-line workers remain prioritized, and today ALDI unveiled its plan to support employees. ALDI is ensuring that all hourly workers who wish to receive the vaccine are able to do so without concern about losing pay or taking time away from work. The company

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Voice of The Southern: A transition of power | Editorial

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Even by the standards of the start of the century, there’s never been a presidential inauguration like this one.

We’ve had hotly contested elections this century. Two of them ended up in front of the Supreme Court. Protests took place near the 2016 inauguration.

Even when the country has been at war — from Lincoln’s second term to Franklin Roosevelt’s fourth term, in the transition from Lyndon Johnson to Richard Nixon — the victors didn’t face the kind of opposition presented against Donald Trump and Joe Biden.

With Biden’s inauguration, another transition of power has taken place. Some members of

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UP disputes DND claims on communist recruitment

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MANILA, Philippines — Disputing claims made by Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, an official of the University of the Philippines maintained that there is no organized recruitment of communist rebels among students.

“We have not seen any organized recruitment of the students. The university will not support any kind of sedition, any kind of violence, any kind of recruitment that will put our students in danger,” UP vice president for public affairs Elena Pernia said in an interview with “The Chiefs” on Tuesday on OneNews / TV5.

In a letter last Jan. 15, Lorenzana informed UP president Danilo Concepcion of their

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Tarah Trump Arya Vamadevan Kingston Grammar School

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The US breathes a sigh of relief at Joe Biden’s victory and awaits his inauguration. Meanwhile, Trump has been rather busy in his last few days at the White House. Instead of gathering up his extensive outspoken family and making a graceful exit, he resulted to rallying an insurrection on the seat of America’s democracy, to storm Capitol. Now he is facing his second impeachment of his 4-year presidency. In the midst of all this how will the UK be affected? 

Surprisingly many members of Downing street have found a firm friend in Donald Trump, from Nigel Farage (leader of

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