Scotland rejected the opportunity to declare independence from the United Kingdom in a referendum yesterday. Here’s how the nation’s newspapers reacted.
Polls opened at 7 a.m. local time (2 a.m. ET) today. The people of Scotland are today being asked the question: “Should Scotland be an independent country?”. If they vote “Yes”, the 307-year-old union between Scotland and the rest of the U.K. will come to an end.
“The Government is anxious that people not panic and go about their normal lives.”
And in an article which bemoans falling standards of teaching too.
It’s the angry runaway tortoises, the leaning lampposts, the free sausage rolls, and the men humping mattresses that make this country great.
“Hard news - throbbing in fact.”
Things just got interesting in Bridlington, thanks to the people contributing tweets to the #Bridnews hashtag.
It’s worth remembering the Samaritans’ guidelines on the reporting of suicide.
It was changed for later editions, but the fail lives on thanks to the internet.
More like an extra from Mary Poppins maybe? Via @sgtbeefmeat.
“At the going down of the sun and in the morning, we will remember them.”
The singer was accused of boasting that she could help supply class A drugs to an undercover reporter. But she walked free today as the judge called the reporter’s evidence into question.
Putin’s name is all over the front pages.
The lose of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 with nearly 300 people onboard near the Russia-Ukraine border carried the front page all around the world.
The Bolton News was told that a story from 2010 about the jailing of three men had been restricted in Google’s search results. Its response was to remind everyone exactly what the story was about.
*Also current Prime Minister.
The megastar is reportedly unhappy about the resurfacing of a video from 1999 allegedly filmed by her then-drug dealer.
Do NOT under any circumstances approach these beasts.
The actor and director’s scathing opinion piece in USA Today pulls no punches in its criticism of the British news organisation.
Queensland’s wittiest tabloid is on fire.
Nothing says “British Summer” more than drunken Oompa-Loompas.
The truth is sometimes far stranger than fiction.
These people just can’t take it any more. Most of these via the excellent Angry People in Local Newspapers blog.
Beware headlines that end with a question mark. From the #QTWTAIN Twitter hashtag, marshalled by the ever-watchful @JohnRentoul.
The Sun is today delivering a special edition to 22 million homes. There have been some creative responses.
Nothing gets conservative-leaning newspapers angry like immigration – and UKIP’s support in the local and European elections shows that many people agree.
There is no impotent rage like that contained in a letter to the editor. Some of these via Pointless Letters.
Britain. The land of cheeky seagulls, killer goldfish and people who kick terrorists in the balls.
This is how to annoy five million people north of the border.