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Daily Archives: December 3, 2010

Editorial: The Old Rock 03.12.10

Editorial: The Old Rock 03.12.10

03/12/2010, by in News

It is clearly tempting for some people to look out the window at all the snow or walk in the freezing air and conclude that global warming is a myth. Tempting, but foolish. As anyone with even a basic understanding of science knows, impressions often conceal the underlying reality. If science was st... Read more...

Letter from Edinburgh

Letter from Edinburgh

03/12/2010, by in Features

Apart from the de-icer boom falling on a plane at Sumburgh at the beginning of the week, our airport has done a good job keeping open.The challenge for Loganair has been getting a plane to Sumburgh. But Glasgow and, particularly, Edin­burgh have been dreadful. As I write this on Thursday, Scotl... Read more...

Times Past

Times Past

03/12/2010, by in Features

25 Years AgoThe National Union of Seamen attempted to make Shetland an "apartheid-free zone" this week and plans to extend the embargo on South African goods to offshore rigs and platforms. But the action was criticised as "self-centred" and "putting the cart before the horse" by P&O Scottis... Read more...