Scotland removes the "union fleg" .. Discuss

AhNowStop

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Surely this deserves its own thread....


Sturgeon SNUBS Queen: Union flag stripped from Scottish Government buildings
https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/908962/union-jack-flag-removed-scottish-government-buildings-nicola-sturgeon-queen-snp

SNP 'eradicates' Union flag from Scottish government buildings with Saltire to fly alone on royal occasions
SNP 'eradicates' Union flag from Scottish government buildings with Saltire to fly alone on royal occasions


Will Scottish Unionists go mental or whats the craic ?

edit --- Will NI Unionists go mad :shock: lol




final edit - Subsequent info has appeared that states the above Telegraph & Express info was incorrect ....
 
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Surely this deserves its own thread....


Sturgeon SNUBS Queen: Union flag stripped from Scottish Government buildings
https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/908962/union-jack-flag-removed-scottish-government-buildings-nicola-sturgeon-queen-snp

SNP 'eradicates' Union flag from Scottish government buildings with Saltire to fly alone on royal occasions
SNP 'eradicates' Union flag from Scottish government buildings with Saltire to fly alone on royal occasions


Will Scottish Unionists go mental or whats the craic ?
Just a note from BBC fact check:

"The claim: Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has "banned the Union flag for the Queen's birthday", limiting its use at government buildings to one day a year.

The verdict: It was actually Alex Salmond who changed the flag policy in 2010, but published guidance has only just been updated."

Fact check: Scotland's Union flag row - BBC News
 

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Some day our saltire shall also fly again.



Such elegance.
 

Windowshopper

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Nats be Nats.
 

Niall996

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Goes back to the FitzGerald dynasty, read your history.

It's origins as being somehow connected to St Patrick have historically been long debunked. A borrowed anglo heraldic symbol most likely, possibly of Burgundian origin in nature. The Irish Flag was blue with gold crowns.


 

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Ah now Niall. Sure isn't the tricolour itself borrowed frae France?
Yes, and very recently. For hundreds of years stretching all the way back to the 6th century it was blue. Sometimes with the crowns vertically, sometimes in other formats. Brian Boru and St Patrick would have looked at you as if your were mad if you told them green was the colour of our flag, let alone white with red diagonals.
 

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Scotland removes the "union fleg" .. Discuss

might be safer for little Sammy Wilson to build his bridge to England, rather than Scotland ?
 

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Surely this deserves its own thread ...
Surely you should be barred for a month from starting new threads.

This story had been exposed as fake news at least l5 hours before you started this thread.

24 January 2018 at 2:18am
Nicola Sturgeon furiously denies claims she has banned Union Flag in favour of the Lion Rampant

And when, on Royal Occasions, Scotland's public buildings don't fly the Union Flag they fly the Lion Rampant instead.


[video=youtube;1ATiByopPs8]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ATiByopPs8[/video]

Nicola Sturgeon furiously denies claims she has banned Union Flag in favour of the Lion Rampant - ITV News
 

Old Mr Grouser

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Why is this thread in this forum?
Yes.

It should never have been started; but it could at least have been in the United Kingdom forum for the frst few minutes, before going to the Zoo.

As it is now I'd like to see it in Feedback where it could be profitably discussed as an example of the sort of tripe that there is on P.ie nowadays.

The mods have become too slack.

The thread-starter here should be barred from thread-starting for a month.
 

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Surely this deserves its own thread....


Sturgeon SNUBS Queen: Union flag stripped from Scottish Government buildings
https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/908962/union-jack-flag-removed-scottish-government-buildings-nicola-sturgeon-queen-snp

SNP 'eradicates' Union flag from Scottish government buildings with Saltire to fly alone on royal occasions
SNP 'eradicates' Union flag from Scottish government buildings with Saltire to fly alone on royal occasions


Will Scottish Unionists go mental or whats the craic ?

edit --- Will NI Unionists go mad :shock: lol
This should be in the UK forum.
 

AhNowStop

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Surely you should be barred for a month from starting new threads.

This story had been exposed as fake news at least l5 hours before you started this thread.

24 January 2018 at 2:18am
Nicola Sturgeon furiously denies claims she has banned Union Flag in favour of the Lion Rampant

And when, on Royal Occasions, Scotland's public buildings don't fly the Union Flag they fly the Lion Rampant instead.


[video=youtube;1ATiByopPs8]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ATiByopPs8[/video]

Nicola Sturgeon furiously denies claims she has banned Union Flag in favour of the Lion Rampant - ITV News


Yes.

It should never have been started; but it could at least have been in the United Kingdom forum for the frst few minutes, before going to the Zoo.

As it is now I'd like to see it in Feedback where it could be profitably discussed as an example of the sort of tripe that there is on P.ie nowadays.

The mods have become too slack.

The thread-starter here should be barred from thread-starting for a month.
Are you ok Petal :shock: ... do ye need a hug :roll: ffs


I posted this in the NI forum because its pertinent to NI Unionists ..... If you think it isnt then you're fantastically deluded !!
 


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