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Germany-based Scot | #European |#writer | #musician | former #CCO |social democrat | football #SJFC | #traveller 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪🇪🇺

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@CorbynRed @LouiseRawAuthor Not sure, but Penfold would come third at best.Just doing My part to save the Amazon. https://t.co/cTxOtOXrrN
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪He neither cares for the sort of people who work in care homes, nor understands remotely what their lives are like 3/3
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪Well, here you have it. https://t.co/juXH4E9UKI
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪National Trust for Scotland - its history shielding tax-avoiding large landowners in the 1930s is part of its probl… https://t.co/2MdOwgxktw
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪In any normal country, this would be a turning point. When the prime minister actually slags off the workers who ha… https://t.co/DrQIKZsdEL
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪No wonder the multimillionaire tax haven types were super-keen on #Brexit. They're creaming billions of tax payers'… https://t.co/FIB3DcAfCf
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪New Zealand, Aaron Banks is currently residing in your country. I would ask him to leave if I were you. He’s done… https://t.co/5GCOH6ZSeR
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪Imagine the bottomless depths of cruelty and spite you have to have sunk to to vote against this protection. That… https://t.co/Yubjg2XgMG
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪The data coming out of Melbourne is exactly what you *don’t* want to see: • New cases accelerating, soaring past th… https://t.co/auDwOzNZrA
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪It requires a special form of stupidity to let the whole world know that you're trying to interfere in a foreign el… https://t.co/vdLga8Sw68
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪The wife of a former Putin ally has donated £325,000 to Boris Johnson's Conservatives as he continues to sit on a r… https://t.co/FUUm6JoJdT
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪Investor Tim Horlick's trading firm Ayanda Capital wins £252m PPE contract, without competitive tender. The company… https://t.co/7egkC0HGVK
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪McConnell's wife's family business appears on Trump admin's list of companies that received most PPP money https://t.co/HTx1cv1kmY
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪If you're really shocked by news of social media lies creating legions of anti-vaxxers, you probably weren't paying… https://t.co/tRJAawRHpi
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪7 July 1942 | Hungarian Jewish girl Zsuzsanna Gerstl was born. In 1944 she was deported to #Auschwitz ana murdered… https://t.co/6hKbrZ9SRi
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪They didn’t know each other 😂 https://t.co/IRZsCJjNdZYour reminder that, despite all the evidence and stench of corruption, #Jenrick is still in his ministerial positio… https://t.co/weG8pcgqD9As any competent journalist could easily check this and find out the procedure was 'accept residents from hospital… https://t.co/Mdc9EdwimA
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪2/ Arron Banks and his Leave team are now “working closely” with the “New Zealand First” party to deliver a shift… https://t.co/CEm2P0jt6q
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪+UPDATE+ Arron Banks and associates are turning their attention to New Zealand politics in an attempt to generate… https://t.co/YiI5F2pEtd
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪 @Billbrowder Excellent news, but don’t trust them. Never was there’s party with such an appetite for dark money...
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪Do you think Cummings wanting to cut 20k military personnel, decimate the civil service & put a novice in charge of security is suspicious?
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪We've suspected since Sunday that Glenn Campbell was at the centre of the BBC Scotland 'Quarantine Check' smear aga… https://t.co/ITJzIlGsWx
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪If you'd like to support the case you can do so here: https://t.co/wHc5tbhija Please sign our petition to ask… https://t.co/68MKB0ihg8
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪Obviously I have cherry picked the bits that I find most interesting - but please do read all the correspondence (t… https://t.co/yQVeAXTdba
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪We also do not understand why Government is further occluding transparency by ignoring its own guidance (… https://t.co/62vEk5Xkpv
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪What is abundantly clear from this paragraph - which is a very unusual form - is that @MattHancock is super-keen fo… https://t.co/PrQ5cI7kzG
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪Fifth, as I understand this paragraph, Pestfix, a company with last reported net assets of £18,000 was paid 75% of… https://t.co/wWlC2DBL9y
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪Fourth, despite Government using the exceptional urgency procedure to bypass normal tendering rules, the isolation… https://t.co/1NfEzdggSJ
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪The Government misreported the value of the Pestfix contract as £108m; in fact it was £32.4m although a number of o… https://t.co/16t6WZsRhk
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪Second, despite receiving offers from 16,000 suppliers, the Government chose a confectionary wholesaler, a supplier… https://t.co/bWWhznlKvm
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪First, the Government has now spent £5.5bn on PPE. https://t.co/GW0pgIFJc0
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪You can read here the exchange of correspondence between @GoodLawProject and lawyers acting for @MattHancock in rel… https://t.co/dmmmfLGxwD
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪BREAKING: The Trump Admin’s been refusing to let Dr. Fauci go on tv. Some news orgs say they haven’t been allowed t… https://t.co/wZZ1TvMgKD
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪I’ve become a #Zweig devotee in recent years. His own life story should be a signpost. @PushkinPress has published… https://t.co/TqiC6j8kcQ @Sillyshib @NationalCareAsc Nudge theory in full operation. 1. Blame somebody else. Is there outrage? 2. Pretend… https://t.co/iwhwSmtbVB
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪Rutherford (Kiwi) split the atom, Bell (Scot) invented the telephone, Berners-Lee (Brit) invented the WWW, ‘settlin… https://t.co/ZgsCFzX8T8
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪 @DrewLawDesign @MelisssfMelissa Alone Again Or by Love, or the great cover version by @casadecalexicoIf only the protective ring thrown around cancer patients and care homes had matched the one thrown around Cummings… https://t.co/a5Zmfiqr5q
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪Compare and contrast, Part 392 https://t.co/XZiiHZfz05Russian Influence Part I: What Johnson Doesn't Want You to Know – With the British Prime Minister personally interv… https://t.co/G1UyQbzVha
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪George Orwell: A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves and traitors are not victims, but accomplices.
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪A No-Deal Brexit is looming, almost unnoticed, undebated and unreported amid Covid fall-out and the daily pantomime… https://t.co/hC2Ve1kv7B
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪I don’t see this corruption story in @thetimes today @jameshurley Is there any point in buying The Times anymore o… https://t.co/LZPTTFqhZ2
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪David Cameron’s former Director of Strategy compares Johnson’s comments to the behaviour of Donald Trump. And argu… https://t.co/2cC7DKXs5a
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪Bowel shifting dishonesty from the PM on care home deaths. Anyone who remembers in real time the ‘fans forced the g… https://t.co/4iuHXbIrcu
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪It took him *one day* to shift from ‘Clap for our carers’ to ‘Castigate our carers in a desperate, shameful bid to… https://t.co/xlVcgdKWtW
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪The government: - Sent 25,000 patients from hospitals to care homes without being tested - Failed to provide adequa… https://t.co/SyUsxibC7Z
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪5. HALF of UK farms are expected to go under 6. Farms will have to return to intensive farming 6. The carbon footpr… https://t.co/aguE4uJ7XU
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪The govt’s Agriculture Bill 1. Ditches British Animal Welfare standards 2. Will mean UK is flooded with cheap low q… https://t.co/FmqZQpJNtt
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪I don't know who's writing the script but the Ayn Rand Institute has just been bailed out by taxpayers https://t.co/YegQoJSL9o
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪Mark Adams from Community Integrated Care accuses PM of "cowardly" language on care homes Says if a genuine view w… https://t.co/gqrSuuruLP
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪Tory lies, a truly international embarrassment... https://t.co/t8lBPmSO56
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪FIRTASH: How the Trump Impeachment Scandal Leads back to British Brexiters | The oligarch at the centre of the Trum… https://t.co/kY1JsYd7vz
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪
7/7
2020
Chef's Kiss. https://t.co/087mPFAuQV
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪WOW. Super blunt Belgian MEP on UK/EU negotiations. "Johnson isn't interested in an agreement. He is interested in… https://t.co/BZBSatresu
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪Hi, Mr. Lamont. Just over a week ago you, along with 330 of your Tory colleagues, voted against routine #Covid19 te… https://t.co/ak9L3d7CON
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪Some bizarre theories do the rounds online. This is one. Having asked questions at the @NicolaSturgeon briefing num… https://t.co/ZQs8NfYnU1
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪Scotland: 4 new cases & 0 deaths for 3 days. Zero COVID policy is push to Zero. There will be bumps & cases emergin… https://t.co/8ih3YcLnZy
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪Surprise, surprise. When the facts don't suit you - hide them. Hide excess deaths. Hide comparison with other count… https://t.co/bBwcHksgs3
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪I watch German media & TV. You’d struggle to find an example of govt claiming they had a “world beating” response… https://t.co/M7v4QpJd0l
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪Ennio Morricone and Sergio Leone in primary school, 1937 https://t.co/Hyc5KWCthI
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪That the state-backed Russian media have come out for Facebook tells you, really, everything you need to know. https://t.co/xt3pigM84L
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪This is exciting. To mark the publication this week of Small Hours, 5 artists filmed exclusive covers of John Marty… https://t.co/NOTVcSj5iB
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪All roads lead to Putin and the Russian Mafia Boss living freely in Moscow who was on the FBI's most wanted from 20… https://t.co/GOxySFfSOi
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪Ein Sommermärchen. Wie der Fussballer Marcus Rashford Boris Johnson zum UTurn zwang und die Armut in England zum T… https://t.co/dMcdjCTPmN
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪Nick Robinson speaking to Bianca Williams about being stopped by police, violently pulled out of her car & handcuff… https://t.co/1SxPY7OUmL
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪We have a number of postcards in the collection of the world's tallest and longest hedge, the Meikleour Beech Hedge… https://t.co/U61TtYLSDs
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪“Left wing people control the universities, banks, the media and are all part of the rootless international elite.… https://t.co/SH5dFhRyDT
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪BREAKING: Kanye West announces he needs more attention.
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪 @ScotNational Can Trust be regained once lost? @PeterNimmo1 Neither a peeling nor appealing, Peter.Oh this is sweet. A reminder of more innocent times. Kremlin-funded @RT_com leaping to the defence of @Nigel_Farage… https://t.co/4jCvDdL3pm
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪Bubonic plague in China, brain-eating amoeba in Florida....the week is off to a great start. https://t.co/31OiolKHPwSo... Brexit handled so badly even the most ardent supporters now point out the disaster this Govt is making of it.… https://t.co/NIDa701BiR
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪'Nicola Sturgeon has them terrified. Every time she gives a briefing she is informed, humane, empathetic and humble… https://t.co/1S3CnCSEtY
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪Weirdly, I woke up this morning with one of Morricone’s great themes in my head. https://t.co/f7VAKwbrU1Brexit is personal. That’s why we will never forgive these ‘politicians’. https://t.co/NC29ooCJZz
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪‘It has been painful to watch the steadiness & sombre dignity of the first ministers of the devolved parliaments, n… https://t.co/CWavJBENRv
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪The sort of money these people earn each year seem inimaginable to most of us. Even when they do badly it seems.… https://t.co/vfBi8DlGSt
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪“He’s lied his way through life, he’s lied his way through politics, he’s a huckster with a degree of charm to whic… https://t.co/TKjP6YxGuF
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪This thread is worth a peep from Fleet Street’s finest .... https://t.co/r19LN0Bp6t
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪I could have done without the world-leading. But this is good news. https://t.co/Un5cjhuYvO
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪Face it. In just a few short years, the UK has gone from being a privileged place to live - albeit with its proble… https://t.co/e5uEpd912h
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪Ah @bbcr4today privately educated presenters talking about state education to the privately educated Head of Ofsted… https://t.co/AG091zKLvw
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪
7/6
2020
He's right. Downing Street is desperate to keep the Scottish question out of the English media but even before Covi… https://t.co/LXbDHBoNRE
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪Having seen this I feel even more justified by being scared when I met one of these chaps in Jamaica. https://t.co/9vtXr6azIwStill one of the most shocking lines in @lukeharding1968’s fantastic #ShadowState. The former Russian Ambassador to… https://t.co/DTafFpFlv3
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪What’s happening in Scotland is the biggest political story in Britain right now but it’s barely registering in the… https://t.co/eId75eNZD1
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪Well, this is pretty fascinating. Look who else Russia’s @RT_com is defending? Facebook. And look how it’s chosen t… https://t.co/BRW3Q72Tnl
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪Trump and Zuckerberg have formed an unspoken, almost certainly unstated, strategic alliance. Only the US has the po… https://t.co/5pruarR9u4
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪 @krishgm @mckinlay_liz Nor the number recovered, unlike most other countriesExclusive: Robert Jenrick in new 'cash for favours' row | openDemocracy *Planning Permission For Sale*2 The Highest… https://t.co/RGVwWmc0bF
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪 @GlennBBC @JeaneF1MSP See, Glenn, you’re STILL framing the Q from the ‘what could have ScotGov have done’ angle, ra… https://t.co/j9jl63jrgm
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪Even with the benefit of hindsight, and with at least 20,000 people having died in our care homes, Health Secretary… https://t.co/0j7VyOClmx
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪 @johnandi @CarolineLucas @mauricethemanc Goebbels: never allow public to cool off; never admit fault or wrong; neve… https://t.co/oyNoO5hPH1
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪Extraordinary that Hancock still gets away with claiming care homes enjoyed a 'protective ring from the start'. Utt… https://t.co/Di03QS4gYM
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪#Facebook is out of control. If it were a country it would be North Korea https://t.co/KPmlg15Jec
Retweeted by Ian Slater 🇪🇺🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇩🇪Why, immediately after being reappointed Secretary of State with responsibility for planning, did @RobertJenrick de… https://t.co/A5WGcKYCn3
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7/5
2020

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