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Journalist and presenter of BBC Scotland 2015. Staying up late to bring you Scottish current affairs at 10.30 every night

King Gizz have released the set times for Gizzfest — King Gizzard and The Wizard Lizard have announced the set times for the Melbourne leg of "Gizzfest" - the two day psych extravaganza set to take over The Corner Hotel this weekend. "Dawn of the Gizzfest" will feature sets from The Murlocs, Dave Graney, The Babe Rainbow, Davey Lane, Atolls and more, with the Gizz headlining each event.

Lawsuits accuse Phila. police of resuming 'nickel rides' — The next sudden stop, he said, threw him into a slide toward the front of the van. According to McKenna, his skid was halted when he crashed against the barrier separating the driver's seat from the rear compartment. In hospital records obtained by The Inquirer, McKenna's story has some corroboration.

Fishtown's Fillmore gets rock and roll welcome — Posted: Friday, April 17, 2015, 1:08 AM The entrance to what's promised to be Philadelphia's hottest music club come fall is a gravel lot under an I-95 overpass. Now, it's just an abandoned metal factory in Fishtown - windows long blown out, covered in graffiti.

King Gizzard are throwing their very own festival

Peter T. Hesbacher, longtime Penn professor — Posted: Monday, April 13, 2015, 1:08 AM For Peter T. Hesbacher, it was always about people. He spent his life - following his father from place to place as a young man to spending years as a sociologist - working to engage people. And in his daily life, it showed.

Witness Procopio at drug squad trial confuses officers, amount of money stolen — Posted: Friday, April 10, 2015, 6:36 PM Between misidentifying officers and changing the amount of money he said was stolen from him, Michael Procopio did not have a good Friday on the witness stand.

Rally in Phila. for new federal transit funding local,breaking,inqfrontpage — Last updated: Thursday, April 9, 2015, 10:18 AM Scores have turned out in this morning's chill and dampness to rally in support of increased federal transportation funding. Organized by American Public Transportation Association, the rally in Dilworth Park attracted a number of politicians and transportation officials, including former Gov.

An officer on trial: Reports of corruption, lies, oversight, and handfuls of cash — Years before he was one of Philadelphia's dirtiest cops, Jeffrey Walker was a hero. In fall 1998, Walker specialized in drug busts for West Philadelphia's 16th Police District. On the streets, his aggressive work as an undercover cop and his appearance - tall, fit, with dreadlocks - earned him a nickname from drug dealers: Batman.

The Rolling Stones have released a previously unheard acoustic version of ‘Wild Horses’ — The Rolling Stones ' Sticky Fingers turns 50 this year, and to mark the fairly momentous occasion the band are reissuing their 1971 album. The reissue will feature a stack of bonus material including previously unreleased material, reworkings of songs and live tracks recorded at a gig at London's Roundhouse from the year of the LP's release.

Future Music Festival will not return in 2016 — The promoters of Future Music Festival have announced that the festival will not return in 2016. In a press release sent to media this afternoon the Mushroom Group blamed the cancellation on poor ticket sales. "Mushroom Group share the belief expressed by a number of promoters globally that the day of the large scale travelling festival in its current form is unfortunately numbered," they wrote.
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May 14, 2015

How did the SNP capture Scotland so completely? If you are up late tonight you can watch my film on the Rise of the SNP - BBC2 at 00.20am,

May 12, 2015

RT @nickeardley: Interested in how @theSNP moved from the fringes to winning 56 of Scotland's 59 seats?@BBCsarahsmith's excellent doc…

May 11, 2015

RT @MarkFoxNews: @BBCsarahsmith programme on rise of SNP #mustwatch forensic unpicking of how Labour enabled and caused SNP's growth.

May 11, 2015

@DavidMapstone sounds brilliant. I have set a reminder in my diary to buy tickets as soon as they go on sale. See you there?

May 11, 2015

How did SNP go from fringe party of protest to dominating Scottish politics? I report 30 min documentary at 8.30 tonight @BBCNews Channel

May 10, 2015

Thriller writer (husband ) Simon Conway says writers shld forget Cold War and get up to date

May 08, 2015

Just got into the office after a couple of hours sleep to find this mssg on my computer. Seems rather precient

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