"THE BBC could be made to hire a Scots dialect tsar under controversial plans to promote the country's "mither tongue". The SNP Government wants the publicly-funded broadcaster to hire an "adviser on Scots". BBC Scotland producers and presenters should also be recruited on their knowledge of local dialects, according to a new report"\n
"Is there any hope for the Irish? Well, they’ve gone from national bankruptcy to 40 per cent support for an ultra-nationalist party in little over a week, which is pretty impressive.That usually takes a tin-pot European country several months. You could even call it German efficiency, although it’s not the kind of efficiency the Germans had in mind"