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About Jordan Shepherd

Honest uncompromising journalism has always been at the heart of Jordans’ writing from his early work with the Press and Journal to enrolment on the HND Journalism and his further writing for the Daily Record. He was inspired to follow a career in journalism by investigative journalism and the effect it had on the wider world. Post education he hopes to follow a career in investigative journalism with the eventual goal to one day take over the editorship of the Morning Star.

Daughter of Slipknot founding member dies aged 22

The heavy mental band revealed on social media that the youngest daughter of percussionist and co-founder Michael Crahan, better known as Clown, tragically …

Top Five most influential people in Scotland so far in 2019

2019 has been a good year for us Scots. Here’s our list of the top five most influential people from this year – so far. 5) Politician – …

The American’s are coming – Is this the death of the beautiful game?

The ardent lover, the cruel mistress, the place where dreams are made. Where hearts are broken and now the cheap real estate of the rich.  To …

Unemployment in Scotland could double as Scottish Government prepares for Brexit slump

100,000 Scots could lose their jobs if  a no–deal Brexit goes ahead, says damning report.  A Scottish Government report has issued worrying …

Tinder – Thus, with a kiss I die

The hatching of Tinder, like the great fire of Alexandria, will go down as a cultural phenomenon, a marker of our changing times. It will in some poetic way …

Michel Barnier says it’s time for UK to take responsibility for Brexit

The European Union’s Chief Negotiator has ruled out the possibility of a separate citizens’ rights stand-alone treaty as he says it’s ‘time for UK to …

David Riley says fan ownership is the way forward for Scottish Football

St Mirren’s newest board member has given his take on the future of Scottish football and the challenges faced by fan ownership. In an interview with the …

‘Widespread contamination’ of Glasgow hospitals’ water led to 23 children contracting infections

Health inspectors have found that ‘widespread contamination’ of water at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital and the Royal Hospital for Children led to …

Ad Victoriam – A monologue by Jordan Shepherd

Student Jordan Shepherd gives his opinion about militarism in this monologue.  The ballad again rings across the battlefield, though the venue has changed, …

Weather: Yellow warning issued for central Scotland

⚠️❄️We’re advising drivers to TRAVEL WITH CAUTION overnight tonight & tomorrow morning, following a @metoffice Yellow Weather Warning for …