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Unexpected backing for Scottish Independence? « Slugger O'Toole

Unexpected backing for Scottish Independence? « Slugger O'Toole | My Scotland | Scoop.it
On the BBC politics show This Week, he was challenged by host Andrew Neil, who asked: “So for party advantage, you are prepared to break up our country?” Mr Portillo replied: “No, not just for party advantage.
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The Independent | The Tories' new plan for victory: 80 seats that will decide it all

The Tories new plan for victory: 80 seats that will decide it all The Conservative Party has drawn up plans to gain 40 and hold 40 key marginal seats in an attempt to secure an overall majority at the...
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Scotsfox's comment, October 13, 2012 1:30 PM
No Scottish seats targeted?
rableather's comment, October 13, 2012 3:52 PM
No, I expect its because they know we will win the referendum 2 years before and wont be concerned by the English Election
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Keep watching the skies

Keep watching the skies | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Remember, readers, how last year "Better Together" tried to ridicule the fact that we'd put a satirical line about "space monsters" into one of the questions in our first Panelbase poll? Remember h...
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Nigel Farage challenges Salmond to TV debate

Nigel Farage challenges Salmond to TV debate | My Scotland | Scoop.it
UKIP leader Nigel Farage has challenged First Minister Alex Salmond to a televised debate ahead of the independence referendum.
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London has become a citadel, sealed off from the rest of Britain | John Harris

London has become a citadel, sealed off from the rest of Britain | John Harris | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Ukip and Scottish nationalism are symptoms of public hostility to the overweening power and dominance of the capitalLast week, an empty if sizable garage in Camberwell somewhere to put a car, that is, not a repair business or petrol station was...
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Lesley Riddoch: Lack of funds but not of hot air

Lesley Riddoch: Lack of funds but not of hot air | My Scotland | Scoop.it
A dearth of investment from lukewarm Westminster is holding back Scotland’s green potential, writes Lesley Riddoch
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US remains a wild card in Scottish independence vote - Washington Post

US remains a wild card in Scottish independence vote - Washington Post | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Washington Post US remains a wild card in Scottish independence vote Washington Post LONDON — With support growing for independence just months before Scots decide whether to break up with Britain, outsiders are weighing in with impassioned calls...
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Which way? Not going to take advice to stay, from a colony who won their independence, and did very well out of it.
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Opinion: The Scottish independence referendum – a lack of wisdom in the pro ... - Liberal Democrat Voice

Opinion: The Scottish independence referendum – a lack of wisdom in the pro ... - Liberal Democrat Voice | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Herald Scotland Opinion: The Scottish independence referendum – a lack of wisdom in the pro ... Liberal Democrat Voice In September 2014, the Scottish public will vote on independence from the rest of the UK.
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Misleading advertising

Misleading advertising | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The pitch: The reality: Mind you, it could have been worse. It could have been Airdrie.
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Scottish independence ‘would harm world’s poorest’

Scottish independence ‘would harm world’s poorest’ | My Scotland | Scoop.it
SOME of the “world’s poorest people” would suffer from a Yes vote, Westminster’s International Development Secretary has claimed.
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Here we go again. Have this lot learned nothing about negative campaigning. This isn't even original, it a rehash of something said a year ago.
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David Torrance: Possibility of independent Scotland has increased thanks to positive Yes campaign

David Torrance: Possibility of independent Scotland has increased thanks to positive Yes campaign | My Scotland | Scoop.it
POLITICAL commentator David Torrance, who is also Alex Salmond's biographer, says the First Minister is not taking win for granted but is confident momentum for independence is gathering impetus.
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Nigel Farage slams ‘false’ independence

Nigel Farage slams ‘false’ independence | My Scotland | Scoop.it
SCOTS should be offered a referendum on European Union membership if there is a Yes vote to leave the United Kingdom, Ukip leader Nigel Farage said last night.
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Scottish independence: SNP Trident for pound plan - Scotsman

Scottish independence: SNP Trident for pound plan - Scotsman | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Scotsman Scottish independence: SNP Trident for pound plan Scotsman The SNP government is ready to allow the UK's Trident nuclear weapons to remain on the Clyde after independence in exchange for keeping the pound, according to a leading defence...
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Scottish independence: 'Yes' vote could hit energy sector, says UK government - BBC News

Scottish independence: 'Yes' vote could hit energy sector, says UK government - BBC News | My Scotland | Scoop.it
BBC News Scottish independence: 'Yes' vote could hit energy sector, says UK government BBC News An independent Scotland could expect to lose subsidies to green energy investment from the rest of the UK, the UK government has warned.
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Aye we won't be subsidising all the nuclear power stations in England either.
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Battle over Scottish independence slightly tightens in new poll - Reuters UK

Battle over Scottish independence slightly tightens in new poll - Reuters UK | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Scotsman Battle over Scottish independence slightly tightens in new poll Reuters UK The latest poll by TNS showed 29 percent of Scots intended to vote "Yes" to independence in the September 18 referendum, up from 28 percent a month ago, while 41...
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Joan McAlpine: My cut and keep guide to pensions it Scotland votes Yes to independence

Joan McAlpine: My cut and keep guide to pensions it Scotland votes Yes to independence | My Scotland | Scoop.it
JOAN says the Scottish Parliament have done well for our older citizens - delivering free personal care and free transport - which is why we have nothing to fear from a Yes vote.
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Scottish independence: It is the English who should be on their knees, begging the Scots to vote ‘No’

Scottish independence: It is the English who should be on their knees, begging the Scots to vote ‘No’ | My Scotland | Scoop.it
In the entire global history of the political campaign, has any been more misconceived, wretchedly executed and potentially self-defeating than the one designed to keep Scotland within the United Kingdom?
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at last a biased article, for yes

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Daily Digest: David Cameron will resign if Scotland votes Yes | Yes Scotland

Daily Digest: David Cameron will resign if Scotland votes Yes | Yes Scotland | My Scotland | Scoop.it
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Top Labour official is backing independence | Yes Scotland

Top Labour official is backing independence | Yes Scotland | My Scotland | Scoop.it
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What would Scottish independence mean for local government? - The Guardian

What would Scottish independence mean for local government? - The Guardian | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The Guardian What would Scottish independence mean for local government?
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Trident negotiations not ruled out

Trident negotiations not ruled out | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Downing Street indicates that Trident could be part of any negotiations if Scotland votes "Yes" to independence.
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Scottish referendum: yes, it could happen | Editorial

Scottish referendum: yes, it could happen | Editorial | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Ever since Osborne went to Scotland and argued against a future currency union, it is the yes campaign that has prosperedAs the vote in September nears, the argument about Scottish independence is naturally becoming more tense.
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Scottish Independence Leader Defends Proposal to Share Pound - Wall Street Journal

Scottish Independence Leader Defends Proposal to Share Pound - Wall Street Journal | My Scotland | Scoop.it
stv.tv Scottish Independence Leader Defends Proposal to Share Pound Wall Street Journal An independent Scotland would be a good fit in a currency union with the remainder of the U.K., the leader of the Scottish independence campaign Alex Salmond...
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MoD dodge ban to dump nuclear shells into water in Scotland

MoD dodge ban to dump nuclear shells into water in Scotland | My Scotland | Scoop.it
MILITARY bosses dodged an international ban by saying the 30 tons of radioactive waste was “placed” rather than “dumped” off the beach in Kirkcudbrightshire.
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Scottish independence: Better Together is truly scraping the barrel now

Scottish independence: Better Together is truly scraping the barrel now | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Kevin McKenna: George Robertson and his ilk are hardly of the calibre needed to boost the campaign against independence
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Scottish independence 'could lumber Britain with £143bn debt' - The Times (subscription)

The Times (subscription) Scottish independence 'could lumber Britain with £143bn debt' The Times (subscription) The National Institute for Economic and Social Research claimed Scotland would “not have the resources to cover” its share of the £1.7...
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Blood Moon: Sign of the Times?

Blood Moon: Sign of the Times? | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The fast approaching lunar event on April 15th 2014 is starting to cause many religious groups to believe we are in the beginning of the end of days before Christ’s return. This event is called the Blood Moon.
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