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Labour blasted for anti-Scots hypocrisy

Labour blasted for anti-Scots hypocrisy | My Scotland | Scoop.it
A Scottish politician censures the British Labour party for damaging the public services in Scotland.
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David Cameron declares war on Scotland

David Cameron declares war on Scotland | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The independence referendum may have been lost, but the SNP continues to slowly advance towards its ultimate goal. David Cameron's partisan selfishness is slowly driving Britain apart.
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Welcome for SNP support for UK fracking moratorium | Friends of the Earth Scotland

Commenting on the news that the SNP will vote in favour of a moratorium on unconventional gas and fracking when the Infrastructure Bill is debated in Westminster on Monday, Friends of the Earth Scotland Head of Campaigns Mary Church said:
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Handing Scotland more tax powers could cause tension in the North East say ... - ChronicleLive

Handing Scotland more tax powers could cause tension in the North East say ... - ChronicleLive | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Prime Minister David Cameron has said he hopes Scottish devolution settlement will be lasting, but professors warn it may already need to be reviewed
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Another hung parliament? Four scenarios that could follow - BBC News

Another hung parliament? Four scenarios that could follow - BBC News | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The BBC's Newsnight gives four possible election results to political commentators, and asks them to envisage what might happen.
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SNP Astounded by Remarks on Scottish Independence Referendum / Sputnik International

SNP Astounded by Remarks on Scottish Independence Referendum / Sputnik International | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Scottish National Party MP Stewart Hosie called the recent remarks of a top civil official from the UK Treasury on the Scottish independence referendum "astounding".
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The SNP is only interested in fostering grievance and destroying the UK

The SNP is only interested in fostering grievance and destroying the UK | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Instead of trying to wreck a country, perhaps they should focus on using their power to improve the lives of Scottish people, writes Iain Martin
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Our ‘impartial’ broadcasters have become mouthpieces of the elite

Our ‘impartial’ broadcasters have become mouthpieces of the elite | My Scotland | Scoop.it
George Monbiot: If you think the news is balanced, think again. Journalists who should challenge power are doing its dirty work
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Maureen Fairgrieve's curator insight, January 23, 9:30 AM

NEWS IS NOT A BALANCED/ IMPARTIAL VIEW

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A storm in a teacup

A storm in a teacup | My Scotland | Scoop.it
A senior Labour MP has today stormed out of the BBC Scotlandshire headquarters when tough questioning deviated off the pre-arranged topic.
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Maureen Fairgrieve's curator insight, January 23, 9:29 AM

Hiding from the truth?

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Cameron: new powers for Scotland will secure UK for generations

Cameron: new powers for Scotland will secure UK for generations | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Legislation to deliver new powers for Scotland will be built to last and help secure the UK's "united future", the Prime Minister has said.
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Poll shows SNP could win all but four Scottish seats in general election

Poll shows SNP could win all but four Scottish seats in general election | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Labour MPs in Scotland would be reduced from 41 to four while Lib Dems and Tories projected to lose all their seatsA new poll suggests the SNP will almost completely wipe out Labour in Scotland in May’s general election.
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Bill to set out new Scottish powers

Bill to set out new Scottish powers | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The prime minister will be in Scotland as the UK government publishes the draft bill to transfer extensive new powers to the Scottish Parliament.
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Robison pledges £100m for elderly care as poll says public trusts SNP most with NHS

Robison pledges £100m for elderly care as poll says public trusts SNP most with NHS | My Scotland | Scoop.it
THE Scottish Government has moved to tackle the crisis gripping the country's hospitals by unveiling a £100 million package to provide more elderly care and reduce the pressure on wards.
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Scots want Alex Salmond running Britain with Ed Miliband - Daily Mail

Scots want Alex Salmond running Britain with Ed Miliband - Daily Mail | My Scotland | Scoop.it
A new poll of voters in Scotland reveals they favour Labour's Ed Miliband being forced into a power-sharing deal with the SNP instead of going it alone.
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Sturgeon: proposals for further Scots devolution have been watered down

Sturgeon: proposals for further Scots devolution have been watered down | My Scotland | Scoop.it
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Willie Rennie is not very clever. He demonstrates this pretty much every time he speaks. And, let's face it, a clever person doesn't get themselves lumbered with the job of fronting the Liberal Democrats in Scotland. Especially at a time when the party is in cahoots with the Tories.


Not being clever, it is always advisable, that Willie Rennie remain silent. Unfortunately, he is not clever enough to realise this. He is much too pathetically desperate for the attention of the media to know when to keep his mouth shut. And so we find him staunchly defending the latest round of superficial constitutional tinkering that the British parties are trying to pass off as "home rule" for Scotland.


If Rennie was just a little bit cleverer than he is, it might occur to him that he represents the Liberal Democrats - the party which has asserted for itself the right to define (and redefine) "home rule". If he was as clever as he really needs to be, it might even have dawned on him that somebody was likely to ask him to compare the "home rule" that he is defending with his own party's definition of "home rule", as lately set out in "The Scrolls of Ming".


Not that anybody from the British media will be asking such awkward questions, of course. Their unenviable task is to try and make Wille Rennie look cleverer than he is.

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2015 election: five key themes

2015 election: five key themes | My Scotland | Scoop.it
With the general election just over 100 days away, polls are revealing that the UK public are more fractured than ever before1. Scotland: a referendum on Labour?
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SNP hierarchy: we could back Labour plan to replace Lords with elected Senate

SNP hierarchy: we could back Labour plan to replace Lords with elected Senate | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The SNP would be prepared to accept Gordon Brown's idea of a US-style elected senate of the "nations and regions" to replace the 700-year-old House of Lords as part of a deal to prop up a Labour minority government, senior party sources have indicated.
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Scottish National party ‘mavericks’ aim to tap into energy of yes campaign

Scottish National party ‘mavericks’ aim to tap into energy of yes campaign | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Feminist blogger and bar owner among SNP election hopefuls after rules change opens door to ‘non-political politicians’A breast cancer surgeon, a feminist blogger and the owner of a Glasgow bar that became an activists’ hub during the referendum...
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Photoshop nightmare: Tory poster takes aim at SNP and Labour

Photoshop nightmare: Tory poster takes aim at SNP and Labour | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Poster suggests voting for SNP would allow Ed Miliband into No 10, but commentators left unimpressed by Conservative HQ’s Photoshop skills
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Saltire won't be raised on Burns Day despite Salmond plea

Saltire won't be raised on Burns Day despite Salmond plea | My Scotland | Scoop.it
An Aberdeenshire councillor has accused Alex Salmond of "concentrating on side issues"
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LibDem donor snubs Danny Alexander, Jo Swinson to back Labour candidates with £300k

LibDem donor snubs Danny Alexander, Jo Swinson to back Labour candidates with £300k | My Scotland | Scoop.it
A Liberal Democrat donor has snubbed many of the party's MPs, including Danny Alexander, to give £300,000 to help Labour candidates get elected in May.
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Labour split over councillor’s sacking

Labour split over councillor’s sacking | My Scotland | Scoop.it
A council boss facing a crisis over a multi-million pound repair contract has rejected a claim that a colleague’s sacking is linked to the issue.
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SNP to vote on English health laws

SNP to vote on English health laws | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The leader of the SNP tells the BBC that her MPs will vote on English health matters if it helps to protect the NHS in Scotland.
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UKIP MEP David Coburn: Salmond would be hanging from lamppost if Yes vote

UKIP MEP David Coburn: Salmond would be hanging from lamppost if Yes vote | My Scotland | Scoop.it
IN an incendiary interview, Coburn said the plummeting price of oil meant the former First Minister would have paid the penalty had Scotland voted to go it alone.
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Labour accused of abandoning Trident for SNP deal

Labour accused of abandoning Trident for SNP deal | My Scotland | Scoop.it

spin!LABOUR has been accused of going back on its commitment to renew the Trident nuclear deterrent in preparation for making a deal with the Scottish Nationalists to get back into power after the next election.

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