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As Others See Us: the view from the United States - Herald Scotland

As Others See Us: the view from the United States - Herald Scotland | My Scotland | Scoop.it
As Others See Us: the view from the United StatesHerald ScotlandThey used to giggle in Washington when somebody mentioned Scottish independence. Well, not anymore. They used to giggle in Washington ...
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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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Government to end nuclear waste veto

Government to end nuclear waste veto | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The UK government wants to scrap a community veto which allows local politicians to block a future £12bn nuclear waste repository.
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The Incredible Story of Rory the Tory

The Incredible Story of Rory the Tory | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Earlier this year, Rory made a wonderful BBC documentary in which he successfully demonstrated that large areas of Scotlandshire do not even exist.
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Revealed: £1bn bill to keep Trident

Revealed: £1bn bill to  keep Trident | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Scottish taxpayers will have to fork out a massive £1 billion to maintain Trident nuclear weapons on the Clyde over the next 10 years, according to new figures from the Ministry of Defence (MoD).
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Scots destined to vote Yes, says Ian Hamilton

Scots destined to vote Yes, says Ian Hamilton | My Scotland | Scoop.it
THE nationalist icon Ian ­Hamilton has claimed the ­referendum has “radically changed Scotland” because ­ordinary people are coming round to a Yes vote.
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Glasgow 2014: Wallace explains Braveheart moment

Glasgow 2014: Wallace explains Braveheart moment | My Scotland | Scoop.it
GOLD medal winning swimmer Daniel Wallace said his celebration in the pool came from the bottom of his heart after he bellowed “for freedom!” when he touched home first.
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Scotland's bid for independence puts White House in awkward diplomatic spot | WashingtonExaminer.com

Scotland's bid for independence puts White House in awkward diplomatic spot | WashingtonExaminer.com | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The United States' longstanding “special relationship” with the United Kingdom is being tested as Scotland prepares to vote on whether to become independent after a 307-year political union with Britain.
The Sept. 18 referendum puts the Obama administration in an awkward diplomatic spot. The U.S. has no greater ally than the U.K. and is careful to avoid disharmony with British Prime Minister David Cameron, who is determined to preserve England's union with Scotland.
Yet the U.S. has had cozy cultural ties with Scotland for centuries. And because the U.S. itself split from Britain, warning Scotland against taking a similar step — particularly in a peaceful, democratic fashion — would smack of hypocrisy.
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Patrick Balfour's curator insight, July 27, 4:30 AM

The US should help Scotland to get Independence. The added balance would help everyone as a new voice of reasoning would go along way.

Add to this the possibility of the US getting fairer contracts on ship building and technology would help all three administrations in a much closer bond.

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Fury after unelected peers strip power from Scotland

Fury after unelected peers strip power from Scotland | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Scottish News, News Scotland - Politics, Referendum, Economy, Culture and intelligent opinion | Newsnet Scotland, uniquely Scottish
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And so it begins
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Independence: Darling warns of ‘Yes’ camp tricks

Independence: Darling warns of ‘Yes’ camp tricks | My Scotland | Scoop.it
“INCREASINGLY desperate” Scottish nationalists will pull any trick they can when Holyrood returns to business for its unprecedented summer session after the Commonwealth Games, according to Better Together leader Alistair Darling.
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Please read this as, 'yes camp should beware, ' warns Darling, 'u KOK are planning to vandalise yes shops like Hamilton, cars like Mr Prowse and basically all the nasty tricks we are and have accused the other side of'.
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Deputy First Minister to host Q & A session

Deputy First Minister to host Q & A session | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will host a public question and answer session on the independence referendum at a meeting in Motherwell next week.
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Scottish prisoners refused right to vote in referendum by supreme court

Scottish prisoners refused right to vote in referendum by supreme court | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Court dismisses attempt by Leslie Moohan and Andrew Gillon, serving life sentences for murder, to overturn voting banA bid by two Scottish prisoners to overturn a ban on inmates voting in the independence referendum has been dismissed by the UK...
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David Cameron considers basing himself in Scotland before referendum - The Guardian

David Cameron considers basing himself in Scotland before referendum - The Guardian | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The Guardian David Cameron considers basing himself in Scotland before referendum The Guardian Salmond has also promised to avoid talking about the referendum for the duration of the Games, but he was unable to stop himself from saying to the 71...
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'Glasgow will vote Yes and become Freedom City...' | Evening Times

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Scotland's GDP per head £2,300 higher than UK as whole, says SNP

Scotland's GDP per head £2,300 higher than UK as whole, says SNP | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Party says new analysis of OECD figures show an independent Scotland would be 14th richest country in the economic blocScottish wealth per head is over £2,300 higher than that of the UK as a whole and outstrips major economies such as France, Japan...
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The Naw Regional Anthem

The Naw Regional Anthem | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Better Together has today proposed a new regional anthem for Scotlandshire that will be introduced after the vile Natz are crushed in the forthcoming splittist referendum.
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Comment: Independence vital for healthy NHS

Comment: Independence vital for healthy NHS | My Scotland | Scoop.it
I HAVE worked as a GP for 20 years in primary care. I believe the only reason that the NHS in Scotland has stayed true to its founding principles is that since 2007, Scotland’s government has reaffirmed its commitment to a publicly provided service with a focus on mutuality – both public and NHS staff as owners and partners not users and providers.
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Financial Times' investors' magazine: Westminster is playing down potential oil cash

Financial Times' investors' magazine: Westminster is playing down potential oil cash | My Scotland | Scoop.it
BRITAIN'S leading investment magazine has claimed Westminster is deliberately downplaying the potential for oil and gas returns from the North Sea ahead of the referendum.
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Netherlands Weeps Today

Netherlands Weeps Today | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The Netherlands is weeping today for 233 passengers who lost their lives when Malaysian Airlines Flight MH 17 was shot down over the eastern Ukraine only one week ago. There were 298 people on that plane.
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Marks, get set ..NO

Marks, get set ..NO | My Scotland | Scoop.it
EXCLUSIVE: ALAN Wells criticised Alastair Darling over his clumsy bid to make political gain from Scotland’s gold glory
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Exclusive: Cameron’s Big Society in tatters as charity watchdog launches investigation into claims of Government funding misuse

Exclusive: Cameron’s Big Society in tatters as charity watchdog launches investigation into claims of Government funding misuse | My Scotland | Scoop.it
David Cameron’s flagship Big Society Network is being investigated by the Charity Commission over allegations that it misused government funding and made inappropriate payments to its directors – including a Tory donor.
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Scottish secession could start wave of European independence - Daily American Online

Scottish secession could start wave of European independence - Daily American Online | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.uk Scottish secession could start wave of European independence Daily American Online If the United Kingdom becomes divided after a Scottish referendum in September, it could start a chain reaction of independence throughout Europe.
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No campaign donor is accused over firm avoiding tax | Herald Scotland

No campaign donor is accused over firm avoiding tax | Herald Scotland | My Scotland | Scoop.it
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CEO of Pride Glasgow backs Scottish independence - PinkNews.co.uk

CEO of Pride Glasgow backs Scottish independence - PinkNews.co.uk | My Scotland | Scoop.it
CEO of Pride Glasgow backs Scottish independence
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The Chief Executive of Pride Glasgow has announced his support for the independence campaign in Scotland.
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Scottish independence: Europeans with an eye on Edinburgh - BBC News

Scottish independence: Europeans with an eye on Edinburgh - BBC News | My Scotland | Scoop.it
BBC News
Scottish independence: Europeans with an eye on Edinburgh
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The region in north-east Spain already enjoys a wide degree of autonomy, and, until recently, few Catalans wanted full independence.
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MPs deny they delay replying to queries

MPs deny they delay replying to queries | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Local representatives on the defensive over response figures
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Orange march to go ahead before independence vote

Orange march to go ahead before independence vote | My Scotland | Scoop.it
THE Orange Order has been given the go-ahead for a 10,000-strong pro-Union march just days before the independence referendum.
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