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Scottish independence: 'Rump' UK would cease to be one of Europe's 'big three' - Scotsman

Scottish independence: 'Rump' UK would cease to be one of Europe's 'big three' - Scotsman | My Scotland | Scoop.it
ScotsmanScottish independence: 'Rump' UK would cease to be one of Europe's 'big three'ScotsmanThey are part of a joint University of Kent/Federal Trust project investigating EU foreign policy and say the UK would have a “significantly diminished...
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Ukip vow to cut £8 billion of Scotland's funding - Scotsman

Ukip vow to cut £8 billion of Scotland's funding - Scotsman | My Scotland | Scoop.it
THE UK Independence Party has laid out plans to slash £8 billion from Scottish funding to help balance the books in government.
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Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts - The Independent

Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts - The Independent | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Ukip is preparing a manifesto pledge to slash billions of pounds from Scotland’s budget to help to pay for tax cuts for English voters.
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Fears over Holyrood child abuse inquiry direction

Fears over Holyrood child abuse inquiry direction | My Scotland | Scoop.it
SURVIVORS have claimed a Scottish Government inquiry into historical child abuse cases appears to be moving away from holding to account those who were responsible for crimes against them.
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Surely if one starts with the concept of blame attribution, one also starts with the concept of guilt. In this country is it not the case that one is innocent until proven guilty.
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Salmond lashes out at Westminster leaders for 'tricking' voters

Salmond lashes out at Westminster leaders for 'tricking' voters | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The SNP leader said the No campaign’s last minute promise of more powers for Holyrood had swayed voters – but accused Westminster leaders of going back on their word.
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First Minister Sturgeon backs Police Scotland boss Sir Stephen House - BBC News

First Minister Sturgeon backs Police Scotland boss Sir Stephen House - BBC News | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says she has "full confidence" in police boss Sir Stephen House who has come under fire over stop-search figures.
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Outrage as it emerges Labour's proposed mansion tax will be 'covered by MPs expenses'

Outrage as it emerges Labour's proposed mansion tax will be 'covered by MPs expenses' | My Scotland | Scoop.it
FURY has erupted after it has been revealed MPs will NOT have to pay a proposed mansion tax.

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Peter A Bell's curator insight, February 26, 1:56 PM

Who is outraged by this stuff any more? It is no more than we expect from the corrupt British political system.

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Sunday Herald sees sales rise after backing independence - BBC News

Sunday Herald sees sales rise after backing independence - BBC News | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The Sunday Herald was the only Scottish-based newspaper to see a boost to its print sales last year, after backing independence.
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Why an SNP surge at Westminster could mean the end of Britain

Why an SNP surge at Westminster could mean the end of Britain | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Anyone seeking to understand the strength of the SNP should look to those parts of Scotland where the party is supposed to be weakest. At the last election, the nationalists…
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Andrew Whitaker: Scottish independence take two

Andrew Whitaker: Scottish independence take two | My Scotland | Scoop.it
COULD a Tory General Election win and an SNP landslide provoke a second referendum, asks Andrew Whitaker.
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How will Scotland’s social policy change with further devolution?

How will Scotland’s social policy change with further devolution? | My Scotland | Scoop.it
There is nothing inherently English or Scottish (or Welsh or Northern Irish) about a desire for social justice.
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Headteachers in Scotland face new mandatory test - BBC News

Headteachers in Scotland face new mandatory test - BBC News | My Scotland | Scoop.it
All new headteachers will need to study for a specially-designed qualification, the Scottish government announces.
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BBC and police heavily criticised over Sir Cliff Richard raid coverage

BBC and police heavily criticised over Sir Cliff Richard raid coverage | My Scotland | Scoop.it
South Yorkshire force’s deal to supply details of raid to corporation, which broadcast live coverage, caused singer unnecessary distress, says report An independent report into the controversial raid on Sir Cliff Richard’s home has found the pop...
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Germany's far-right Pegida movement sets up in Scotland and plans anti-Islam march in Edinburgh

Germany's far-right Pegida movement sets up in Scotland and plans anti-Islam march in Edinburgh | My Scotland | Scoop.it
THE first demonstration by the Scottish branch of Pegida, the far-right anti-Islam movement from Germany, is planned for Edinburg this month.
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Proclaimers star Charlie Reid said Thatcher's politics made him back Scottish independence

Proclaimers star Charlie Reid said Thatcher's politics made him back Scottish independence | My Scotland | Scoop.it
THE singer, who was told the news of Thatcher’s death by the Record as he stepped off a flight to New York, said: “Her politics inspired me because I disagreed with her so much.
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12 actors who could play The Saint in ITV's new series - Digital Spy UK

12 actors who could play The Saint in ITV's new series - Digital Spy UK | My Scotland | Scoop.it
9 potential Saints - and 3 actors who've had a brush with Simon Templar before.
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I'm listening to The Saint on the radio right now. They are going to have to seriously look at how women are treated by Simon Templar. (ST)
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Jim Murphy reconfirms he will stand in May general election

Jim Murphy reconfirms he will stand in May general election | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The Scottish Labour leader has come under pressure to clarify whether he intends to contest seat.
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Report warns of sectarian tensions in Scotland - Scotsman

Report warns of sectarian tensions in Scotland - Scotsman | My Scotland | Scoop.it
At least two Irish centres in Scotland have been burned down in sectarian attacks, it was claimed.
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Nicola Sturgeon marks 100 days as FM

Nicola Sturgeon marks 100 days as FM | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Nicola Sturgeon says she is proud of her achievements after 100 days as first minster but admits there is "much more to do".
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The National - The newspaper that supports an independent Scotland

The National - The newspaper that supports an independent Scotland | My Scotland | Scoop.it
newest national daily newspaper and the only one that supports the idea of independence for Scotland
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Parties divided over how to avoid 'cash for access' scenario

Parties divided over how to avoid 'cash for access' scenario | My Scotland | Scoop.it
SCOTTISH parties are divided over how best to prevent the “cash for access” scandals that currently ...
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Almost nine in ten Scots think sectarianism is a problem for Scotland - The Guardian (blog)

Almost nine in ten Scots think sectarianism is a problem for Scotland - The Guardian (blog) | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Around nine in ten Scots think sectarianism is a problem for the country, while two thirds think it’s only a problem in specific areas, according to survey findings
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Poll: 57% of people would back the SNP joining a UK-wide coalition Government

Poll: 57% of people would back the SNP joining a UK-wide coalition Government | My Scotland | Scoop.it
More than half of voters think the SNP should be able to join a UK-wide coalition government in the event of a hung parliament in May, according to a poll.
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General election TV debate dates announced - Scotsman

General election TV debate dates announced - Scotsman | My Scotland | Scoop.it
DAVID Cameron and Ed Miliband will be pitched in a head-to-head live televised debate exactly a week before the May 7 general election, if the TV showdowns go ahead, it has been announced.
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SNP responds to Cameron criticism - Scots News Online

SNP responds to Cameron criticism - Scots News Online | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Nicola Sturgeon has criticised the Prime Minister after he claimed an alliance between the SNP and Labour would be the " 'ultimate nightmare scenario'' for Britain after the general election.

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