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House of Lords: peers to get up to £30,000 tax free plus allowances - Telegraph

House of Lords: peers to get up to £30,000 tax free plus allowances - Telegraph | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Peers will receive up to £30,000 tax-free on top of allowances worth £20,000 under reforms to be introduced following a series of expenses scandals.
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Salmond under fire over donations to SNP from convicted fraudster

Salmond under fire over donations to SNP from convicted fraudster | My Scotland | Scoop.it
ALEX Salmond was under mounting pressure last night to return thousands of pounds of donations to the Scottish National Party from a convicted fraudster who was jailed for a benefits scam.
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Donald Trump: second Scottish independence vote would be 'crazy'

Donald Trump: second Scottish independence vote would be 'crazy' | My Scotland | Scoop.it
US Republican candidate believes Scotland is better being unified as opposed to being independent He’s currently preoccupied by his battle for popularity against other candidates seeking the US Republican presidential nomination, yet Donald Trump...
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Civil war breaks out over SNP MSP Richard Lyle

Civil war breaks out over SNP MSP Richard Lyle | My Scotland | Scoop.it
AN SNP MSP has sparked a civil war inside his party by backing the destruction of treasured greenbelt land in the Labour marginal he hopes to win…
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Sturgeon's plan for Scottish BBC based on proposals scrapped by corporation

Sturgeon's plan for Scottish BBC based on proposals scrapped by corporation | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Scottish first minister’s proposals are based on official BBC blueprint which was scrapped after the latest £750m funding cuts Nicola Sturgeon’s ambitious proposals for new BBC TV and radio channels in Scotland are based heavily on an official BBC...
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Nicola Sturgeon sides with Salmond over BBC reporting spat

Nicola Sturgeon sides with Salmond over BBC reporting spat | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Scotland’s first minister defends SNP colleague over row about Scottish referendum coverage by BBC’s Nick Robinson Nicola Sturgeon has backed her predecessor, Alex Salmond, in his continuing spat with the former BBC political editor Nick Robinson,...
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Nicola Sturgeon's BBC Scotland plans 'should not come at expense of rivals'

Nicola Sturgeon's BBC Scotland plans 'should not come at expense of rivals' | My Scotland | Scoop.it
STV chief welcomes first minister’s proposed federal structure for BBC, but warns that it should not crowd out the commercial market The chief executive of broadcaster STV has warned that any potential boost in funding and services for the BBC in...
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Scottish road congestion is worst for six years - Scotsman

Scottish road congestion is worst for six years - Scotsman | My Scotland | Scoop.it
DRIVERS have reported road congestion is at its highest for six years, the official Scottish Household Survey revealed today.
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Nicola Sturgeon enlisted to help man propose - Scotsman

Nicola Sturgeon enlisted to help man propose - Scotsman | My Scotland | Scoop.it
NICOLA Sturgeon may have just completed her most important appointment to date - helping a man propose to his partner.
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Northern Scotland suffering teacher shortage with 300 posts unfilled

Northern Scotland suffering teacher shortage with 300 posts unfilled | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Severest shortages are in Aberdeenshire and the Highlands where 20 primary schools are without head teachers, and nearly 190 teaching posts remain vacant Council leaders across northern Scotland have called for urgent action to deal with a shortage...
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Downton Abbey producer says future generations may revive hit series

Downton Abbey producer says future generations may revive hit series | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Gareth Neame says it is definitely the end of the ITV show this Christmas, but somebody could bring it back in 30 years’ time Downton Abbey will end this Christmas but it could one day be revived as a television series by future generations, its...
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Visitors no longer welcomed to Scotland's 'Penis Island' - The Register

Visitors no longer welcomed to Scotland's 'Penis Island' - The Register | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Bute Council belatedly corrects missing Gaelic accent cock-up
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Scottish Greens: Scotland should nationalise oil - Scotsman (blog)

Scottish Greens: Scotland should nationalise oil - Scotsman (blog) | My Scotland | Scoop.it
SCOTLAND should nationalise its oil industry to break its dependence on “distant multinationals and neoliberal forces”, and cut down on drilling, according to a report commissioned by the Scottish Greens.
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Trump: Scottish independence should be buried for 50 years

Trump: Scottish independence should be buried for 50 years | My Scotland | Scoop.it
A second independence referendum should have been blocked for half a century Donald Trump has claimed.
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Trident: Osborne backs Faslane with £500m plan - Scotsman

Trident: Osborne backs Faslane with £500m plan - Scotsman | My Scotland | Scoop.it
CHANCELLOR George Osborne will today unveil £500 million of investment in the Faslane submarine base on the Clyde in a move which confirms Tory ministers will press ahead with the replacement of the UK’s Trident nuclear deterrent.
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Downton Abbey releases promo video of final series - ITV News

Downton Abbey releases promo video of final series - ITV News | My Scotland | Scoop.it
A video giving viewers a glimpse as to what to expect in the sixth and final series of Downton Abbey has been released.
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Salmond Calls Posthumous Pardon For Scottish Radicals - Aberdeen Voice

Salmond Calls Posthumous Pardon For Scottish Radicals - Aberdeen Voice | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Alex Salmond has called for a posthumous pardon for Thomas Muir and his fellow radicals tried and transported for sedition in 1793/94.
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Sturgeon TV channel 'could be funded by cuts to BBC's UK budget' - Telegraph.co.uk

Sturgeon TV channel 'could be funded by cuts to BBC's UK budget' - Telegraph.co.uk | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Fiona Hyslop, the SNP's Culture Minister, claims a new Scottish BBC channel and radio station could be funded using money currently set aside for the UK network.
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How will Labour top losing the election? By losing its own leadership contest | Frankie Boyle

How will Labour top losing the election? By losing its own leadership contest | Frankie Boyle | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Perhaps the whole debacle is a brilliant piece of marketing designed to make whoever takes over seem like a genius Many people thought the Labour party would struggle to top the disaster of losing the general election, but it has silenced the...
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Wee Ginger Dug: Tonight at Six ... The news the UK gives us - The National

Wee Ginger Dug: Tonight at Six ... The news the UK gives us - The National | My Scotland | Scoop.it
SCOTLAND is appallingly poorly served by our state broadcaster, yet any attempt to discuss the devolution of broadcasting is treated by the Unionist parties and the BBC hierarchy as though you’ve just suggested that Nick Robinson be lightly coated...
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Nicola Sturgeon to call for new BBC for Scotland - BBC News

Nicola Sturgeon to call for new BBC for Scotland - BBC News | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Nicola Sturgeon will call for the BBC in Scotland to have more power, more money and its own TV channel, when she addresses the Edinburgh TV Festival.
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Sunday Herald's sales rise 15%, powered by support for SNP at general election

Sunday Herald's sales rise 15%, powered by support for SNP at general election | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Newsquest paper continues run of circulation increases, as rivals such as Johnston Press’s Scotland on Sunday report hefty declines Newsquest’s Sunday Herald has reported a 15% sales rise in the first half of the year, boosted by its support for...
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Stephen Daisley on Tsunami independence book by Iain Macwhirter - stv.tv

Stephen Daisley on Tsunami independence book by Iain Macwhirter - stv.tv | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Stephen Daisley reviews Tsunami: Scotland’s Democratic Revolution by Iain Macwhirter.
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The Guardian view on Alex Salmond versus Nick Robinson: political not personal | Editorial

The Guardian view on Alex Salmond versus Nick Robinson: political not personal | Editorial | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The revived argument about BBC reporting of Scotland’s referendum campaign raises much bigger issues than a clash between two big male beasts of the political jungleAt the height of the Scottish referendum campaign, the then first minister Alex...
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Reluctant licence fee payers don't like life without the BBC after all

Reluctant licence fee payers don't like life without the BBC after all | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Two-thirds of people in 70 households across Britain change their minds about paying after being deprived of all the corporation’s output for nine days
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Not only could, do.

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