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Scottish food and drink too weak to withstand independence, claims ice cream chief

Scottish food and drink too weak to withstand independence, claims ice cream chief | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Scottish food and drink too weak to withstand independence claims ice cream chief (RT @jp_murphy: @robster38 I'm guessing not...
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Jane Bradley: Right newspaper but wrong profile - Scotsman

Jane Bradley: Right newspaper but wrong profile - Scotsman | My Scotland | Scoop.it
IF YOU’RE reading this in a real newspaper made of paper, you’re probably a man, aged 40 to 59, living in central Scotland, with centre-right politics and a penchant for Jackie Bird.
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Renewable energy overtakes nuclear as Scotland's top power source - The Guardian

Renewable energy overtakes nuclear as Scotland's top power source - The Guardian | My Scotland | Scoop.it
BusinessGreen: Clean energy produced more power in Scotland than nuclear, coal or gas for the first time, in first half of 2014 industry figures show
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Alex Salmond: The Rise and Demise of a Chameleon Politician - The London Economic

Alex Salmond: The Rise and Demise of a Chameleon Politician - The London Economic | My Scotland | Scoop.it
By David Thomson Alex Salmond may have lost the vote for independence and stood down as  leader of the SNP and Scotland’s First Minister, but there’s still widespread respect for him as a politician.
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Scotland faces confusion on the slippery slope to formal separation

Scotland faces confusion on the slippery slope to formal separation | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The Scottish government has to keep the process alive. Hence Nicola Sturgeon’s description of the Smith commission report as an ‘opening offer’It all started with a “vow”.
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Devolution of tax powers won’t shut down the Scottish independence debate | Ruth Wishart

Devolution of tax powers won’t shut down the Scottish independence debate | Ruth Wishart | My Scotland | Scoop.it
We don’t know the winners and losers yet but the Smith commission’s proposals are already being questionedFirst, some chronology. On 22 November some 3,000 people attended the Radical Independence Conference in the Clyde Auditorium in Glasgow.
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Reality check: the SNP not Ukip will choose next PM

Reality check: the SNP not Ukip will choose next PM | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Ukip’s chances are exaggerated: party likely to call the tune in the event of a hung parliament is the SNP
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Scotland should control income tax, says Smith Commission - reaction: Politics Live blog

Scotland should control income tax, says Smith Commission - reaction: Politics Live blog | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Rolling coverage of the Smith Commission report, saying Scotland should have control over income tax, with reaction and analysisSmith Commission report in full (pdf)Smith Commission says Scotland should control £14bn in tax and welfare...
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Nicola Sturgeon: People are key to our plans - Scotsman

Nicola Sturgeon: People are key to our plans - Scotsman | My Scotland | Scoop.it
NICOLA STURGEON has vowed to put people at the centre of her plans for the next year of government.
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Save the Children staff furious over 'morally reprehensible' award for Tony Blair - Telegraph

Save the Children staff furious over 'morally reprehensible' award for Tony Blair - Telegraph | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Staff complain that the charity's reputation is damaged by the 'global legacy award' given to the former prime minster
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Gordon Brown to stand down as MP, reports say

Gordon Brown to stand down as MP, reports say | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Former prime minister is said to be ready to announce his departure from parliament after key Scottish referendum roleFormer prime minister Gordon Brown is preparing to announce that he is standing down as an MP, reports say.
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Alex Salmond: "The rocks will melt with the sun" before we allow tuition fees

Alex Salmond: "The rocks will melt with the sun" before we allow tuition fees | My Scotland | Scoop.it
SNP leader promises Scottish students will be protected if his party stays in power.
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Darling warns devolving income tax to Scotland would be a mistake | LabourList

Darling warns devolving income tax to Scotland would be a mistake | LabourList | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Alistair Darling, former Chancellor and the person who headed up the Better Together campaign, has said that powers over income tax should not be completely
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Veteran SNP MSP predicts a second referendum in 2017

Veteran SNP MSP predicts a second referendum in 2017 | My Scotland | Scoop.it
A VETERAN SNP MSP ­yesterday predicted a second independence ­referendum in 2017.
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Gordon Brown Backed Down Because He Was Scared of Losing His Seat to the SNP

Gordon Brown Backed Down Because He Was Scared of Losing His Seat to the SNP | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Now the 'architect of the vow' has bailed out. This was inevitable, as he'd already lost his seat next year as retribution for siding with the Tories during the referendum like the majority of the Labour MPs will find in May...

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Scotland's National newspaper is here to stay - The Guardian

Scotland's National newspaper is here to stay - The Guardian | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Newsquest announces decision to continue publishing title ‘indefinitely’ after week-long pilot run exceeds expectations
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David Cameron reignites English votes row as Scotland gets new tax powers

David Cameron reignites English votes row as Scotland gets new tax powers | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Prime minister wants to bar Scots MPs from parts of budget vote, as Labour is accused of being ‘duped’ by ToriesDavid Cameron is risking a fresh constitutional clash with Labour and the Liberal Democrats after he announced that the Tories want to...
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Nicola Sturgeon attacks Scotland powers deal agreed by SNP

Nicola Sturgeon attacks Scotland powers deal agreed by SNP | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The First Minister argues the Smith Commission report does not meet the Unionist parties' promise of extensive new powers only hours after her party signed up to it.
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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says she is 'disappointed' by proposals for ... - Scottish Daily Record

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says she is 'disappointed' by proposals for ... - Scottish Daily Record | My Scotland | Scoop.it
THE new powers fell short of the promises made by the three UK party leaders in the days before the referendum on Scottish independence, Ms Sturgeon claimed.
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The Scotsman cartoon: Income tax powers - Scotsman

The Scotsman cartoon: Income tax powers - Scotsman | My Scotland | Scoop.it
ALISTAIR Darling warned that handing full power over income tax to Holyrood would increase borrowing costs for the entire UK.
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Nicola Sturgeon to crack down on major landowners - Scotsman

Nicola Sturgeon to crack down on major landowners - Scotsman | My Scotland | Scoop.it
NICOLA Sturgeon has unveiled plans for a major crackdown on Scotland’s leading ­landowners, including the prospect of ­enforced sell-offs, as she set out her first programme for government.
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Smith Commission: Few welfare or taxation powers to be devolved

Smith Commission: Few welfare or taxation powers to be devolved | My Scotland | Scoop.it
SNP said to be 'disappointed' ahead of publication of report on further devolution.
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Alex Salmond is a paranoid loser, former BBC chief hits back at former FM

Alex Salmond is a paranoid loser, former BBC chief hits back at former FM | My Scotland | Scoop.it
SIR Christopher Bland blasted the former First Minister over his attack on the corporation in Monday's Daily Record and told him he had no right to "insult the BBC".
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Scotland in Transition

Scotland in Transition | My Scotland | Scoop.it
By Christopher Silver As Alex Salmond stepped out of the political limelight last weekend, I was reminded of a rare encounter with a middle class, conservative, yes voter during the referendum. Our...
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Britain's richest MP wants to gag press and prevent stories which might embarrass politicians

Britain's richest MP wants to gag press and prevent stories which might embarrass politicians | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Richard Benyon called for changes, stating “we need to make sure that the Act is there for what it is designed to do” rather than “raking up political ammunition”
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Perthshire hotel named on global 'must-stay' list - Scotsman

Perthshire hotel named on global 'must-stay' list - Scotsman | My Scotland | Scoop.it
A HIGHLAND hotel has made it on to a global list of 28 unique places “to stay at before you die.”
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