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SNP's £100million TV licence fee demand for more Scottish-made programmes - Express.co.uk

SNP's £100million TV licence fee demand for more Scottish-made programmes - Express.co.uk | My Scotland | Scoop.it
TELEVISION licence fee payers could soon be stumping up millions of pounds for more Scottish-made programmes on the BBC, putting pressure on the £145 annual fee.
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How disillusionment with Labour in Scotland has turned to raw rage

How disillusionment with Labour in Scotland has turned to raw rage | My Scotland | Scoop.it
On the campaign trail, Labour activists face anger they say borders on the irrational, with even campaign leader Douglas Alexander likely to lose his seat Labour’s Scottish leader Jim Murphy came face to face this week with the raw rage consuming...
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Nicola Sturgeon through the eyes of Londoners

Nicola Sturgeon through the eyes of Londoners | My Scotland | Scoop.it
NICOLA Sturgeon would make a great prime minister and introduce a deal more feminine fairness into Britain.

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‘Disgraceful’ Tory attacks on the SNP are endangering union, say top Lib Dems

‘Disgraceful’ Tory attacks on the SNP are endangering union, say top Lib Dems | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Attempts to woo Ukip voters by demonising Scottish nationalists will backfire, say Danny Alexander and David Steel Tory attempts to paint the SNP as a divisive force that would drain resources from the rest of the UK risks the future of the union,...
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David Cameron caught joking about Alex Salmond 'stealing people's wallets'

David Cameron caught joking about Alex Salmond 'stealing people's wallets' | My Scotland | Scoop.it
David Cameron has been caught on microphone joking about Alex Salmond 'stealing wallets'.
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Election 2015: What is happening to polling in Scotland?

Election 2015: What is happening to polling in Scotland? | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Robert Ford’s guide to the Sturgeon surge: there has been a dramatic shift since the referendum as the SNP has attracted Labour voters to its cause
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Schools told to increase use of Scots language in lessons

SCHOOLS have been urged to increase the use of the Scots language as part of a wider drive to improve literacy.
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Sturgeon: we'll split Labour to impose our policies on Miliband

Sturgeon: we'll split Labour to impose our policies on Miliband | My Scotland | Scoop.it
NICOLA Sturgeon has revealed how the SNP will seek to split Labour to impose SNP policy on a minority Ed Miliband government after the election.
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Playing the anti-Scotland card is Cameron’s desperate last resort | Seumas Milne

Playing the anti-Scotland card is Cameron’s desperate last resort | Seumas Milne | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Scaremongering about the SNP is an attempt to divert attention from Britain’s fundamental choiceSo now we know the last Tory trick in their book. They’ve tried all the standard pre-election routines. We’ve had promises of tax cuts, naturally.
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Miliband rules out any new Scottish independence referendum

Miliband rules out any new Scottish independence referendum | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The Labour leader's intervention came as the former prime minister John Major warned that the SNP was 'merely waiting for a good excuse to put separation back on the agenda'.
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The SNP is dominating this campaign. Is it going to start affecting party strategy?

The SNP is dominating this campaign. Is it going to start affecting party strategy? | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Dan Hodges looks at who won days 20, 20 and 21 of the election campaign
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Election coverage: fewer than one in five politicians featured are female

Election coverage: fewer than one in five politicians featured are female | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Analysis of election coverage in TV and national newspapers shows that just 14% features female politicians, despite three parties being led by women Just 14% – fewer then one in five – of politicians featured in election coverage so far have been...
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SNP 'will get 42 seats,' predicts Nate Silver poll - Scotsman

SNP 'will get 42 seats,' predicts Nate Silver poll - Scotsman | My Scotland | Scoop.it
THE SNP are set to win 42 seats in the General Election next month, according to American poll guru Nate Silver.
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Pro-independence rally did not have permission from Glasgow Council - Herald Scotland

Pro-independence rally did not have permission from Glasgow Council - Herald Scotland | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Pro-independence rally did not have permission from Glasgow Council Herald Scotland A rally organised by a pro-independence group linked to Tommy Sheridan pushed ahead with an event in Glasgow yesterday without having the permission of the local...
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Channels 4 and 5 giving Tories more airtime than other broadcasters

Channels 4 and 5 giving Tories more airtime than other broadcasters | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Cardiff University research also finds BBC and Sky News’ election coverage featured Conservative sources speaking for longer than those from other parties Channel 4 and Channel 5 gave Conservative party voices about a third of election coverage...
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ELECTION 2015: Tories refuse to say which human rights they will dump

ELECTION 2015: Tories refuse to say which human rights they will dump | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The Conservative party are refusing to say which vital protections they would scrap if they win the election and abolish the Human Rights Act (HRA). The party’s manifesto says a Conservative govern...

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Why are the Tories so paranoid about the SNP? | David Steel

Why are the Tories so paranoid about the SNP? | David Steel | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Casting Nicola Sturgeon’s party as a political bogeyman is nonsensical and politically illiterate
The current obsession of the Tories with the SNP has its dangers.
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To balance Scotland’s books, tax cyclists and joggers | Kevin McKenna

To balance Scotland’s books, tax cyclists and joggers | Kevin McKenna | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Instead of taking money from the poor, let’s tax a few of the more odious middle-class activitiesI am not entirely sure if a number exists representing the annual cost to Scotland of multi-deprivation.
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Boris Johnson aims to ban ‘annoying’ bagpipes

Boris Johnson aims to ban ‘annoying’ bagpipes | My Scotland | Scoop.it
BORIS Johnson has effectively banned the “piercing sound” of bagpipes from the streets of London, with pipers told to find locations “with no flats, offices, shops or hotels”.
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Sturgeon interview: Don't confuse me with a rock star - I can't sing

Sturgeon interview: Don't confuse me with a rock star - I can't sing | My Scotland | Scoop.it
TO her excited followers she has become "The Sturgeonator," an unstoppable, super-human champion leading the SNP to previously undreamed of success.
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New Alzheimer’s treatment fully restores memory function

New Alzheimer’s treatment fully restores memory function | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound technology that clears the brain of neurotoxic amyloid plaques - structures that are responsible for memory loss and a decline in cognitive function in Alzheimer’s patients. If a...
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'Significant' Pictish fort found off Aberdeenshire coast - BBC News

'Significant' Pictish fort found off Aberdeenshire coast - BBC News | My Scotland | Scoop.it
University of Aberdeen archaeologists discover a "very significant" Pictish fort off the coast of Aberdeenshire.
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Top Labour candidate David Lammy tells ITV News an SNP deal is possible - ITV News

Top Labour candidate David Lammy tells ITV News an SNP deal is possible - ITV News | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Video report by ITV News' Chris Ship
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Steve Bell on the Scottish National party – cartoon

Steve Bell on the Scottish National party – cartoon | My Scotland | Scoop.it
A bit like a new volcanic island whose molten rock can still be reshaped, the SNP under Nicola Sturgeon has adapted faster than others to the strange new environment of minority government
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Why do women in Scotland vote? Because the referendum taught us that politics ... - The Independent

Why do women in Scotland vote? Because the referendum taught us that politics ... - The Independent | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Last week we got to see three strong female leaders in Leaders’ Debate offer an alternative, articulate vision of how politics could be. "Didn’t the girls do well?" was the general tone of the commentariat.
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