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Scottish ministers accused of 'dismal' strategy to cut climate emissions

Scottish ministers accused of 'dismal' strategy to cut climate emissions | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Environment and climate campaigners are becoming increasingly disillusioned with Alex Salmond's claims to head a green government, and are furious about his government's latest climate action plan Alex Salmond's government has been lambasted by...
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Scottish independence is BACK as Sturgeon breaks promise to drop issue | Politics | News | Express.co.uk

NICOLA Sturgeon has backtracked on her promise to drop Scottish independence less than a month after claiming the issue was dead in the water.
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Alex Salmond: Indyref2 will come right as Brexit goes wrong

IndyRef2 will come right because Brexit will go wrong, says Alex Salmond. The former First Minister claims Nicola Sturgeon’s strategy for a second referendum would have succeeded if it had not been for the general election.
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SNP worker appeared in court accused of posting anti-gay abuse online

SNP worker appeared in court accused of posting anti-gay abuse online | My Scotland | Scoop.it
SNP parliamentary worker appeared in court accused of posting anti-gay abuse online
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Mhairi Black slams Tories after women takes own life amid pension fears

Mhairi Black slams Tories after women takes own life amid pension fears | My Scotland | Scoop.it
A woman killed herself after the general election result heightened her pension worries, an SNP MP has claimed.
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Former SNP No2 Jim Sillars warns Nicola Sturgeon she is hurting party

Former SNP No2 Jim Sillars warns Nicola Sturgeon she is hurting party | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Jim Sillars slammed the First Minister for turning off voters by gambling on Brexit and fighting for IndyRef2
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Former SNP minister says party needs to relaunch major independence campaign

Former SNP minister says party needs to relaunch major independence campaign | My Scotland | Scoop.it
ALEX Neil is a rarity for the SNP as a former cabinet minister-turned-backbencher voicing opinions at odds with the leadership of a party that in…
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Kevin McKenna: Time for wider Yes movement to campaign for independence

Kevin McKenna: Time for wider Yes movement to campaign for independence | My Scotland | Scoop.it
YOU would never accuse the SNP Government of harbouring any traditional Christian proclivities. Even so, a few in the cabinet may be familiar with…
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Darren McGarvey: If we can’t criticise the SNP, then what sort of society do Yessers want?

Darren McGarvey: If we can’t criticise the SNP, then what sort of society do Yessers want? | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Hell froze over last week when pro-indy ­columnist and blogger Wee Ginger Dug broke a five-year amnesty by cobbling together a public criticism of the SNP.
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The Barnett bypass won't survive Tory deflection and abuse of UK politics - Newsnet.scot

The Barnett bypass won't survive Tory deflection and abuse of UK politics - Newsnet.scot | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Commentary by Derek Bateman The Barnett Bypass is the worst example I recall of what is an accepted funding formula being exploited unfairly for raw political purpose. It appears to contradict the aim of Barnett as a means of distributing fairly UK national resources based on population. It is nakedly opportunistic and cynical. It is, …
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Ask Angry: It's nice to see Nicola Sturgeon come round to my 2020 vision

Ask Angry: It's nice to see Nicola Sturgeon come round to my 2020 vision | My Scotland | Scoop.it

Was Nicola Sturgeon right to reset the timescale for indyref2? — Scott, Glasgow
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Our readers react: It’s up to us now to prove Yes is the best way forward

Our readers react: It’s up to us now to prove Yes is the best way forward | My Scotland | Scoop.it

HAVING read the First Minister ’s statement, I believe she has chosen the best way forward for Scotland. It was a measured reflection on what…
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Paolo Nutini to play charity gig in Paisley Abbey to help culture capital bid

Paolo Nutini to play charity gig in Paisley Abbey to help culture capital bid | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Paolo Nutini is to perform a huge charity concert in his home town’s historic abbey to help its bid to become the UK’s next culture capital.
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Unspun: the political diary

Unspun: the political diary | My Scotland | Scoop.it
DEBATE of the week was on the SNP Government’s woeful FoI record, when Tory Graham Simpson had the pleasure of telling Nat mega-bore Stewart…
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Frustrated Davidson challenges May Government to lead or lose

Frustrated Davidson challenges May Government to lead or lose | My Scotland | Scoop.it
RUTH Davidson is leading a Scottish Conservative power surge at Westminster after warning Theresa May's lieutenants that the Prime Minister owes her…
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Work begins on the HMS Glasgow – but it’s a far cry from the 13 frigates promised by Better Together

Work begins on the  HMS Glasgow – but it’s a far cry from the 13 frigates promised by Better Together | My Scotland | Scoop.it

IT was one of the many broken promises made by the Westminster Government ahead of the independence referendum in September, 2014, but at least…
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Highland Spring boss says sorry for indyref2 remarks

Highland Spring boss says sorry for indyref2 remarks | My Scotland | Scoop.it

BOSSES at Highland Spring have tried to pour cold water on a row over Scottish independence.
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Backtrack not U-turn over indyref2 - BBC News

Backtrack not U-turn over indyref2 - BBC News | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Anyone waiting to declare that Nicola Sturgeon has been forced to do a U-turn on an independence referendum will have been sorely disappointed.
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Henry McLeish says indyref2 still coming

Henry McLeish says indyref2 still coming | My Scotland | Scoop.it

FORMER First Minister Henry McLeish has said there will “of course” be a second referendum on independence.
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Tom Gordon: Sturgeon needs to be bold to revive her tired government

Tom Gordon: Sturgeon needs to be bold to revive her tired government | My Scotland | Scoop.it

NICOLA Sturgeon attached a brave coda to the speech in which she ruefully bumped her plan for a second referendum down the road past Brexit. As…
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Film critic Barry Norman dies - BBC News

Film critic Barry Norman dies - BBC News | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The former presenter of the BBC's Film programme died in his sleep on Friday night, his family says.
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Scottish government abandons 1% pay cap on public sector workers

Scottish government abandons 1% pay cap on public sector workers | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Holyrood’s finance minister says time is up for controversial policy after Westminster MPs voted down Labour motion to scrap it nationally
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Whitehall dismisses SNP call for Mundell to resign over Con-DUP deal as a "silly stunt"

Whitehall dismisses SNP call for Mundell to resign over Con-DUP deal as a "silly stunt" | My Scotland | Scoop.it
THE SNP leadership’s call for David Mundell to resign over the Con-DUP deal has been dismissed as a “silly stunt” by Whitehall insiders, who…
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stane: JK Rowling's book is translated into Scots for first time

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stane: JK Rowling's book is translated into Scots for first time | My Scotland | Scoop.it
'MR and Mrs Dursley, o nummer fower, Privet Loan, were prood tae say that they were gey normal, thank ye awfie muckle.'
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Scotland’s indyref2 may have been delayed. But expect it by 2021 | Ruth Wishart

Scotland’s indyref2 may have been delayed. But expect it by 2021 | Ruth Wishart | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Those who think Nicola Sturgeon’s statement this week means the end of the independence movement don’t understand her, or the SNP
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Brexit: Survey finds 60% of Scots 'want new EU vote'

Brexit: Survey finds 60% of Scots 'want new EU vote' | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Brexit: Survey finds 60% of Scots 'want new EU vote'. It also found 10% of Leave respondents would switch their vote.
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