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Scottish independence starts to hypnotise north east England

Scottish independence starts to hypnotise north east England | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Fearing a new economic 'tiger' over the border, a report urges council leaders in north east England to forge new alliances with Scotland as a counterweight to indifferent London Ever since the first Scottish devolution push of the late 1970s,...
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Scots scientists lead way in bid to save orang-utan

Scots scientists lead way in bid to save orang-utan | My Scotland | Scoop.it
SCOTTISH scientists’ research could help pave a way to save the iconic orang-utan in its native Borneo.
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Nicola Sturgeon warned not to increase income tax in her 'Queen's Speech'

Nicola Sturgeon warned not to increase income tax in her 'Queen's Speech' | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Scotland's shopkeepers warn that using Holyrood's new powers to increase income tax will backfire as the First Minister's prepares to unveil her programme for government.
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Our nuclear options need long-term focus

Our nuclear options need long-term focus | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Telegraph View: Indentifying an English home for the Trident successor would be a prudent contingency
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SNP HQ in row over "parachuting in" council candidate

SNP HQ in row over "parachuting in" council candidate | My Scotland | Scoop.it
AN SNP branch is said to be “in meltdown” after a majority of local executive committee members resigned in protest at the party leadership…
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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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Scot wins world Haggis eating competition

Scot wins world Haggis eating competition | My Scotland | Scoop.it
A YOUNG Scotsman has set a new world record – after he scoffed a whole haggis in only 47 seconds.
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Politicians must realise the story of English nationalism is not over

Politicians must realise the story of English nationalism is not over | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Voters are increasingly defining themselves by nationality, not social class or economic status
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SNP calls for full Commons debate on "Cameron's cronies"

SNP calls for full Commons debate on "Cameron's cronies" | My Scotland | Scoop.it
THE SNP have called for a full House of Commons debate on the new controversial tranche of peers and their “suitability” to sit in the House…
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Tony Blair faces SNP call to come clean over Gaddafi regime claims

Tony Blair faces SNP call to come clean over Gaddafi regime claims | My Scotland | Scoop.it
TONY Blair has been called on by the SNP to give “full disclosure” to MPs following claims he was part of an effort to save the late Libyan…
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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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