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BBC plans Metropolitan police documentary series

BBC plans Metropolitan police documentary series | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Series expected to cover areas including Scotland Yard's homicide detectives and local London borough policing teams The BBC is to film a documentary series on the Metropolitan police which it is billing as an "uncompromising" look at the UK's...
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Banffshire & Buchan Coast SNP: New Analysis - Labour Tax Plans to Hit 350,000 Low Income Workers

Banffshire & Buchan Coast SNP: New Analysis - Labour Tax Plans to Hit 350,000 Low Income Workers | My Scotland | Scoop.it

Unworkable Rebate Plan 'Not Fit for Purpose' Labour’s tax hike on working people could hit the incomes of around 350,000 of even the lowest income workers, new analysis has shown – as the party’s proposals continues to unravel.

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SNP lead Scottish campaign to stay in European Union

SNP lead Scottish campaign to stay in European Union | My Scotland | Scoop.it

THE SNP has become the first Scottish party to register as an official campaigner in the In-Out referendum on Europe.

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John Swinney to publish funding negotiation documents before Holyro...

John Swinney to publish funding negotiation documents before Holyro... | My Scotland | Scoop.it

Papers revealing details of key talks over Scotland's future funding arrangements are to be published before Holyrood breaks up for May's election, the count...

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MSP's hit back at Amazon's expansion plans in Scotland

MSP's hit back at Amazon's expansion plans in Scotland | My Scotland | Scoop.it

THE firm are set to open a ­warehouse in Edinburgh that will deliver goods only an hour after they have been ordered.

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SNP Councillor and aide to deputy leader quits after 'racist texts' scandal

SNP Councillor and aide to deputy leader quits after 'racist texts' scandal | My Scotland | Scoop.it

CRAIG MELVILLE was the councillor for Maryfield ward in Dundee, but was accused of referring to Muslim's as 'filth' in a string of hateful messages.

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Holyrood 2016 to prove the 'top up election' as battle for second votes ramps up

Holyrood 2016 to prove the 'top up election' as battle for second votes ramps up | My Scotland | Scoop.it
THE HOLYROOD election will be dominated by an unprecedented battle for second votes as a fresh poll showed the SNP is set to win almost every…
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Back to School Bank initiative is launched in Hamilton

Back to School Bank initiative is launched in Hamilton | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Cheque handover for scheme that accepts donations of new school uniforms, backpacks, PE kits, shoes and stationery.
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Scottish myths: The Blue Men of Minch

Scottish myths: The Blue Men of Minch | My Scotland | Scoop.it

SCOTLAND’S longstanding relationship with the sea has spawned a variety of claims from sailors convinced they have seen sea-dwelling supernatural creatures.

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Herald View: Time to make a decision on the future of the beaver in Scotland

Herald View: Time to make a decision on the future of the beaver in Scotland | My Scotland | Scoop.it

THE Scottish Government is still to rule on whether beavers have a future in Scotland, but the pressure to make the decision soon is growing.…

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Farron decries SNP's "unthinking monoculture" and believes Lib Dems will forge ahead in Scotland

Farron decries SNP's "unthinking monoculture" and believes Lib Dems will forge ahead in Scotland | My Scotland | Scoop.it

TIM Farron has hit out at the “unthinking monoculture” of the SNP at Westminster, insisting Nationalist MPs’ lack of independence was not…

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Irish woman moves to Scotland during Storm Gertrude to be with her man - and brings her cows

Irish woman moves to Scotland during Storm Gertrude to be with her man - and brings her cows | My Scotland | Scoop.it

It was the cows or Scotland, so Valerie chose both.

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Ruth Davidson: Income tax proposals could "hammer family finances"

Ruth Davidson: Income tax proposals could "hammer family finances" | My Scotland | Scoop.it

Proposals to "hammer family finances" by raising taxes could see people and businesses opt to leave Scotland for other parts of the UK,…

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'Shambolic' VIP child sex abuse and murder inquiry to close

'Shambolic' VIP child sex abuse and murder inquiry to close | My Scotland | Scoop.it

Scotland Yard is to close its disastrous investigation into alleged VIP child sex abuse and murder after concluding there is no substance to the claims.

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Hen harriers virtually exterminated in northeast Scotland

Hen harriers virtually exterminated in northeast Scotland | My Scotland | Scoop.it

Hen harriers have been virtually wiped out by sporting estates across northeast Scotland, according to a new scientific study.

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Suicide doctor arrives in Scotland to campaign for right to die

Suicide doctor arrives in Scotland to campaign for right to die | My Scotland | Scoop.it

A CONTROVERSIAL former Dignitas doctor, who has helped Scots end their lives, arrived in Glasgow yesterday to push the case for legalising…

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Mary Somerville set to make history as the new face of RBS polymer banknote

Mary Somerville set to make history as the new face of RBS polymer banknote | My Scotland | Scoop.it

THE astronomer and mathematician is set to be the first woman other than the Queen to appear on a Royal Bank of Scotland note.

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Scotland can raise the revenue we need, fairly and locally, to protect services.

Scotland can raise the revenue we need, fairly and locally, to protect services. | My Scotland | Scoop.it

The ongoing contest for the “anti-austerity” crown in Scottish politics has reached a new intensity this week.

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Holyrood asked to investigate Alex Salmond radio show

Holyrood asked to investigate Alex Salmond radio show | My Scotland | Scoop.it

The Tories and Labour query whether Mr Salmond should have been permitted to
use parliamentary facilities to earn another income hosting his LBC phone-in
show.

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SCOT goes POP!: Labour slip to third place in Scotland in historic YouGov poll

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Special status of islands highlighted by Euro Parliament

Special status of islands highlighted by Euro Parliament | My Scotland | Scoop.it

SNP MEP Alyn Smith has welcomed today's vote by the European Parliament in Strasbourg which highlighted the specific features and handicaps faced by island regions.

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Iain Macwhirter: A penny for Scotland? The wrong tax and the wrong time to raise it

Iain Macwhirter: A penny for Scotland? The wrong tax and the wrong time to raise it | My Scotland | Scoop.it

The Scottish Labour leader, Kezia Dugdale, is to be congratulated for putting her money where her mouth is and calling for an increase in…

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SNP demand for English income tax 'not credible'

SNP demand for English income tax 'not credible' | My Scotland | Scoop.it

David Mundell says SNP ministers are trying to “have their cake and eat it” by
demanding a share of English income tax growth after the levy is devolved to
Holyrood.

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'Rainbow clouds' captured on camera

'Rainbow clouds' captured on camera | My Scotland | Scoop.it

It is thought that recent storms may have increased the chances of the clouds forming over the UK, particularly in Scotland, by driving moisture up into the stratosphere.

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"I am a Basque." Alex Salmond returns to Iberian politics

"I am a Basque." Alex Salmond returns to Iberian politics | My Scotland | Scoop.it

Alex Salmond has courted Conservative home-rulers in the Basque Country as he continues his post-indyref international charm offensive.

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US police adopt Scottish tactics to avoid ‘deadly force’

US police adopt Scottish tactics to avoid ‘deadly force’ | My Scotland | Scoop.it

Tactics adopted from Scotland form a key part of new guidelines unveiled in the United States to help reduce the number of civilians being shot by police officers.

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