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Bellshill residents asked to have their say on Hattonrigg

Bellshill residents asked to have their say on Hattonrigg | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Bellshill Community Council are asking residents in the Hattonrigg Road area of Bellshill to contact them with their views on how the area should be developed.
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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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Growing up Scottish is bad for your bones

Growing up Scottish is bad for your bones | My Scotland | Scoop.it

Children in Scotland are almost twice as likely to break a bone as youngsters in London, research has revealed.

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SNP Holyrood candidate accused of racism refuses to sit beside Muslim colleague

SNP Holyrood candidate accused of racism refuses to sit beside Muslim colleague | My Scotland | Scoop.it
JULIE McAnulty has demanded North Lanarkshire Council chamber is rearranged so she is no longer put next to Dr Imtiaz Majid.
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Dugdale: Labour will raise income tax for all and halt savage SNP cuts

Dugdale: Labour will raise income tax for all and halt savage SNP cuts | My Scotland | Scoop.it

KEZIA Dugdale is to back an across-the-board income tax increase and say the SNP can abandon savage cuts to public services by raising extra cash…

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Banning Trump from UK 'would do him good' says Salmond - BBC News

Banning Trump from UK 'would do him good' says Salmond - BBC News | My Scotland | Scoop.it

Former Scottish first minister Alex Salmond says he supports calls for Donald Trump to be banned from the UK, on the eve of a Commons debate on the issue.

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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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SNP scheme to scupper EU vote

SNP scheme to scupper EU vote | My Scotland | Scoop.it

NATIONALISTS have been plotting with Tory Eurosceptics to block a snap referendum on Britain’s membership of the EU this summer.

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Iain Macwhirter: Detriment in fiscal framework beyond our ken

Iain Macwhirter: Detriment in fiscal framework beyond our ken | My Scotland | Scoop.it

After three years of the most intense debate about Scotland's future, could the sum total be a restoration of the Barnett Formula?

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Alex Salmond receives Basque honour for services to Scottish independence campaign

Alex Salmond receives Basque honour for services to Scottish independence campaign | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Former First Minister of Scotland, Alex Salmond MSP MP has been recognised
(today Sunday 31 January) as the latest recipient of the Sabino Arana award
from the Basque Country. Mr Salmond was being honoured for his
"constitutional campaign for Scottish independence" by the Sabina Arana
Foundation at the Arriaga Theatre in Bilbao.
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