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Joan McAlpine: How Alex Salmond sparked U-turn over decision to close Grangemouth

Joan McAlpine: How Alex Salmond sparked U-turn over decision to close Grangemouth | My Scotland | Scoop.it
JOAN reckons the First Minister's key role in solving the petrochemicals crisis shows that he is delivering the best results for Scotland.

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Conservative MP complains of too many Mcs in the Commons

Conservative MP complains of too many Mcs in the Commons | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Philip Hollobone, MP for Kettering, tells parliament an increase in members whose surnames begin with Mc – many of them SNP – is holding up voting An influx of MPs with surnames starting with Mc are creating long queues in the voting lobbies of...
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Tories vote to keep veto over Holyrood’s welfare powers

Tories vote to keep veto over Holyrood’s welfare powers | My Scotland | Scoop.it
TORY MPs voted to keep Westminster’s veto over the Scottish Parliament’s new welfare powers during last night’s debate on the Scotland Bill in the House of Commons.
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SNP's FFA amendment is voted down by Labour and the Tories

SNP's FFA amendment is voted down by Labour and the Tories | My Scotland | Scoop.it
An SNP amendment to the Scotland Bill that would give the Scottish Parliament full fiscal autonomy was defeated in a vote in the House of Commons last night by 508 votes to 56.
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Scottish Greens aim for all MSP regions for 2016 - Scotsman

Scottish Greens aim for all MSP regions for 2016 - Scotsman | My Scotland | Scoop.it
THE Scottish Greens could return MSPs in each of Holyrood’s eight parliamentary regions, a leading member of the party has said.
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SNP's Westminster leader gives Cameron Evel eye at PMQs

SNP's Westminster leader gives Cameron Evel eye at PMQs | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Angus Robertson claims English votes for English laws (Evel) proposal will make Scottish MPs ‘second-class’ citizens David Cameron has been asked repeatedly to reassure Scottish constituents that his plans to give English MPs a veto on English-only...
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MPs say Scotland Bill calls are being 'ignored' - BBC News

MPs say Scotland Bill calls are being 'ignored' - BBC News | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The Scottish Secretary dismisses accusations that UK ministers are not listening to those who want the Scotland Bill strengthened.
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SNP: rushing through English votes for English laws is democratic outrage

SNP: rushing through English votes for English laws is democratic outrage | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Party’s Westminster leader, Angus Robertson, hits out at David Cameron’s plans to bring in new powers before the summer break David Cameron has been accused by the Scottish National party of plotting a “democratic outrage” by trying to rush through...
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SNP pensions spokesman admits convincing older voters is key to Scottish independence

SNP pensions spokesman admits convincing older voters is key to Scottish independence | My Scotland | Scoop.it
SNP pensions spokesman admits convincing older voters is key to Scottish independence
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Plenty more fish in the sea: Scotland seeks new markets for its spectacular seafood

Plenty more fish in the sea: Scotland seeks new markets for its spectacular seafood | My Scotland | Scoop.it
For many years the travelling experience of a landed Scots fish, crustacean or mollusc extended no further than the overnight train from Oban or Peterhead to Billingsgate Market and the dining tables of London.
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'Queen's funding' claptrap debases the Unionist press still further

'Queen's funding' claptrap debases the Unionist press still further | My Scotland | Scoop.it
STRANGE, is it not, how people bent on defending the Union of Great Britain and Northern Ireland seem to have a sketchy idea of how the Union works?
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Nationalists target of ‘disgusting’ cyber-porn attack

Nationalists target of ‘disgusting’ cyber-porn attack | My Scotland | Scoop.it
THOUSANDS of nationalists across Scotland are being bombarded with shocking pornographic images sent to their Facebook pages in a mass cyber attack.
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Edinburgh Zoo panda Tian Tian has conceived

Edinburgh Zoo panda Tian Tian has conceived | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Keepers say tests show Tian Tian has conceived, but this does not mean she is pregnant yet
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Evel vote could test Cameron's Commons majority

Evel vote could test Cameron's Commons majority | My Scotland | Scoop.it
DAVID Cameron risks the first major test of his Government's slender majority as the Conservatives set out proposals to restrict the voting rights of Scottish, Welsh and Northern Irish MPs today.
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New Tory Evel plans are 'a democratic outrage'

New Tory Evel plans are 'a democratic outrage' | My Scotland | Scoop.it
THE SNP have reacted angrily to press reports suggesting David Cameron is to introduce English Votes for English Laws (Evel) without the scrutiny of Parliament.
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Amazing moment pod of killer whales SPOTTED playing off coast of Scotland - Express.co.uk

Amazing moment pod of killer whales SPOTTED playing off coast of Scotland - Express.co.uk | My Scotland | Scoop.it
THIS lifeboat crew got more than they bargained for when they spotted a pod of up to 20 killer whales playing off the coast of north-east Scotland.
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Nicola Sturgeon enters BBC Woman's Hour power list at No 1

Nicola Sturgeon enters BBC Woman's Hour power list at No 1 | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Caitlyn Jenner, who recently went public with her transition to being a woman, is included in Radio 4 programme’s annual ranking of 10 most influential women Nicola Sturgeon, the SNP leader, who was labelled “the most dangerous woman in Britain”...
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Angus B MacNeil MP on Twitter

Angus B MacNeil MP on Twitter | My Scotland | Scoop.it
95% of Scot MPs vote for powers for Scotland but 500 odd Lab&Tories gang up to block Scots powers - so diff from .. pic.twitter.com/U5ffVX7wzJ
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Historical inheritance protocols key to "genetic frontier" dividing Scotland and England, say researchers

Historical inheritance protocols key to "genetic frontier" dividing Scotland and England, say researchers | My Scotland | Scoop.it
RESEARCHERS believe they have uncovered a "genetic frontier" which separates Britain's Celtic nations from England.
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Unionist parties need to take the same tough line against online trolls as the SNP

Unionist parties need to take the same tough line against online trolls as the SNP | My Scotland | Scoop.it
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Scotland's first poverty adviser: Tory plans to redefine child poverty are 'wicked'

Scotland's first poverty adviser: Tory plans to redefine child poverty are 'wicked' | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Scotland's first poverty adviser has attacked plans by the UK Government to redefine the definitions used to measure child poverty as
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Heatwave to hit Scotland… After we endure tropical storm - Aberdeen Press and Journal

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Heatwave to hit Scotland… After we endure tropical storm
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Scotland could be treated to a short heatwave following a tropical storm that is set to batter the country over the next few days.
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