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Is this the start of a beautiful friendship for Len and Alex?

Is this the start of a beautiful friendship for Len and Alex? | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The boss of the Unite union may have fallen for the 'seductive' First Minister's charms, but this new admirer may cost him support elsewhere, writes Alan Cochrane
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Sturgeon urged to step in amid claims SNP race row councillor 'victim of smear campaign'

Sturgeon urged to step in amid claims SNP race row councillor 'victim of smear campaign' | My Scotland | Scoop.it
NICOLA Sturgeon has been urged to suspend all SNP branches in North Lanarkshire amid claims that a party councillor who is facing racism…
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Tennent's beer belly move long overdue

Tennent's beer belly move long overdue | My Scotland | Scoop.it

Alyn Smith, SNP Member of the European Parliament has today welcomed an announcement from Tennent’s brewery that they will place calorie labelling on tins of their beer.

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People Power: First Minister taps into the spirit of Scots for tourism drive

People Power: First Minister taps into the spirit of Scots for tourism drive | My Scotland | Scoop.it

A NEW £4.25 million tourism campaign aimed at promoting the “spirit of Scotland” around the world has been launched with the help of a host of Scots a...

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Poll finds majority support for independence if UK exits EU - Evening Express

Poll finds majority support for independence if UK exits EU - Evening Express | My Scotland | Scoop.it
A majority of Scots would back independence if the UK votes to leave the European Union (EU), a new poll has found. The Ipsos MORI for STV News poll suggests Brexit would increase support for a Yes vote in the event of a second independence referendum. It found Scots are strongly in favour of remaining …
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SNP MSPs in shock u-turn as they block move they recommended one month ago

SNP MSPs in shock u-turn as they block move they recommended one month ago | My Scotland | Scoop.it

A BID to establish a beefed-up Scottish fiscal watchdog has been scuppered after SNP MSPs performed a remarkable volte-face by voting against…

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Kelpies among Scots landmarks to go green for climate change

Kelpies among Scots landmarks to go green for climate change | My Scotland | Scoop.it

SOME of the most iconic landmarks in Scotland turned green in a show of support to tackle climate change.

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Newspaper headlines: Drink-drive limit talks and David Cameron cuts claims - BBC News

Newspaper headlines: Drink-drive limit talks and David Cameron cuts claims - BBC News | My Scotland | Scoop.it

Some papers lead on talks over the drink-drive limit, reporting that UK government ministers are considering adopting Scotland's lower limit.

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SNP accuse Cameron of stalling over women’s rights.

SNP accuse Cameron of stalling over women’s rights. | My Scotland | Scoop.it

THE Scottish National Party has accused David Cameron of stalling over women’s rights.

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Alex Salmond Quotes 'Cat In The Hat' During Attack On EU Referendum Date

Alex Salmond Quotes 'Cat In The Hat' During Attack On EU Referendum Date | My Scotland | Scoop.it

Alex Salmond resorted to reading out a poem from the Cat in the Hat to MPs on Tuesday, as he attacked the possibility that the EU referendum could be held on June 23.

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SNP wants to switch off what we like to watch

SNP wants to switch off what we like to watch | My Scotland | Scoop.it

The Nationalists want to use the charter renewal to take the British out of
the British Broadcasting Corporation.

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David Cameron’s controversial trade union reforms are “crumbling,” the SNP claims

David Cameron’s controversial trade union reforms are “crumbling,” the SNP claims | My Scotland | Scoop.it
DAVID Cameron’s controversial trade union reforms are “crumbling”, the SNP has claimed, after a leaked UK Government letter suggested…
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Brits Need Three Hugs a Day

Brits Need Three Hugs a Day | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Brits need three hugs a day — and are most receptive to one at around 4pm, according to new research.
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I'll go with that. Don't try to cuddle me at 7am. At four I am totally receptive

 

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Council to ditch social care by the hour

Council to ditch social care by the hour | My Scotland | Scoop.it

A RADICAL plan by Scotland's largest council to stop paying for social care by the hour has been criticised as forcing disabled care users to pay…

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Treasury insists its tax powers offer is "logical and fair" but MPs back SNP government's stance

Treasury insists its tax powers offer is "logical and fair" but MPs back SNP government's stance | My Scotland | Scoop.it

DAVID Cameron's compromise deal on Holyrood's new tax powers would have given Scotland more money since devolution than the current Barnett…

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Hunt challenged over junior doctors being lured from NHS to do fitness for work tests for DWP

Hunt challenged over junior doctors being lured from NHS to do fitness for work tests for DWP | My Scotland | Scoop.it

SNP MP Tommy Sheppard has challenged UK health secretary Jeremy Hunt to explain why the Department for Work and Pensions’ (DWP) fitness for work test ...

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UK probing Royal Bank of Scotland on 1MDB

UK probing Royal Bank of Scotland on 1MDB | My Scotland | Scoop.it

KUALA LUMPUR: The UK's Serious Fraud Office, according to media reports, was reportedly probing RBS Coutts in Zurich, owned by the Royal Bank of Scotland ...

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SNP suspends Coatbridge and Chryston branch

SNP suspends Coatbridge and Chryston branch | My Scotland | Scoop.it

CIVIL war has broken out in Central Scotland’s SNP after the party took the unusual step of suspending the Coatbridge and Chryston branch.

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SNP suspends race row councillor Julie McAnulty amid probe

SNP suspends race row councillor Julie McAnulty amid probe | My Scotland | Scoop.it
AN SNP councillor has been suspended by the party following the launch of an investigation by party officials into allegations she used racist language in a conversation with another nationalist activist.
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Move by Sturgeon could help break deadlock over new powers for Holyrood

Move by Sturgeon could help break deadlock over new powers for Holyrood | My Scotland | Scoop.it

Scottish Secretary welcomes Scottish Government plan to put forward new
proposal on funding settlement for Scotland Bill

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Bars took big hit in Scotland | The Times

Bars took big hit in Scotland | The Times | My Scotland | Scoop.it

When a 105-year-old golf club closed its doors last year members were in no doubt who to blame. Their club had been killed off by drink-drive laws

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Glasgow SNP MSP nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Glasgow SNP MSP nominated for Nobel Peace Prize | My Scotland | Scoop.it

A Glasgow MSP has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for efforts to rid the world of nuclear weapons.

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Legendary Russian Sailors Honored in Scotland

Legendary Russian Sailors Honored in Scotland | My Scotland | Scoop.it

The people of South Ayrshire have been celebrating the courage of Russian sailors during the Russian-Japanese war of 1904-1905.

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Parties face a 'devil's choice' on tax under Holyrood's existing powers, says think tank.

Parties face a 'devil's choice' on tax under Holyrood's existing powers, says think tank. | My Scotland | Scoop.it
SCOTLAND'S left wing parties face a "devil's choice" between increasing tax for low and middle earners or allowing the gap between rich…
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Pope Francis expected to make his first visit to Scotland

Pope Francis expected to make his first visit to Scotland | My Scotland | Scoop.it

THE leader of the Catholic leader is understood to be a surprise addition to an event at St Andrews University in September.

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