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Scottish independence: Labour figure joins Yes

Scottish independence: Labour figure joins Yes | My Scotland | Scoop.it
A FORMER council leader has become the latest Labour party stalwart to pledge his support for independence.
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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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Call for more powers for BBC Scotland - BBC News

Call for more powers for BBC Scotland - BBC News | My Scotland | Scoop.it

BBC Scotland should be given more power over commissioning and budgets to tackle fears the broadcaster has a "London bias", MSPs have urged.

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Spitting tax, splitting tacks - BBC News

Spitting tax, splitting tacks - BBC News | My Scotland | Scoop.it
There's sound and fury over Holyrood tax plans. Expect it to be followed by a broad consensus - and one that risks missing some complexities of new powers.
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Salmond: Tory win in 2020 with minimal presence in Scotland could spark second indy poll

Salmond: Tory win in 2020 with minimal presence in Scotland could spark second indy poll | My Scotland | Scoop.it

ANOTHER Tory victory at the next General Election with minimal support in Scotland could lead to a second Scottish independence referendum, Alex…

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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
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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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'Get Pakis out of the party': SNP councillor at the centre of second race row

'Get Pakis out of the party': SNP councillor at the centre of second race row | My Scotland | Scoop.it
AN SNP activist claims the under fire councillor made the comments on a drive home from a canvassing session.
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Ruth Davidson 'ready to be opposition leader' as Tories bid to be Scotland's second party

Ruth Davidson 'ready to be opposition leader' as Tories bid to be Scotland's second party | My Scotland | Scoop.it

Ruth Davidson has urged voters to make the Conservatives the second largest party at Holyrood, saying she "stands ready to serve" as…

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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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