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The historical debt

The historical debt | My Scotland | Scoop.it
When presented with the evidence that Scotland has been a huge net contributor to UK finances ever since the discovery of North Sea oil, Unionists sometimes protest "Ah, but what about the 260 year...
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Up to 500,000 million No voters would switch to Yes in event of indy ref 2

Up to 500,000 million No voters would switch to Yes in event of indy ref 2 | My Scotland | Scoop.it

OUR exclusive poll says Yes would win 54 per cent of the vote in a second independence referendum as up to half a million voters swap sides.
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Guardian Commenter Sums Up How Absolutely Screwed Boris Johnson Is After Brexit Vote

Guardian Commenter Sums Up How Absolutely Screwed Boris Johnson Is After Brexit Vote | My Scotland | Scoop.it
He did look very glum.
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Irish president to visit the Scottish Parliament - BBC News

Irish president to visit the Scottish Parliament - BBC News | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Irish President Michael D Higgins is to become the first head of state from his country to visit the Scottish Parliament.
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Happy Endings

Happy Endings | My Scotland | Scoop.it
There are large historical events that have been going on beneath our feet, I think, for a long time. But, like an earthquake, tension builds and the ground suddenly shifts…and temples come crashin…
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'Zero credibility' Farage slapped down for mocking prospect of indyref2

'Zero credibility' Farage slapped down for mocking prospect of indyref2 | My Scotland | Scoop.it

The "zero standing" and deep unpopularity of Nigel Farage will lead to a surge in support for independence, Nicola Sturgeon's official…
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Orange Order chief Charles Cefferty axed after cash probe

Orange Order chief Charles Cefferty axed after cash probe | My Scotland | Scoop.it

THE grand master of the County Grand Lodge of Central Scotland was sacked after an internal investigation reportedly relating to a bank account holding members' money.
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The next Conservative leader can see off Sturgeon

The next Conservative leader can see off Sturgeon | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The First Minister threatens independence a referendum rematch, and Cameron's successor faces an early test - but a winnable one.
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Germany's Angela Merkel says 'no need to be nasty to Britain' after...

Germany's Angela Merkel says 'no need to be nasty to Britain' after... | My Scotland | Scoop.it
German chancellor Angela Merkel has insisted there is "no need to be nasty" to Britain over its "divorce" terms from the EU. The intervention came despit
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Older ‘left-behind’ voters turned against a political class with values opposed to theirs

Older ‘left-behind’ voters turned against a political class with values opposed to theirs | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The Ukip revolt has reshaped the traditional political landscape – and for both main parties the upheaval has only just begun
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David Cameron: The man who broke two unions?

Conservative prime minister resigns after Britain votes for Brexit from the EU in its historic referendum.
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Brexit: Scottish cabinet meets to discuss response to Leave vote - BBC News

Brexit: Scottish cabinet meets to discuss response to Leave vote - BBC News | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is holding a cabinet meeting in Edinburgh to discuss her government's response to the UK voting to leave the EU.
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EU Law Analysis: What next after the UK vote to leave the EU?

EU Law Analysis: What next after the UK vote to leave the EU? | My Scotland | Scoop.it
As ever @StevePeers helps clarify the key #legal issues on what next after #EU #referendum vote https://t.co/XlKXO9OyzY #EUref
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Donald Trump praises 'beautiful' Brexit and says Boris Johnson will make a good Prime Minister

Donald Trump praises 'beautiful' Brexit and says Boris Johnson will make a good Prime Minister | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Donald Trump has described the Brexit vote as a “beautiful, beautiful thing” as he praised Boris Johnson for reading the public mood better than David Cameron and promised there would be “zero” impact on the special relationship if he becomes US...
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Lib Dem members lobby party to back independence referendum 

Lib Dem members lobby party to back independence referendum  | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Lib Dem members lobby party to back independence referendum . The discussion took place at an emergency meeting of the party following the EU referendum result.
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Rollercoaster crashes at M&D's theme park in Motherwell - BBC News

Rollercoaster crashes at M&D's theme park in Motherwell - BBC News | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Six fire engines are at M&D's theme park in North Lanarkshire after reports of an incident involving a rollercoaster.
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George Osborne weighs his chances in leadership race

George Osborne weighs his chances in leadership race | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The chancellor has put out feelers among senior Tory MPs but Brexit camp says ‘not a cat in hell’s chance’
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"I hope we ditch the Scots from the UK. And the Welsh. Then we can just be England. That's what people want - England back."

"I hope we ditch the Scots from the UK. And the Welsh. Then we can just be England. That's what people want - England back." | My Scotland | Scoop.it

In the Blue Ball pub in Grantchester, just outside Cambridge on Friday night, three university professors were, inevitably, discussing the…
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Scotland seeks to remain in EU, ready for new independence vote - The Himalayan Times

Scotland seeks to remain in EU, ready for new independence vote - The Himalayan Times | My Scotland | Scoop.it
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon vowed on Saturday to protect Scotland's European Union membership and said a fresh independence referendum was possible after Britain voted to leave the bloc.
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Lesley Riddoch: Green light for ‘indyref2’ could be flashing before 2016 ends

Lesley Riddoch: Green light for ‘indyref2’ could be flashing before 2016 ends | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Who’d have guessed it? Within hours of the Brexit vote, Scottish independence has once again become the talk of the steamie across the UK and the world.
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EU referendum: UK's EU commissioner Lord Hill to resign - BBC News

EU referendum: UK's EU commissioner Lord Hill to resign - BBC News | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The UK's EU Commissioner Lord Hill announces he is to stand down, saying "what is done cannot be undone" after the UK votes to leave the European Union.
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'Unusually high number of people' seeking Irish passports, Northern Ireland's Post Office says after EU vote

'Unusually high number of people' seeking Irish passports, Northern Ireland's Post Office says after EU vote | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The fallout from the Brexit vote has sparked an
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Battle of Bannockburn: What was it all about? - BBC News

Battle of Bannockburn: What was it all about? - BBC News | My Scotland | Scoop.it
On the 700th anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn, here are some things you maybe didn't know about the historic event.
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Nicola Sturgeon preparing for second indyref - BBC News

Nicola Sturgeon preparing for second indyref - BBC News | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Nicola Sturgeon says a second referendum on Scottish independence is "on the table".
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