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Sands shift ominously for Labour in the heartlands

For the Better Together campaign, time is everything.
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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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New Scotland independence referendum 'highly likely': Sturgeon

New Scotland independence referendum 'highly likely': Sturgeon | My Scotland | Scoop.it
A second Scottish independence referendum is "highly likely", First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Friday, raising the prospect that the United Kingdom could tear itself apart after voting to leave the European Union.
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Millions of trees chopped down to make way for Scottish wind farms

Millions of trees chopped down to make way for Scottish wind farms | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Forestry Commission figures show more than five million trees have been felled
thanks to wind farm developments since 2007, with fewer than 1.6 million
planted to replace them.
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Murder hits new low as Scots as knife crime slides

Murder hits new low as Scots as knife crime slides | My Scotland | Scoop.it

MURDERS have fallen to what is believed to be a Scottish all-time low as knives stay out of fashion.
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Scot behind Farage social media outcry compares UKIP migrants poster to Nazi propaganda

Scot behind Farage social media outcry compares UKIP migrants poster to Nazi propaganda | My Scotland | Scoop.it

AN anti-migrant poster unveiled by UKIP leader Nigel Farage and later withdrawn was compared to Nazi propaganda footage in a social media…
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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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If Scotland blocks England from Brexit, what happens next?

If Scotland blocks England from Brexit, what happens next? | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Boris could be about to discover a taste for Scottish nationalism.
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Quarter of Scots National Trust staff facing redundancy as visitor numbers plummet

Quarter of Scots National Trust staff facing redundancy as visitor numbers plummet | My Scotland | Scoop.it

MORE than a quarter of workers at the National Trust for Scotland have been told their jobs are at risk in what has been described as a…
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