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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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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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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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'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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