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Scottish independence: The parliament that never was - BBC News

Scottish independence: The parliament that never was - BBC News | My Scotland | Scoop.it

In 1914, a Scottish home rule bill successfully passed through parliament but was scuppered by the outbreak of World War One.

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Mary Somerville could be first woman other than Queen to feature on RBS banknote

Mary Somerville could be first woman other than Queen to feature on RBS banknote | My Scotland | Scoop.it

Royal Bank of Scotland asks public to vote for pioneering scientist, physicist James Clerk Maxwell or Thomas Telford after Rab C Nesbitt fails to make shortlist

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Climate turmoil? Blame it on the witches - World | The Star Online

IN late August 1589, a dozen of the fittest ships in the Danish fleet set across a tempestuous North Sea to carry a 14-year-old princess bride to her new husband and new home. King James VI of Scotland had seen Anna of Denmark only in a miniature portrait before arranging a marriage by proxy in her country. Following her wedding-sans-groom in a palace by the sea, Anna boarded the ship of Danish Admiral Peter Munch to travel to her Scottish kingdom.
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SNP MP calls for transparency regarding nuclear convoys in Scotland

SNP MP calls for transparency regarding nuclear convoys in Scotland | My Scotland | Scoop.it

SNP MP calls for transparency regarding nuclear convoys in Scotland. SNP's Douglas Chapman has called for local authorities to be notified of nuclear convoys in advance.

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Scottish Ukip chairman faces sex call claims - BBC News

Scottish Ukip chairman faces sex call claims - BBC News | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The chairman of the UK Independence Party in Scotland has stood down after appearing at Glasgow Sheriff court accused of making sexual phone calls.
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SNP Politician Withdraws 'Reactionary' Harry Potter Ban After JK Rowling Row

SNP Politician Withdraws 'Reactionary' Harry Potter Ban After JK Rowling Row | My Scotland | Scoop.it
An SNP councillor has apologised for a "reactionary" pledge to ban her children from reading Harry Potter after JK Rowling was accused of supporting a tweeter accused of trolling.

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Well to be honest Rosa there is more than one way to skin a cat. I have been labelled a death eater by Ms Rowling as I was part of the Yes movement. I am also a Harry Potter fan. I bought her books before she became so obnoxious. I can't change that. What I can do is never buy another. Should I need / want to read her work Ill borrow them from someone else. I will never give her another penny, but neither would I deprive a child from the magic of Harry Potter.

 

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Encouraging activism at the SNP Disabled Member’s Conference

Encouraging activism at the SNP Disabled Member’s Conference | My Scotland | Scoop.it

Today the SNP held the Disabled Members Conference in Glasgow - the first event of its kind for any political party in Scotland.

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Scottish Government approves plan to dig 5,000 tonnes of sand from Hebridean island

Scottish Government approves plan to dig 5,000 tonnes of sand from Hebridean island | My Scotland | Scoop.it

IT is one of Scotland's most remote outposts, where the wind breaks over the landscape undisturbed by human activity.

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Churches of Scotland and England vow to work together as historic new pact published

Churches of Scotland and England vow to work together as historic new pact published | My Scotland | Scoop.it

An historic pact between the Churches of Scotland and England committing them to cooperate and work together in an unprecedented move has been…

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Sturgeon: Scottish Government will seek more Westminster cash for north east

Sturgeon: Scottish Government will seek more Westminster cash for north east | My Scotland | Scoop.it

The Scottish Government will continue to press the UK Government to offer more financial support to Scotland's north east, after…

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Iain Macwhirter: Risk of a rebound for SNP by embracing negative pro-EU campaign

Iain Macwhirter: Risk of a rebound for SNP by embracing negative pro-EU campaign | My Scotland | Scoop.it

According to Morgan Stanley, “Brexit could plunge Britain back into recession”. “Vote to Leave could trigger economic and financial…

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Top SNP MP moonlights as £500-a-day NHS surgeon

Top SNP MP moonlights as £500-a-day NHS surgeon | My Scotland | Scoop.it

Dr Philippa Whitford tops up her £74,000 MP’s salary with £500-a-day hospital shifts as a locum consultant for NHS Ayrshire and Arran, working five times for the health board last month.

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seriously? is this what they are reduced to?

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Sturgeon accused by Labour sources of wanting to crash fiscal framework deal for Holyrood

Sturgeon accused by Labour sources of wanting to crash fiscal framework deal for Holyrood | My Scotland | Scoop.it
NICOLA Sturgeon has created an “artificial deadline” for agreeing a deal with David Cameron on new tax powers for Holyrood and is intent on…
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Row over tests for teachers as SNP tackles recruitment 'concerns'

Row over tests for teachers as SNP tackles recruitment 'concerns' | My Scotland | Scoop.it

Row over tests for teachers as SNP tackles recruitment 'concerns'. Conservatives say primary headteacher shortages 'harming schools' across Scotland

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Historical figures shortlisted for new RBS £10 note - BBC News

Historical figures shortlisted for new RBS £10 note - BBC News | My Scotland | Scoop.it

Royal Bank of Scotland announces the shortlist of historical figures who could appear on a new £10 note to be issued next year.

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Scotland braced for arrival of Storm Henry as bad weather continues

Scotland braced for arrival of Storm Henry as bad weather continues | My Scotland | Scoop.it

Scotland braced for arrival of Storm Henry as bad weather continues. As Storm Gertrude leaves a trail of destruction in its wake, the country faces a fresh battering.

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Rennie to SNP: Are you conservative or progressive?

Rennie to SNP: Are you conservative or progressive? | My Scotland | Scoop.it

Willie Rennie will challenge the SNP in a parliamentary debate on their budget this week to actually use the powers that are coming the Scottish Parliament’s way and raise the rate of income tax to pay for a £475m investment in education.

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Sir Terry Wogan has died, aged 77 - BBC News

Sir Terry Wogan has died, aged 77 - BBC News | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Veteran BBC broadcaster Sir Terry Wogan dies aged 77, after a short illness, his family says.
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Nicola Sturgeon to address SNP conference for disabled members

Nicola Sturgeon to address SNP conference for disabled members | My Scotland | Scoop.it

The SNP is to stage Scotland’s first ever political conference for party members who are disabled.

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David Cameron: Second North Sea boom possible with 'UK muscle'

David Cameron: Second North Sea boom possible with 'UK muscle' | My Scotland | Scoop.it

The Prime Minister visits Aberdeen to help unveil a £250 million City Deal and
£20 million for seismic exploration in the North Sea.

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Kevin McKenna: Is time running out for Scotland to be master of its own destiny?

Kevin McKenna: Is time running out for Scotland to be master of its own destiny? | My Scotland | Scoop.it

EVEN if you were to judge it by the mediocre standards of party political broadcasts, Thursday night’s offering by the SNP was insipid. The…

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Councillor blasts a lack of gritting in Shotts during the recent cold spell

Councillor blasts a lack of gritting in Shotts during the recent cold spell | My Scotland | Scoop.it

SNP member said it took at least FIVE hours before gritters appeared in town

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SNP health spokeswoman hits back at attacks over 'moonlighting' job with NHS

SNP health spokeswoman hits back at attacks over 'moonlighting' job with NHS | My Scotland | Scoop.it
A BREAST surgeon turned politician who earned extra cash by performing shifts for the NHS has hit back at criticism over her second job.
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Swinney hits local government with all or nothing 'draconian' demand

Swinney hits local government with all or nothing 'draconian' demand | My Scotland | Scoop.it

MINISTERS have turned the screw on Scotland's 32 councils warning that refusal to sign up to a new all-or-nothing package of demands will see…

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Google tax: European Commission 'willing to probe deal' - BBC News

Google tax: European Commission 'willing to probe deal' - BBC News | My Scotland | Scoop.it

The European Competition Commissioner says she is willing to investigate Google's tax arrangements as the SNP write to the EC to complain.

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