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Alex Salmond: A rare moment for any nation

Alex Salmond: A rare moment for any nation | My Scotland | Scoop.it
First Minister Alex Salmond says we can vote for independence with our hearts and heads
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Neal Ascherson: I saw a No vote was not for status quo...it was a licence for irreversible changes for the worse

Neal Ascherson: I saw a No vote was not for status quo...it was a licence for irreversible changes for the worse | My Scotland | Scoop.it
NOBODY I know has ever seen anything like it.
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Joseph Stiglitz: there is no basis for this scaremongering...but this is not just about money

Joseph Stiglitz: there is no basis for this scaremongering...but this is not just about money | My Scotland | Scoop.it
As Scotland contemplates independence, some, such as Paul Krugman, have questioned the "economics".
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Why isn't Project Fear working? Take a bow George Osborne

Why isn't Project Fear working? Take a bow George Osborne | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Scotland stands on the edge of history this weekend; 4.2 million of us, the largest registered electorate in Scottish history, are weighing up the arguments, considering the implications, calibrating the risks.
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Referendum fever takes hold in Dundee, dubbed Yes City

Referendum fever takes hold in Dundee, dubbed Yes City | My Scotland | Scoop.it
MIKE Strachan jokes that he has been living off chocolate biscuits and coffee for the last six months.
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Orange Order denounce Scottish nationalism as 'divisive and evil enemy'

Orange Order denounce Scottish nationalism as 'divisive and evil enemy' | My Scotland | Scoop.it
An estimated 15,000 people have taken part in a Grand Orange Lodge of Scotland procession in support of the Union in Edinburgh.
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Rupert Murdoch: I'm worried about Salmond's extreme allies...but I'm still not officially saying Yes or No

Rupert Murdoch: I'm worried about Salmond's extreme allies...but I'm still not officially saying Yes or No | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Rupert Murdoch says he is worried about some of the groups campaigning for a Yes vote in the Independence referendum.
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Democracy in the UK ... corruption, bullying, lies and naked power in the hands of the ruthless rich

Democracy in the UK ... corruption,  bullying, lies and naked power in the hands of the ruthless rich | My Scotland | Scoop.it
ON Thursday, if you reside in Scotland, you can participate in the only vote on independence the country has ever been allowed.
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Both sides claim they're ahead

Both sides claim they're ahead | My Scotland | Scoop.it
BOTH the Yes and No campaigns have insisted they are ahead with voters and set to win on Thursday, based on tens of thousands of voter canvas returns from around the country.
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An explosive breach of the rules: Salmond blasts Treasury as its BBC email is exposed

An explosive breach of the rules: Salmond blasts Treasury as its BBC email is exposed | My Scotland | Scoop.it
A DAMNING email shows the UK Treasury leaked sensitive information about a Royal Bank of Scotland contingency plan to move its registered office from an independent Scotland before the bank itself had decided to announce its plan.
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Janice Galloway: Let's prepare the ground for our children and let's not be afraid

Janice Galloway: Let's prepare the ground for our children  and let's not be afraid | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The award-winning novelist says that this new, confident Scotland has a chance to leave decades of negativity behindBecause I was born 1955 in Saltcoats, I spent my childhood years in what was called, even at the time, the swinging sixties.
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Zero votes for NO after democratic debate in Usdaw meeting

Zero votes for NO after democratic debate in Usdaw meeting | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Scottish News, News Scotland - Politics, Referendum, Economy, Culture and intelligent opinion | Newsnet Scotland, uniquely Scottish
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The Simpson's Groundskeeper Willie releases video supporting Scottish ... - Metro

The Simpson's Groundskeeper Willie releases video supporting Scottish ... - Metro | My Scotland | Scoop.it
BreakingNews.ie The Simpson's Groundskeeper Willie releases video supporting Scottish ...
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Why Scotland’s independence leader Alex Salmond inspires so much anger

Why Scotland’s independence leader Alex Salmond inspires so much anger | My Scotland | Scoop.it
It's simple: Because he's good at his job.
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One day, one vote, that's all it will take

One day, one vote, that's all it will take | My Scotland | Scoop.it
HERE we stand on September 14, 2014.
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Lesley Riddoch: radical and unexpected shift in Scots has taken place...people power has triumphed

Lesley Riddoch: radical and unexpected shift in Scots has taken place...people power has triumphed | My Scotland | Scoop.it
DAYS before the biggest event in recent Scottish history it's hard to know if either side can say or do anything that will substantially change the result.
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Concern as teachers see their salaries fall below global rates

Concern as teachers see their salaries fall below global rates | My Scotland | Scoop.it
THE salaries of Scottish teachers are slipping further behind their international colleagues, according to new figures.
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All to play for in the final days of debate

All to play for in the final days of debate | My Scotland | Scoop.it
THIS has been a week like no other.
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Salmond: it's a once-only vote...I won't call another indyref if it's No on Thursday

Salmond: it's a once-only vote...I won't call another indyref if it's No on Thursday | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Scotland's First Minister has said the independence vote is a
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Ukip and Robertson: 'narrow Yes vote may not mean independence'

Ukip and Robertson: 'narrow             Yes vote may not mean independence' | My Scotland | Scoop.it
UKIP Scotland's first MEP has sparked an outcry after he said a narrow referendum win for Yes would not be a mandate for independence.
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Orangemen march in support of Union ... with a message rooted firmly in past

Orangemen march in support of Union ... with a message rooted firmly in past | My Scotland | Scoop.it
IT was the biggest show of support yet for the Union in the referendum, but it left figures in Better Together red-faced and looking at their shoes.
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Salmond: it's the BBC's unconscious bias which is extraordinary

Salmond: it's the BBC's unconscious bias which is extraordinary | My Scotland | Scoop.it
ALEX Salmond bursts into the single quiet room within the SNP's whirring headquarters, pulls off his tie, and flops into a window seat with the look of a runner coming off an exercise rush, tired yet strangely euphoric.
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Alex Salmond: a solitary man, a singular vision

Alex Salmond: a solitary man, a singular vision | My Scotland | Scoop.it
As the campaigning enters its final days, we join Scotland's first minister on a whistle-stop helicopter tour of his homelandsLike all the lonely people, Alex Salmond's solitude only really becomes apparent when he is surrounded by others.
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Traditional Labour heartlands hold the key to the union's fate

Traditional Labour heartlands hold the key to the union's fate | My Scotland | Scoop.it
In its once impregnable Glasgow fortresses, Labour is fighting hard to get out the vote. And the party hopes that a reinvigorated Gordon Brown will help to sway Scotland's largest cityJudgment day is nigh, and people need to be prepared.
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Foreign Office: we're checking video that shows beheading of Scots-educated hostage in Syria

Foreign Office: we're checking video that shows beheading of Scots-educated hostage in Syria | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The Foreign Office said tonight it was "working urgently to verify" a video purporting to show the beheading of British aid worker David Haines in Syria.
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