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PETER HITCHENS: We ask the Scots to be 'loyal' - but we're the ones betraying Britain

PETER HITCHENS: We ask the Scots to be 'loyal' - but we're the ones betraying Britain | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Alex Salmond has already won the September referendum. Tell the Scots they can’t keep the pound, and they’ll just think quietly: ‘Oh, yes, we will. Try and stop us.’
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Alex Salmond predicts backlash on currency refusal

Alex Salmond predicts backlash on currency refusal | My Scotland | Scoop.it
SCOTTISH INDEPENDENCE: Alex Salmond is determined to stand his ground on plans for a shared currency union between an independent Scotland and the rest of the UK, insisting that a “backlash” is building against plans to block it.
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Memo to George Osborne: England's bullying of Scots will drive us into the Yes camp | Kevin McKenna

Memo to George Osborne: England's bullying of Scots will drive us into the Yes camp | Kevin McKenna | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The Observer's Scotland columnist believes that the threats over sterling may end up shattering the union Almost 95 years ago to the day after another rightwing coalition government sent English tanks on to the streets of Glasgow, the current heir...
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Big crowd for indy debate

Big crowd for indy debate | My Scotland | Scoop.it
More than 300 people packed into the GLO Centre auditorium in Motherwell on Friday night for a debate on Scottish independence.
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Scotland referendum: Yes vote would not guarantee all of Alex Salmond’s independence plans

Scotland referendum: Yes vote would not guarantee all of Alex Salmond’s independence plans | My Scotland | Scoop.it
UK ministers could block full independence for Scotland if Alex Salmond makes “impossible demands” after a Yes vote in September’s referendum.
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Scottish independence: Charles Kennedy calls for 'positive' campaign - BBC News

Scottish independence: Charles Kennedy calls for 'positive' campaign - BBC News | My Scotland | Scoop.it
BBC News Scottish independence: Charles Kennedy calls for 'positive' campaign BBC News Ahead of the 18 September independence referendum, the Highland MP said more devolution for the region was needed.
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even if Salmond loses September's independence referendum

even if Salmond loses September's independence referendum | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Although some ideas do grow and then recede, Scottish independence, which has risen from a single-figures idea to one closing in on half the population, may well reach that tipping point. ....
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David Cameron and Nick Clegg received £2.6million in three months 'from donors to whom they handed peerages'

David Cameron and Nick Clegg received £2.6million in three months 'from donors to whom they handed peerages' | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The donors included Domino’s pizza tycoon
Rumi Verjee and Ministry of Sound mogul James Palumbo, who got peerages
at the same time as Lord Bamford
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The New Coalition

The New Coalition | My Scotland | Scoop.it
What have they unleashed? One of the immediate consequences of the tripartite Unionist front dictating currency policy to Scotland is a hardening of anti-British sentiment. Those who have been pret...
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Yes, Minister...You Hypocrite

Yes, Minister...You Hypocrite | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Thank goodness for an impartial Civil Service. It is the bedrock of Britain’s triumph over uncertainty and strife. If it wasn’t impartial, why we might be misled into believing something to be true...
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UK parties 'ganging up' to bully Scots into rejecting independence, says SNP

UK parties 'ganging up' to bully Scots into rejecting independence, says SNP | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Scottish deputy first minister condemns threats to reject currency union as 'cack-handed panicky' tactics Britain's main political parties are seeking to gang up and bully the people of Scotland to remain in the UK by threatening to reject a...
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Scottish independence: George Osborne 'to rule out currency union'

Scottish independence: George Osborne 'to rule out currency union' | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Alex Salmond's plans to share the pound hang in the balance with The Chancellor set to rule out a formal currency union
    
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We Love You, You Bastards

We Love You, You Bastards | My Scotland | Scoop.it
What happened to my love-bombing? Where are those arms that reached out all the way from the Olympic Velodrome? Where is the shared history and where the shared principles? What happened to the fam...
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English think tank: UK Government promoted London recovery at the expense of Scottish economy

English think tank: UK Government promoted London recovery at the expense of Scottish economy | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Despite recent positive signs of growth, the British economy remains fraught with
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This is why we need a Yes vote

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Comical Ali’s perfect game

Comical Ali’s perfect game | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Actually, now that we come to examine it in detail, this one’s quite special. We think EVERY single sentence in the official No campaign’s latest mailshot might be a lie. Let’s step through it and see if they’ve really pulled off a hundred-percenter.
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Im feeling paticularly vicious today so you are getting wings too.

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The Guardian…of Cameron's Little England

The Guardian…of Cameron's Little England | My Scotland | Scoop.it
We have two subscriptions to the Guardian in my house because we like to think it aligns with our world view – in broad terms – and since we have ipads, it is logical to endow them with double thei...
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Nick Curtis: Scotland would not be bonnie or brave on its own

Nick Curtis: Scotland would not be bonnie or brave on its own | My Scotland | Scoop.it
My wise, kind boss and my closest deskmate at the Evening Standard are Scottish. My wife’s family is Scottish and my father-in-law was wounded and decorated in the Second World War as an officer in the King’s Own Scottish Borderers.
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An article describing exactly how the English media are treating the Scots
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Scottish independence: Yes support holding up - Scotsman

Scottish independence: Yes support holding up - Scotsman | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Scotsman Scottish independence: Yes support holding up Scotsman the recent surge in support for Scottish independence is holding up, with the outcome of the referendum still in the hands of undecided voters, according to the latest polling evidence.
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Headless Chickens

Headless Chickens | My Scotland | Scoop.it
There is a theory of unintended consequences. We have to hope the No side are suffering under its effects otherwise they are doomed to ricochet off the sides of fate like one of the Sochi athletes ...
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Police Raid Home Of Former Escort

Police Raid Home Of Former Escort | My Scotland | Scoop.it
A former dominatrix about to publish a book containing "embarrassing claims" about George Osborne has told of how her home was raided by drugs police shortly after announcing the autobiography. Natalie Rowe claimed back in 2011 that the Chancellor had taken cocaine in the 90s and had attended wild parties hosted by the escort.
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Will you let a man like this tell yo what to do?

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Will Osborne's 'bullying' backfire?

Will Osborne's 'bullying' backfire? | My Scotland | Scoop.it
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Joining the Euro for idiots

Joining the Euro for idiots | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Britain and Scotland's journalists have set a high bar for stupid today, but this might take the biscuit. Almost every half-cut hack and so-called expert who talks about the currency options open t...
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UK parties 'will block money union'

UK parties 'will block money union' | My Scotland | Scoop.it
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It's the economy stupid: how Scotland's voters approach the independence vote

It's the economy stupid: how Scotland's voters approach the independence vote | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Sir Tom Hunter and the BBC have dug deeper than the headline polls, and mined some intriguing nuggets about what will motivates Scotland's 4m voters on 18 September
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Scottish independence: Yes campaign readies million-pound marketing blitz - Telegraph

Scottish independence: Yes campaign readies million-pound marketing blitz - Telegraph | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Exclusive: Yes Scotland reserved up to £2.5 million-worth of outdoor advertising space last week in anticipation of huge ad campaign due to launch in March
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