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A mixed day for Johann Lamont

A mixed day for Johann Lamont | My Scotland | Scoop.it
There’s both good and bad news for the embattled Scottish Labour “leader” in today’s newspapers. But before we get to that, we’d like you to watch this.
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Scottish independence: the issues concerning voters from the Shetlands to the Borders

Scottish independence: the issues concerning voters from the Shetlands to the Borders | My Scotland | Scoop.it
To be or not to be independent, that is the question residents in Scotland are being asked to consider ahead of a referendum on September 18: watch voters share their views on the future of their nation ...
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Galloway fires a salvo over Scottish independence : The Respect ...

Galloway fires a salvo over Scottish independence : The Respect ... | My Scotland | Scoop.it
George Galloway appealed to Scots to reject independence insisting, “English people are not foreigners”. He was speaking in Edinburgh Galloway hit out at the leadership of the pro-Union movement, saying he could never ...
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Scottish parliament votes to legalise gay marriage

Scottish parliament votes to legalise gay marriage | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Bill passed by 105 to 18 after several attempts to add extra protections for religious celebrants are voted down The first same-sex weddings in Scotland could take place in October after MSPs voted by a majority of 87 to legalise gay marriage.
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Bob bob bobbing along

Bob bob bobbing along | My Scotland | Scoop.it
When you work in 80 different countries as diverse as Angola, Egypt, Iraq and Mozambique, Mexico, Brasil, Azerbaijan, Russia and Indonesia, it’s easy to see why you’d be worried about a change of r...
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Bannockburn tickets cut by half after poor demand

Bannockburn tickets cut by half after poor demand | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The official celebrations to mark the 700th anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn have been slashed in the wake of poor ticket sales and an unexpected clash with the UK government’s annual military showpiece.
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BP boss’s warning on Scottish independence

BP boss’s warning on Scottish independence | My Scotland | Scoop.it
SCOTTISH independence would create “big uncertainties” for BP, the boss of the energy giant has warned, in one of the most significant interventions in the referendum debate by a business leader.
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Guilty of bias by omission

Guilty of bias by omission | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Guilty of bias by ommission
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Scottish independence: Accountancy body claims there is no clear plan for ... - BBC News

Scottish independence: Accountancy body claims there is no clear plan for ... - BBC News | My Scotland | Scoop.it
BBC News Scottish independence: Accountancy body claims there is no clear plan for ... BBC News Scotland's accountancy body has said there is no clear plan of how pensions would be managed if Scotland votes for independence.
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Life in the Buckfast Triangle: drunk by noon, handcuffed by midnight

Life in the Buckfast Triangle: drunk by noon, handcuffed by midnight | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Buckfast, the high-caffeine alcoholic drink brewed by monks, has been linked once again with high crime levels in the west of Scotland.
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Nationalist MP in heated Twitter row with pupils at independent school

Nationalist MP in heated Twitter row with pupils at independent school | My Scotland | Scoop.it
SNP politician exchanges angry tweets with sixth formers after failing to win them over in debate
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Scottish independence is fast becoming the only option

Scottish independence is fast becoming the only option | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Kevin McKenna: Even to a unionist like me, an Alex Salmond-led government is preferable to one that rewards greed and corruption
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Gimme the money…!

Gimme the money…! | My Scotland | Scoop.it
I get fed up having to justify my dream of independence when all I ever hear from the No side is reasons why it shouldn’t happen. If I give a reason, I have to spell out all the arguments and have ...
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England And Wales Urge Scotland: Don't Leave Us - Business Insider

England And Wales Urge Scotland: Don't Leave Us - Business Insider | My Scotland | Scoop.it
This is a turnaround from three years ago when a poll for the tabloid Sun newspaper found slightly more English and Welsh wanted Scots to go their own way ... ...
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Scottish Independence 'Would Cost Millions', Fund Managers Warn - Huffington Post UK

Scottish Independence 'Would Cost Millions', Fund Managers Warn - Huffington Post UK | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Scottish Independence 'Would Cost Millions', Fund Managers Warn Huffington Post UK In a dramatic intervention into the Scottish independence debate, Scottish Financial Enterprise said that a Yes vote for independence would lead to extra costs to...
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Scottish independence threatens trade, says Rennie - Scotsman

Scottish independence threatens trade, says Rennie - Scotsman | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Scotsman Scottish independence threatens trade, says Rennie Scotsman The Scottish Liberal Democrats leader argued that independence would create a “border affect” with the rest of the UK that would damage existing trade relationships with other...
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Agents of State

Agents of State | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Wasn’t Caroline Flint at the same game as the Tories? Strange how Labour have become Conservative clones in their approach to a social progressive democratic movement to return power into the hands...
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I see no bias...

I see no bias... | My Scotland | Scoop.it
I hear the BBC have found a novel way of combatting claims of bias in Reporting Scotland – they’re reviewing the news output for themselves by using staff from the referendum unit. So the £500,000 ...
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Unite did try to rig Falkirk, says secret dossier

Unite did try to rig Falkirk, says secret dossier | My Scotland | Scoop.it
THE Unite trade union recruited people into the Labour Party in an attempt to rig the selection of a Westminster candidate for Falkirk, a leaked report claimed yesterday.
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Joan McAlpine: London's never had our welfare at heart

Joan McAlpine: London's never had our welfare at heart | My Scotland | Scoop.it
JOAN believes that Westminster should pay for the £50m a year that it will cost to get rid of the bedroom tax because it is their mess, and says it would be better if Scotland controlled its own taxes and resources.
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Scottish independence: 'SNP lacks legal authority' - Scotsman

Scottish independence: 'SNP lacks legal authority' - Scotsman | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Scotsman Scottish independence: 'SNP lacks legal authority' Scotsman THE SNP does not have the legal or political authority to lead the negotiations that would follow a Yes vote in the independence referendum, according to the party's former deputy...
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Scottish Independence, the EU and the Rebate Debate - Huffington Post UK

Scottish Independence, the EU and the Rebate Debate - Huffington Post UK | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Scottish Independence, the EU and the Rebate Debate Huffington Post UK The entire independence debate is suffocated by over-simplification, romanticism and 'Braveheart' politics.
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SNP faces showdown over bid to beat bedroom tax

SNP faces showdown over bid to beat bedroom tax | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The UK government is set to block SNP moves to pump in an extra £15 million of emergency funding to effectively neutralise the impact of the so-called bedroom tax in Scotland.
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Labour party's Falkirk membership inquiry report – analysis

Labour party's Falkirk membership inquiry report  – analysis | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The eight conclusions of the investigation into voting irregularities in the Scottish constituency The Falkirk report arrives at eight conclusions in its executive summary, leaked to the press and widely interpreted as damning proof of forgery,...
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MoD ‘used Twitter’ for Russian warship information

MoD ‘used Twitter’ for Russian warship information | My Scotland | Scoop.it
QUESTIONS have been raised over the lack of maritime surveillance in the UK after Defence Secretary Philip Hammond admitted that his department relied on Twitter for information about a Russian warship which moored in Scottish waters over the...
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