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Scottish independence: Sturgeon’s Labour vote plea

Scottish independence: Sturgeon’s Labour vote plea | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Nicola Sturgeon has launched a direct appeal to Labour voters to back Scottish independence in September’s referendum, saying the Yes campaign is looking to convince “traditional Labour” supporters to back a split with the UK .
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'Useless' Alistair Darling could lose fight against Scottish independence, Tories warn as panicked ministers turn to Gordon Brown

'Useless' Alistair Darling could lose fight against Scottish independence, Tories warn as panicked ministers turn to Gordon Brown | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Senior Conservatives have warned they could lose the independence referendum in Scotland because its campaign chief Alistair Darling is ‘useless’ and ‘comatose’.
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Cameron refuses to go head-to-head with Salmond over Scotland

Cameron refuses to go head-to-head with Salmond over Scotland | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Prime minister says he will work hard to win referendum but independence is for Scots to debate among themselves David Cameron has rejected Alex Salmond's new challenge to debate the issue of Scottish independence in the year of the referendum.
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The Scots have a chance to change politics. Why don't the rest of us? | Henry Porter

The Scots have a chance to change politics. Why don't the rest of us? | Henry Porter | My Scotland | Scoop.it
As Scotland debates its political future, the English should use the anniversary of Magna Carta to do the same The independence movement, suggested my friend the Scottish writer Andrew Greig, has much less to do with nationalism or a hatred of the...
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Trident safety concerns must be addressed | Scottish National Party

Trident safety concerns must be addressed | Scottish National Party | My Scotland | Scoop.it
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Scottish independence 'will improve prosperity' - Scotsman

Scottish independence 'will improve prosperity' - Scotsman | My Scotland | Scoop.it
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Scottish independence 'will improve prosperity'
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The radical left-winger said his message to Scots is “Come and change the world with us” when they cast their vote on September 18th.
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Thatcher made ‘secret cuts’ to Scottish budget

Thatcher made ‘secret cuts’ to Scottish budget | My Scotland | Scoop.it
A SECRET strategy of “invisible” cuts to Scotland’s budget was drawn up by Margaret Thatcher’s government in 1984, official papers released under the 30-year rule today have revealed.
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Scots Tories deny fight for the Union is in trouble | The Times

‘The vast majority of people I speak to, who are not in the political sphere, are against independence’
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Doctor Who's latest great Scot gets to keep accent | Media Monkey

Doctor Who's latest great Scot gets to keep accent | Media Monkey | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Did BBC bosses get the Malcolm Tucker treatment before taking the decision that Peter Capaldi could use his own accent when playing Doctor Who?
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Scottish independence: Nicola Sturgeon says economy is key to referendum - BBC News

Scottish independence: Nicola Sturgeon says economy is key to referendum - BBC News | My Scotland | Scoop.it
BBC News Scottish independence: Nicola Sturgeon says economy is key to referendum BBC News The independence referendum will be held on 18 September.
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The (Victorian) case for a referendum on independence - HeritageDaily

The (Victorian) case for a referendum on independence - HeritageDaily | My Scotland | Scoop.it
HeritageDaily The (Victorian) case for a referendum on independence HeritageDaily An independence referendum, which might now result in the break-up of the United Kingdom, was being advocated as early as 1888, newly-published papers reveal.
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Alex Salmond warns Scots they would regret voting against independence

Alex Salmond warns Scots they would regret voting against independence | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Scotland's political party leaders highlight the independence referendum in their New Year messages.
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The English question will need an answer

The English question will need an answer | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Whatever the result of the independence vote, change is coming to all corners of the Kingdom, says Allan Massie
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Labour and Tory 'ultras' must learn discipline to fight Nats

Labour and Tory 'ultras' must learn discipline to fight Nats | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The future of the United Kingdom is much more important than petty party squabbles, says Alan Cochrane
    
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Ive read some mince in my time, but this takes the biscuit. "Since David Cameron forced Alex Salmonds hand"?  "Families split"? Why am I even posting this?

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Scottish independence: PM urges emotional case

Scottish independence: PM urges emotional case | My Scotland | Scoop.it
DAVID Cameron has admitted the Better Together campaign has to “keep pushing” if it is to win the hearts of Scots in the independence debate.
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Scottish independence: Labour figure joins Yes

Scottish independence: Labour figure joins Yes | My Scotland | Scoop.it
A FORMER council leader has become the latest Labour party stalwart to pledge his support for independence.
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Scottish lives considered cheap by UK defence bosses

Scottish lives considered cheap by UK defence bosses | My Scotland | Scoop.it
THE MOD has deemed the UK's nuclear deterrent too dangerous to be housed in England, but says an accident in Scotland would result in acceptable collateral damage.
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2014 to be dominated by independence referendum - Scotsman

The Guardian 2014 to be dominated by independence referendum Scotsman It will be her job to take a piece of paper containing the final result of the referendum onto the stage at the Royal Highland Centre in Ingliston, on the western outskirts of...
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ScottishGovernment - News - Coal Levy should help pay restoration costs

Ewing makes plea to UK Government
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Yes Scotland campaigners prepare to make the case for independence

Yes Scotland campaigners prepare to make the case for independence | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Blair Jenkins says independence is solution for those with a 'progressive view of what Scottish society can and should be' The headquarters for Scotland's official independence campaign are designed with a very deliberate style: bold primary...
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David Cameron: Alistair Darling is the right man to lead the battle for ...

David Cameron: Alistair Darling is the right man to lead the battle for ... | My Scotland | Scoop.it
When I started this process, and said I thought it was time to have a referendum because the Scottish people had voted for the SNP government, the thing you kept getting from people is: I need to know the facts, I want to know the ...
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Wind farms handed £5 million to switch off turbines as thousands of homes left without power

Wind farms handed £5 million to switch off turbines as thousands of homes left without power | My Scotland | Scoop.it
National Grid hands wind farm companies around £1.2 million on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day alone to switch off their turbines as tens of thousands of homes were left without power
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Voters want vision, not policy details | @guardianletters

Voters want vision, not policy details | @guardianletters | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Stephen Twigg is sadly mistaken if he thinks that having the Office for Budget Responsibility audit the spending pledges of Ed Balls will reconnect the public and politics (Letters, 31 December).
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Scottish independence: Darling wants decisive vote - Scotsman

Scottish independence: Darling wants decisive vote - Scotsman | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.uk Scottish independence: Darling wants decisive vote Scotsman ALISTAIR Darling, head of the pro-union Better Together campaign, has called for a “decisive” result in next year's independence referendum.
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En ce début de nouvelle année, Alistair Darling s'adresse dans un courte vidéo à tout les Ecossais : il souhaite, pour cette année 2014, que la décision du référendum sur l'indépence de l'Ecosse soit décisive, et que le débat se fasse en toute civilité. Rendez-vous en septembre 2014 pour constater si les voeux du partisan de l'union du Royaume-Uni se seront exaucés ou non...

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The Conservatives should embrace a yes vote for Scottish independence now | Simon Jenkins

The Conservatives should embrace a yes vote for Scottish independence now | Simon Jenkins | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Britain has fought many wars over self-determination, so independence for Scotland should not be treated as a privilege This could be the year that Great Britain comes to an end. The prospect is historically momentous.
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