Party says new analysis of OECD figures show an independent Scotland would be 14th richest country in the economic blocScottish wealth per head is over £2,300 higher than that of the UK as a whole and outstrips major economies such as France, Japan...
I HAVE worked as a GP for 20 years in primary care. I believe the only reason that the NHS in Scotland has stayed true to its founding principles is that since 2007, Scotland’s government has reaffirmed its commitment to a publicly provided service with a focus on mutuality – both public and NHS staff as owners and partners not users and providers.
The Netherlands is weeping today for 233 passengers who lost their lives when Malaysian Airlines Flight MH 17 was shot down over the eastern Ukraine only one week ago. There were 298 people on that plane.
David Cameron’s flagship Big Society Network is being investigated by the Charity Commission over allegations that it misused government funding and made inappropriate payments to its directors – including a Tory donor.
Telegraph.co.uk Scottish secession could start wave of European independence Daily American Online If the United Kingdom becomes divided after a Scottish referendum in September, it could start a chain reaction of independence throughout Europe.
BBC News Scottish independence: Europeans with an eye on Edinburgh BBC News The region in north-east Spain already enjoys a wide degree of autonomy, and, until recently, few Catalans wanted full independence.
The United States' longstanding “special relationship” with the United Kingdom is being tested as Scotland prepares to vote on whether to become independent after a 307-year political union with Britain. The Sept. 18 referendum puts the Obama administration in an awkward diplomatic spot. The U.S. has no greater ally than the U.K. and is careful to avoid disharmony with British Prime Minister David Cameron, who is determined to preserve England's union with Scotland. Yet the U.S. has had cozy cultural ties with Scotland for centuries. And because the U.S. itself split from Britain, warning Scotland against taking a similar step — particularly in a peaceful, democratic fashion — would smack of hypocrisy.
“INCREASINGLY desperate” Scottish nationalists will pull any trick they can when Holyrood returns to business for its unprecedented summer session after the Commonwealth Games, according to Better Together leader Alistair Darling.
Please read this as, 'yes camp should beware, ' warns Darling, 'u KOK are planning to vandalise yes shops like Hamilton, cars like Mr Prowse and basically all the nasty tricks we are and have accused the other side of'.
Court dismisses attempt by Leslie Moohan and Andrew Gillon, serving life sentences for murder, to overturn voting banA bid by two Scottish prisoners to overturn a ban on inmates voting in the independence referendum has been dismissed by the UK...
The Guardian David Cameron considers basing himself in Scotland before referendum The Guardian Salmond has also promised to avoid talking about the referendum for the duration of the Games, but he was unable to stop himself from saying to the 71...