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Syrian refugees to be given sanctuary on picturesque Scots island

Syrian refugees to be given sanctuary on picturesque Scots island | My Scotland | Scoop.it
FAMILIES fleeing war-torn Syria are to be given refugee on a picturesque Scots island, as another local authority has confirmed it will take…
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Scottish Labour votes to ditch Trident renewal

Scottish Labour votes to ditch Trident renewal | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Vote strengthens Jeremy Corbyn in seeking nuclear debate, as delegates back scrapping of weapons project if there is investment in jobs for laid-off workers The Scottish Labour party has voted overwhelmingly to abandon the replacement of Trident...
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Jeremy Corbyn says referendum "energy" can deliver Labour victory - Aberdeen Press and Journal

Aberdeen Press and Journal Jeremy Corbyn says referendum "energy" can deliver Labour victory Aberdeen Press and Journal Jeremy Corbyn has called on Scottish Labour activists to “unleash the energy” of the referendum campaign in the run-up to the...
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Unions demand late abortions in Scotland - Scotsman

Unions demand late abortions in Scotland - Scotsman | My Scotland | Scoop.it
THE Scottish Government is failing to provide late abortions on the NHS with vulnerable women forced to travel to England for terminations, trade union leaders will claim this week.
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Edinburgh’s world heritage status in peril as developers move in

Edinburgh’s world heritage status in peril as developers move in | My Scotland | Scoop.it
As inspectors tour the city to reconsider Unesco billing, leading novelist denounces £850m plan
The formal recognition of Edinburgh as one of the world’s most beautiful cities is under threat amid a battle for the soul of its most historic quarter.
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Scotland's Ukip MEP: Salmond Is 'Borg In Chief' And A 'Prototype Dictator'

Scotland's Ukip MEP: Salmond Is 'Borg In Chief' And A 'Prototype Dictator' | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Update: The Scottish National Party has called on Better Together to disown Ukip's Scotland MEP David Coburn's "ludicrous and insulting remarks". In response, Coburn told HuffPost UK: "
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Labour donor land deal faces questions by Glasgow councillors

Labour donor land deal faces questions by Glasgow councillors | My Scotland | Scoop.it
AN off-market property deal approved by Glasgow City Council for the benefit of a Labour donor is to be probed by a special scrutiny committee.
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Scottish Secretary David Mundell accepts thousands of pounds in donations derived from a pawn shop.

Scottish Secretary David Mundell accepts thousands of pounds in donations derived from a pawn shop. | My Scotland | Scoop.it
THE Scottish Secretary has been accused of profiting from his government’s austerity cuts after accepting thousands of pounds in donations…
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Disregarded and disaffected, the north of England awaits its own SNP | Martin Kettle

Disregarded and disaffected, the north of England awaits its own SNP | Martin Kettle | My Scotland | Scoop.it
George Osborne’s powerhouse drive can’t make up for years of neglect. What if regionalists filled the vacuum?
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Ruth Davidson: We made friends with Labour in the referendum

Ruth Davidson: We made friends with Labour in the referendum | My Scotland | Scoop.it
IN a diatribe clearly intended to heap maximum embarrassment on Scottish Labour and its leader Kezia Dugdale ahead of this weekend’s Party Conference, Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has claimed that L
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Four things you should know this morning - Scotsman (blog)

Four things you should know this morning - Scotsman (blog) | My Scotland | Scoop.it
IT’S never too early to learn something new like how teens can’t go one day without technology and how many Hallowe’en traditions originated in Scotland, plus a couple other things.
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Scotland 'hotter than Mediterranean' - in October - Scotsman (blog)

Scotland 'hotter than Mediterranean' - in October - Scotsman (blog) | My Scotland | Scoop.it
SCOTLAND yesterday basked in temperatures warmer than the Mediterranean on Tuesday as the mercury nudged 20C on one of the hottest days ever recorded this late in the year.
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Plan for more autonomous Scottish Labour branded "dog's dinner" by senior party source

Plan for more autonomous Scottish Labour branded "dog's dinner" by senior party source | My Scotland | Scoop.it
THE plan for a more autonomous Scottish Labour Party has been branded a “dog’s dinner” that will fail to get the full support of the Shadow…
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Alex Salmond demands truth after claim senior Labour figure ordered burning of ... - The National

Alex Salmond demands truth after claim senior Labour figure ordered burning of ... - The National | My Scotland | Scoop.it
ALEX Salmond has said there is an “urgent need” for the full facts of the Iraq war to be revealed following allegations that a senior UK Labour figure...
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Watch 'true Scotsman' piper entertain German traffic jam trapped behind broken ... - Scottish Daily Record

Watch 'true Scotsman' piper entertain German traffic jam trapped behind broken ... - Scottish Daily Record | My Scotland | Scoop.it
A COMMUTER films the piper strolling up and down while playing the bagpipes and proving his 'true Scotsman' status.
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Leader: Scotland must rise to refugee challenge - Scotsman

Leader: Scotland must rise to refugee challenge - Scotsman | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Sceptical Scots must pass test of compassion and broad-mindedness posed by 2,000 new neighbours
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Disclosure Scotland in £1m fight with benefits-test firm Atos over uncompleted ... - Herald Scotland

Disclosure Scotland in £1m fight with benefits-test firm Atos over uncompleted ... - Herald Scotland | My Scotland | Scoop.it
MINISTERS are fighting the benefit-test company Atos over more than £1m paid to the firm for work which was never completed, the Sunday Herald…
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Alex Salmond expresses outrage over nine month Iraq Inquiry report wait - Herald Scotland

Herald Scotland Alex Salmond expresses outrage over nine month Iraq Inquiry report wait Herald Scotland THE continuing delay in the publication of the report by the £10 million Iraq Inquiry, now set for next summer, has been branded “outrageous” by...
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Concerns raised over UK export of nuclear weapon 'ingredient' to Ethiopia

Concerns raised over UK export of nuclear weapon 'ingredient' to Ethiopia | My Scotland | Scoop.it
THE UK Government has been urged to provide assurances of “strict scrutiny” over the export of material which can be used to manufacture…
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VIDEO: SNP MP Mhari Black is told by Ian Duncan Smith that Scotland has power now to stop tax credit cuts

VIDEO: SNP MP Mhari Black is told by Ian Duncan Smith that Scotland has power now to stop tax credit cuts | My Scotland | Scoop.it
SCOTLAND has the power to ensure that future cuts to tax credits and other welfare reductions will not operate north of the border, Iain Duncan…
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Labour plan to tax Scottish middle class more than the English

Labour plan to tax Scottish middle class more than the English | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Kezia Dugdale, the Scottish Labour leader, pledges to use Holyrood's new powers to reverse tax credit cuts using funding raised by not following Tory plans to increase the 40p income tax threshold to £50,000.
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PFI ‘timebomb’ fear in Falkirk as SNP eyes council win

PFI ‘timebomb’ fear in Falkirk as SNP eyes council win | My Scotland | Scoop.it
SNP councillors predicting victory in 2017 fear winning control of the local authority could force them to carry a multi-million pound PFI “timebomb”.
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UK police use Terrorism Act powers to seize Newsnight journalist’s laptop

UK police use Terrorism Act powers to seize Newsnight journalist’s laptop | My Scotland | Scoop.it
BBC says police accessed communications between Secunder Kermani and Isis member in Syria, in move criticised by press freedom campaigners Police have used special powers from the counter-terrorism laws in order to seize a laptop that belongs to a...
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Angus Brendan MacNeil: Taking the Nordic neighbourhood seriously

Angus Brendan MacNeil: Taking the Nordic neighbourhood seriously | My Scotland | Scoop.it
NORTHERN European leaders are meeting later today in the Icelandic capital Reykjavik.
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Watchdog fines pro-independence blogger Wings Over Scotland

Watchdog fines pro-independence blogger Wings Over Scotland | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Electoral Commission orders Scottish referendum yes campaigner Stuart Campbell to pay £750, saying he failed to file complete spending returns The Electoral Commission has fined influential but controversial pro-independence blogger, Wings Over...
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