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SNP seeking greater powers, slowly

SNP seeking greater powers, slowly | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Party’s Westminster chief says referendum defeat ‘means we can’t realistically have all the powers we want as quickly as possible’ Angus Robertson, the Scottish National party’s Westminster leader, has signalled that his party wants to slowly...
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David Mundell named new secretary of state for Scotland - BBC News

David Mundell named new secretary of state for Scotland - BBC News | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Scotland's only Conservative MP, David Mundell, is appointed as the new secretary of state for Scotland by the prime minister.
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For the good of the Union, it's time for England to stand up to the Scots

For the good of the Union, it's time for England to stand up to the Scots | My Scotland | Scoop.it
In the past few months, half the population of Scotland has been in the grip of religious hysteria
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The glen or massacre was a picnic. One of the most ill informed diatribes I have read for a long time... Probably because I don't read the Telegraph even on line anymore
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Call for Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy to resign

Call for Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy to resign | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Labour’s Scottish leader Jim Murphy is facing calls to resign after his party suffered an unprecedented rout at the hands of the SNP.
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Cameron: I want to

Cameron: I want to | My Scotland | Scoop.it
David Cameron has pledged to govern for all of the UK and said he wanted to "bring our country together" in his acceptance speech in Oxfordshire.
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Election 2015 live: 'controversial' welfare cuts revealed on campaign's final day

Election 2015 live: 'controversial' welfare cuts revealed on campaign's final day | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Proposals drawn up by civil servants could see next government forced to slash benefits. Plus with 24 hours to go, party leaders make last-ditch push for votes
6.59am BST
Finally: the last campaign live blog.
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Alex Salmond odds-on for a Westminster comeback, but LibDems insist their supporting is holding up

Alex Salmond odds-on for a Westminster comeback, but LibDems insist their supporting is holding up | My Scotland | Scoop.it
On Thursday, there will be few seats that attract greater interest than this one.
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Frankie Boyle's withering putdown for people opposed to Scottish independence

Frankie Boyle's withering putdown for people opposed to Scottish independence | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Frankie Boyle has issued a withering putdown of the political parties who are against Scottish independence.
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Labour attacks SNP candidate after she struggles to explain devo-max policy

Labour attacks SNP candidate after she struggles to explain devo-max policy | My Scotland | Scoop.it
LABOUR has pounced on comments made by an SNP candidate who claimed the prospect of a multi-billion pound black hole being blown in Scotland's budget if Holyrood became financially independent was "a myth", while struggling to explain her party's flagship policy.
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Ed Miliband: I would rather not be in Downing Street than do SNP deal

Ed Miliband: I would rather not be in Downing Street than do SNP deal | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Nicola Sturgeon has criticised Ed Miliband after the Labour leader declared that he would rather not be in power than do a deal with her Nationalists after next week's General Election.
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Ed Miliband would ‘rather lose than do SNP deal’

Ed Miliband would ‘rather lose than do SNP deal’ | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Ed Miliband has ruled out a Labour government if he requires SNP MPs to prop it up.
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Ukip asks police to investigate the BBC over Have I Got News for You

Ukip asks police to investigate the BBC over Have I Got News for You | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Ukip has asked the police to investigate the BBC, claiming that comments made about Nigel Farage during an episode of Have I Got News For You might hinder his chances of electoral success.
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Nicola Sturgeon proves that when you’re hot, you’re hot

Nicola Sturgeon proves that when you’re hot, you’re hot | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Unlike the Westminster leaders, the SNP leader has walked endlessly among the voters, tweeted them back and appeared in their photos
“Can you make a path for this lady, please?
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BBC licence fee in doubt as John Whittingdale is named culture secretary

BBC licence fee in doubt as John Whittingdale is named culture secretary | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Former chair of the Commons culture, media and sport select committee has said £145.50 charge is ‘unsustainable’ in the long term
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North Lanarkshire Council - Council chief executive announces retirement

North Lanarkshire Council - Council chief executive announces retirement | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Gavin Whitefield CBE to retire after 15 years in the job
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Ian Bell: An earthquake? An avalanche? The political world tilted on its axis

Ian Bell: An earthquake? An avalanche? The political world tilted on its axis | My Scotland | Scoop.it
It began with an exit poll no one believed, much as some ignore the first tremors before an earthquake consumes the landscape.
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The hard work starts now for SNP victors

The hard work starts now for SNP victors | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill and Airdrie and Shotts followed Motherwell and Wishaw by returning SNP candidates.
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Election2015: Exclusive poll predicts disaster for Labour in Scottish heartlands

Election2015: Exclusive poll predicts disaster for Labour in Scottish heartlands | My Scotland | Scoop.it
OUR exclusive election poll shows Nicola Sturgeon is on course for a historic victory at the polls tomorrow and Labour may be left with just six MPs in Scotland.
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hot off the press, 10 pm on the 6th of May

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No voters say more SNP MPs good for Scotland - SNP (press release)

No voters say more SNP MPs good for Scotland - SNP (press release) | My Scotland | Scoop.it
No voters say more SNP MPs good for Scotland SNP (press release) The Scottish National Party pointed to Survation polling commissioned by the SNP indicating that nearly 900,000 people who voted No in last September's referendum believe that...
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This election may prove the death of the union – so be it | Simon Jenkins

This election may prove the death of the union – so be it | Simon Jenkins | My Scotland | Scoop.it
There’s no issue of legitimacy for the next government, whether it relies on the SNP or not. But whoever wins will almost certainly have to let Scotland go
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Orchestrated chaos? Handful of protesters play into Jim Murphy’s hands

Orchestrated chaos? Handful of protesters play into Jim Murphy’s hands | My Scotland | Scoop.it
THE plan, they said, was for Jim Murphy and Eddie Izzard to address Labour Party supporters and gee them up for the final 72 hours of the campaign. Instead, protesters, the Scottish press pack and a handfu
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"Seeing the coverage of the "protest", we are not entirely unconvinced that the mole in the Labour Party isn’t Jim Murphy."

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Labour 'big beast' says Scotland could cost Miliband a majority

Labour 'big beast' says Scotland could cost Miliband a majority | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Labour suffered a blow yesterday after one of its 'big beasts' appeared to suggest the party's woes in Scotland could cost Ed Miliband the chance to form a majority government.
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The strange death of Labour in Scotland – video

The strange death of Labour in Scotland – video | My Scotland | Scoop.it
John Harris visits Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill, once the safest seat in Britain, but now within the SNP's sights. The veteran Labour MP Tom Clarke says he's confident he can hold on.
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General Election 2015: Phil Boswell eyes win in Coatbridge, Chryston & Bellshill

General Election 2015: Phil Boswell eyes win in Coatbridge, Chryston & Bellshill | My Scotland | Scoop.it
SCOTTISH National Party candidate Boswell has described the speed and rate of political change north of the border as "infectious".
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Nicola Sturgeon's appeal to No voters: Let’s unite behind the SNP to make Scotland’s voice heard

Nicola Sturgeon's appeal to No voters: Let’s unite behind the SNP to make Scotland’s voice heard | My Scotland | Scoop.it
NICOLA Sturgeon has made a direct appeal to No voters to get behind the SNP at the general election.
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