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Five undercover cops operated in Scotland

Five undercover cops operated in Scotland | My Scotland | Scoop.it
UP to five undercover police officers deployed to spy on protest groups operated north of the border, the Sunday Herald can reveal.
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So how do you do a FOI? I would ****LOVE*** to know how many were in the YES movement

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Alex Salmond reveals portrait ‘raised money for charity’

Alex Salmond reveals portrait ‘raised money for charity’ | My Scotland | Scoop.it
ALEX Salmond missed a Westminster debate on Syria so he could help unveil a portrait of himself - but the Gordon MP revealed the painting had helped raise over £50,000 for charity.
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Alex Salmond on Twitter: "Many thanks to the opposition today for raising the profile of my portrait, which raised £51,500 for @CLIC_Sargent. A great cause."

Alex Salmond on Twitter: "Many thanks to the opposition today for raising the profile of my portrait, which raised £51,500 for @CLIC_Sargent. A great cause." | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Alex Salmond on Twitter https://t.co/hGMct6fmNI
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SNP criticised for links to drilling company | The Ferret

SNP criticised for links to drilling company | The Ferret | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Concerns raised after a drilling firm that could benefit if the moratorium on fracking was to end donated more than £27,000 to SNP 
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We will not

We will not | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The Scottish Government will refuse to "willingly co-operate" with new legislation governing trade union activity and industrial action if it is passed at Westminster, the First Minister has said.
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Labour MP faces trial over alleged 'referendum assault' - Scotsman

Labour MP faces trial over alleged 'referendum assault' - Scotsman | My Scotland | Scoop.it
LABOUR MP Marie Rimmer is to stand trial next year accused of assaulting a pro-independence supporter outside a Glasgow polling station on the day of the referendum.
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Nicola Sturgeon: SNP will vote against Syria air strikes

Nicola Sturgeon: SNP will vote against Syria air strikes | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Nicola Sturgeon has said she is “not convinced” by the case for air strikes in Syria.
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George Osborne warns SNP ministers they face 'hard' choices

George Osborne warns SNP ministers they face 'hard' choices | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The Chancellor says the Scottish Government can use new tax powers to protect public spending as John Swinney attacks him over cuts to his day-to-day budget.
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Labour MPs help to beat SNP on Trident as Jeremy Corbyn abstains

Labour MPs help to beat SNP on Trident as Jeremy Corbyn abstains | My Scotland | Scoop.it
THE SNP have accused Labour of “moral bankruptcy,” saying leader Jeremy Corbyn and Shadow Scottish Secretary Ian Murray have betrayed their principles over Trident.
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Labour should keep its powder dry on Trident – the debate has barely begun | Chris Parry

Labour should keep its powder dry on Trident – the debate has barely begun | Chris Parry | My Scotland | Scoop.it
By the time the new submarines come into service, weapons technology will have radically alteredI have a hunch that Vladimir Putin did not have too much trouble securing approval for the procurement of the new Borei class of ballistic missile...
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SNP MP at centre of missing donations claim withdraws from party whip

SNP MP at centre of missing donations claim withdraws from party whip | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Natalie McGarry ‘determined to clear her name’ in wake of alleged discrepancies in accounts of Women for Independence campaign group The SNP MP at the centre of allegations that tens of thousands of pounds in donations may be missing from the...
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Trident 'could be rendered obsolete by hackers' - BBC News

Trident 'could be rendered obsolete by hackers' - BBC News | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The Trident nuclear weapons system could be rendered obsolete by cyber attacks unless weak spots are protected, former Defence Secretary Des Browne warns.
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Nationalists to call for Trident non-renewal in Commons debate

Nationalists to call for Trident non-renewal in Commons debate | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The SNP has tabled an opposition day motion calling for UK to quit its nuclear weapons system.
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Elliott Johnson's father: This is not the end of the story - ITV News

Elliott Johnson's father: This is not the end of the story - ITV News | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The father of a young Tory activist who took his own life after allegedly being bullied has said minister Grant Shapps' resignation is "not the end of the story".
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Labour complains to Sturgeon after it emerges SNP took cash from drilling firm

Labour complains to Sturgeon after it emerges SNP took cash from drilling firm | My Scotland | Scoop.it
LABOUR have complained of a possible breach of the ministerial code after the local SNP branch of a minister with a remit over fracking accepted…
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SNP approves 'anti abortion' candidate who opposed adoption rights for gay couples

SNP approves 'anti abortion' candidate who opposed adoption rights for gay couples | My Scotland | Scoop.it
THE SNP has come under fire from equality campaigners over claims that one of its top Holyrood candidates expressed concern at promotion of…
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Scottish teachers among lowest paid in Europe

Scottish teachers among lowest paid in Europe | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The starting salaries of teachers across the UK are some of the lowest in Europe, according to a major study.
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Bye bye Scotland, could the UK's nuclear arsenal be stored at Irish loughs? - thejournal.ie

Bye bye Scotland, could the UK's nuclear arsenal be stored at Irish loughs? - thejournal.ie | My Scotland | Scoop.it
If Scotland turfs them out, that’s exactly what the DUP wants.
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Beavers shot on Tayside as farmers complain about damage to land

Beavers shot on Tayside as farmers complain about damage to land | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Tests on 23 beavers found dead since the end of 2012 find that 21 were shot
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Queen asks judges to decide if DNA evidence can 'uncover affair' in Scottish hereditary title dispute

Queen asks judges to decide if DNA evidence can 'uncover affair' in Scottish hereditary title dispute | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Ruling not expected until next year
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Half a dozen things worth knowing about Scotland’s six MEPs

Half a dozen things worth knowing about Scotland’s six MEPs | My Scotland | Scoop.it
It is big, bulky and bureaucratic and soon the UK’s relationship with the EU is to be fundamentally tested. Six MEPs represent Scotland but how much do we know about them
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Nicola Sturgeon refuses to suspend Natalie McGarry over missing £30,000 inquiry

Nicola Sturgeon refuses to suspend Natalie McGarry over missing £30,000 inquiry | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The First Minister says she needs more information before deciding whether to take action against the Glasgow East MP, who is at the centre of a police investigation.
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Ten thousand troops to flood Britain's streets in fight against terrorism

Ten thousand troops to flood Britain's streets in fight against terrorism | My Scotland | Scoop.it
In a landmark move, the PM announced a 10,000-strong fighting force to support cops in the face of Islamic terrorism
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Ben Franklin Quotes. “They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” ”Those Who Sacrifice Liberty For Security Deserve Neither.” ”He who would trade liberty for some temporary security, deserves neither liberty nor security.”
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