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The Paris attacks could be a game changer in Scotland as well as England | Iain Macwhirter

The Paris attacks could be a game changer in Scotland as well as England | Iain Macwhirter | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Nicola Sturgeon’s decision to listen to David Cameron over bombing Syria shows she’s happy to ditch the SNP’s pacifist imageNicola Sturgeon’s aides have been quick to point out that she has not given her agreement to British airstrikes in Syria...
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I don't think ' happy to ditch' would be an accurate assessment. Happy to listen is a whole world away from agreeing to bombing 

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Alex Salmond insists on UN backing for military strikes in Syria

Alex Salmond insists on UN backing for military strikes in Syria | My Scotland | Scoop.it
UN consensus on extended airstrikes against Isis is ‘pre-condition’ for SNP support, says former first minister David Cameron’s hopes of persuading Scottish Nationalists not to reject extending RAF strikes in Syria were dealt a blow yesterday when...
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Gender pay gap closing but men still earn more

Gender pay gap closing but men still earn more | My Scotland | Scoop.it
MEN continue to earn around seven per cent more than women in Scotland despite the gender pay gap narrowing, new figures show.
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Nicola Sturgeon prepared to listen to case for extending anti-Isis airstrikes

Nicola Sturgeon prepared to listen to case for extending anti-Isis airstrikes | My Scotland | Scoop.it
SNP leader says she is not yet convinced the case has been made for airstrikes in Syria, and David Blunkett calls for Labour to allow free vote Scotland’s first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has said she is prepared to listen to the case put forward...
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Alex Salmond to receive top award for ‘oustanding’ public service record

Alex Salmond to receive top award for ‘oustanding’ public service record | My Scotland | Scoop.it
ALEX Salmond is to pick up a major accolade from one of Ireland’s leading universities when he visits Dublin over the coming days.
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The National's attack on the Daily Mail is way wide of the mark

The National's attack on the Daily Mail is way wide of the mark | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Newspaper makes a series of mistakes while defending Nicola Sturgeon
Isn’t it amazing how newspapers get the wrong end of the stick - especially if they are wielding the stick themselves? Here’s a classic example in which one paper attacked another.
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SNP activists' bid for independence foiled after larger neighbours say "we're better together"

SNP activists' bid for independence foiled after larger neighbours say "we're better together" | My Scotland | Scoop.it
SNP activists who made a bid for independence by attempting to set up their own party branch have seen their plans blocked by neighbours in a…
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The Scottish Nationalists take the sly road to independence - The Guardian

The Scottish Nationalists take the sly road to independence - The Guardian | My Scotland | Scoop.it
When will Nicola Sturgeon’s party demand a second referendum? When they think they can win it, of course
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Spain threatens criminal action against Catalan independence politicians

Spain threatens criminal action against Catalan independence politicians | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Spain has threatened criminal action against 21 Catalan lawmakers deemed responsible for the nation's breakaway bid.
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Anger at BBC ‘bias’ as meetings between David Cameron and Nick Robinson meetings are revealed

Anger at BBC ‘bias’ as meetings between David Cameron and Nick Robinson meetings are revealed | My Scotland | Scoop.it
CAMPAIGNERS against anti-independence reporting in the BBC have hit out after it emerged the broadcaster’s former political editor Nick Robinson had two private meetings with David Cameron in the weeks leading up to last year’s referendum.
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SNP case for independence 'broken beyond repair', ex-adviser claims

SNP case for independence 'broken beyond repair', ex-adviser claims | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Alex Bell said the economic case presented during the referendum was based on 'wishful thinking'.
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Scottish Affairs Committee MPs to meet in Scotland 'regularly' - BBC News

Scottish Affairs Committee MPs to meet in Scotland 'regularly' - BBC News | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Scottish Affairs Committee MPs are to visit Scotland "regularly" in a bid to challenge the perception Westminster is too remote.
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Scottish referendum loss left Nicola Sturgeon in 'floods of tears'

Scottish referendum loss left Nicola Sturgeon in 'floods of tears' | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Scottish first minister, appearing on Desert Island Discs, talks of her devastation after last year’s vote, and her obsession with Cilla Losing Scotland’s referendum on independence left Nicola Sturgeon in “floods of tears”, the Scottish first...
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BBC spending more per head in Scotland, NI and Wales than England

BBC spending more per head in Scotland, NI and Wales than England | My Scotland | Scoop.it
James Purnell presents breakdown of spending, with Wales highest partly due to expense of providing Welsh language services for its 562,000 speakers The BBC has revealed that it is spending far more per head on people in Scotland, Wales and...
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Ruth Davidson: SNP's case for independence was a fraud.. I'll never forgive them - Scottish Daily Record

Ruth Davidson: SNP's case for independence was a fraud.. I'll never forgive them - Scottish Daily Record | My Scotland | Scoop.it
THE Scottish Tory leader has hit out at the SNP over their plans for independence saying they were a fraud in a dodgy dossier.
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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon tops popularity poll one year after taking office - AOL UK

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon tops popularity poll one year after taking office - AOL UK | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Few political leaders could hope to end their first year in power by being voted the most popular person in their country, but that is exactly the feat achieved by Nicola Sturgeon with apparent ease.As she marks 12 months in the top post on Thursday,...
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Cracks in bricks at core of Hunterston nuclear reactor - BBC News

Cracks in bricks at core of Hunterston nuclear reactor - BBC News | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Cracks are discovered in bricks which make up the core of one of two nuclear reactors at the Hunterston B power station in Ayrshire.
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SNP deputy leader backs ‘shoot to kill’

SNP deputy leader backs ‘shoot to kill’ | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The deputy leader of the SNP has backed the police’s right to “shoot to kill” in the event of a terrorist attack.
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UK weather: Scotland and Northern England to get first brush of snow this ... - The Independent

UK weather: Scotland and Northern England to get first brush of snow this ... - The Independent | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Scotland and the north of England could see some sleet and snow this weekend - as the Met Office predicted a "big change" in the weather.  The forecaster predicts snow and sleet for the northern half of the country "even down to the low levels", with...
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Scottish evangelists identify Paganism as one of the “biggest threats to Western civilisation”

Scottish evangelists identify Paganism as one of the “biggest threats to Western civilisation” | My Scotland | Scoop.it
After the world suffered another grim reminder of the merciless Islamist ideology, the Solas Centre for Public Christianity warned instead that the re-emergence of Paganism in Scotland was one of the biggest threats to civilization, writes Alistair McBay.
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Scotland's Independence Referendum Obsession - The New Republic

Scotland's Independence Referendum Obsession The New Republic The independence referendum was billed as a once-in-a-generation event, but we have now heard a steady drumbeat of qualifications tacked on to that from members of the Scottish National...
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Anger at BBC ‘bias’ as meetings between David Cameron and Nick Robinson meetings are revealed

Anger at BBC ‘bias’ as meetings between David Cameron and Nick Robinson meetings are revealed | My Scotland | Scoop.it
CAMPAIGNERS against anti-independence reporting in the BBC have hit out after it emerged the broadcaster’s former political editor Nick Robinson had two private meetings with David Cameron in the weeks leading up to last year’s referendum.
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Five top reasons people become teachers – and why they quit

Five top reasons people become teachers – and why they quit | My Scotland | Scoop.it
A new survey shows that 73% of trainee teachers have considered leaving the profession – mostly due to workload. But most join because they want to work with young people, writes Sarah Marsh

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'Strongest hints yet' of Still Game TV return - Scotsman

'Strongest hints yet' of Still Game TV return - Scotsman | My Scotland | Scoop.it
STILL Game stars Ford Kiernan and Greg Hemphill have dropped the biggest hints yet that the show will be making a TV comeback.
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‘A war on mans inhumanity to man’ - Alex Salmond’s Courier column

‘A war on mans inhumanity to man’ - Alex Salmond’s Courier column | My Scotland | Scoop.it
‘A war on mans inhumanity to man’ - Alex Salmond’s Courier column
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