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Referendum 2014
The Scottish independence referendum and the debate about Scotland's constitutional future
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Outraged, Tunbridge Wells

Outraged, Tunbridge Wells | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it
If you have the stomach you might want to dip into the Daily Telegraph readers’ threads on Scottish issues to discover the cesspit of Scottophobia, defined by Tom Devine as: ‘the irrational aversio...
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Newsreader Armstrong abused for being Scottish | Herald Scotland

NEWSREADER Fiona Armstrong has admitted to hiding her Scottish connections after they led to her being insulted.

 

The Dumfriesshire-based broadcaster, who became Lady MacGregor after marrying clan chieftain Sir Malcolm in 2005, now conceals her domicile when in England due to the increasingly acrimonious debate over independence.

 

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Fears independence referendum could be sparking rise in anti-English racism in Scotland

Fears independence referendum could be sparking rise in anti-English racism in Scotland | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it
SCOTTISH Tories' justice spokeswoman Margaret Mitchell called for extra steps to be taken to ensure the debate on next year's referendum remains measured and fair.
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There is no ethnic component to Scotland's civic nationalist movement.  Margaret Mitchell and her ilk are to be condemned for trying to bring ethnic identity into the referendum debate just as George Galloway is to be condemned for his efforts to incite sectarianism and xenophobia.

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