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A dented determination to divide the union - FT.com

A dented determination to divide the union - FT.com | Scotland Referendum | Scoop.it
Scotland’s Choices: The Referendum and What Happens Afterwards, by Iain McLean, Jim Gallagher and Guy Lodge, Edinburgh University Press (RRP£12.99, RRP$25) One fact imposes itself throughout this book: however Scots vote in next year’s independence...
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Scotland: Anti-Independence Scare Stories Bite the Dust [BLOG]

Scotland: Anti-Independence Scare Stories Bite the Dust [BLOG] | Scotland Referendum | Scoop.it
Westminster policies alienating young and driving them into pro-independence camp in Scotland, says James Kelly.
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Anti-independence campaigners have always known that there can only really be one answer to the question "Would you rather that the Prime Minister of your country was David Cameron or Alex Salmond?", and that their only hope was to use scare stories to distract voters from thinking about it too much. 

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When does the British Constitution require a Referendum? – V. Bogdanor’s opinion on the place for the referendum in the UK

When does the British Constitution require a Referendum? – V. Bogdanor’s opinion on the place for the referendum in the UK | Scotland Referendum | Scoop.it
26th February 2013 Referendums are increasingly becoming part of British civic life. Whilst this constitutional instrument remained unused in Britain until forty years ago, eleven referendums have ...
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Comment: No need for split to get Scotland we want - Comment - Scotsman.com

Comment: No need for split to get Scotland we want - Comment - Scotsman.com | Scotland Referendum | Scoop.it
Scots want prosperity, a voice and to take pride in their identity, says Phil Anderton, and the way to do that is to stay in the Union
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It's time for Scotland to bring out her dead

It's time for Scotland to bring out her dead | Scotland Referendum | Scoop.it
Kevin McKenna: Scottish history is ridiculously neglected on television. We must find a way of generating the fascination it deserves
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It’s Scotch, but the Owners Live Elsewhere

It’s Scotch, but the Owners Live Elsewhere | Scotland Referendum | Scoop.it
Scottish whisky distillers are weighing a “bottle tax” for companies outside the country that control about four-fifths of the global market for Scotch.
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Fiscal Commission advocates currency union with England after independence | Herald Scotland

Fiscal Commission advocates currency union with England after independence | Herald Scotland | Scotland Referendum | Scoop.it
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The history man: Exclusive interview with First Minister Alex Salmond | Holyrood Magazine

The history man: Exclusive interview with First Minister Alex Salmond | Holyrood Magazine | Scotland Referendum | Scoop.it
The Nationalists’ gathering is the last in the national party conference season and follows on from all the other main party conferences in Brighton,...
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A Vote on Scottish Independence

A Vote on Scottish Independence | Scotland Referendum | Scoop.it
After more than three centuries, breaking up with the United Kingdom will be complicated.
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Puppy love | Herald Scotland

Puppy love | Herald Scotland | Scotland Referendum | Scoop.it
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Alex Salmond sends a tartan dog collar to California's first dog. Why this is worthy of  write up in the Herald, I'll never know but I like it. 

 

A spokesman for Brown's office confirmed: "Sutter was the recipient of a very smart tartan dog collar. He'll no doubt be wearing it to his next ceilidh.

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Dreaming of a different Scotland: alt independence and alt unionism | openDemocracy

Dreaming of a different Scotland: alt independence and alt unionism | openDemocracy | Scotland Referendum | Scoop.it
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Michael Fry: Converts to Scotland’s cause - News - Scotsman.com

Michael Fry: Converts to Scotland’s cause - News - Scotsman.com | Scotland Referendum | Scoop.it
OCCASIONALLY, when wandering round my own neck of the woods in the West End of Edinburgh, I bump into old Tory chums, all grown a little greyer in the whiskers – just like myself.
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Glasgow students reject Scottish independence

Glasgow students reject Scottish independence | Scotland Referendum | Scoop.it
Campus referendum seen as a possible harbinger to next year's vote on Scottish independence from the UK.
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Edinburgh labelled a dystopian dump unfit for independence | Herald Scotland

Edinburgh labelled a dystopian dump unfit for independence | Herald Scotland | Scotland Referendum | Scoop.it
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Westminster bans word ‘separate’ after SNP complaints - Top stories - Scotsman.com

Westminster bans word ‘separate’ after SNP complaints - Top stories - Scotsman.com | Scotland Referendum | Scoop.it
PARLIAMENTARY ­authorities have banned the use of the word “separate” in Westminster ­debates on the independence referendum after protests by the Scottish National Party.
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The s-word? The i-word? Maybe we should just start speaking about these issues even more obliquely. 

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Do the charitable thing – end private schools' tax breaks

Do the charitable thing – end private schools' tax breaks | Scotland Referendum | Scoop.it
Kevin McKenna: The SNP have a moral duty to tackle the iniquity at the heart of the education system
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