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Scottish independence movement gains momentum

Scottish independence movement gains momentum | Wings Over Scotland NewsWire | Scoop.it
As the diamond jubilee bunting is packed away, talk returns in the United Kingdom to the thorny
issue of Scotland's vote on leaving the union.
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Ed versus Alan – nae contest

Ed versus Alan – nae contest | Wings Over Scotland NewsWire | Scoop.it
It's been an interesting few days with independence almost dominating UK debate. First UK Labour leader Ed Miliband decided to tell the English to get interested in constitutional reform. Well, that's what I assumed he meant when I heard the...
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Scots 'will not be British on exit from UK'

Scots 'will not be British on exit from UK' | Wings Over Scotland NewsWire | Scoop.it

SCOTS would no longer be British if they voted for independence, Ed Miliband warned yesterday, dismissing the notion he said was being offered by Alex Salmond that Scotland could choose to keep the things it liked about the United Kingdom.

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Scottish independence: Labour warn of ‘less control over our economy’

Alex Salmond’s plans for independence would leave Scotland with “less control over our economy, not more”, Labour leader Johann Lamont claimed during First Minister’s Questions.
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Independent Scotland would be capable of defending interests - Salmond

Independent Scotland would be capable of defending interests - Salmond | Wings Over Scotland NewsWire | Scoop.it
AN independent Scotland would be able to adequately defend its interests with the full range of armed forces after independence, First Minister Alex Salmond today insisted.
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Alistair Darling says yes to unionists' 'Not The Yes' campaign

Alistair Darling says yes to unionists' 'Not The Yes' campaign | Wings Over Scotland NewsWire | Scoop.it
Alistair Darling, the former Labour Chancellor, will kickstart the official campaign against Scottish independence in the next fortnight in an attempt to halt the momentum built up by Alex Salmond and the Nationalists since their victory in the...
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Ed Miliband: don't listen to Jeremy Clarkson on Scottish independence

Ed Miliband: don't listen to Jeremy Clarkson on Scottish independence | Wings Over Scotland NewsWire | Scoop.it
English people like Jeremy Clarkson who shrug at the prospect of Scottish independence are guilty of “narrow nationalism,” Ed Miliband said today.
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No 10 squeamish over planned cuts to Scottish regiments

No 10 squeamish over planned cuts to Scottish regiments | Wings Over Scotland NewsWire | Scoop.it
The cutting of one-fifth of the British Army’s strength – its most fundamental restructuring in recent times – is being held up by Downing Street’s unease over cuts to Scottish regiments, according to Whitehall officials.
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The no-rules referendum

The no-rules referendum | Wings Over Scotland NewsWire | Scoop.it
THE road to the independence referendum promises to be many things – long, dramatic, exciting, frustrating and full of twists and turns.
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SNP unveils blueprint for new powers

The Scottish Government will today outline how it intends to use new powers over stamp duty and landfill tax, which are being devolved to Holyrood.
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Scottish independence: England must have its say

Scottish independence: England must have its say | Wings Over Scotland NewsWire | Scoop.it
THE future of the United Kingdom is “too important” to be debated only in Scotland, Ed Miliband will declare in a speech in London today, as he insists that people in England should have their say ahead of the independence referendum.
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Cameron will hand Scots control of 70 per cent of all money it raises as a 'reward' if they reject independence

Cameron will hand Scots control of 70 per cent of all money it raises as a 'reward' if they reject independence | Wings Over Scotland NewsWire | Scoop.it
David Cameron is reportedly prepared to give a significant slice of fiscal control to Scotland as a sweetener for residents voting in favour of remaining in the Union.
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Scottish government plans separate tax agency

Scottish government plans separate tax agency | Wings Over Scotland NewsWire | Scoop.it
Scottish Revenue would administer and collect taxes under new Holyrood powers if independence vote is defeated...
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SNP set to scrap right to buy council homes in Scotland

SNP set to scrap right to buy council homes in Scotland | Wings Over Scotland NewsWire | Scoop.it

The “right to buy” for tenants in council houses could be abolished in Scotland, under Scottish Government plans.

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SNP anger at Defence Secretary’s claim that a Scottish army would not be ‘sustainable’ - Politics - Scotsman.com

SNP anger at Defence Secretary’s claim that a Scottish army would not be ‘sustainable’ - Politics - Scotsman.com | Wings Over Scotland NewsWire | Scoop.it
DEFENCE Secretary Philip Hammond has suggested an independent Scottish army would not be “sustainable”, saying it would struggle both to retain and recruit soldiers.
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How much of an influence will money have on the Independence referendum?

How much of an influence will money have on the Independence referendum? | Wings Over Scotland NewsWire | Scoop.it
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Scottish government plans separate tax agency

Scottish government plans separate tax agency | Wings Over Scotland NewsWire | Scoop.it
Scottish Revenue would administer and collect taxes under new Holyrood powers if independence vote is defeated...
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Thirst for Scots goods shows British split - FT.com

Thirst for Scots goods shows British split - FT.com | Wings Over Scotland NewsWire | Scoop.it
Diageo is investing £1bn over five years and creating hundreds of jobs in Scotland to slake the global thirst – not least in Latin America, Asia and even sub-saharan Africa – for Scotch whisky.
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Wings Over Scotland

Wings Over Scotland | Wings Over Scotland NewsWire | Scoop.it

Wings Over Scotland is the parent site of the NewsWire, and is a (mainly) Scottish political media digest and monitor which also offers its own commentary and in-depth analysis. Click the image/title above to visit its home page.

 

The inclusion of stories in the NewsWire does not necessarily imply endorsement of their content.

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Vote Yes in the 2014 Referendum on independence for Scotland.

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England and Wales want Scots to stay in the union, poll reveals

England and Wales want Scots to stay in the union, poll reveals | Wings Over Scotland NewsWire | Scoop.it
Only three in 10 people in England and Wales want to see Scotland break away from the United Kingdom, according to an opinion poll for The Independent.
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Scots will not be British if they vote for independence, says Miliband

Scots will not be British if they vote for independence, says Miliband | Wings Over Scotland NewsWire | Scoop.it
Labour leader in challenge to Scottish Nationalists over consequences of ending political union...
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Miliband to speak up for Englishness | Herald Scotland

Miliband to speak up for Englishness | Herald Scotland | Wings Over Scotland NewsWire | Scoop.it
Ed Miliband will today accuse Alex Salmond of posing a \...
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Michael Kelly: Right royal hypocrisy from the Nationalists

Michael Kelly: Right royal hypocrisy from the Nationalists | Wings Over Scotland NewsWire | Scoop.it
ALEX Salmond and his party have sold out all their principles in the race to get past the referendum winning post, writes Michael Kelly.
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