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2014 will be a referendum on relocating power from London to Scotland. 2016 will be an election about the policies of a free Scotland
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Lallands Peat Worrier: "Crack Womble squad drafted in to protect Olympics..."

Lallands Peat Worrier: "Crack Womble squad drafted in to protect Olympics..." | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it

"Bick Nuckles, operator of a lucrative range of protection rackets in South London, was not consulted by the Minister before the new appointment was made."

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Our constitution, July 2012: Provision of emergency powers

“Provision of emergency powers in times of war, disaster – with restrictions (eg, parliamentary approval by supermajority, time limits) to prevent abuse” 

The ninth clause is what allows the City of London to be the offshore capital of the world. (In 1215, one of the original Enforcers of the charter was William Hardel, Mayor of the City of London.)

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SNP listen to the public on NATO with defence policy revision for an independent scotland #VASI #IndyRef #YESSCOT

THE SNP have confirmed this evening that they have listened to the Scottish public and have decided to ditch the idea of leaving nato, instead agreeing to remain in NATO as a non-nuclear armed country.
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Gay marriage and referendums

Gay marriage and referendums | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
Dear Cardinal O’Brien, I hear you have called on the Scottish government to hold a referendum on proposals to lift the ban on same-sex couples marrying, and you claim that a referendum would ...
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Cardinal in gay wedding vote call

Cardinal in gay wedding vote call | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
Cardinal in gay wedding vote call all the latest UK WORLD News from twitter.
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Review: Kingsbarns Golf Links hasn't rested on its laurels | Scotland ...

Review: Kingsbarns Golf Links hasn't rested on its laurels | Scotland ... | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
"You want the Scottish experience when you come over here from the States." There is no membership, so it's not too particularly difficult to get a tee time. And tee times are 10 minutes apart, which usually means pace of play ...
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Salmond must say 'enough is enough' as Libor ... - Scottish news

Salmond must say 'enough is enough' as Libor ... - Scottish news | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
Alex Salmond should say "enough is enough" after Libor says leading financial commentator Ian Fraser IMAGE: STOCKPIX.EU. Scottish news: Salmond must say 'enough is enough' as Libor Scandal widens. Award-winning ...
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Scottish Mackerel Loses Eco-Label – Urban Times

Scottish Mackerel Loses Eco-Label – Urban Times | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
On 1st July, Sainsbury's, Marks & Spencer and The Co-Op announced they were withdrawing Scottish mackerel from their shelves after its Marine Stewardship Council certification was suspended.
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Equal Marriage – Duncan Hothersall Fulminates

Equal Marriage – Duncan Hothersall Fulminates | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
Duncan Hothersall speaks to Stewart Lochhead about equal marriage and the Catholic Church.
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Groucho and Karl Marx… and equal marriage

Groucho and Karl Marx… and equal marriage | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
Nope, a society is either equal or it is not. We cannot allow a pick and mix approach to equality - a modern, forward looking state affords all its citizens the same rights. And if some folk can ...
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RT LEADS AL JAZEERA IN UK’S BARB RAITINGS — RT Press releases

RT LEADS AL JAZEERA IN UK’S BARB RAITINGS — RT Press releases | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
More than half a million UK residents tuned in to watch RT weekly, according to BARB. That is more than four times greater than those who watched Fox News, more than double the number for Euronews, and significantly above Al Jazeera’s viewership*.
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Nationalists form new group | ITV News

Nationalists form new group | ITV News | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it

A new group of the Scottish National Party has been formed in Kelso, in the Scottish Borders.

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KAVANAGH: Cam must ditch pals to save the Coalition

KAVANAGH: Cam must ditch pals to save the Coalition | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it

"People don’t mind Westminster thuggery if it works. But torpedoing his own Budget with a catalogue of unforced errors and crass incompetence is unforgivable." The Sun approves government brutality. What next?

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John Reid | Corporate Watch : G4S

John Reid, Director, G4S Regional Management (UK & Ireland) Limited
John Reid, or Lord Reid of Cardowan, as he prefers to be known, joined G4S in 2009, having previously been Tony Blair's Home Secretary and Secretaries of State for Health and Defence. The £50,000 a year it is giving the New Labour hard man quickly paid off for G4S as it landed a multi-million pound, four-year contract to supply private security guards for around 200 Ministry of Defence and military sites across the UK just three months after it took him on

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Ryan Giggs hopes London Olympics football team is not a one-off

Ryan Giggs hopes London 2012 will not signal the end for Team GB's football team.

The London Olympics will be the first time that Team GB have competed in the men's football competition since 1960.

However, 38-year-old Manchester United midfielder Giggs sees no reason why 2012 should be on the last Games at which Team GB goes for football glory.

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George Kerevan: What’s in future wallets? - News - Scotsman.com

JOIN the euro, stick with sterling, fix a Scottish pound to sterling or have a fully independent currency? George Kerevan takes a detailed look at the advantages and pitfalls of the options

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The promise the old hold out to the young is a lifetime of rent, debt and insecurity:

The promise the old hold out to the young is a lifetime of rent, debt and insecurity: | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it

The promise the old hold out to the young is a lifetime of rent, debt and insecurity:

George Monbiot: The Magna Carta forced King John to give away powers.

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Every new born child in the UK is £16,327 IN DEBT

Every new born child in the UK is £16,327 IN DEBT | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it

Every new born child in the UK is £16,327 IN DEBT(Born in the UK ... "The Union Dividend" ...a price worth paying ?

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Pressure on Salmond as second question draws criticism - Scottish ...

Pressure on Salmond as second question draws criticism - Scottish ... | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
Alex Salmond is under pressure from within the yes camp for his promotion of a two question strategy IMAGE: STOCKPIX.EU. Scottish independence: Pressure on Salmond as second question draws criticism. Alex Salmond is ...
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Libor investigations spread to what regulators knew - Scottish News ...

Libor investigations spread to what regulators knew - Scottish News ... | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
Regulators now quizzed over role in the Libor rate-fixing scandal. Scottish news: Libor investigations spread to what regulators knew by Amy Lenathen Two key figures in the Libor Scandal are to appear before MPs today in ...
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Witterings of a Weegiewarbler: Could they or would they ...

Witterings of a Weegiewarbler: Could they or would they ... | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
One big issue surrounding Scotland's independence referendum, one that might just swing the result in the nationalist favour come the day, is what is seen as the ultimate argument by many nationalists.
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In full: SNP resolution on Nato - Politics - Scotsman.com

Full text of the Resolution to SNP Conference: Foreign, Security and Defence Policy Update:...The SNP reiterates its commitment to non-nuclear defence, international law, the United Nations and supporting multilateral solutions to regional and global challenges.

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Few gold medals for political patriotism at London's Olympiad DAVID TORRANCE

Few gold medals for political patriotism at London's Olympiad  DAVID TORRANCE | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it

For I suspect the proportion of Scots who genuinely desire a separate national team competing - as in the Commonwealth Games - in the world's greatest athletics competition is pretty small.

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Mighty Norway buys up FTSE 100 - Telegraph

Mighty Norway buys up FTSE 100  - Telegraph | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
The huge power of sovereign wealth funds is revealed by new analysis showing Norway has amassed £25bn of holdings in FTSE 100 companies, or 2pc of the UK’s benchmark share index.
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