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Alex Salmond brands anti-Scottish independence campaign ‘miserable’

Alex Salmond brands anti-Scottish independence campaign ‘miserable’

First minister tells SNP the pro-independence movement is instead a ‘beacon of hope’ for Scotland. Read more…

Posted by admin - April 14, 2014 at 08:28

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Scotland likely to choose independence foreign diplomats believe

Scotland likely to choose independence foreign diplomats believe

Sources in diplomatic corps in Edinburgh say tide of opinion has shifted, while opinion polls show increase in support for yes vote. Read more…

Posted by admin - April 13, 2014 at 09:19

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Alex Salmond calls on Labour voters to back Scottish independence

Alex Salmond calls on Labour voters to back Scottish independence

SNP leader says a yes vote would not be a vote for him and could lead to a Labour government in Edinburgh. Read more…

Posted by admin - April 12, 2014 at 09:26

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Independent Scotland would face immediate £23bn debt thinktank

Independent Scotland would face immediate £23bn debt thinktank

Scottish government spokeswoman says NIESR analysis ‘misunderstand how government debt works’. Read more…

Posted by admin - April 9, 2014 at 08:51

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Independent Scotland would have same influence in EU as Finland says CBI

Independent Scotland would have same influence in EU as Finland says CBI

Business group says Scotland would face being left out in cold and Salmond’s plan to join EU within 18 months is ‘ambitious’. Read more…

Posted by admin - March 26, 2014 at 09:43

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Independent Scotland’s finances at risk from oil slump say economists

Independent Scotland’s finances at risk from oil slump say economists

University of Glasgow researchers warn North Sea production fall will leave Scotland £1,000 worse off per person than UK. Read more…

Posted by admin - March 24, 2014 at 10:09

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Scottish Labour party plans tax increase for richest with new devolved powers

Scottish Labour party plans tax increase for richest with new devolved powers

Johann Lamont says party would use proposed extra powers for Scottish parliament to raise taxes to reinvest in public services. Read more…

Posted by admin - March 17, 2014 at 09:46

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May hints at border passport checks

May hints at border passport checks

Home secretary says independence vote would bring big changes for migration policy. Read more…

Posted by admin - March 15, 2014 at 09:47

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Scotland’s deficit hits Salmond’s case

Scotland’s deficit hits Salmond’s case

Fall in North Sea oil revenues last year left Scottish economy with worse annual deficit level than United Kingdom. Read more…

Posted by admin - March 13, 2014 at 08:43

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Gordon Brown calls for Scotland to have right to set tax and welfare policies

Gordon Brown calls for Scotland to have right to set tax and welfare policies

Ex-prime minister sets out radical plan to rewrite UK constitution giving Scots more powers. Read more…

Posted by admin - March 10, 2014 at 08:10

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