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China’s Li Keqiang speaks out against Scottish independence

China’s Li Keqiang speaks out against Scottish independence

Asked about referendum at press conference, premier says that he wants to see a ‘united United Kingdom’. Read more…

Posted by admin - June 18, 2014 at 08:30

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SNP publishes draft of first constitution for an independent Scotland

SNP publishes draft of first constitution for an independent Scotland

Deputy first minister Nicola Sturgeon releases online document enshrining terms of sovereignty of Scottish people, with Queen as head of state. Read more…

Posted by admin - June 17, 2014 at 08:39

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Gordon Brown: independence could hit lottery funding for Scottish projects

Gordon Brown: independence could hit lottery funding for Scottish projects

Former prime minster says many Scottish cultural institutions would be unable to access millions of pounds of grants. Read more…

Posted by admin - June 14, 2014 at 09:39

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Pope enters Scottish independence debate with warning against division

Pope enters Scottish independence debate with warning against division

Pope Francis says every independence movement is different, but separation of countries must be ‘handled with tweezers’. Read more…

Posted by admin -  at 09:16

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Hillary Clinton – I would hate Britain to lose Scotland

Hillary Clinton – I would hate Britain to lose Scotland

Former US secretary of state says she believes a yes vote in the independence referendum would be a loss for both sides. Read more…

Posted by admin - June 13, 2014 at 09:51

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UK government denies patronising Scottish voters with Lego figures

UK government denies patronising Scottish voters with Lego figures

Press release suggests ways Scottish people could spend £1,400 dividend if they stay in UK, including 127 bus rides a year. Read more…

Posted by admin - June 6, 2014 at 09:31

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Barack Obama suggests Scotland should stay in UK

Barack Obama suggests Scotland should stay in UK

President says decision on Scottish independence is up to voters, but US has deep interest in ensuring UK remains united. Read more…

Posted by admin -  at 09:25

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Scotland’s deficit higher in first year of independence than UK’s says IFS

Scotland’s deficit higher in first year of independence than UK’s says IFS

Holyrood would need to cut deal on lower level of debt, or raise taxes, or cut spending to bridge gap left by falling oil revenues. Read more…

Posted by admin - June 4, 2014 at 08:57

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Scottish ‘no’ campaign NHS ad pulled from cinemas after hospital complains

Scottish ‘no’ campaign NHS ad pulled from cinemas after hospital complains

Vote No Borders ad pulled after Great Ormond Street hospital disputes claim independent Scots will struggle to get care there. Read more…

Posted by admin - May 31, 2014 at 09:51

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New doubt cast over Alex Salmond’s claims of Scottish wealth

New doubt cast over Alex Salmond’s claims of Scottish wealth

Study of firms owned abroad raises questions over SNPs figures on independent economy. Read more…

Posted by admin - May 30, 2014 at 08:54

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