Archives / 2012 / August

UK crisis: Scots suffer from declining British economy

UK crisis: Scots suffer from declining British economy

Scottish economy remains comparitively sluggish as Olympics ‘bounce’ benefits London UK crisis: Scots suffer from declining British economy The UK’s economic crisis which has seen desperate money creation measures being taken by the Bank of England continues to hit Scottish businesses and families hard. The Fraser of Allander Institute at Strathclyde University has announced that Scotl... »

Scottish independence: Further referendum on EU needed

Scottish independence: Further referendum on EU needed

Scots should get a vote on whether independent Scotland should join EU, say SNP grandees Scottish independence: Second referendum on EU needed by Róisín O’Brien Two former SNP leading figures have advised that Scotland consider joining the European Free Trade Agreement (EFTA) if Scotland votes ‘yes’ in the 2014 independence referendum. Jim Sillars, an ex-deputy leader and SNP legend, stated ... »

News in Scotland Thursday

News in Scotland Thursday

UK economic crisis hitting Scots as official economic figures remain grim   Scottish news: News in Scotland – Thursday SCOTLAND Scotland’s independence may boost the fishing industryIn the event of regaining independence, Scotland could join the European Free Trade Association, Jim Sillars and Gordon Wilson, former leader and Deputy Leader of the SNP proposed. This proposal could be the answ... »

News in Scotland Monday

News in Scotland Monday

Scottish Tory leader, Ruth Davidson, has described Scotland as a “gangmaster state”. Scottish news: News in Scotland – Monday SCOTLAND Scotland a “gangmaster state”, says Tory leader Ruth Davidson, the Scottish Conservative Party leader, has claimed that the vast majority of Scots do not pay their own way in society. Ms Davidson asserts that only 12 percent of Scottis... »

Yes Scotland acquires top digital media expert

Yes Scotland acquires top digital media expert

Yes Scotland chief executive described Stewart Kirkpatrick’s appointment as key   Scottish independence: Yes Scotland acquires top digital media expert by Amy Lenathen Yes Scotland has appointed a leading digital content specialist to help increase the vote for independence in the 2014 referendum. Stewart Kirkpatrick, is stepping down as editor of the award-winning online newspaper Caledonia... »

Refunds from bank scandal products boosts economy

Refunds from bank scandal products boosts economy

The British Bankers Association agreed not to appeal against retro-spective compensation for customers mis-sold products Scottish news: Refunds from bank scandal products boosts economy by Aya Kawanishi Refunds paid out by banks to customers who were mis-sold payment protection insurance (PPI) are set to boost the UK economy, it has been revealed. Around £10bn which has been set aside by banks to ... »

SNP leadership faces growing rebellion over Nato U

SNP leadership faces growing rebellion over Nato U

 The SNP leadership is facing a growing rebellion over its Nato policy U-turn Scottish news: SNP leadership faces growing rebellion over Nato U-turn by Aya Kawanishi The Scottish National Party’s (SNP) leadership is facing a growing revolt in advance of the party’s annual conference in October as parliamentarians, party branches, SNP Youth, and senior party figures rebel against ditching the party... »

Jim Jefferies is Fully Functional in Edinburgh PODCAST

Jim Jefferies is Fully Functional in Edinburgh PODCAST

Jim Jefferies’s show will be on at the Edinburgh Festival until 26th August Scottish news: Jim Jefferies is Fully Functional in Edinburgh PODCAST   by Suzanna Marchant Jim Jefferies is back at the Edinburgh Festival with his new stand-up Fully Functional, which he will perform every night until the 26th (except 13th). After that he will tour the UK until mid-September (including Glasgow on t... »

Scottish independence: Experts dismiss claim Scotland has ‘no right’ to hold referendum

Scottish independence: Experts dismiss claim Scotland has ‘no right’ to hold referendum

Prof Paul Cairney has dismissed claims that Scotland cannot hold anindependence referendum as an attempt to “muddy the waters” Scottish independence: Experts dismiss claim Scotland has ‘no right’ to hold referendum by Emily Badiozzaman  A leading expert on Scottish politics has dismissed Unionist politicians’ claims that Scotland cannot hold a legally binding referendum as an attempt t... »

European and UK involvement in Mars Curiosity landing

European and UK involvement in Mars Curiosity landing

 European Space Agency was involved in the Mars Curiosity landing Scottish news: European and UK involvement in Mars Curiosity landing by Cameron Ings-Hodgson “Today is a very, very successful day for space, not only for Nasa but the whole of nations on the globe,” said Manfred Warhaut, head of the Mission Operations Department at the European Space Agency (ESA), in an interview yesterday wi... »

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