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Scottish independence: Referendum question to be tested

Scottish independence: Referendum question to be tested

The Scottish government’s proposed referendum question will be scrutinised by the Electoral Commission IMAGE: STOCKPIX.EU Scottish independence: Referendum question to be tested The Scottish government has confirmed the wording of the question which it intends to ask Scottish voters in the 2014 independence referendum. Scots will be asked to respond either “yes” or “no̶... »

Syria: Opposition factions pressured by donors to unite

Syria: Opposition factions pressured by donors to unite

President Assad of Syria has stated that he will not be leaving Syria IMAGE: RT Scottish news: Syria – Opposition factions pressured by donors to unite by Christine Orr Syrian opposition factions met this week in Doha in Qatar to try and resolve their differences and unite to seek to become a legitimate replacement for President Assad and gain the international community’s support. The curre... »

News in Scotland Friday

News in Scotland Friday

Scotland’s Culture Minister, Fiona Hyslop, vows to defend Arts spending after independence Scottish news: News in Scotland – Friday SCOTLAND SNP affirms referendum questionThe Scottish government has decided on the wording of the question which will be put to the people of Scotland in the independence referendum. People will be asked to vote “yes” or “no” to the question “Do you agree ... »

Cameron: Union more important than jobs

Cameron: Union more important than jobs

Prime Minister David Cameron ranks saving the Union above creating jobs Scottish independence: Cameron: Union more important than jobs by Jamie Mann Prime Minister David Cameron has declared that he considers efforts to keep Scotland in the Union his government’s top priority above jobs and fixing the UK’s economic crisis. Speaking ahead of his keynote speech to the Conservative Party Conference i... »

Cameron: Union more important than jobs

Cameron: Union more important than jobs

Prime Minister David Cameron ranks saving the Union above creating jobs Scottish independence: Cameron: Union more important than jobs by Jamie Mann Prime Minister David Cameron has declared that he considers efforts to keep Scotland in the Union his government’s top priority above jobs and fixing the UK’s economic crisis. Speaking ahead of his keynote speech to the Conservative Party Conference i... »

Has West been sending arms to Syrian rebels?

Has West been sending arms to Syrian rebels?

The region of Allepo in Syria has seen hostile fighting between government forces and rebels Scottish news: Has the West been sending arms to Syrian rebels? by Amy Lenathen Three arms manufacturing crates addressed to Saudi Arabia, a key US ally, have been discovered in a mosque based in the Syrian city of Aleppo used by rebel fighters, the BBC has reported. With geopolitical tensions mounting ove... »

News in Scotland Tuesday

News in Scotland Tuesday

Prime Minister David Cameron has indicated that he is putting the constitution ahead of jobs in terms of Westminster’s priorities Scottish news: News in Scotland – Tuesday SCOTLAND Scottish Independence: Prime Minister – Maintaining Union “more important” than economic crisis David Cameron has said that keeping Scotland within the Union is the main agenda for the Coalition govern... »

Call for transparency as King admits Libor should be replaced

Call for transparency as King admits Libor should be replaced

 Sir Mervyn King, Governor of the Bank of England, admits that Libor should be scrapped Scottish news: Call for transparency as King admits Libor should be replaced by Jamie Mann Libor has not worked since the onset of the financial crisis and should be replaced, Sir Mervyn King, Governor of the Bank of England (BoE) has insisted. Mr King has called for Libor (London Interbank Offered Rate) to be ... »

Man Booker accused of ‘anti

Man Booker accused of ‘anti

Sir Peter Stothard has been challenged to show that the Man Booker Prize is not anti-Scottish Scottish news: Man Booker accused of ‘anti-Scottish racism’ by Scots writer by Cameron Ings-HodgsonScots writer and publisher Kevin Williamson has accused the Man Booker Prize of ‘anti-Scottish racism’ and ‘Anglocentric elitism’. He has also challenged the Man Booker chairman, Sir Peter Stotha... »

News in Scotland Thursday

News in Scotland Thursday

Sir Mervyn King has said that Libor should be scrapped as it is no longer used Scottish news: News in Scotland – Thursday Anti-nuclear protesters to demonstrate against SNP Nato U-turn A protest is due to take place today outside SNP headquarters in response to the party’s apparent U-turn on Scotland’s NATO membership post-independence. Previously, the SNP have said an independent Scotland w... »

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