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News in Scotland Thursday

News in Scotland Thursday

The Scottish Government has been ordered to release its legal advice on whether an independentScotland can automatically join the European Union post-independence IMAGE: STOCKPIX.EU Scottish news: News in Scotland – Thursday SCOTTISH NEWS: INDEPENDENCE Salmond ordered to reveal EU membership advice The Scottish Government has been ordered to reveal, under Freedom of Information laws, whether... »

Ayrshire to Melbourne

Ayrshire to Melbourne

   Jamie McTagart is the head of the rail department  for a large construction company   »

From the 7 hills of Edinburgh to the 7 hills of Rome

From the 7 hills of Edinburgh to the 7 hills of Rome

   Virna Tomaselli works in Strategy in the Defence Electronics  sector   1) Why did you leave Scotland? The company I was working for in Edinburgh was acquired by an Italian company, and as part of their integration process I was asked to move to Rome to take on a 1 year placement. 6 and a half years later I’m still in here!   2) Where did you grow up and at what age did you leave Scotland?... »

Top News in Scotland today…

Top News in Scotland today…

“Independence would allow us to start afresh” said Minister John Swinney during his speech at Glasgow’s Caledonian University Scottish news: Top News in Scotland today by Jamie Mann The SNP Finance Secretary John Swinney outlined significant changes to Scotland’s economy which aim to stimulate growth. Speaking at Glasgow’s Caledonian University last night, Mr Swinney highlighted plans to imp... »

Euro currency and what went wrong

Euro currency and what went wrong

 Comment by Ronnie Morrison   Scottish news: Euro currency and what went wrong       Helga is the proprietor of a bar. She realizes that virtually all of her customers are unemployed alcoholics and, as such, can no longer afford to patronize her bar. To solve this problem she comes up with a new marketing plan that allows her customers to drink now, but pay later. … Helga keeps track of the ... »

Vote Labour and let the Tories in

Vote Labour and let the Tories in

Rather than let the SNP into power locally, Labour are doing deals with the Tories who they vowed to protect voters from during the election Scottish news: Vote Labour and let the Tories in Labour’s opposition to Westminster austerity cuts has been questioned after the party agreed several more formal coalitions with the Tory party in councils across Scotland. The Labour-Tory pacts have move... »

Scottish independence: SNP face ‘Mickey Mouse’ opposition

Scottish independence: SNP face ‘Mickey Mouse’ opposition

Government Minister Bruce Crawford describes Labour’s fake Disney submissions as “immature” Scottish independence: SNP face ‘Mickey Mouse’ opposition The Labour Party in Scotland faces serious credibility questions after the party made an admission that it had submitted a series of “puerile” responses to the Scottish Government’s referendum consultation in the name of... »

SNP plan to win Glasgow

SNP plan to win Glasgow

Alex Salmond’s party hopes to end decades of Labour rule in Glasgow next month IMAGE: STOCKPIX.EU Scottish news: SNP plan to win Glasgow  The Labour Party in Scotland has controlled Glasgow City Council for 3 decades but at the Scottish local elections next month, arch-rivals the SNP hope to end that domination and today publishes its manifesto for Glasgow which it hopes will help to secure ... »

Bob Holman backs Yes vote

Bob Holman backs Yes vote

The SNP ending its last conference before the start of its Yes campaign in Scotland’s historic independence referendum IMAGE: SNP.ORG   Scottish independence: Bob Holman backs Yes vote   by Eddie Nisbet The SNP received an endorsement in the form of social activist and author Bob Holman, who said in a speech in Glasgow over the weekend that Scotland would be taking a step toward an “egalitar... »

No strings Salmond warns Moore

No strings Salmond warns Moore

Alex Salmond meets Michael Moore today to discuss Scotland’s independence referendum IMAGE: ‘STOCKPIX.EU’ Scottish independence: No strings, Salmond warns London The Secretary of State for Scotland, Michael Moore, will meet First Minister Alex Salmond today who insists that London must not interfere in the Scottish  independence referendum. The meeting is taking place ahead of a ... »

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