Archives / 2013 / May

News in Scotland Thursday

News in Scotland Thursday

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signalled that Russia is ready to respond should the USA go through with an attack on Syria   Scottish News: News in Scotland – Thursday SCOTLAND Glasgow’s steep decline continues as a UK regional city A new survey has shown that Glasgow is the workless capital of the UK with as many as 30.2 percent of households out of work. The study conducted by ... »

News in Scotland Monday

News in Scotland Monday

Cap payday loans like an independent Scotland would, Salmond urges UK government IMAGE: STOCKPIX.EU Scottish News: News in Scotland – Monday  SCOTLAND ‘No’ campaign must answer questions on devolution, say lawyers The ‘no’ campaign must provide detail on what devolution will be offered should Scots should they vote ‘no’ in next year’s independence referendum, wa... »

News in Scotland Wednesday

News in Scotland Wednesday

The convenor of the Scottish parliaments finance committee Kenny Gibson has welcomed the increase in inward investment into Scotland since the independence referendum campaign has raised Scotland’s global profile Scottish News: News in Scotland – Wednesday SCOTLAND Prospect of independence means influx of companies locating in Scotland Over the last year when the debate over Scottish i... »

News in Scotland Friday

News in Scotland Friday

Prime Minister David Cameron has refused to debate Scottish independence with Alex Salmond on live TV Scottish News: News in Scotland – Friday SCOTLAND Cameron shies away from live debate with Salmond on independence While visiting Scotland and claiming that under independence defence jobs could be lost Mr Cameron now says that the independence debate is “for Scottish people to have th... »

UK crisis: Kabul Bank corruption verdict raises questions over British banking credibility

UK crisis: Kabul Bank corruption verdict raises questions over British banking credibility

Former Barclays chief Bob Diamond was forced to resign over the Libor scandal but never faced criminal charges in the UK UK crisis: Kabul Bank corruption verdict raises questions over British banking credibility by Jamie Mann Two former leading figures of Kabul Bank, Afghanistan’s oldest private bank, have received five-year prison sentences by a tribunal following an investigation of fraud and em... »

Scotland meets police targets but mood for strike action in England spreads

Scotland meets police targets but mood for strike action in England spreads

Justice Minister Kenny MacAskill has welcomed figures showing police numbers are on target Scottish News: Scotland meets police targets but mood for strike action in England spreads by Jamie Mann Scotland’s police numbers have exceeded the target set in 2007, according to new figures published by the Scottish government. Statistics from Justice Analytical Services showed a 7.4 percent increase of ... »

News in Scotland Tuesday

News in Scotland Tuesday

UK crisis:with a notoriously unequal society people in the UK are one of the sickest populations in the Western world Scottish News: News in Scotland – Tuesday  Scottish independence: Luxembourg expresses concerns over the ‘solidarity’ of the EUThe government of Luxembourg has expressed concerns over the solidarity of EU states which is being reported in Scotland as a criticism of Scottish i... »

Scottish independence: written constitution part of road to statehood

Scottish independence: written constitution part of road to statehood

The Scottish government has outlined Scotland’s transition from part of the Union to an independent state Scottish independence: written constitution part of road to statehood The Scottish government has plotted the transition from being part of the Union to an independent country in a 16-page paper. Under the assumption that Scots will vote yes in next year’s referendum, the SNP envision th... »

News in Scotland Tuesday

News in Scotland Tuesday

Details have been published by the Scottish government over how Scotland would move from being a part of the Union to joining the international community of independent nations Scottish News: News in Scotland – Tuesday SCOTLAND Scottish Government presents independence transition mapThe Scottish government has plotted the transition from Scotland being part of the Union to an independent cou... »