Archives / 2013 / August

News in Scotland Thursday

News in Scotland Thursday

The new governor has changed the mission of the Bank of England in a move that appears to justify continued low-interest rates Scottish News: News in Scotland – Thursday Scottish population increases to record high The population of Scotland reached a record high of 5,313,600 in mid-2012, according to newly released official figures. The increase of around 18,000 has been attributed to immig... »

News in Scotland Monday

News in Scotland Monday

Germans protesting after revelations that the Obama regime has been spying on its European allies in the “biggest bugging scandal in history”  Image: Jan Fleischhauerof Spiegel: Scottish News: News in Scotland – Monday (57) SCOTLAND                                    Westminster ‘treating Scots like idiots’ – former Labour FM Labour should abandon the Better Together campai... »

News in Scotland Wednesday

News in Scotland Wednesday

Better Together chief Alistair Darling has argued that an independent Scotland would have problems with EU membership, however with the UK seeming likely to leave is that a now a weakness of the ‘no’ campaign? Lawson EU comments leave ‘no’ campaign ‘impaled by its own arguments’, say SNP Responding to the former UK Chancellor Nigel Lawson’s comments that the UK should... »

News in Scotland Monday

News in Scotland Monday

Scottish Green Party leader Patrick Harvie questions if the increase in surveillance cameras are making people safer Scottish News: News in Scotland – Monday SCOTLAND                                             Scotland resembling a ‘big brother’ state The surveillance network of CCTV monitoring Scotland’s towns and cities has trebled in the past decade to more than 4,000 cameras, figures re... »

News in Scotland Friday

News in Scotland Friday

Snoop Dogg will feature in this summer’s annual T in the Park Festival Scottish News: News in Scotland – Friday SCOTLAND Scottish independence: local government to be enshrined in written Scottish constitutionDeputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has committed the SNP to supporting having the status of local government enshrined in a written constitution post-independence. Local govern... »

News in Scotland Friday

News in Scotland Friday

A Findus beef lasagne test by the Food Standards Agency found that it was as much as 100% horsemeat Scottish News: News in Scotland – Friday  SCOTLAND Scottish independence: Swinney forecasts low taxes post-independenceScotland’s Finance Minister John Swinney does not forecast rises in personal taxes post-independence he told BBC Radio Scotland listeners yesterday. Despite parties not ... »

Scottish independence: creating a fairer welfare system

Scottish independence: creating a fairer welfare system

SNP Depute First Minister Nicola Sturgeon argues that the Scotland needs more powers to achieve social justice by Leah Pears Plans have been set in place to examine how an independent Scotland could create a fairer welfare system, with the introduction of a new advisory group by the Scottish government. The Expert Working Group, announced on 6 January, will advise on ways to introduce a fairer wel... »

News in Scotland Tuesday

News in Scotland Tuesday

Tory Prime Minister David Cameron will seek to win the hearts and minds of Scots Scottish News: News in Scotland – Tuesday SCOTLAND Network Rail to invest £4bn in ScotlandNetwork Rail has said it will invest £4bn on improving rail infrastructure in Scotland over the next five years. The company has revealed priorities include electrifying the line between Glasgow and Edinburgh and completing... »