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News in Scotland Wednesday

News in Scotland Wednesday

UK industrial output fell by 1.2 percent in August despite widespread claims, led by the UK government that Britian is in economic recovery Scottish News: News in Scotland – Wednesday  Banks in Scotland to unveil controversial mortgages The Bank of Scotland and RBS will soon offer mortgages under the controversial Help to Buy scheme which was introduced by the UK government in order to, they... »

News in Scotland Monday

News in Scotland Monday

A new poll suggests the SNP must do more to connect the idea of independence with day-to-day issues IMAGE: STOCKPIX.EU Scottish News: News in Scotland – Monday SCOTLAND Poll shows SNP must connect independence with other issues While the SNP remains well ahead of opposition parties – 40 percent – to win the next Holyrood election, the ‘yes’ camp appear to be losing th... »

News in Scotland Friday

News in Scotland Friday

Westminster unpopular warns House of Commons Speaker Bercow Scottish News: News in Scotland – Friday SCOTLAND 7 apply for every job in Helensburgh supermarket It has emerged that there have been almost 1,400 applications for just 200 jobs in a new Waitrose store in Helensburgh. The supermarket store which is set to open in the autumn has reported a high volume of high quality applications fo... »

News in Scotland Tuesday

News in Scotland Tuesday

Corruption in the UK has worsened since the 2008 crash with politicians and the media to blame according to a new survey Scottish News: Top stories – Tuesday SCOTLAND                                                ‘Bedroom tax’ sees huge surge in rent arrears The majority of Scottish councils have reported a rise in rent arrears since changes were made to housing benefit on 1st April with th... »

News in Scotland Thursday

News in Scotland Thursday

Team Salmond is trying to shore up support for the SNP’s policy of retaining  sterling after independence despite increasing warnings the pound is approaching a crisis Scottish News: News in Scotland – Thursday  SCOTLAND Poll shows Scots favour pound A poll commissioned by the SNP has shown that a majority of Scots prefer to keep the pound post-independence. Conducted by YouGov the sur... »

News in Scotland Tuesday

News in Scotland Tuesday

Lady Thatcher with her friend, the fascist dictator General Pinochet, who had many of his own people tortured and killed Scottish News: News in Scotland – Tuesday Thatcher’s death triggers celebration in Scotland From protesters in Glasgow’s George Square, to left-wing activists and the miners who blame their families’ destruction on her policies – many in Scotland have said they... »

News in Scotland Wednesday

News in Scotland Wednesday

Top Conservative Iain Duncan-Smith is proposing cutting pensioner benefits Scottish News: Top Stories – Wednesday  SCOTLAND Whisky tax could benefit ScotlandEconomic experts have said a tax should be levied on each bottle of Scotch whisky to give its country of origin a greater share in its growing success. Professor John Kay, who served on the Scottish government’s Council of Economic Advis... »

Syria: refugee crisis becoming politicised

Syria: refugee crisis becoming politicised

Syria’s refugee crisis is escalating as western-backed insurgents attempt to overthrow the government Scottish News: Syria - refugee crisis becoming politicised by Christine Orr The UN refugee agency have announced that roughly 84,000 people fled Syria in December alone, taking the total number of those displaced to around half a million. Turkey has the largest number of refugees in its bord... »