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News in Scotland Thursday

News in Scotland Thursday

Documents claimed to show that an independent Scotland would need to increase taxation in order to set up an oil fund as proposed by the Scottish government Scottish News: News in Scotland – Thursday Scottish Independence: Oil fund – raise taxes or cut services Scottish government told by advisors. Taxes would have to be raised or services cut in order to set up an oil fund in an independent... »

News in Scotland Tuesday

News in Scotland Tuesday

Russian Foreign Secretary Sergei Lavrov has proposed a political solution to the Syria crisis based on the ‘rhetorical’ ultimatum issued to Syria by US Secretary of State John Kerry Scottish News: News on Scotland – Tuesday Salmond convincing Scots to vote ‘no’, survey shows The latest British Social Attitudes Survey has shown that support for independence has fallen ... »

UK crisis: Corruption levels soaring since 2008 financial cra

UK crisis: Corruption levels soaring since 2008 financial cra

No senior banking executive has been jailed in the UK despite evidence that financial sector fraud has risen since 2008 UK crisis: Corruption levels soaring since 2008 financial crash by Jo Edwards                                             A shocking two thirds of Britons believe corruption in the UK has drastically increased over the past two years according to a new global corruption survey. T... »

News in Scotland Wednesday

News in Scotland Wednesday

Vince Cable has asserted the Royal Mail services will be under threat from independence while his government is in the process of privatising it to prop up broke treasury Scottish News: News in Scotland – Wednesday SCOTLAND Scotland’s membership of EU “a mere formality”, says top Danish politician Interviews with senior Danish politicians and academics have revealed the bel... »

News in Scotland Monday

News in Scotland Monday

Enterprise Minister Fergus Ewing has blasted attempts by Westminster to distract attention from its postal services privatisation programme Scottish News: News in Scotland – Monday  SCOTLAND ‘Yes’ vote will protect local postal services The Scottish government has blasted Westminster’s austerity-driven cuts in local postal services. Westminster has pre-empted the backlash b... »

News in Scotland Wednesday

News in Scotland Wednesday

Both the Serbian war criminal Arkan (above) and Better Together have allegedly been financially supported by oil tycoon Ian Taylor Scottish News: News in Scotland – Wednesday SCOTLAND No campaign donor linked to war criminal Arkan Alistair Darling has been urged to hand back a £500,000 donation from the president and chief executive of oil company Vitol, Ian Taylor, until answers are given r... »

News in Scotland Thursday

News in Scotland Thursday

Former chancellor Alistair Darling has accused the SNP of a U-turn on using the pound post-independence Scottish News: News in Scotland – Thursday SCOTLAND Construction ‘to contract’ in 2013The construction industry in Scotland has reported a drop in workloads, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). The figures for the final three months of 2012 were we... »