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Reading the Future of Scotland in the Stars - New York Times

New York TimesReading the Future of Scotland in the StarsNew York TimesEight weeks before a referendum on whether Scotland should break away from Britain and become an independent country, the yes and no camps have stepped up their campaigning ? not just down at the grass roots, but among the stars. In this age of ...and more »

Queen, country and Nessie, it was Scotland's night - Sydney Morning Herald

The GuardianQueen, country and Nessie, it was Scotland's nightSydney Morning HeraldWhat was it to be? Flower of Scotland, the anthem of the host nation? Scotland the Brave? Or one of the anthems of the Glasgow football club that has made its home at Parkhead for a century and a quarter? Come Out Ye Black and Tans, anyone? Instead, we ...David Cameron considers basing himself in Scotland before referendumThe GuardianQueen's Baton Relay: Highlights from the baton's journey in ScotlandBBC NewsCommonwealth Games open in ScotlandDeutsche WelleThe Globe and Mail -Scottish Daily Record -Herald Scotlandall 2,739 news articles »

Scottish independence: How would the UK fare without Scotland? - BBC News

Scottish independence: How would the UK fare without Scotland?BBC NewsModelling the result of the 2010 general election minus Scotland's 59 Westminster seats would have seen David Cameron secure a modest but workable majority of 21. Labour would lose their 41 seats north of the border, while the Lib Dems would drop by 11 ...and more »

Investors Bet on Pound's Drop if Scotland Leaves UK - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalInvestors Bet on Pound's Drop if Scotland Leaves UKWall Street JournalOpinion polls suggest, and London's politicians hope, that Scottish voters will pass on the chance to break their ancient bond with the rest of the U.K. in a referendum in September. But bets are starting to build on a drop in the pound in the event of ...and more »

Scotland should vote for independence to be 'beacon of social justice' - The Guardian

The GuardianScotland should vote for independence to be 'beacon of social justice'The GuardianPlaid sees the independence debate in Scotland as a chance to restate its long-held position that Wales ought to become independent. Many inside and outside the party believe that if Scotland does become independent it will lead to a reassessment of ...Scotland should show solidarity with Wales by voting Yes in referendum, says ...Scottish Daily RecordIndependent Scotland could be a beacon for social justice, says Leanne WoodWalesOnlineall 10 news articles »

Glasgow 2014: Commonwealth Games begin at Celtic Park - BBC News

BBC NewsGlasgow 2014: Commonwealth Games begin at Celtic ParkBBC NewsInside the stadium, the baton was transferred between a group of volunteers who have helped children around Scotland find their potential through sport. Sir Chris Hoy carried it on its final stage to Prince Imran of Malaysia, who struggled briefly to ...

Migrants 'more likely to have degrees' in Scotland - BBC News

Herald ScotlandMigrants 'more likely to have degrees' in ScotlandBBC NewsMigrants to Scotland are generally more qualified than people born in the country, or who have lived in Britain for more than 10 years, figures show. Census data reveals those described as of African origin had the highest proportion of qualified ...Degree of success for Africans as white Scots least educatedHerald Scotlandall 2 news articles »

Scotland referendum: Pile of stone starts in Cumbria - BBC News

BBC NewsScotland referendum: Pile of stone starts in CumbriaBBC NewsSupporters of a Yes vote said the ties would continue under an independent Scotland. People are being invited to bring stones to the field near to Gretna in the lead up to the referendum. Rory Stewart, Conservative MP for Penrith and The Borders said ...

The cairn of caring: English mountaineers to show their respect for Scotland - British Mountaineering Council

The cairn of caring: English mountaineers to show their respect for ScotlandBritish Mountaineering CouncilTwo landmark English mountaineers including the joint first Briton to climb Everest are going to join an effort to show their respect for Scotland ? by helping to build a cairn. In 1975 Englishman Doug Scott became the joint first Briton to climb ...

Assessing Scotland's balance sheet - Local Government Chronicle

Assessing Scotland's balance sheetLocal Government ChronicleIn the next few months Scotland is being asked to make a fateful choice: should it remain part of the UK or should it become independent? Whatever the decision, the Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy believes that it is far too ...





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