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Oil rout would have wrecked an independent Scotland's finances - Financial Times

Financial TimesOil rout would have wrecked an independent Scotland's financesFinancial TimesScotland's North Sea revenues would have slumped to one fifth of Holyrood's preferred forecasts in its first year of independence if Scots had voted Yes in September, according to an Office for Budget Responsibility simulation using current oil prices.North Sea oil summit announcedHerald ScotlandNorth Sea oil summit announced by Aberdeen City CouncilBBC NewsOil price hard on north sea industrySydney Morning Heraldall 24 news articles »

In Scotland, Guts, Glory and Haggis - New York Times

New York TimesIn Scotland, Guts, Glory and HaggisNew York TimesI rounded a bend and came upon what had drawn me to this sleepy town: George Cockburn & Son, champions of Scotland's first national haggis competition in 1976. Ah, haggis. Before I'd gone to Scotland this year, I wondered what exactly made the dish ...

'Sending foreign students home will hurt Scotland' - Scotsman

Scotsman'Sending foreign students home will hurt Scotland'ScotsmanBut the idea of deporting students was branded ?wrong for Scotland? by the Scottish Government and described as ?ludicrous? by SNP MSP Christian Allard, who said it would mean a loss of expertise to the Scottish economy. A source close to the Home ...and more »

Oil price slump would have left independent Scotland facing unprecedented cuts ... - Herald Scotland

Herald ScotlandOil price slump would have left independent Scotland facing unprecedented cuts ...Herald ScotlandThe senior cabinet minister said that, based on his department's analysis, the first thing in 2016 an independent Scotland would have had to face was the "catastrophic fall" in the oil price and, consequently, would have had to "implement austerity to ...Scotland's oil industry 'close to collapse'Express.co.ukOil price fall casts plans for Scotland's future in new lightGlasgow Evening TimesOil price fall poses challenge for North Sea industry ? and Scottish nationalistsThe GuardianEvening Telegraphall 162 news articles »

'Lost' rare moss discovered in Scotland after six decades - BBC News

BBC News'Lost' rare moss discovered in Scotland after six decadesBBC NewsA rare moss thought to have become extinct in Scotland has been uncovered in rural Roxburghshire. Water-rock bristle was last found north of the border in the 1940s. There were fears it had died out when a series of expeditions led by leading moss ...and more »

Green light for world's largest planned tidal energy project in Scotland - The Guardian

The GuardianGreen light for world's largest planned tidal energy project in ScotlandThe GuardianThe project has the potential to power nearly 175,000 homes through a network of 269 turbines on the seabed at Ness of Quoys in Caithness, north-east Scotland. The company's share price dipped on Friday but Atlantis said it ?knows of no trading or ...and more »

Five Westminster paedophile rings probed by Scotland Yard - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukFive Westminster paedophile rings probed by Scotland YardTelegraph.co.ukIt comes after Scotland Yard last week announced it was investigating the alleged paedophile murders of three young boys in the late Seventies and early Eighties. Operation Midland centres on claims of paedophile parties at Dolphin Square, an exclusive ...Scotland Yard is probing five VIP paedophile rings after Labour MP hands in ...Daily MailScotland Yard handed dossier on alleged paedophile ring linked to murder claimsABC OnlineChild abuse inquiry: Three MPs and three peers named in paedophile dossier ...Irish Independentall 17 news articles »

Explaining Mysterious 'Pancake Ice' on River in Scotland - National Geographic

National GeographicExplaining Mysterious 'Pancake Ice' on River in ScotlandNational GeographicStrange-looking formations that resemble frozen lily pads have appeared this week on Scotland's River Dee, drawing Internet attention from around the world. Called "ice pancakes" or "pancake ice," the natural formations occur when conditions are just ...PHOTOS: Dozens of Rare 'Ice Pancakes' Float on Scotland RiverAccuWeather.comMysterious ice pancakes appear on Scottish riverCNN'Ice pancakes' found floating on the River DeeBBC NewsNEWS.com.au -RedOrbitall 74 news articles »

World War One: The story of Scotland's rugby stars - BBC News

World War One: The story of Scotland's rugby starsBBC NewsFor the Watsonians and Scotland scrum half, his mother's thoughtful instructions were a little impractical as he was never far from the action. On 13 July, 1916, Milroy found himself in the thick of it again - in the trenches of the Western Front. He ...and more »

Two Scotland Yard officers fired over obscene images - The Guardian

The GuardianTwo Scotland Yard officers fired over obscene imagesThe GuardianTwo police officers from Scotland Yard's diplomatic protection group have been sacked for sending obscene images from their mobile phones. The pair, aged 34 and 36, lost their jobs after admitting gross misconduct and being found guilty of a breach of ...and more »





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