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If Scotland Leaves, Will the Union Jack Still Wave?New York TimesSo what might the kingdom-sans-Scotland be called? And could the Union Jack ? a flag that combines the colors of the three patron saints of England, Scotland and Ireland ? come down at last as demanded by Mr. Bragg, who is English but a staunch ...and more »
No vote 'threatens NHS in Scotland'
Scotland's "missing million" unregistered voters are being urged to protect the NHS north of the border by backing independence.
CGames - Hosts Scotland break medal tally record
- Hosts Scotland broke their record for medals won at a Commonwealth Games when Jen McIntosh won silver in the women's 50 metres rifle three positions on Tuesday. On Monday Scotland set a new record for gold medals -- their tally of 13 eclipsing the 11 they won in 2006 -- and on Tuesday they surpassed the 33 medals they won when they last hosted the event in Edinburgh in 1986. McIntosh's silver ...
Scotland's expats want a say on independence from Britain
From the time he was a wee lad on his grandpa's knee, Ian Cowe had pride in his Scottish roots drummed into his bonny little head. Born in Edinburgh, he went to college there, spent part of his career in Scotland and joined the local Scottish cultural society when he was posted to Hong Kong.
Gold medal record for Scotland
Scotland have 13 gold medals after earlier eclipsing their record haul for a Commonwealth Games.
London air hub 'must serve Scotland'
The Scottish Council for Development and Industry calls for London airport expansions to benefit Scotland and other UK regions.
You Can Now Stay In Scotland's Grandest Country Estate
After a two year restoration, Scotland's Kinross House, the masterpiece of 17th century architect Sir William Bruce, is now available for guests to rent.
The Last Stuart Queen
Scotland's constitutional crisis 300 years ago
Jamaica sprinter eager to leave Glasgow 'freezer'
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) ? After Usain Bolt quelled a storm over reported criticism of conditions in Glasgow, a Jamaica teammate at the Commonwealth Games said he can't wait to leave the cold weather.
Scottish Independence Latest Poll: 74% of Scot Expats in US Reject Union Break
According to a Friends of Scotland survey, cited by Huffington Post and Scotland Now, of the 26% that would vote for Scotland to become independent, 66% said they would like to retain their British passports. Friends of Scotland was forged in 2001 and one of its most famous supporters is legendary actor Sir Sean Connery. "It is interesting to note that Scots living in the United States share the ...
Scotland smashes Commonwealth Games medals record
Team Scotland has smashed its previous medals record with five days of the Commonwealth Games still to go. The host nation broke its previous record when the men's gymnastics team won silver at the Hydro this afternoon.