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Reuters

UK's Labour suffers setback as leader in Scotland quits
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - The head of Britain's opposition Labour party in Scotland has unexpectedly quit, further unsettling the party in one of its heartlands and posing a new problem for leader Ed Miliband ahead of national elections in May next year.
Johann Lamont resignation: Scottish Labour leader stands down immediatelyBBC News
Labour in turmoil as Lamont resignsHerald Scotland
Lord McConnell and Henry McLeish speak out over Johann Lamontstv.tv
Deccan Chronicle
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The Guardian

Scotland drink-drive limit to be reduced
The Guardian
Scotland is to reduce its drink-driving limit in time for Christmas, with motorists advised not to get behind the wheel if they have drunk any alcohol whatsoever. The reduction from 80mg to 50mg of alcohol per 100ml of blood means that drivers could be ...
Scotland to reduce drink-drive limitBBC News
Scotland to cut drink drive limit after 1 in 10 road deaths are linked to alcoholDaily Mail
Drink-drive limit in Scotland will be reduced in time for Christmasstv.tv
Scotsman (blog) -Burton Mail -Aberdeen Press and Journal
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Daily Mail

Could Scotland get its own time zone?
Daily Mail
Scotland's could have its own time zone under plans to move the UK to Central European Time. The campaign to shift the UK forward an hour, aligning the nation with most of Europe, is supported by a wide range of MPs, who claim the change would save ...
Scotland 'could switch time zones'BT.com

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The Guardian

Scotland's main parties to discuss further devolution at Smith commission
The Guardian
The Smith commission, which was set up to fast-track further powers to Scotland after the country rejected independence in last month's referendum, will hold its first full meeting on Wednesday. The commission's chairman, Lord Smith, will meet ...
SNP plan 'would leave Scotland 5bn worse off'Herald Scotland
Smith Commission: Party representatives hold 'constructive' first meetingBBC News
Devo max in Scotland would be disastrous for Northern Ireland and WalesThe Conversation UK
Scotland Now -The Independent -RTE.ie
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BBC Sport

Grant Gilchrist: Scotland captain suffers suspected broken arm
BBC Sport
Grant Gilchrist has suffered a suspected broken arm just days after being named Scotland captain. The 24-year-old lock was one of five Edinburgh players withdrawn in the first half hour of Friday's 25-17 win over Lyon in the Challenge Cup. "It looks as ...
Edinburgh 25 Lyon 17: Injured Gilchrist could miss autumn TestsHerald Scotland
Grant Gilchrist ruled out of November TestsESPNScrum.com
Scotland star Dave Denton returns for Edinburgh for Lyon clash at Murrayfield ...Scottish Daily Record
The Times (subscription)
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UK's Labour suffers setback as leader in Scotland quits
By William Schomberg LONDON (Reuters) - The head of Britain's opposition Labour party in Scotland has unexpectedly quit, further unsettling the party in one of its heartlands and posing a new problem for leader Ed Miliband ahead of national elections in May next year. Johann Lamont told a newspaper she was standing down with immediate effect. She slammed "dinosaurs" among Labour's leadership in ...

Scotland to reduce drink-drive limit
The Scottish government announces plans to reduce the country's drink-drive limit in time for Christmas, making the limit lower than in England.

Head of UK's Labour party in Scotland quits
The head of Britain's opposition Labour party in Scotland has quit, unsettling the party in one of its heartlands ahead of national elections in May next year. Johann Lamont said in a newspaper interview that she was standing down with immediate effect, little more than a month after a referendum in Scotland when Labour and Britain's other national parties defeated a push for independence. The ...

Research and Markets: Scotland: A Major Destination for Offshore Wind for Mitsubishi Power Systems, Areva, Samsung ...
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Scotland: A Major Destination for Offshore Wind" report

Scotland, Netherlands, Italy, Ukraine up for play-offs
Scotland, the Netherlands, Italy and Ukraine begin a two-round contest for the eighth and final European slot in Canada when the play-offs start on Saturday.

Could Scotland get its own time zone?
Campaigners have called for the UK to move to Central European Time to prevent deaths on the road, but Scotland could stay put if it is allowed to set its own time zone after further devolution.

Is Scotland seeing a Quebec effect?
As polls narrow, some point to 1995 when Canadian province saw surge in support for sovereignty on eve of referendum.

Labour suffers setback as leader in Scotland quits
By William Schomberg LONDON (Reuters) - The head of Britain's opposition Labour party in Scotland has unexpectedly quit, further unsettling the party in one of its heartlands and posing a new problem for leader Ed Miliband ahead of national elections in May next year. Johann Lamont told a newspaper she was standing down with immediate effect. She slammed "dinosaurs" among Labour's leadership in ...

Scotland to lose Sevens host role
Scotland loses its bid to remain a host nation of rugby union's international Sevens World Series circuit.

Should Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) Be On Your Radar Now?
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) sees solid earnings estimate revisions and yet seems overlooked by the investors. Sporting a great Zacks Rank, this off-the-radar stock looks poised to shock the market.