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The Economist (blog)
Scotland the secular Flickering not blazingThe Economist (blog)ONE of the popular stereotypes about Scotland is that it remains, along with Northern Ireland, one of the last places in Europe where members of rival Christian groups view one another with serious hostility. People have been wondering how religious ...
Transfer deadline day signings ScotlandBBC NewsCeltic have signed striker Stefan Scepovic but ran out of time to complete a deal for Manchester City striker John Guidetti. The champions have offloaded Teemu Pukki, Amido Balde, Holmbert Fridjonsson, Jackson Irvine and Dylan McGeough on loan deals.and more »
An independent Scotland couldn't rejoin EU if it kept pound - British minister
An independent Scotland could not rejoin the European Union if it used the pound informally, a senior British minister will say on Tuesday, citing a former top EU official, less than three weeks before a historic breakaway referendum. In a move he hopes will persuade Scots to spurn independence, Danny Alexander, the second most senior figure in Britain's finance ministry and a Scot himself, will ...
Scotland battling for second spot
Gordon Strachan says Scots are fighting to finish best of the rest behind Germany in Euro Championship qualifying Group D.
Scotland Yard put up for sale
A piece of criminal history can be yours for Â£250 million (315 million euros, $412 million) -- London's world-famous Scotland Yard police force put its headquarters up for sale Tuesday. The 22-storey, 600,000-square-foot (56,000-square-metre) office block, a short walk from both the Houses of Parliament and Buckingham Palace at Victoria, has been home to the Metropolitan Police since 1967 ...
What about Scotland's pensioners?
What does the future hold for Scotland's pensioners?
Does the rest of UK care if Scotland goes?
Does the rest of the UK care if the Scots become independent?
Game on for Scottish independence campaign after poll boost
Scotland's prospects of independence after a referendum in two weeks' time received a boost Tuesday when a second opinion poll showed the "Yes" camp within touching distance of victory. While all the polls have put the "No" camp ahead, the latest YouGov survey was the second in four days to suggest that the gap is closing ahead of the September 18 vote. "The political atmosphere across Scotland ...
Paul McCartney: Don't do it, Scotland
Beatles star Paul McCartney became the latest high profile figure to sign a letter calling on Scottish voters to choose to remain part of the United Kingdom in a vote on independence next month.
London police put their Scotland Yard HQ up for sale
London's cash-strapped police force put its New Scotland Yard headquarters up for sale on Tuesday with a 250 million pound guide price, as part of plans to re-invest in front-line policing and cut costs. The 1960s-era complex, home to the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) since 1967, is known for its revolving triangular name sign which has served as a backdrop to thousands of TV crime reports ...
Independent Scotland could not keep pound and join EU
Olli Rehn, a top European official, says an independent Scotland would not be able to keep the pound and join the European Union
Independent Scotland could not keep pound and stay in EU
Olli Rehn, a top European official, says Scotland would not be able to keep the pound outside a currency union and remain in the EU