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Scottish property market will stir back to life following referendum to stay in UK

Mark Hayward, managing director of the NAEA, said: 'We can expect to see some positive movement in the Scottish housing market – good news for Scottish estate agents and their customers who can now look forward to a less frenetic housing discussion …

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Scottish referendum: a decisive agenda for England

Thankfully, last week the Scottish people said “no” to independence. The scale of the Union's victory represented a triumph for the silent majority. After months of extraordinary, emotional rhetoric from the nationalist campaign, quiet support for the …

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Labour conference and Scottish independence referendum aftermath: Miliband …

Salmond said that if the UK were to leave the EU, that would trigger a demand for a second referendum on Scottish independence. He reaffirmed his view that the referendum should settle the issue for a generation. But he said that circumstances could …

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Dundee United hammer Dundee to go top of Scottish Premiership

Dundee United surged to top of the Scottish Premiership by thrashing Dundee at Dens Park to leave their rivals without a derby win in 10 years. Jackie McNamara's team were far too strong for Paul Hartley's side, who finished with 10 men following …

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'We are the 45 per cent' is the new Scottish Independence campaign on Twitter …

Scottish independence: Referendum results in pictures. Like the diverse Yes campaign 'we are the 45' has already created a home for a range of differing opinions. “The British establishment would love nothing more than for the 45 percent to disappear.

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Scottish Independence: 20 voters and their reasons

Scotland is being held back socially and economically and things will now get worse for us. It was always going to be an uphill challenge, with 90 per cent of the media on the No side. The Scottish people have been bullied into voting against, but …

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Stock market rises but sterling stalls amid fallout from …

Photograph: Reuters. Companies with strong Scottish ties pulled the stock market higher on Friday but anxiety about the political implications of the referendum took the shine off sterling. …. On the Guardian today. World news …

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Scottish Tennis Star Andy Murray Voices Support for …

Scotland's top sporting star Andy Murray threw his weight behind the country's independence movement early Thursday, tweeting his support for the campaign th…

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Scottish referendum sparks demands from business and local government

The Scottish referendum has sparked demands from business and local government for powers to be devolved not just north of the border but right across the nation. A survey of businesses by the Institute of Directors published this weekend shows 67 per …

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Scottish vote awakens Brexit fears

The fallout from the failed push for Scottish independence has alerted UK asset management companies to the “destabilising” effect a UK referendum on EU membership would have on their businesses. The Scottish vote triggered £1bn of outflows from UK …

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Better Together must mean something after Scottish independence vote

But the other vital lesson for politicians and business is that a huge swathe of the Scottish population still felt so cut off from the benefits of that union that they were prepared to throw it away. I do not mean to dismiss matters of cultural …

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Scottish ministers 'back Sturgeon as next first minister'

Half the Scottish cabinet have publicly backed Alex Salmond's deputy, Nicola Sturgeon, to replace him as SNP leader and first minister. Ms Sturgeon has yet to formally throw her hat into the ring. But on Friday she said she could think of "no greater …

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Scottish referendum: More arrests pledged over George Square disorder

Police investigating trouble between rival Unionists and independence supporters in Glasgow city centre have said there will be further arrests. Eleven arrests have been made after more than 700 people gathered in George Square on Friday. Disorder …

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Miliband rejects PM's call to link Scottish devolution to English reforms

But the prime minister, who said on Friday morning that further powers to the Scottish parliament must be introduced in tandem with blocking Scottish MPs from voting on English-only matters, intensified the pressure on Labour to support his plan …

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VOTER FRAUD: Was the Scottish Independence …

Watch this independent YouTube analysis of alleged fraudulent activities during the Scottish referendum as captured by Sky News cameras… RT's news release below… 1-Scottish-Independence · Salmond resigns after …

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Scottish schoolgirl wows on X Factor

Scottish schoolgirl wows on X Factor. Sunday 21 September 2014. Glasgow schoolgirl Emily Middlemass has sailed through to the next round of TV talent show X Factor. Glasgow schoolgirl Emily Middlemass has sailed through to the next round of TV talent …

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'We are the 45' is the new Scottish Independence campaign on Twitter and …

Scottish independence: Referendum results in pictures. Like the diverse Yes campaign 'we are the 45' has already created a home for a range of differing opinions. “The British establishment would love nothing more than for the 45 percent to disappear.

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Miliband vows to fulfil Scottish devolution pledge

The prime minister announced on Friday that he wanted tax-raising powers for Holyrood to be introduced at the same time as changes to the House of Commons, ending the anomaly which allows Scottish MPs to vote on English-only legislation, such as …

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+++Live: Final spurt of Scottish vote count+++ | News | DW …

Scotland has voted, at a referendum with remarkable turnout, to remain in the United Kingdom. The result was close, if not quite as close as late opinion polls had predicted: re-live the final stages as they happened.

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Royal Peter Phillips fails to follow Queen's lead on Scottish …

MEMBERS of the Royal Family have put their heads above the parapet by expressing their relief at Scotland's decision to reject independence and the break up of the United Kingdom. … Follow us on Twitter · Check us on Google+ · Subscribe to our rss feed. TODAY'S PAPER. todays-paper. Sunday, 21st September 2014. See today's […]

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Sunday's Scottish football

Of course, it is the first Dundee derby of the season – and the first since March 2013. Posted on 12:04. Text us on 80295. Text us on 80295. Posted on 12:04. Contact us on Twitter @BBCSportScot or @CliveLindsayBBC. Contact us on Twitter @BBCSportScot …

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Scottish Independence: 'Dishonest Numpties' Try To Pass Off London Riot …

Nationalists and Unionists have faced calls to unite to condemn "dishonest numpties" manipulating social media to suggest that tensions in Glasgow were worse than they seemed in the wake of Friday's historic referendum result. While social media …

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Ed Miliband: 'Cameron has learned nothing from the Scottish referendum'

He is willing to consider the role of Scottish MPs, but say this can't be done in a huge hurry to suit the Tories. The convention, he insists, is a way of making sure the people have their say on everything from the future of the House of Lords (he …

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Obama Tweets Message Against Scottish Independence …

President Barack Obama reiterated his stance against Scottish independence with a tweet on Wednesday. Obama … Scottish Independence: Who Stands Where …. The Alibaba IPO and Other Fascinating News on the Web.

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'Scotland decides no': BBC, Sky News call vote against …

Sky News forecasts that Scotland has voted NO to independence and will remain in the United Kingdom. #indyref … BBCBreaking @BBCNews seems like a done deal #NO #ScotlandDecides #Scotland. — Zebulin Miller™ …

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Westminster might blow with the wind, but Scottish voters took the long view

I won the office sweepstake. I was proud to be the only person in an office stuffed full of geeky pollster types to accurately predict both turnout and result in the Scottish referendum. It is therefore (ahem) with some authority that I look back on …

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Sunday's Scottish gossip

(Sunday Mail, print edition). Celtic manager Ronny Deila says he would welcome the Scottish champions being paired with old city rivals Rangers in one of the cup competitions this season. (Sunday Herald). Former Celtic manager Neil Lennon thinks it is …

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Scottish referendum: A door has opened for democratic renewal across Britain

The Scottish inventor of the telephone, Alexander Graham Bell, coined the phrase "When one door closes, another opens". His fellow Scots' nail-biting rejection of independence shelves the debate on secession. But it prises open the possibility of a …

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Scottish referendum: who are the winners and losers?

Initially, Mr Salmond and the SNP spin-machine attempted to portray defeat as some kind of victory, because more powers for the Scottish Parliament were on the table. It only ended up making him look like a bad loser and his concession speech at dawn …

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Scottish referendum: Vote secures glorious future for GB (Gordon Brown, that is)

Referring to the constitutional battles on both Scottish devolution and English votes that lies ahead, Mr Brown said: “What benefit would it be to us and to the world if the nation that has pioneered the idea of partnership, has built up experience of …

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Scottish referendum: Old Labour foes knew it was better together

A simple phone call during the Christmas holidays last year ended a bitter feud between what had been two of the closest friends and political allies that public life in these islands had ever seen. But the ending of their estrangement signalled a new …

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Will the Scottish referendum lead to wider political change?

Despite the devolution of powers to Scotland in the late 1990s, Scottish MPs at Westminster can still vote on issues affecting England only, such as its health and education policies. English MPs have no such power over Scotland. This constitutional …

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Scottish referendum: Alex Salmond says 'No' voters were 'tricked'

Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond has said "No" voters in last week's independence referendum were "tricked" by a late vow of more devolved powers. He accused the three main party leaders of "reneging" on the pledge they made days before Thursday's …

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David Cameron's rush to rewrite the rules in wake of Scottish referendum …

The proposal, announced by the Prime Minister within minutes of the outcome of the Scottish referendum, is intended to address the so-called “West Lothian question”, an anomaly whereby Scottish MPs can vote in Westminster on issues that do not directly …

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For schoolyard voters, the Scottish independence argument has only just begun

If the seniors of Nairn Academy looked more tired and grumpy than usual, they had reason. Some hadn't been to bed, others had been watching the news since 4am and many had already spent hours arguing about the future of British democracy on …

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