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Pixie Lott does chic colour-blocking at Scottish Fashion Awards 2014

The annual Scottish Fashion Awards 2014 kicked off the global fashion season (countdown to New York Fashion Week? Two days!) with a gala party at London's Northumberland Avenue Monday night, hosted by Laura Whitmore with a surprise acoustic set …

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New surge in support for Scottish independence

New polling has pointed to a dramatic upsurge in support for Scotland becoming an independent nation. With just a little over 2 weeks to go until polling day, YouGov's figures show that when those who say they won't vote and those they say don't know …

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Poll shows rise in support for Scottish independence

Poll shows rise in support for Scottish independence. Tweet. Support for Scottish independence rises two weeks ahead of an historic referendum on leaving the UK, according to a new poll. Support for Scottish independence rises two weeks ahead of an …

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Sterling tumbles as poll puts Yes campaign within 'touching distance of victory'

"What we're seeing right now are the jitters and uncertainty coming through and the effect that Scottish independence could have in terms of business investment which is something that's been a massive underperformer in the UK economy. "If businesses …

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Scottish Fashion Awards 2014: Winners

While Kane was awarded Designer of the Year, Gandy was presented with the prestigious Founders Award and Mair was named Communicator of the Year. Other winners included Scottish singer-songwriter Amy Macdonald, who was crowned Style Icon of …

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How Scottish 'Yes' May Impact 'Invisible Border'

The Scottish Government plans to set the state pension at £160 per week, while the UK will set the new single tier rate next year, it's likely to be slightly lower around £148. The current Scottish Government's White Paper also suggests that in the …

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Scottish independence poll has UK's future on knife edge with nationalists …

42% support Scotland breaking away from the UK compared to 37% a month ago. The change follows the second independence debate between Scottish Nationalist leader Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling, who is heading the Better Together campaign.

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Scottish independence uncertainty drags sterling to five-month lows

LONDON (Reuters) – Sterling fell to five-month lows and the cost of hedging against sharp currency swings jumped by its greatest rate in three years on Tuesday after a poll showed record support for Scottish independence just two weeks before a …

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Sinn Fein sympathy for Scottish Yes vote, but it won't take sides

While the republican party has said that the referendum is a matter for the Scottish alone, MLA Phil Flanagan said there were obvious sympathies with any country seeking independence. With just over a fortnight to go before Scotland goes to the polls …

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Petition to redraw Scottish borders aims to 'prompt devolution debate'

But despite suggesting the Scottish border could be extended to the south bank of the Tyne, he argues he is no Scottish Nationalist. Instead, he said he wants to stimulate debate over devolution for northern England along similar lines to the Welsh …

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Scottish independence: Vote 'no' if you love your kids, suggest 'inept' posters

Alistair Darling and the pro-union Better Together campaign have been slammed after a new set of posters were launched that suggest people will vote 'no' if they love their family. The new billboards, which bear messages like 'We love our kids, we're …

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UK government says confident of argument against Scottish independence …

LONDON (Reuters) – The British government has "a real confidence" in its argument in favour of Scotland staying part of the United Kingdom, Prime Minister David Cameron's spokesman said on Tuesday, brushing off a poll showing a rise in support for …

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Sterling hit hard by growing support for Scottish independence

The currency is centre-stage in the heated Scottish referendum debate. Pro-independence leader Alex Salmond says Scotland will share the pound while Westminster has been sceptical about such a deal, leading to some uncertainty about the currency, debt …

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Scottish independence: No vote collapses to six point lead in latest poll

Scottish Independence: For and against. Mr Jenkins added: “While the No campaign press the panic button and blame each other for a series of blunders, Yes will get on with the job of persuading more of our fellow citizens – both No and undecided voters …

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highland festival – The Estes Park News

The Longs Peak Scottish Irish Highland Festival is gearing up for this yearʼs 38th annual, starting Thursday, September 4, at 7:00 p.m. through Sunday, September 7th at 5 p.m.. Everything Scottish and Irish will be at this …

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Scottish independence: 'I am as British and European as Scottish'

I am unashamedly Scottish. But while I passionately support Scotland at Murrayfield, I have no difficulty in supporting England at the Oval or Europe in the Ryder Cup. I am as much British and European as I am Scottish. I am proud of the United Kingdom …

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Narrowing Scottish Poll Hits Sterling

The latest YouGov poll on Scottish independence suggests that the "No" camp is still in the lead, but with just over two weeks to the referendum, the gap has narrowed further. Previous polls have constantly indicated a strong "No" vote leading the "Yes …

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Memorial to Bill Shankly unveiled in Scottish home town to mark his 101st birthday

Reds legends Alan Kennedy and Roy Evans were on hand to reveal the new metal sculpture to the world. It is located in Muirkirk, four miles from the Scottish mining village of Glenbuck where Shankly was born, and is designed to look like one of the …

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Scottish Independence: Scotland Backed to Keep Nato Membership if it Wins …

As the eyes of the world are trained on South Wales, with Newport preparing to host the Nato Summit 2014, a leading international security expert has backed Scotland to keep its membership of the alliance if its people vote for independence. Scottish …

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Scottish independence: Accusations of intimidation and violence fly in from …

After the match, a member of the Facebook group Heart of Midlothian Fans Against Scottish Independence wrote: “Well what did we say about 2 weeks ago about the yessers hassling the public outside Tynecastle?? We said it would end in trouble and it …

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PGA IN SCOTLAND NEWS RELEASE

Scottish Golf View provides news of golf in Scotland, and news about Scottish golfers all over the world. Editor, Colin Farquharson, and Webmaster, Gillian Kirkwood, are always looking for golf news to publish.

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Street closures – The Estes Park News

The annual Longs Peak Scottish-Irish Highland Festival Parade will travel through downtown Estes Park beginning at 9:30 a. m. on Saturday, September 6. On-street parking spaces on Elkhorn Avenue will be closed around …

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Ryder Cup: Scottish rookie Stephen Gallacher excited ahead of debut

Stephen Gallacher says he cannot wait to make his debut in the Ryder Cup after being selected as one of Paul McGinley's three wildcard picks. The Scot sealed his place in the team with a superb showing at the Italian Open last weekend, where he just …

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The Scottish Government was not consulted on new laws to counter terrorists …

THE Scottish Government has not been consulted on new laws to counter extremists, the First Minister has said. Alex Salmond said he would ask Prime Minister David Cameron for an explanation as to why he was informed only half an hour after last week's …

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Scottish Independence: The Proclaimers make major donation to Yes campaign

Speaking after the Electoral Commission published its latest figures on campaign donations ahead of the referendum on September 18, the band said they were “lifelong supporters of Scottish independence.” "For us, it is a matter of principle. We will be …

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How Scottish 'Yes' May Impact 'Invisible Border'

For those that live along the invisible border that divides Scotland and England, daily life could change dramatically with a Yes vote in the September 18 referendum. These communities, from Berwick-upon-Tweed to Coldstream to Gretna, will certainly …

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How Scottish 'Yes' May Impact 'Invisible Border'

For those that live along the invisible border that divides Scotland and England, daily life could change dramatically with a Yes vote in the September 18 referendum. These communities, from Berwick-upon-Tweed to Coldstream to Gretna, will certainly …

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Hargreaves vows to keep investing in Scottish mines

The logistics company joined the Scottish mining industry by taking over several open-cast mines from the Scottish Coal Company and a subsidiary of ATH Resources when both firms collapsed into administration last year. In July, Hargreaves met its goal …

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Scottish independence: Jim Murphy resumes campaign

LABOUR MP Jim Murphy claimed the “noisy tap of mob mentality” has been turned off as he made a return to the referendum campaign trail in Edinburgh city centre. The former Scottish Secretary temporarily suspended his pro-Union 100 Streets In 100 Days …

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Scottish independence: Jim Murphy resumes campaign

LABOUR MP Jim Murphy claimed the “noisy tap of mob mentality” has been turned off as he made a return to the referendum campaign trail in Edinburgh city centre. The former Scottish Secretary temporarily suspended his pro-Union 100 Streets In 100 Days …

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Scottish vote weighs on the financial services sector

Without a large domestic market underpinned by a common currency, taxes, rules and regulations with no borders, transaction costs or restrictions on investment or people, UK customers of firms based in Scotland would be put at risk. The Scottish …

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Scottish nationalism isn't about how bad Westminster is; it's about how good …

The current rise (there have been many over many centuries) of Scottish nationalism, and in particular the Scottish National Party (SNP), has arisen out of the success of the relatively new Scottish Parliament – out of sight of the English press and …

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Scottish nationalism isn't about how bad Westminster is; it's about how good …

The current rise (there have been many over many centuries) of Scottish nationalism, and in particular the Scottish National Party (SNP), has arisen out of the success of the relatively new Scottish Parliament – out of sight of the English press and …

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Something incredible is happening in Scotland. And if the result is a yes vote …

You could tell it was getting serious when Gordon Brown made friends with Alistair Darling; and when the Scottish Daily Mail began running doom headlines about the future of the Union. I don't know whether the narrowing of the poll lead for the no …

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And The Winners Are…

THE Scottish Fashion Awards attracted a large crowd of famous faces in London last night, all of whom were there to celebrate the country's substantial contribution to the fashion industry. Vivienne Westwood was the big winner of the night, as she was …

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