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PM 'nervous' about Scottish referendum

As the Scotch whisky industry strengthens its call for a “no” vote in the referendum on Scottish independence, the Prime Minister has confessed he is “emotional and nervous” about the impending vote. David-Cameron. David Cameron is “emotional and …

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Scottish Independence: Gordon Brown in 'debt outcast' warning

The Scottish Government has dismissed Westminster's pledge to veto a currency union as a campaign tactic but warned that it will withhold Scotland's share of the UK national debt if Westminster refuses to share the assets of the Bank of England. Mr …

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Scottish independence: defence jobs warning

IT is “beyond doubt” that Scottish independence would cost defence jobs, shadow defence secretary Vernon Coaker has said. The East Midlands MP visited Rosyth shipyard to meet staff working on the Royal Navy's aircraft carriers and hear their views …

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Scottish Salmon Co To Invest £11m This Year – Scotland …

Home · About Us · Membership · INSIGHTS · Access to Markets · Industry · News · Events · Showcase · Contact Us · 2014 Food & Drink · Scotland of food & drink · Home / News / Scottish Salmon Co To Invest £11m This Year. Scottish Salmon Co To Invest £11m This Year. […]

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Scottish independence: Tussle looms on question of free tuition for our students

When free fees were introduced in Scotland, Northern Ireland students who secured Irish passports were initially able to benefit because Ireland is another EU country. Last year, the Scottish government closed this loophole by specifying that …

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Scottish court ruling on leases held by dissolved tenant companies gives …

Litigation expert Heidi Archibald of Pinsent Masons, the law firm behind Out-Law.com, said that the decision by the sheriff principal would "give certainty to landlords of tenants which are dissolved". "The ruling involved an interesting balance of …

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Scottish independence: So what do our unionist politicians believe will happen?

Lord Laird of Artigarvan is "keeping his fingers crossed" that Scots will vote against independence in 18 days' time. The former chairman of the Ulster Scots Agency argued the Scottish people are totally unsuited to nationalism. "The Scottish are a …

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Scottish Independence: What effect on property?

Independence supporters claim a Scottish Government with full powers at its disposal could do more to support the housing market, helping people on to the property ladder and working with developers and banks to ensure buyers get the best deal.

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1 Scottish independence story empowering – Salmond

“This is the most empowering story in history, certainly in Scottish history and I suspect in European history.” Speaking on the Sky News's The Murnaghan Show, Mr Salmond repeated his call for a televised debate with Mr Cameron, who has said that …

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Scottish independence: 18 days to 'day of destiny'

Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond and Better Together chairman Alistair Darling will be fighting for votes at opposite ends of the country today. Mr Salmond will be attempting to unite Dundee's rival football teams around a Yes vote, while Mr …

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Scottish Independence #IndyRef Debate: A Sunday Round Up

It's been a frenetic day in the back and forth debate surrounding the looming referendum on Scottish independence, so here's a little round-up for you. Sunday didn't get off to the best of starts for the 'Yes' camp with a poll finding 44% of people …

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Scottish independence referendum: Franz Ferdinand, Mogwai and Frightened …

Indie rockers Frightened Rabbit, who come from the Scottish town of Selkirk, urged everyone to get involved, register to vote and “come along to enjoy a brilliant night for Scotland”. Mogwai also voiced their support for the Yes Scotland campaign. “In …

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What future for writers in Scotland after the independence …

Connect. TeleRead – News and views on ebooks, libraries, publishing and related topics. HOME| · AROUND THE WORLD| · EREADERS| · LIBRARY| · COPYRIGHT| · PUBLISHING. More on … And the participants brought a level of engagement and passion to match the occasion, although by no means working from a simplistic Yes-is-good-for-Scottish-writers premise. All the […]

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Scottish independence 'Yes' LGBT campaign releases 'Rainbow Paper' for …

The LGBT wing of the 'Yes' campaign for Scottish independence has released a Rainbow Paper, which outlines measures to ensure equality for LGBT Scottish people. The paper sets out seven ways in which independence will help secure equality for LGBT …

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JudoScotland announce new sponsorship deal with Scottish Salmon Company

JudoScotland's chief executive Douglas Bryce said: "The sport is currently enjoying huge limelight following the Games and our partnership with The Scottish Salmon Company will enable us to continue this momentum over the next year, as we now enter the …

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Refereeing in Linlithgow looking rosy thanks to community initiative

Due to the overwhelming success of the initiative, Linlithgow Rose are looking to expand and move forward using other areas such as coaching and first-aid, again both other possible routes into the Scottish game. If these reach anywhere as near the …

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Scottish people programme packing on multiple devices

People in Scotland are more likely to watch two different TV programmes at the same time than viewers in other parts of the UK. During research by TV Licensing 19% of those polled north of the border admitted watching two live TV programmes on …

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Scottish independence: Ukip to hold referendum rally

UK party leader Nigel Farage will join Scottish party chairman Arthur Misty Thackery, Scottish MEP David Coburn and elected Ukip members from around the UK for the rally on September 12. Mr Thackery said: “This rally is to show that the UK is one …

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Six events that could only take place in the Scottish Highlands

There are some events in this world that just make you think 'only in the Highlands and islands'. From stone skimming championships to World Sheepdog Trials – there are some events held in the north that you just won't find anywhere else. So, to mark …

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Archaeologists say "special" longhouse could reveal life during Scottish …

Maureen Kilpatrick, who led the Guard Archaeology team at the site near Kintore, predicted that post-excavation analysis of the finds could reveal “fascinating insights” into the lives of Scottish residents during the Middle Ages. “This late medieval …

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Scottish Baking Awards tickets up for grabs

Among the nation's best events is the Scottish Baking Awards. As the Lennox Herald reported last week, a group of four youngsters from Vale of Leven Academy have made it through to the final to be held at Mar Hall, Bishopton, on Sunday, September 28.

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Video: Scottish dog Fudge becomes an internet sensation after he avoids a …

A SCOTTISH cocker spaniel called Fudge has become an Ice Bucket Challenge star – by escaping a soaking. Six-year-old Fudge and his owner Jack Proctor's video has received over 370,000 hits online after bringing a new twist to the charity craze.

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Scottish food and drink sector anticipates 10000 new jobs

Up to 10,000 new jobs could be created in Scotland's food and drink sector over the next five years, according to a report which found the industry in "good health". Bank of Scotland's third annual survey revealed that growth in …

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Scottish child cancer deaths fall by one-third over 10 years

The charity's Scottish spokeswoman Lisa Adams said: "It's so encouraging to see more and more children surviving cancer. We hope the figures released today will inspire people to give what they can." Much of the success in tackling childhood cancers is …

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Independence will put 'a million Scottish jobs at risk'

Launching a new poster campaign tomorrow, campaign chairman Alistair Darling is expected to say: "A million Scottish jobs rely on trade within the UK. "That is a million opportunities for families in Scotland because we are in the UK and I want to …

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House of Cards creator speaks out on Scottish referendum

As author of the best-selling novel and award-winning TV show House of Cards, he created one of the most villainous political characters in history. The fictional Francis Urquhart, portrayed on screen by the late Ian Richardson in the UK and Kevin …

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Scottish independence: Alex Salmond in voter call

“Hundreds of thousands of people, many of whom have never voted in their lives, are now engaged in the most exciting, participative and powerful debate in Scottish political history. “Even the most ardent No supporters now accept that an independent …

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Scottish independence: Alexander blasts debt threat

The Chief Secretary to the Treasury made the call in a letter to Scottish finance secretary John Swinney demanding the withdrawal of the SNP's “bogus” debt threat. The UK cabinet minister, prominent figure in the debate, has attacked what he claimed …

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Scottish police watchdog in 'stooshie' over ethics

But at a meeting of the Scottish Police Authority (SPA) last week, members expressed their frustration at not being properly consulted over the proposal. The development comes after SPA chairman Vic Emery complained to members of the Scottish …

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Labour claims independence 'will cost Scottish defence jobs'

Shadow defence secretary Vernon Coaker says it is 'beyond doubt' that Scottish independence would cost defence jobs. Mr Coaker visited Rosyth shipyard to meet staff working on Royal Navy's aircraft carriers, and listen to their views on Scottish …

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Scottish independence: 18 days to referendum – live

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender supporters of Scottish independence have today published their Rainbow Paper, which sets out several ways in which equal rights could be progressed in an independent Scotland. The Yes LGBT group, which …

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'dangerous' defense plan for independent Scotland

The Scottish National Party's (SNP) proposed policies for defending an independent Scotland have been denounced as “dangerous” and “amateurish” by a former NATO commander. … Keep up with the news by installing RT's extension for . Never miss a story with this clean and simple app that delivers the latest headlines to you. Version ▽; […]

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Scottish independence: Sturgeon makes pensions vow

THE SNP has pledged to guarantee the level of current UK state pensions under independence. The party sent pledge cards to Scotland's 1.2 million pensioners vowing an independent Scotland would ensure the state pension keeps “up with the cost of …

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I am part-Scottish and part-English, and I think we are better off sticking …

I am part-Scottish and part-English, and I think we are better off sticking together. We are a family, and like any family have our differences. By Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith on Monday, 1 September 2014 …

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Scottish independence: Either way, Westminster's grip on union is diminished

Scottish independence would become active in 2016, the centenary of the Easter rising and the year of the Irish general election. Sinn Fein could present it as a step to a united, or federal, Ireland with friendly links to Scotland and the UK through …

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