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Scottish independence: Lotto winners' £1m for Yes

Scottish independence: Lotto winners' £1m for Yes. The Weirs agreed to pay a seven-figure sum to the pro-independence campaign. Picture: Neil Hanna. by ANDREW WHITAKER. Published on the 21 April 2014 00:00. Published 21/04/2014 00:00.

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Scottish Independence Yes Vote Gains Ground On No Campaign

The campaign for Scottish independence is gaining ground with five months to go until the referendum, according to new polls. The gap between the two sides has narrowed, suggesting a two-point swing could be enough to secure a "yes" vote on September …

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Scottish Enterprise, Visit Scotland leave CBI – The Punch

Breaking News, information and opinion in Nigeria. April 20th, 2014. Facebook · RSS Feed · Twitter · Google Plus · wemagif … Scottish government agencies Scottish Enterprise and Visit Scotland have quit business lobby organisation Confederation of British Industry after it formally backed the campaign against independence, the British Broadcasting Corporation reported on Sunday. A […]

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Britain's biggest lottery winners back the break-up of Britain

Colin and Christine Weir gave £1 million to the Scottish National Party soon after their EuroMillions win, and the same amount to the Yes Scotland campaign last year. In recent months, they are said to have donated another £2 million to Alex Salmond's …

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Scottish Football – Hutton out to prove worth

Scottish Football – Hutton out to prove worth. Midfielder Kyle Hutton is determined to use the final three matches of Rangers' season to fight for his future at the club. PA Sport – 10 hours ago. Email 0; Share 0. Tweet. 0. Print. Kyle Hutton is …

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Snooker World Championships 2014: Welsh potter Ryan Day shocks Scottish …

Welsh qualifier Ryan Day ensured Stephen Maguire tumbled out of the Dafabet World Championship in an all-too-familiar heartbreaking fashion. For the third time in the last four years, and on a night of high drama at the Crucible, former world number …

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Scottish skin cancer survival rates hit all-time high

Scottish skin cancer survival rates hit all-time high. SKIN cancer survival rates are at their highest in history, despite record numbers of people now being diagnosed with the disease. By: Rod Mills. Published: Sun, April 20, 2014. Caroline Begg was …

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Queen's Awards celebrated by 10 Scottish businesses

An Argyll seafood processor and an Isle of Bute textile firm are among 10 Scottish businesses to win prestigious Queen's Awards for Enterprise. Loch Fyne Oysters has been recognised for outstanding overseas sales growth over the past three years.

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A response to Professor Colin Kidd's interview in the St …

Scottish News, News Scotland – Politics, Referendum, Economy, Culture and intelligent opinion | Newsnet Scotland, uniquely Scottish.

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Lottery couple who won £161m donate £4m to Scotland's …

A spokeswoman for the Weirs, the SNP and Yes Scotland yesterday declined to comment on details of the donations published in a Sunday newspaper. It came as Scottish Government agencies Scottish Enterprise and …

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Liam Fox urges foreign states to help fight Scottish … – Express

FORMER Defence Secretary Liam Fox has urged foreign governments to speak out against Scottish independence. … News of his comments came as a poll showed the gap tightening between the Yes and No camps.

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Scottish skin cancer survival rates hit all-time high | UK …

Sadly more and more people in Scotland are being diagnosed with malignant melanoma. But the good news is survival is amongst the highest for any cancer.” Better detection is also responsible for increasing rates.

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Henri Anier: Leigh Griffiths case should be dealt with immediately by Scottish FA

Henri Anier fears Motherwell will end up suffering rough justice because of how long it has taken for Leigh Griffiths to face an SFA hearing. The Celtic striker came off the bench to score in Saturday's thrilling 3-3 draw at Fir Park but could now miss …

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Rugby – Scottish Rugby Club Finals Day

It was Scottish Rugby's Finals' Day on Saturday and five Edinburgh-ish based teams had made it through to the six finals on offer. Moving away from the wide open spaces at Murrayfield – lack of a playing surface probably playing a part as well …

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A Scottish tall storey reprieve – in pictures

Plans to demolish distinctive tower blocks in Glasgow as part of the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony have been scrapped. Since 2007, Glaswegian photographer and film-maker Chris Leslie has been documenting the condemned and disappearing …

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Scottish Golf View – Golf News from Around the World: TOP …

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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COMMENT: Patriotism not nationalism is basis for … – Express

It does not help Scotland get its way in the world to leave the one country with the unique influence of being in the EU, UN Security Council, NATO, the Commonwealth and the G8. We are a generous people and it does not help the world's poorest nations …. todays-paper. Sunday, 20th April 2014. See […]

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Scottish Independence: Gordon Brown warns of pensions black hole if Scots …

I will set out a positive, forward-looking case for the best future for Scotland, showing how in areas such as pensions it makes good sense to combine having a Scottish parliament with being part of Britain.” He will be speaking for the first time for …

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Pictured: The moment a Scottish expat agrees to be covered in four Burmese …

But not Scottish ex-pat Ian Maclean, who gets four Burmese pythons to wriggle over his body as part of a bizarre – and brave – treatment. Mr Maclean, originally from Helensburgh, in Argyll and Bute, uses the slithery reptiles at a zoo to 'cure' an old …

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CBI registers to campaign against Scottish independence vote

The main lobbying organisation for British business has officially registered its opposition to Scottish independence and could act as an unofficial monitor of the vote later this year on whether to separate from the rest of the UK, writes Harry Wilson.

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Gordon Brown to highlight pensions 'security' in Glasgow …

Former prime minister Gordon Brown will focus on the security of people's pensions in an attempt to put forward the case for Scotland remaining in the UK. The Labour MP is due to make a speech in Glasgow on Tuesday as …

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NESARA- REPUBLIC NOW – GALACTIC NEWS …

An ICM poll for the Scotland on Sunday newspaper shows support for independence is at 39%, while opposition has fallen four points to 42%. Excluding people who have not yet made up their minds, the results put yes on …

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Schools suffer as thugs get refurb | Scotland | News | Daily …

WHILE thousands of Scottish pupils study in crumbling school buildings, teenage thugs in prison are to get new state-of-the-art classrooms.

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GOLF: Woodhall Spa Golf Club's Billie-Jo shines in Scottish event

Woodhall Spa Golf Club's promising young junior Billie-Jo Smith finished fifth in the Scottish U16 Open Strokeplay Championship. Played at Strathmore Golf Club, the England international fired an opening 76 and then added a two-under-par 70. That …

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Women-only Scottish Cabinet event « Shropshire Star

A women-only Scottish Cabinet event will be held to debate issues related to the independence referendum. … More UK News Articles. more stories. Bankrupt quango chief steps down · A businessman appointed by Prime …

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Professional clubs push for further Scottish FA change

Professional clubs push for further Scottish FA change. By Keir Murray BBC Sport Scotland. A number of Scottish football clubs are proposing a shift in power from the Scottish Football Association to the Scottish Professional Football League. The clubs …

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Agencies quit CBI over vote stance « Shropshire Star

Scottish Government agencies in charge of creating jobs and attracting tourists have become the latest to quit business lobbying organisation the CBI after it formally backed a "no" vote in the referendum. VisitScotland and …

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Scottish independence: Scottish Enterprise and Visit Scotland leave CBI

Government agencies Scottish Enterprise and Visit Scotland have quit business lobby organisation CBI after it formally backed the campaign against Scottish independence. A statement from Scottish Enterprise said CBI Scotland had taken a "political …

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Guildford expert talks through economic implications of Scottish Independence

"Fiscal regime i.e. the tax regime by the government is one of the most important things when oil companies weigh up the economics of a development and at the moment there's no indication that's there's any certainty about that post an independence vote.

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Scottish Emmerdale actress Natalie Robb buys guard dog to protect herself …

Scottish Emmerdale actress Natalie Robb buys guard dog to protect herself after she was targeted by OAP sex pest. Apr 20, 2014 11:17; By Dailyrecord.co.uk; 0 Comments. Share; Share; Tweet; +1; Email. EMMERDALE star Natalie Robb was left sickened …

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Do Hibernian have the stomach for a Scottish Premiership fight?

There is no room left for error. Five teams are struggling to avoid being drawn into the play-offs by finishing second bottom of the Premiership, and they are only separated by three points. With only four rounds of fixtures left, the anxieties are …

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Scottish Cup Final Countdown: Rangers striker Jon Daly reveals he is rooting …

RANGERS star Jon Daly insists he has no regrets swapping Tannadice for Ibrox and will be cheering his former side on in the Scottish Cup Final. The Dundee Utd players congratulate team-mate Gary Mackay-Steven (hidden) after scoring the second goal …

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Man, 87, dies after his mobility scooter plunges off Scottish pier

Pennan became well-known in the 1980s as the location for Bill Forsyth's Bafta-winning film Local Hero, which tells the tale of an American oil company that wants to build a refinery in a remote Scottish village. Additional reporting by Press Association.

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Scottish medal winner top of the world after battling bears, frostbite and sub …

Scottish medal winner top of the world after battling bears, frostbite and sub-zero temperatures to complete the North Pole marathon. Apr 20, 2014 11:07; By Fiona Russell; 0 Comments. Share; Share; Tweet; +1; Email. SHONA THOMSON joins the elite …

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Scottish independence campaign is gaining ground, polls show

A Scottish government spokesman said: "The CBI has registered as a campaign organisation for a no vote in the referendum. In these circumstances, it is clearly inappropriate for government agencies to remain in membership of CBI. We would expect any …

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