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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Fears over new powers promised for Scotland may not be delivered

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 06:18am by AFP

    ... in 10 said their main reason for backing independence was to ensure they would no longer be ruled by Conservative governments. Warnings that independence was the only way to save the state ...

  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    Scotland votes to stay, but vote will unleash radical change for whole UK

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 04:32am by ALICE WOODHOUSE, Reuters, AFP

    ... "is and will remain an important member of the European Union for the benefit of all citizens and member states". Negotiations will now start between Cameron's Conservatives, ...

  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    Referendum start of change for UK, say Scotland's 'Yes' and 'No' camps

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 08:41am by Reuters

    ... on them per head than the English- was "slightly reckless" and should not be honoured in its current form. Mike Crockart, an Edinburgh Liberal Democrat member of the Westminster ...

  4. News - China - BRITAIN

    Beijing wary of Scottish vote's impact on Taiwan, Tibet, even Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 03:55am by Andrea Chen and Teddy Ng

    ... to Scotland. China's direct investment has increased in Scotland and has mainly involved the acquisition of mineral resources and energy, figures from the Scottish government show. State ...

  5. Business - Economy - BRITAIN

    Drop in jobless rate points to rebound in Britain

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 05:57am by Bloomberg

    ... in the past year and unemployment at a six-year low, we see earnings heading up from here." The labour data showed that in Scotland, unemployment in the three months to July was 6 per cent, lower ...

  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    Fate of Britain in Scots' hands as polls open in independence referendum

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 04:32am by AP, Reuters, AFP

    ... Agencies in Edinburgh and Glasgow Referendum on whether Scotland goes free or UK lives on too close to call Fate of nations in Scots voters' hands Scots held Britain's fate in their hands yesterday as they voted in a referendum on becoming an independent state. Some 97 per cent of eligible voters- nearly 4.3 million people- had registered to vote, underscoring the passions ...

  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    Scotland starts voting in too-close-to-call independence referendum

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:59am by AFP

    ... into your hands. Don’t let this opportunity slip through our fingers. Don’t let them tell us we can’t. Let’s do this.” But Alistair Darling, a former British finance minister who heads the “No” ...

  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    Scotland's pro-independence leaders bet on oil as rivals say wells in decline

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:55am by WASHPOST

    ... is facing the hard reality of energy economics: after four decades of relentless pumping, the North Sea reserves are long past their peak and could be headed for a steep decline. Watch: Scottish ... Yet Norway- with a trillion-dollar sovereign wealth fund that is the envy of Europe- has had a crucial 20-year head start. "Aberdeen is a bubble," said Robbie Tennent, 24, ...

  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    Last-minute promises not enough for Scottish voters, says Alex Salmond

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 05:48am by AFP

    ... of nations". "Scotland will vote 'Yes' next Thursday because last-minute... promises from the 'No' campaign will not fool anyone," said First Minister Salmond, who heads ...

  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    British markets spooked by Scottish referendum poll result

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 03:01am by Reuters

    ... will get a bit of jitteriness in the system," he told reporters in Edinburgh. After months of polls showing nationalists heading for defeat, the survey by the respected YouGov pollster raised ...




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