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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Tired Alex Salmond steps down after the fight of his life

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

    ... to deliver the new powers on tax-raising and spending it had promised to Scotland as an alternative to leaving the UK. "We lost the referendum vote but Scotland can still carry the political ... shall never die." Salmond, who has fought his whole political life for independence, said he would not seek re-election as party leader at the SNP conference in November. Once his successor ...

  2. News - World - BRITAIN

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

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

    ... political instability. Responding to what he called a "clear" rejection of Scottish independence yesterday, Cameron, who is up for re-election in May, promised to begin a process ... in the British parliament. Some, including in his own party, feel he promised too much. "This result presents both opportunities and challenges for Cameron," said Matthew Ashton, a politics ...

  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    Fears over new powers promised for Scotland may not be delivered

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

    ... Gordon Brown, who is credited with helping push the pro-union camp to victory, said yesterday that "the eyes of the world" were now on London's political leaders. In a passionate ... campaign which left more than four out of ten in a nation of 5.2 million disappointed with the result. Politics has, unusually, been the talk of Scotland's homes, pubs and cafes in recent ...

  4. 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

    ... the United Kingdom intact, but the vote put the main political parties under pressure to grant more local autonomy. Opinion polls had shown a surge in support for separation over the past two weeks, ... but First Minister Alex Salmond urged them to take heart from the numbers who backed independence. "This has been a triumph for the democratic process and for participation in politics ...

  5. 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

    ... for Taiwan or anywhere else within what's considered Chinese territory," said Dali Yang, a professor of political science at the University of Chicago. Titus Chen Chih-chieh, a professor ...

  6. News - World - BRITAIN

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

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

    ... campaign, said there would be “faster, better change” for Scotland within the United Kingdom. Britain’s three main political parties have promised increased powers for the Scottish government ...

  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    Protest against 'biased' BBC coverage of Scottish independence referendum

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 08:46pm by AFP

    ... First Minister Alex Salmond accused the BBC's political editor Nick Robinson of heckling him at a media briefing. Salmond, who is leading the "Yes" campaign, also told the Sunday ...

  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    Scottish independence vote sparks larger debate on Britain’s future

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 10:16pm by AFP

    ... to control by the capital. "Even if there is a 'No' vote, we are looking at some important constitutional changes in the United Kingdom," said Graham Walker, professor of politics ...

  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    Tempers heat up as Scotland nears referendum on independence

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 06:02am by AFP

    ... invigorating, scintillating, exciting debate in our political history. Earlier this week, Douglas Alexander, a Labour politician, said the referendum was dividing the Scots after being called ...

  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    Child sex abuse conspiracy claims rattle Britain’s political elite

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 01:33am

    ... and had implicated a “senior political figure”. The abuse allegedly took place at the Elm Guest House in southwest London, which is the focus of a broader investigation into claims it housed ... said he believed the issue of missing files at the Home Office may prove to be a “red herring”. For campaigners working with the victims of child abuse, the domestic political storm shows ...




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