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  1. 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

    ... watching and assessing the impact of Scotland's referendum on independence from the United Kingdom. There has been no official comment, although the public have shown some curiosity. Media ... a "strong, prosperous and united United Kingdom". Observers said the issue was tricky for Beijing because it could encourage discussion of whether the "people's choice" should ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1595615/beijing-wary-scottish-votes-impact-taiwan-tibet-even-hong-kong
  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

    ... 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, ... in the UK to "come together" after what had been a divisive campaign. "Knowing the people of Scotland as I do, I have no doubt that Scots, like others throughout the United Kingdom, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1596412/scotland-votes-stay-vote-will-unleash-radical-change-whole-uk
  3. 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

    ... 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 ... the break-up would be a "painful divorce" full of economic risks. US President Barack Obama said he hoped Britain would remain "strong, robust, united". Associated Press, Reuters, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1595622/fate-britain-scots-hands-polls-open-independence-referendum
  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    'Scotland was the winner': Hong Kong's expat Scots agree on one thing after historic vote

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 04:48pm by ALICE WOODHOUSE

    ... the Westminster parties deliver on their promises, it will be good for Scotland,” Bruce said. “That’s a very big if and I don’t know if the electorate in the United Kingdom will allow it.” Others, like ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1596074/hong-kongs-expat-scots-agree-scotland-was-winner-after-historic-no-note
  5. News - World - BRITAIN

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

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

    ... part of the United Kingdom. After an intense final day of campaigning, voters turned up at polling stations in schools and halls as soon they opened at 7am on a day that will decide the fate ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1594965/yes-and-no-camps-mobilise-final-bid-sway-scotlands-undecided
  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    Denied a vote, frustrated expat Scots watch as homeland's fate decided

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 10:09pm by AFP

    ... will be watching from the sidelines tomorrow when the country decides whether or not to break away from the United Kingdom- including many high-profile campaigners such as James Bond actor Sean Connery, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1594115/denied-vote-frustrated-expat-scots-watch-homelands-fate-decided
  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    England hints at more autonomy for Scotland as poll puts pro-independence camp ahead

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 04:30am by Reuters

    ... today." Osborne said it was "clear" that Scots wanted greater autonomy and the three main United Kingdom-wide parties- the Conservatives, their Liberal Democrat junior partners ... spending powers, more plans for powers over the welfare state," he said. "They will both avoid the risks of separation but have more control over their own destiny, which is where I think ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1587287/england-hints-more-autonomy-scotland-poll-puts-pro-independence-camp
  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    British markets spooked by Scottish referendum poll result

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

    ... for independence in a referendum next week that would see the break-up of the United Kingdom. Sterling fell more than 1 per cent- its biggest one-day drop in 13 months- to US$1.6141, long-dated government ... the real prospect that secessionists could achieve their goal of breaking the 307-year-old union with England. British newspapers headlined the biggest domestic threat to the United Kingdom since ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1588246/british-markets-spooked-scottish-referendum-poll-result
  9. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1586079/scottish-independence-vote-sparks-larger-debate-britains-future
  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    British minister Sayeeda Warsi resigns over Gaza policy

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 06:09pm by Bloomberg

    ... in Gaza when he was asked if he agreed with comments by United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. Warsi had reposted a tweet quoting Ban as saying that the bombing of a UN shelter in Rafah ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1567018/british-minister-sayeeda-warsi-resigns-over-gaza-policy

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