August 22, 2014

Scotland's Public Spending Future

Bill Jamieson, The Scotsman

The Associated Press

Scotland faces difficult choices over what public services it would like and what it can actually afford.

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August 20, 2014
English to Scots: Vote 'Yes' & It's Over Between Us
Alex Massie, Spectator
The clear message from this poll – which, of course, is only one survey and all that – is that the English take the view that if you want your independence you should have it. But remember that independence is just that. This... more ››
August 20, 2014
Things Could Get Nasty After Scottish Vote
Martin Kettle, The Guardian
Despite what politicians want us to believe, the English may not be inclined to reward Scots if they vote to keep the union. more ››
August 20, 2014
Odds of a Scottish 'Yes' Vote Fading Fast
Arkadiusz Wisniowski, Wash Post
Time is ticking away fast in campaigning for the referendum on Scottish independence. Interest in the referendum reached new heights on Aug. 5 with the televised debate between Alex Salmond, first minister of Scotland and leader... more ››
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August 19, 2014
Why France Doesn't Want Scottish Independence
Hugh Schofield, BBC
Nothing unites different nations quite like mutual enemies. But the "Auld Alliance" between Scotland and France - both historic rivals of England - doesn't mean that the French government favours Scottish independence. Far from... more ››