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Scotland 'Yes' vote could see financial chaos

Writing for a national newspaper, he said: “The alternatives to a currency union include a completely independent currency, passive acceptance of a monetary policy designed in London for the rest of the UK, or, assuming Scotland rejoins the European …

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Scottish Independence Won't Happen, Says… Yes Scotland Supporter Frankie …

"One of the reasons the BBC is biased against it that never gets mentioned is the BBC raises a licence fee of £300-odd million in Scotland – they won't release the actual figures but it's probably £320 million – and they spend, they say, £160 million …

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Whisky hunter strikes big as Japanese single malt auctions for 14 times buying …

According to the Investment Grade Scotch index, published by Whisky Highland in Tain, Scotland, the top 100 single malts delivered an average return of 440 per cent from the start of 2008 till the end of July this year. That compares with a 31 per cent …

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Get Rihanna's Frayed Cutoffs, Katie Holmes' Starry Top, and More in This …

While coffee-shopping on the Lower East Side, Taylor Swift got super-Scottish in a fierce tartan minidress (who doesn't wear a red plaid cocktail dress to pick up a tall soy latte?). If you're as obsessed with Katie Holmes' starry shirt and Chloe …

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Denisa Rosolová trhá tartan, před finále ME sháněla hřebíky

„Já trhám tartan, jsem tak těžká, že to jde se mnou,“ říká Rosolová. „Po betoně jsem ještě v tretrách běhat nezkoušela. Ale dneska to bylo lepší, protože nebylo mokro. Mokrá dráha zase ztvrdne. Mohli by dělat tvrdší hřebíky, nebo by se hodil měkčí …

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A New Hero With Some Old Ghosts

Maybe I should wear something different under there, tartan pants to scare them all. Starz is famous for sex scenes on shows like “Spartacus.” Did you have any hesitation to appear nude? I would be lying if I said Starz doesn't have a reputation. We …

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Disunited Kingdom: Scotland's separatists cling to hope

Founded in 1934, the SNP spent decades on the “tartan fringe” of Scottish politics. Early members were bound by little more than a shared loathing of the English. But this began to change in the 1960s when Britain's imperial decline gave a boost to …

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Scottish Premiership LIVE: Inverness CT v Celtic

JOIN us for our live coverage of Saturday's early kick off in the Highlands where the undefeated champions take on the team at the top of the Scottish Premiership table. Share; Share; Tweet; +1; Email. Rob Casey/SNS Group. Caley welcome Celtic to the …

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Scottish independence: Campaigns set out rival visions of NHS

The "Yes" and "No" campaigns in the independence referendum have set out rival visions of the NHS in Scotland. Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and Scottish Greens co-convener Patrick Harvie argued that a "Yes" vote would "save Scotland's NHS".

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Scottish independence: BBC debate in Inverurie

A BBC Radio Scotland independence referendum debate has been held at the Thainstone Centre in Inverurie. Recorded in front of a mixed audience of "Yes", "No" and undecided voters, a range of issues which could sway voters were discussed. Chaired by …

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EU Migrants Urged To Back Scottish Independence

Several EU migrants have formed small groups campaigning for Scottish independence to help ensure their residency in Scotland continues. Among them are Polish For Yes, Italians For Yes, French For Yes and EU Citizens For An Independent Scotland.

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Eoghan O'Connell's blunder gifts Inverness victory over Celtic

A late breakaway nearly put the icing on the cake for an in-form Inverness side as Williams rolled in the substitute Nick Ross, but Zaluska reacted well to parry his effort. John Hughes' side earned a fine victory to head the Scottish Premiership by a …

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Saturday's Scottish football as it happened

There were excellent wins for Kilmarnock, St Johnstone, Dundee, Dundee United and Hamilton today. But top billing goes to Inverness who beat Celtic 1-0 to stay top of the pile. John Hughes's side are unbeaten in four games and are yet to concede a goal.

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how the scottish invented golf | hbd chick

well, this always makes me laugh. (^_^) (note that, in order to find this funny, you may need to have encountered at some point in your life — at a safe distance, of course — some scottish people glaswegians.) _____.

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SCS betters gender ratio – The Tartan Online

When Tracy Chou, a software engineer at Pinterest, published the company's employee diversity statistics last October on medium.com, she revealed that 11 of Pinterest's 89 engineers — roughly 12 percent — were women.

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Winsome, Lose some: I'm Depressed – But Is It Allowed?

… yourself – because it's their life, not yours – and then making, or accepting, coffee or tea or whatever, you may be making it better. Just allow it. Be a friend. It's OK to be not OK. Richard Haggis Barton-upon-Bayswater, Oxford

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Independent Scotland "higher in development table"

The Scottish National Party has welcomed comments from the author of a Credit Suisse report 'The Success of Small Countries,' who said this morning “small countries are successful and in general better off than bigger countries.” The report, which was …

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Scotland's Tea Festival brews up interest in Mearns adventurer

Hoping to rectify this, organisers of the three-day Scotland's Tea Festival has welcomed an array of guests. These included East India Company “tea master” Lalith Lenadora, New Zealand professor of Scottish and Irish history Angela McCarthy from Otago …

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Supporters Direct Scotland contact Hibernian fans

SUPPORTERS Direct Scotland (SDS) is to begin consultation with Hibs supporters, initially through an online survey that will ascertain their long-term aspirations for their club and to ascertain if there is an appetite to explore community ownership …

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Yes camp urges 160000 EU migrants: vote for indy

The pro-independence groups Polish For Yes, Italians For Yes, French For Yes and EU Citizens For An Independent Scotland argue that could put their Scottish residency at risk. Addressing a meeting of Polish For Yes, Deputy First Minister Nicola …

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25 Reasons Why Scotland Must Be On Your Bucket List …

Scotland is more than just kilts and haggises – as a country with a rich and ancient history and striking natural landscapes, it is a great destination for photographically-inclined travelers. Scottish landscapes are fairly diverse, …

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Alex Salmond v Alistair Darling: the debate for Scotland | Uk …

There was still no positive vision of Scotland's future as part of the UK, but he raised too many uncomfortable questions about what independence would mean – questions that on the evidence so far worried the key voters …

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Opinion: Scotland's Future – a view from the Gallery

The tone of the SNP side was set when Salmond announced something along the lines of this being the first time the people of Scotland have had democratic control over their own destiny. Cue laughter and widespread …

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MADDIE Scotland Yard detectives return to Portugal | Latest …

DETECTIVES from Scotland Yard will return to Portugal in another bid to uncover the truth about what happened to Madeline McCann, who vanished seven years ago. By Hannah Raven / Published 23rd August 2014.

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Tom Devine: why I now say yes to independence for Scotland

Tom Devine, Scotland's most celebrated historian of recent years, sent shockwaves through the country when he revealed in a news report in The Observer newspaper last weekend that he intends to vote in favour of …

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Update: Despite Shaky Currency Plans, Scottish …

Though the support in favor of Scottish independence is still lagging behind the no vote, in the most recent poll for Scotland on Sunday, the yes.

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STV score centre: Follow the Scottish Premiership and SPFL …

STV score centre: Follow the Scottish Premiership and SPFL action. Keep up to date and informed of all the action across all of the day's Scottish football fixtures.

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42nd Scottish Festival Kicks Off Saturday | The Vermont …

QUECHEE— Saturday, Aug. 23 is the day for the 42nd annual Scottish Festival And Celtic Fair in Quechee. This event is very much a true Scottish tradition, a real family event. The hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and the venue …

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Citigroup analysts predict a Yes vote would damage Scotland and the UK

The report said the Scottish Government "seems to be pursuing a policy of sterlingisation" after Alex Salmond – whose favoured option of a formal currency union with the UK has been ruled out by the main Westminster parties – said Scotland could keep …

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Scottish Independence: Yes Scotland Racks Up 1 Million Declaration Signatures

"We are hugely grateful – not just to the one million plus people in Scotland who have now signed the Yes Declaration, but also to our many thousands of volunteers all around the country who have worked so hard to help us reach this target with just …

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Glasgow: Nothing Common About this Year's Commonwealth Games Host

University of Glasgow The Hunterian: Scotland's oldest public museum houses the largest permanent display of James McNeill Whistler's work as well as The Mackintosh House (the reassembled interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh's home). Willow Tea …

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Collectors pass up wines for whiskies as prices soar

According to the Investment Grade Scotch index, published by Whisky Highland in Tain, Scotland, the top 100 single malts delivered an average return of 440 percent from the start of 2008 till the end of July this year. That compares with a 31 percent …

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Cheers! Leven plant is tops

It includes 24 production lines, 11 of which are dedicated to the packaging of Diageo's world leading brands of Scotch whisky, including Johnnie Walker, Old Parr and J&B. The site also packages Diageo's key gin and vodka brands, including Gordon's Gin, …

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Just another night in Raccoonville: Mallick

When I am awakened by raccoons at 3 a.m. — it's a screeching, sobbing sound, as though they're slicing ice cubes with a broken-toothed saw — I wonder what they're trying to say to the human world. I mean, beyond the obvious slogan-ish abuse of “Your …

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High school football: New Richmond gets big-time opening win

He was a two-time letter-winner in football at the University of St. Thomas before moving on to coach at Park, his alma mater, and then at Tartan. "We are the biggest school in the Middle Border Conference; we should be making the playoffs every year …

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