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Uncertainty grows over Scotland's public spending plans

“There is strong English support for reducing levels of public spending in Scotland to the UK average – a development that would lead to savage cuts in public services north of the border,” said Richard Wyn Jones of Cardiff University, which …

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Scottish independence: Scotland should use pound, says Adam Smith Institute

An independent Scotland should use the pound without a formal currency union or the use of the Bank of England, the Adam Smith Institute has said. The free market think tank said that dollarised economies such as Panama show that banks can do better …

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Women Voters Key To Scotland Campaign Success

Sky's Niall Paterson finds females with a range of concerns as they decide if they support independence ahead of September's poll. 6:33pm UK, Thursday 21 August 2014. Amy McKenzie Smith poses for a photograph on the banks of the River Clyde with …

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Tessa Lynch, sculptor: 'You meet interesting people in Glasgow who make you …

At the first performance, Nicky looked out of her window and saw a house being raised on her land." Lynch based her design on Modernism meets Charles Rennie Mackintosh and British Tudor. The first performance led to much discussion, as the volunteers …

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Whisky Hunters Scour Globe For Rare Malts as Wine Sours

He's entering a more exclusive arena. There are only about 100 single-malt distilleries in Scotland according to the Scotch Whisky Association, compared with more than 8,000 winemakers in Bordeaux, which produces less than 2 percent of the world's wine.

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National roll out for Brooklyn-inspired Jura

“We are proud to have executed a project that has never been attempted before in the Scotch whisky world,” said Tait. “We've developed a totally new whisky liquid in collaboration with artisans, craftsman and pioneers in the place where food and drink …

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A big appetite for Haining's annual Teddy Bears' Picnic

Parents also had the chance for some retail therapy at the summer fair marquee, with jewellery, bags, children's clothes, sweets and tartan treasures on sale. “HCT aims to create a number of events that will allow community interaction at The Haining …

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Rendezvous in Cornell mixes past, present

On hand at this year's celebration will be Clann Tartan, a non-profit group based in the Twin Cities that educates people about Scottish history. New this year at the free event will be Tom Melville, who will oversee an ongoing cricket game on Saturday …

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The Fashion of God Help the Girl

Vintage: a style revolution that has consumed the country over the past five years and has catapulted your grandmother's clothes from drab to the height of chic. Today, it has become the norm to see people walking down the street sporting a flash of …

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In pictures: Tom Jones takes to the stage on opening day of Belladrum Tartan …

Tom Jones performs on stage at Belladrum Tartan Hearts Festival. THOUSANDS swarmed to a Highland estate near Beuly yesterday for the two day, Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival. Friday's headliners included Scots band Frightened Rabbit and Sir Tom …

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HIGHLAND OF YEAR FOR ANGUS GOLF – Scottish Golf View

Scottish Golf View provides news of golf in Scotland, and news about Scottish golfers all over the world. Editor, Colin Farquharson, and Webmaster, Gillian Kirkwood, are always looking for golf news to publish.

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Introducing the Balmoral Tartan Carpet Collection by Stark

In honor of New York's Tartan Week (April 7-11), Stark has launched the Balmoral Tartan Carpet Collection—a new collection of authentic Scottish tartan patterns. Woven in the United Kingdom on a traditional Axminster loom, …

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'English newspapers' still sell 500000 copies a day in Scotland

But 500,000 daily sales in Scotland cannot be said to indicate that a large portion of the Scottish population see themselves as British rather than Scottish. The news and sport content of the largest sellers – the Sun and Mail …

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My Instagram Scotland | CyclingEurope.org

Index of Posts · The Scottish Highlands · ← The Best Way To Round Off A Cycling Trip Around Scotland… … This entry was posted in Cycling, Scotland 2014 and tagged Scotland. Bookmark the permalink. ← The Best Way To …

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Wadler's Blog: How Scotland will be robbed

Thanks to the Barnett Formula, the UK government provides more funding per head in Scotland than in the rest of the UK. Better Together touts this as an extra £1400 in each person's pocket that will be lost if Scotland votes …

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Glasgow defence contract shows confidence of no campaign

The UK government will seek to build on the momentum in the pro-union campaign with an announcement on Tuesday that more than 800 Scottish jobs will be protected after the Ministry of Defence awarded a £348m contract …

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Time to rebuild Scottish democracy, whatever the …

With a month to go until Scotland decides its constitutional future, the Commission on Strengthening Local Democracy has laid out radical new proposals to re-build Scottish democracy, whatever the Referendum decides.

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The Aquaculturists: 21/08/2014: Scottish fisherman's …

The Scottish Fishermen's Federation argue that the largest EU countries have the most influence and raise concerns about trawlers' quota after separation, reports The Telegraph. Scotland's fishing leaders have warned that …

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Scottish Prisoners in Exeter – Exeter Historical Society

Scottish Prisoners in Exeter. by Barbara Rimkunas This "Historically Speaking" column was published in the Exeter News-Letter on Friday, July 13, 2007. “Hello, I'm looking for the burial site of Alexander Gordon.

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Marvels of book art at the Scottish National Gallery of …

The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art in Edinburgh boasts a fine permanent collection as well as two imposing linked premises above the Water of Leit.

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Protection for Scotland's landscape

Scotland's scenic landscape is to get extra protection from landowners bulldozing new hill tracks. New planning control will require councils to be given “prior notification” of any new developments. Environmental organisations welcomed the move as a …

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Not the indyref: 50 other things to do in the weeks ahead

For many, Glasgow conjures up images of art nouveau architecture thanks to one man, Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Every big city has their renowned architect and Glasgow has Mackintosh. While his work has been celebrated over and over again around …

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Charles Rennie Mackintosh's ghosts

Esther Freud's article about her Suffolk home and its connection to Charles Rennie Mackintosh (Magazine, 16 August) was only slightly marred by her assertion that the Glasgow School of Art was Mackintosh's “first and last project”. Among Mackintosh's …

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Man About Town: Abramovic's young fans, and the chefs to the world's most …

Conversation with Marina Abramovic provides constant interesting soundbites. "Every single day," she says, "is a miracle." Her new show sees her in the studio six days a week, which is “hell, but it's wonderful too”, but it's better to be out as "the …

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Lottery winner kicked out of pub because he was already barred for drunken …

The football fans are now looking forward to following the Tartan Army to away games across the world. Mr Layden, 57, was painting a kitchen when he was told he'd never have to work again. 'He phoned me at 1.45pm and said "By the way I've got something …

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McMovies: Tradeston Places and There's Something About Maryhill

The result: Hollywood blockbusters given a tartan twist into 'McMovies'. “I've been on the Facebook all day but the post that has really took off is Scottish movies places," Des said yesterday while running the accounts. “We've had hundreds of replies …

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Our favourite things online this week: from sporting sounds to football maps

They are taken out of competition in the months of hard training, long before athletes grace the tartan. The ability to train at high intensity consistently, and recover so rapidly that you can get up the next day and go again is the key. Drugs don't …

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Scottish nationalists seek to broaden independence debate beyond currency

The current devolved Scottish parliament, led by Salmond's Scottish National Party (SNP), controls health policy. But Salmond says the dependence of Scotland's budget on an allowance from politicians in London makes it vulnerable. "If we stay in our …

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Scottish Independence: #YesBecause hashtag shows 'unfiltered reality' of Yes …

The hashtag campaign comes as Alex Salmond claimed Scotland would be the wealthiest country in the world ever to declare independence if the country votes "yes" in the referendum. The Scottish First Minister made the comment to MSPs gathered at the …

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Dive in to explore Scotland's hidden treasures

The dives focus on two of Scotland's most notable sites for marine wildlife. Scottish Government recently designated the Small Isles location as a Marine Protected Area (MPA) and has recommended the Sound of Barra to the EU as a Candidate Special Area …

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UK will cave in on sterling pact, claims SNP expert

The SNP's Treasury spokesman Stewart Hosie said: "There is perhaps no economist in the world that is more respected than Professor Stiglitz and so his comments today are a stark reminder to the No camp that the experts – just like the people of …

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The Matter of Scotland: Try, try and try again.

Rona Munro's trilogy of history plays about the lives of King James I, II and III of Scotland is the centrepiece of this year's Edinburgh International Festival. Upon their success, in some ways, hangs the success – or failure – of the Festival as a …

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Argonon Expands Into Scotland, Launches Glasgow Office

The super-indie is expanding into Scotland with the launch of Argonon Scotland, which will be based out of the company's newly opened office in Glasgow. Argonon's indie Remedy Productions is also expanding into Scotland and Remedy Scotland will be …

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Robert Snodgrass: Injury a 'blow for Scotland' – Craig Gordon

The 26-year-old midfielder will almost certainly miss Scotland's opening four Euro 2016 qualifiers and the November friendly against England. "He is a fabulous player and has done very well down in England over the last couple of years," said Gordon.

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Ultimate Badass Plays Monty Python On Flaming Bagpipes …

He rides through the streets of Portland, Oregon playing the theme from Monty Python and the Holy Grail from a flaming bagpipe while riding a unicycle while wearing medieval garb. No big deal. Troy Blackburn. Troy spends …

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