Scottish Independence

Insight - In Labour's Scottish bastion, nationalists prepare an upset

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GLASGOW/LONDON - In Scotland's biggest city, nationalists have triggered a once-in-a-century shift in political loyalties that could dash Labour leader Ed Miliband's dreams of winning the May 7 election and thrust secessionist 'kingmakers' to the heart of British power.

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Scottish Labour leader could lose own seat, poll finds 17 Apr 2015

LONDON - The leader of the opposition Labour Party's Scottish arm could lose his own parliamentary seat to the Scottish National Party (SNP) in a general election on May 7, according to a poll published on Friday.

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Insight - In Labour's Scottish bastion, nationalists prepare an upset 17 Apr 2015

GLASGOW/LONDON - In Scotland's biggest city, nationalists have triggered a once-in-a-century shift in political loyalties that could dash Labour leader Ed Miliband's dreams of winning the May 7 election and thrust secessionist 'kingmakers' to the heart of British power.

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Cameron no-show puzzles Britons at last election debate 17 Apr 2015

LONDON - Over 4 million people watched the final TV debate of a knife-edge election campaign in Britain on Thursday night, but many voters wondered why Prime Minister David Cameron didn't take part, something his ministers struggled to explain.

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Voters count cost of living standards pain 16 Apr 2015

BEDWORTH, England - Joe Terrence is the kind of voter, fed up with falling living standards, that David Cameron must try to win over if he is to remain Britain's prime minister next month.

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George Hay

Scots 'No' still leaves UK in limbo

The vote against secession in a landmark referendum reduces many risks: financial instability, a UK exit from Europe and a sharp fall in trade. But the bribe to 'No' voters of more devolved powers creates other dangers – including a weakening of the union.  Full Article 

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