Scottish Independence

Scotland's first pro-independence daily paper to launch next week

LONDON - Scotland's first daily newspaper to support independence from the United Kingdom will launch on Monday, reflecting surging nationalist support since Scots spurned independence two months ago.

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In blow to Cameron, UKIP wins second parliamentary seat 21 Nov 2014

ROCHESTER/LONDON - Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives lost a second parliamentary seat to the anti-EU UKIP party on Friday, an embarrassing defeat heralding a possible fragmentation of Britain's two-party system in next year's national election.

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In class obsessed Britain, tweet of 'white van' man hits nerve 21 Nov 2014

ROCHESTER England - Posting a picture on Twitter of a two-storey house, displaying three English flags of St. George and with a white tradesman's van outside, might seem innocuous to a foreign eye.

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Cameron seeks English lawmaker veto over English laws 20 Nov 2014

LONDON - Prime Minister David Cameron said he would aim to give lawmakers from England a veto over laws that do not apply to other parts of Britain, a move that could appeal to voters flirting with a surging right-wing party set to win a second parliament seat on Thursday.

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UKIP set to win second UK parliament seat in blow to Cameron 20 Nov 2014

LONDON - Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives risk losing a second British parliamentary seat to the anti-EU UKIP party on Thursday, foreshadowing a possible political upheaval in next year's national election.

Opinion

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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