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2 hrs ago | Sky News
If Scotland leaves the UK then talks over a new name for the rump of the Union will start, among a host of other vital issues. Great Britain's name as a nation, its Parliament at Westminster and its flag are all potentially vulnerable to the vote that Scotland will make on Thursday.
6 hrs ago | National Post
British Prime Minister David Cameron used his last visit to Scotland before a historic independence referendum this week to implore Scots to remain part of the United Kingdom, warning on Monday that a breakaway vote would be irreversible. With opinion polls suggesting the referendum remains too close to call, Cameron, the leader of the ruling Conservative party, which draws most of its support from England, pleaded with voters not to use the referendum as a protest vote.
10 hrs ago | Brandon Sun
In this image taken Tuesday Sept. 9, 2014 six month old Caitlin Tierney chews a YES banner is held by her mother Emma Connell as Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond meets with Scots and other European citizens to celebrate European citizenship and "Scotland's continued EU membership with a Yes vote" at Parliament Square in Edinburgh.
15 hrs ago | Mirfield Today
Thornhill Community Academy's straight-talking headteacher Jonny Mitchell showed the world what life in the classroom is really like in the award-winning TV documentary series Educating Yorkshire. Perhaps it is because I spent four years in Edinburgh whilst at University that I feel so passionately about what is about to happen in Scotland, a potentially historic decision which could very well change the whole climate in the United Kingdom.
THE Queen has said she hopes Scots will "think very carefully" about the referendum in a highly unusual contribution to the debate as the two sides prepare to enter the final 72 hours of the campaign neck and neck. THE Queen has said she hopes Scots will \"think very carefully\" about the referendum in a highly unusual contribution to the debate as the two sides prepare to enter the final 72 hours of the campaign neck and neck.
"Yes" and "No" campaign posters are seen in the window of an apartment in the center of Edinburgh, Scotland. REUTERS/Paul Hackett ROSNEATH, Scotland: On the last Sunday before Scotland votes on independence, church ministers urged Scots from the pulpit to work for reconciliation and avoid recrimination after the referendum.
James Cusick is political correspondent of The Independent and The Independent on Sunday. As an experienced member of the lobby, he has previously worked at The Sunday Times and the BBC.
Sir Elton, now 67, was in fine vocal form, belting out the words with a thunderous tone matching the way he hammered the keys on his Yamaha grand piano. Annabel Gale had to wait 20 years and come "halfway around the world," but she finally met her prince - now an earl - and his wife.
Slick deal? The Buzzard oil field in the North Sea, 50 miles from Aberdeen's coastline - the oil industry is seen by people in Aberdeenshire and beyond as being a key consideration in the Scottish independence debate. Scottish Independence debate part two...Rob Devey turns the microscope on three people from Blackpool and the Fylde coast who have gone to live in Aberdeenshire and will therefore be able to take part in the historic vote.
Denise Clair, 27, has been told the A 500,000 civil action against Goodwillie and fellow footballer David Robertson will be paid for by the taxpayer. Goodwillie, who has categorically denied any wrongdoing, was charged with rape by police but the case against him was dropped before it reached court.
Finnish conductor Sakari Oramo brought the 120th season of the United Kingdom's BBC Proms festival of classical music to a close in London on Saturday with a plea for children around the world not to lose out on the opportunity to hear and learn music. "Music is so many things.
Lothian member Gavin Brown says local residents should be concerned that only four of 30 proposals have been costed in the recently-published "Pensions in an Independent Scotland". Mr Brown said: "For many pensioners across East Lothian, independence raises serious and worrying questions over what will happen if there's a Yes vote.
Supporters listen to Member of Parliament and Shadow Secretary of State for International Development, Jim Murphy, speaking in support of the Union on the final day of his 100 Streets in 100 Days Better Together tour, in Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, Scotland, Saturday Sept. 13, 2014.
Thousands of members of the Protestant Orange order marched through Edinburgh on Saturday in a show of strength against Scottish independence, as the final weekend of campaigning for the referendum got underway with everything to play for. bitter rhetoric Up to 15,000 supporters of retaining the United Kingdom were expected to join the march, which has sparked fears of clashes with nationalists as tensions rise ahead of Thursday's vote.
A lamb which had been savaged by an out-of-control dog had to be put out of its misery following the attack. The "aggressive" black terrier - which had bolted from its owner - attacked several livestock leaving them covered in blood and following the horrific attack a vet was forced to attend the scene to put one injured lamb out of its misery.
Scotland independence vote sends British pound reeling Independence would affect British politics, trade, corporate holdings, bank deposits. Check out this story on greenbaypressgazette.com: http://gbpg.net/1tJN1zy A Yes supporter crashes a Labour Better Together rally Thursday on Buchanan Street in Glasgow, Scotland, as the campaign ahead of the Scottish independence referendum intensifies, The referendum on Scotland's independence takes place on Sept.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 08:05 pm
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