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heraldscotland
Sturgeon urged to apologise over inaccurate independence forecaststo improve Scotland’s economy”. He said: “They also highlight the value of poo
heraldscotland / Posted 14 minutes ago
to improve Scotland’s economy”. He said: “They also highlight the value of pooling and sharing resources around the UK.” Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale said: “These figures prove once and for all that the SNP sold false hope to the poorest... Read more
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express
Nicola Sturgeon 'tried to DUPE Scots into independence' when SNP needs UK more than EVERdeclared it exposed the “fake-onomics” behind the SNP’s plans and demanded an a
express / Posted 5 hours ago
declared it exposed the “fake-onomics” behind the SNP’s plans and demanded an apology to voters for its “deception”. Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale said an independent Scotland would have faced “unprecedented levels of... Read more
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Bolton News
Scotland’s deficit drops to £13.3bn, government figures showin 2015/16 to £208 million over the past year, this slight rise followed a shar
Bolton News / Posted 9 hours ago
in 2015/16 to £208 million over the past year, this slight rise followed a sharp drop from £1.4 billion in 2014/15. Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale said: “These figures prove once and for all that the SNP sold false hope to the poorest... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Scotland’s deficit drops to £13.3bn, government figures showin 2015/16 to £208 million over the past year, this slight rise followed a shar
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 hours ago
in 2015/16 to £208 million over the past year, this slight rise followed a sharp drop from £1.4 billion in 2014/15. Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale said: “These figures prove once and for all that the SNP sold false hope to the poorest... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Scotland’s deficit drops to £13.3bn, government figures showin 2015/16 to £208 million over the past year, this slight rise followed a shar
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 9 hours ago
in 2015/16 to £208 million over the past year, this slight rise followed a sharp drop from £1.4 billion in 2014/15. Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale said: “These figures prove once and for all that the SNP sold false hope to the poorest... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Scotland’s deficit drops to £13.3bn, government figures showin 2015/16 to £208 million over the past year, this slight rise followed a shar
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 9 hours ago
in 2015/16 to £208 million over the past year, this slight rise followed a sharp drop from £1.4 billion in 2014/15. Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale said: “These figures prove once and for all that the SNP sold false hope to the poorest... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Scotland’s deficit drops to £13.3bn, government figures showin 2015/16 to £208 million over the past year, this slight rise followed a shar
EveningTimes Online / Posted 9 hours ago
in 2015/16 to £208 million over the past year, this slight rise followed a sharp drop from £1.4 billion in 2014/15. Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale said: “These figures prove once and for all that the SNP sold false hope to the poorest... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Scotland’s deficit drops to £13.3bn, government figures showin 2015/16 to £208 million over the past year, this slight rise followed a shar
Croydon Guardian / Posted 9 hours ago
in 2015/16 to £208 million over the past year, this slight rise followed a sharp drop from £1.4 billion in 2014/15. Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale said: “These figures prove once and for all that the SNP sold false hope to the poorest... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Scotland’s deficit drops to £13.3bn, government figures showin 2015/16 to £208 million over the past year, this slight rise followed a shar
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 9 hours ago
in 2015/16 to £208 million over the past year, this slight rise followed a sharp drop from £1.4 billion in 2014/15. Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale said: “These figures prove once and for all that the SNP sold false hope to the poorest... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Scotland’s deficit drops to £13.3bn, government figures showin 2015/16 to £208 million over the past year, this slight rise followed a shar
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 9 hours ago
in 2015/16 to £208 million over the past year, this slight rise followed a sharp drop from £1.4 billion in 2014/15. Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale said: “These figures prove once and for all that the SNP sold false hope to the poorest... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Scotland’s deficit drops to £13.3bn, government figures showin 2015/16 to £208 million over the past year, this slight rise followed a shar
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 9 hours ago
in 2015/16 to £208 million over the past year, this slight rise followed a sharp drop from £1.4 billion in 2014/15. Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale said: “These figures prove once and for all that the SNP sold false hope to the poorest... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Scotland’s deficit drops to £13.3bn, government figures showin 2015/16 to £208 million over the past year, this slight rise followed a shar
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 9 hours ago
in 2015/16 to £208 million over the past year, this slight rise followed a sharp drop from £1.4 billion in 2014/15. Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale said: “These figures prove once and for all that the SNP sold false hope to the poorest... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Scotland’s deficit drops to £13.3bn, government figures showin 2015/16 to £208 million over the past year, this slight rise followed a shar
Oxford Mail / Posted 9 hours ago
in 2015/16 to £208 million over the past year, this slight rise followed a sharp drop from £1.4 billion in 2014/15. Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale said: “These figures prove once and for all that the SNP sold false hope to the poorest... Read more
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Bury Times
Scotland’s deficit drops to £13.3bn, government figures showin 2015/16 to £208 million over the past year, this slight rise followed a shar
Bury Times / Posted 9 hours ago
in 2015/16 to £208 million over the past year, this slight rise followed a sharp drop from £1.4 billion in 2014/15. Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale said: “These figures prove once and for all that the SNP sold false hope to the poorest... Read more
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Gazette
Scotland’s deficit drops to £13.3bn, government figures showin 2015/16 to £208 million over the past year, this slight rise followed a shar
Gazette / Posted 9 hours ago
in 2015/16 to £208 million over the past year, this slight rise followed a sharp drop from £1.4 billion in 2014/15. Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale said: “These figures prove once and for all that the SNP sold false hope to the poorest... Read more
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guardian-series
Scotland’s deficit drops to £13.3bn, government figures showin 2015/16 to £208 million over the past year, this slight rise followed a shar
guardian-series / Posted 9 hours ago
in 2015/16 to £208 million over the past year, this slight rise followed a sharp drop from £1.4 billion in 2014/15. Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale said: “These figures prove once and for all that the SNP sold false hope to the poorest... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Scotland’s deficit drops to £13.3bn, government figures showin 2015/16 to £208 million over the past year, this slight rise followed a shar
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 9 hours ago
in 2015/16 to £208 million over the past year, this slight rise followed a sharp drop from £1.4 billion in 2014/15. Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale said: “These figures prove once and for all that the SNP sold false hope to the poorest... Read more
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Harrow Times
Scotland’s deficit drops to £13.3bn, government figures showin 2015/16 to £208 million over the past year, this slight rise followed a shar
Harrow Times / Posted 9 hours ago
in 2015/16 to £208 million over the past year, this slight rise followed a sharp drop from £1.4 billion in 2014/15. Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale said: “These figures prove once and for all that the SNP sold false hope to the poorest... Read more
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This is West Country
Scotland’s deficit drops to £13.3bn, government figures showin 2015/16 to £208 million over the past year, this slight rise followed a shar
This is West Country / Posted 9 hours ago
in 2015/16 to £208 million over the past year, this slight rise followed a sharp drop from £1.4 billion in 2014/15. Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale said: “These figures prove once and for all that the SNP sold false hope to the poorest... Read more
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Gazette News
Scotland’s deficit drops to £13.3bn, government figures showin 2015/16 to £208 million over the past year, this slight rise followed a shar
Gazette News / Posted 9 hours ago
in 2015/16 to £208 million over the past year, this slight rise followed a sharp drop from £1.4 billion in 2014/15. Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale said: “These figures prove once and for all that the SNP sold false hope to the poorest... Read more
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heraldscotland
Oil price collapse blamed for £10bn gap in forecast public financesis lagging behind. It is vital we grow the economy and we want to work with the
heraldscotland / Posted 13 hours ago
is lagging behind. It is vital we grow the economy and we want to work with the Scottish Government to achieve that.” Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale said: “These figures prove once and for all that the SNP sold false hope to the poorest... Read more
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Scotsman
Edinburgh City Council to back ‘Fair Fringe’ pay campaignto endorse an official motion backing the Fair Fringe campaign, which has the b
Scotsman / Posted 16 hours ago
to endorse an official motion backing the Fair Fringe campaign, which has the backing of First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale and Patrick Harvie, co-convenor of the Scottish Greens. Cllr McVey said: “I don’t think... Read more
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Scotsman
Wings Over Scotland blogger arrested over ‘online harassment’the Scottish media, giving commentary and analysis. Stirling-born Campbell is
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
the Scottish media, giving commentary and analysis. Stirling-born Campbell is currently embroiled in a legal battle with Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale who he is suing for defamation after she accused him of homophobia, an accusation he has... Read more
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Scotsman
Kezia Dugdale: Scotland ‘crucial’ in next electionScottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale has said Scotland will be a “crucial” batt
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale has said Scotland will be a “crucial” battleground during the next general election. Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale has said Scotland will be a “crucial” battleground during the next general election. She... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Scotland key to delivering Labour government - Corbyncame despite claims from the Conservatives that Mr Corbyn was weak on the issue
North-West Evening Mail / Posted yesterday
came despite claims from the Conservatives that Mr Corbyn was weak on the issue of a second independence referendum. Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale, said: "Scotland will be crucial at the next General Election, whenever it... Read more
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The News and Star
Scotland key to delivering Labour government - Corbyncame despite claims from the Conservatives that Mr Corbyn was weak on the issue
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
came despite claims from the Conservatives that Mr Corbyn was weak on the issue of a second independence referendum. Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale, said: "Scotland will be crucial at the next General Election, whenever it... Read more
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Scotsman
Lesley Riddoch: Is the word ‘National’ a weakness for SNP?to form a new government. Sadly, there are no prospects for such a coalition o
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
to form a new government. Sadly, there are no prospects for such a coalition of the willing in Scotland – yet. If the Scottish Labour Party was more mindful of its own home rule legacy, the Scottish National Party might not have thrived or... Read more
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Scotsman
Brian Ferguson: Fringe workers deserve fair wage for their workMP Tommy Sheppard decided to get involved. In addition, a parliamentary motion
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
MP Tommy Sheppard decided to get involved. In addition, a parliamentary motion by the Scottish Greens has the backing of Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale, along with more than 20 other MSPs. And amid all the trumpet blowing about the 70th... Read more
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Daily Record
Missed targets show Scotland's NHS is barely clinging to lifeand treatment beginning had previously been met for three years but has failed
Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
and treatment beginning had previously been met for three years but has failed for the last three quarters. Analysis from Scottish Labour shows the Treatment Time Guarantee – a legal right the SNP gave patients that they would wait no longer than... Read more
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express
'The word is difficult' Sturgeon wishes she could change SNP name to get rid of 'national'a jot. "At heart, it would still be a movement seeking to break up Britain at
express / Posted 5 days ago
a jot. "At heart, it would still be a movement seeking to break up Britain at all costs, and Nicola Sturgeon knows it." Scottish Labour MSP Jackie Baillie added: "The SNP by definition wants to create borders between the working classes of... Read more
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express
'Harmless innuendo' Alex Salmond defends joke about Sturgeon after SNP leader's backlashhave said it is damaging and sexist. Labour MSP Monica Lennon called the comme
express / Posted 5 days ago
have said it is damaging and sexist. Labour MSP Monica Lennon called the comment a “horrendous example to young men”. The Scottish Labour equalities spokesman, said: “It would be wrong to laugh these comments off as a bit of banter –this is a... Read more
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express
Sturgeon under fire as Scots flag behind English counterparts for getting into universityand - as Kenny MacAskill has now admitted - is reducing opportunity for those w
express / Posted 6 days ago
and - as Kenny MacAskill has now admitted - is reducing opportunity for those who need it the most." Iain Gray, for Scottish Labour, added: "Nicola Sturgeon promised that every child, regardless of their background, would have an equal... Read more
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Daily Record
Shocking new stats reveal drug deaths have doubled across South Lanarkshirewith drug problems.”Minister for Public Health, Aileen Campbell, and Central Sc
Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
with drug problems.”Minister for Public Health, Aileen Campbell, and Central Scotland MSP Monica Lennon. Monica Lennon, Scottish Labour MSP for Central Scotland and inequalities spokesperson, hit out at the alarming South Lanarkshire... Read more
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Scotsman
Kenny MacAskill: Time to talk seriously about benefits, universal or not, affordable or otherwiseof free personal care have been demanded. All of these come with a price tag, y
Scotsman / Posted 6 days ago
of free personal care have been demanded. All of these come with a price tag, yet still they seek ever lower taxes. Scottish Labour at one stage seemed to attack the very principle of universalism with reference to the “something for... Read more
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Daily Record
Special council meeting to call for North Lanarkshire leader to step asideNorth Lanarkshire row has also reached Holyrood, with Coatbridge MSP Fulton Mac
Daily Record / Posted 7 days ago
North Lanarkshire row has also reached Holyrood, with Coatbridge MSP Fulton MacGregor, a former councillor, writing to Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale and calling for her to intervene to ensure the special meeting motions are... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Calls to tackle rise in sectarian attacks on Catholics in Scotlandprevious year, with 140 of these related to the Scottish Cup final between Rang
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
previous year, with 140 of these related to the Scottish Cup final between Rangers and Hibernians in May last year. The Scottish Labour Party brought forward proposals to have the Offensive Behaviour at Football Act scrapped, a move which has... Read more
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Daily Record
Labour MSP Monica Lennon launches period poverty consultationquest to end period poverty took a step forward this week with the launch of a
Daily Record / Posted 8 days ago
quest to end period poverty took a step forward this week with the launch of a public consultation. Monica Lennon, Scottish Labour MSP for Central Scotland, is aiming to make Scotland “a world-leader in tackling period poverty”. She... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Alex Salmond urged to apologise over degrading 'sex with Sturgeon' jokewonderful women come...” There was then a “bad dum” on the drums, before he ad
EveningTimes Online / Posted 8 days ago
wonderful women come...” There was then a “bad dum” on the drums, before he added: “.. to the show”. MSP Monica Lennon, Scottish Labour’s equalities spokesperson, said: “It would be wrong to laugh these comments off as a bit of banter, this is a... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Alex Salmond urged to apologise for 'degrading' joke about female politiciansfor Salmond’s sell-out show said the gag stood and no apology would be made. H
Daily Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
for Salmond’s sell-out show said the gag stood and no apology would be made. He said: "They are green at the gills. Scottish Labour are just miffed they didn’t get a mention." Salmond is the senior Scottish nationalist to have lost his... Read more
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Scotsman
John McLellan: Kezia Dugdale and the defamation ‘lottery’Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale may be quietly satisfied the defamation ac
Scotsman / Posted 8 days ago
Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale may be quietly satisfied the defamation action launched against her by the Nationalist blogger Stuart Campbell, the man behind the Wings over Scotland website, is opening up divisions amongst independence... Read more
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Scotsman
Alex Salmond under fire over ‘sexist’ joke during Fringe showsexist comments as risque humour.” But a spokesman for Mr Salmond said: “Don’t
Scotsman / Posted 8 days ago
sexist comments as risque humour.” But a spokesman for Mr Salmond said: “Don’t be absurd. They are green at the gills. Scottish Labour are just miffed they didn’t get a mention. “It’s the Edinburgh Fringe we are at, not fringe politics with... Read more
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Scotsman
Catholic Church calls for action on religious hate crimecent on the previous year, with 140 of these related to the Scottish Cup final
Scotsman / Posted 8 days ago
cent on the previous year, with 140 of these related to the Scottish Cup final between Rangers and Hibs in May last year. Scottish Labour brought forward proposals to have the Offensive Behaviour at Football Act scrapped. The move has the support... Read more
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Daily Record
Alex Salmond urged to apologise for 'degrading' joke about female politiciansshould know that comments like these are simply unacceptable and he should apol
Daily Record / Posted 9 days ago
should know that comments like these are simply unacceptable and he should apologise.” But a spokesman for Salmond’s sell-out show said the gag stood. He said: “They are green at the gills. Scottish Labour are just miffed they didn’t get a mentio... Read more
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Daily Record
Labour plans could make Scotland world first in providing free sanitary productsScotland could become the first country in the world to provide free access to
Daily Record / Posted 9 days ago
Scotland could become the first country in the world to provide free access to sanitary products, under new plans from Scottish Labour. The party’s Monica Lennon is due to launch a plan today to create a law in Scotland which would put a duty on... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Revealed: The unionist Twitter trolls who shame Scotlandto incidents involving party activists or members and would expect all other pa
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
to incidents involving party activists or members and would expect all other parties to do the same.” A spokesman for Scottish Labour said: “Any form of abuse is unacceptable.” The Scottish Liberal Democrats did not respond to a request for... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Revealed: The unionist Twitter trolls who shame Scotlandto incidents involving party activists or members and would expect all other pa
EveningTimes Online / Posted 10 days ago
to incidents involving party activists or members and would expect all other parties to do the same.” A spokesman for Scottish Labour said: “Any form of abuse is unacceptable.” The Scottish Liberal Democrats did not respond to a request for... Read more
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heraldscotland
Special report: Brexit will lead to Scotland's independence in four years, Salmond claimswould look like. And I welcome that over the coming years.” Responding to Salm
heraldscotland / Posted 10 days ago
would look like. And I welcome that over the coming years.” Responding to Salmond’s comments about independence, a Scottish Labour source said: “Given his history of unhelpful comments, Nicola Sturgeon must hope Alex Salmond's fringe show... Read more
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Daily Record
Agency spending on nurses increased by 14000 per cent in Lanarkshirenursing and midwifery vacancies in Lanarkshire increased by over 1000 per cent,
Daily Record / Posted 10 days ago
nursing and midwifery vacancies in Lanarkshire increased by over 1000 per cent, from 17.7 in 2010/11 to 253.8 in 2016/17. Scottish Labour MSP Monica Lennon said the figures show the price of First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s decision to slash... Read more
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heraldscotland
the unionist Twitter trolls who shame Scotlandto incidents involving party activists or members and would expect all other pa
heraldscotland / Posted 10 days ago
to incidents involving party activists or members and would expect all other parties to do the same.” A spokesman for Scottish Labour said: “Any form of abuse is unacceptable.” The Scottish Liberal Democrats did not respond to a request for... Read more
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heraldscotland
Scotland will be independent within four years, Salmond claimswould look like. And I welcome that over the coming years.” Responding to Salm
heraldscotland / Posted 10 days ago
would look like. And I welcome that over the coming years.” Responding to Salmond’s comments about independence, a Scottish Labour source said: “Given his history of unhelpful comments, Nicola Sturgeon must hope Alex Salmond's fringe show... Read more
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