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Scotsman Politics 15h
Two empty jets were flown on behalf of Flybe some 500 miles as part of taking the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their children to Aberdeen on Thursday, The Scotsman has learned.
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Scotsman Politics 16h
What with all the game-playing that’s going on, making reliable political predictions is impossible, says
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Scotsman Politics 16h
Scotland’s current challenges arise from how money is spent – not fantasy politics based on there being more or less of it at some distant point on the constitutional radar, says
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Scotsman Politics Aug 23
Just the right amount of self-belief will win Scottish independence, says Joyce McMillan
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Scotsman Politics Aug 23
The ambitious new programme aims to provide everyone diagnosed with cancer in Scotland with a dedicated support worker
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Scotsman Politics Aug 23
Boris Johnson warned that getting a Brexit deal would 'not be easy' and people should not 'hold their breath' awaiting a breakthrough
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Scotsman Politics Aug 23
Labour and the Tories have attacked claims made by a senior Nationalist that an independent Scotland could slash its fiscal deficit to three per cent within just two years of a Yes vote
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Scotsman Politics Aug 23
Nicola Sturgeon urges online trolls to 'take a long hard look at themselves' after Tory official suspended
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Scotsman Politics Aug 23
Scotland will become the first nation in the UK to offer cancer patients guaranteed practical and financial advice as part of an £18m investment in support services, Nicola Sturgeon has announced.
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Scotsman Politics Aug 23
A plastic-free shopping zone and major tree planting programme will be considered as Glasgow bids to become a carbon neutral city by 2030.
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Scotsman Politics Aug 23
Colin Weir, the multi-millionaire SNP donor and philanthropist, has made a "significant donation" to a small charity that uses football to promote health and well-being among children in Zambia.
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Scotsman Politics Aug 23
Scotland has been a nation suffering not from too much self-belief, but too ­little, says
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Scotsman Politics Aug 23
The French president has told Boris Johnson the European Union will not tear up the Brexit deal negotiated by Theresa May.
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Scotsman Politics Aug 23
An independent Scotland would quickly amass "unsustainable levels" of debt and would need embark on a fresh wave of austerity, a new report has found.
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Scotsman Politics Aug 22
Actor Alan Cumming said he hopes that Brexit will expedite Scottish independence.
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Chris McCall Aug 22
We’re now just weeks away from a possible no deal Brexit - but most EU citizens living in Scotland still haven’t applied for the UK Government’s settled status scheme.
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Scotsman Politics Aug 22
Concerns have been raised about the UK Government’s Settled Status scheme after new figures revealed that just over one-fifth of EU citizens living in Scotland have applied for permanent residency.
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Scotsman Politics Aug 22
A heated row has broken out between political opponents in the Shetland by-election after the overnight appearance of graffiti on the Lerwick war memorial
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Scotsman Politics Aug 22
Alister Jack has said there is an "historic opportunity" for Scotland in Brexit as he affirmed his support for Boris Johnson
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Scotsman Politics Aug 22
What would Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin make of Boris Johnson’s behaviour as Prime Minister, wonders Kenny MacAskill
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