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Scotland says oil, greens, support independence
EDINBURGH, Scotland, May 22 (UPI) -- Scotland has the economic resources available to endure as an independent country in part because of its energy sector, First Minister Alex Salmond said.
Scotland says better off without Britain, but with the pound
By William James LONDON (Reuters) - Ending Britain's 306-year rule would allow Scotland to reverse generations of economic mismanagement and free its lawmakers to boost economic growth, say Scottish nationalists campaigning to split from the UK. Independence would not only bring the long-standing and sometimes-troubled union to an end, but allow tax cuts and investment focused on boosting ...
IHT Rendezvous: Budget-Conscious Scotland Yard Moving to Smaller Home
Scotland Yard is a name that evokes a fogbound Victorian era of mystery, murder and mayhem. In these tough economic times, the headquarters of London?s police force will soon be relocating as part of a money-saving strategy.
Scotland 'can afford independence'
Scotland can "more than afford" to be a successful independent country, its first minister says as he launches a paper outlining the nation's economic strength.
Scotland's economy 'robust enough for independence'
Scotland can afford to go it alone as an independent country, its first minister Alex Salmond insisted on Tuesday as his administration claimed the British government was holding back economic development north of the border.