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Scotland Should Now Unite for More Power

Scotland Should Now Unite for More Power

Scotland has been told it should now unite if it wants more power. Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown has spoken out after the problems that started yesterday following the independence referendum result. The streets of Glasgow, Dundee and other areas were full of a mixture of celebration and arguing. Brown believes that irreconcilable differences between […]

Alex Salmond Stepping Down as Scotland’s First Minister

Alex Salmond Stepping Down as Scotland’s First Minister

Alex Salmond has announced that he is stepping down as Scotland’s First Minister following the loss at the recent independence referendum. It is a shock decision that many of the Scottish people were not expecting. There is no confirmation of who will be taking his place as of yet. The First Minister of Scotland has […]

Scotland Independence Result All a Fix?

Scotland Independence Result All a Fix?

The referendum results for an independent Scotland are now in, and many on the Yes side are complaining that it is all a fix. Facebook and Twitter feeds are flooded with “proof” that more people voted yes than was really counted. Some of the problems arguably come from poor decisions on placement of ballot papers […]

Scotland Capital Voted Against Independence

Scotland Capital Voted Against Independence

Edinburgh, the capital city of Scotland, voted against independence. It was seen as one of the more important votes. Had the people in the capital voted against the union, it would have been a clear attack on Westminster. It would have clearly stated that the U.K. government was not going enough for the Scottish people. […]

Scotland Will Still See Changes Despite No Vote

Scotland Will Still See Changes Despite No Vote

Scotland may have said no to independence, but the country will see some major changes despite this. As a promise to people voting no, Westminster announced that there would be further devolution. The Scottish Parliament would receive more powers, including over the amount of tax charged and how the welfare budget is used. However, those […]

Scotland Says No to Independence

Scotland Says No to Independence

The votes have been counted, and Scotland has said no to independence. However, it has not been by a large majority. At 6:10am BST, Fife announced its final count and finally tipped the vote to the point where the Yes campaign could not win. At the time, the No campaign needed just over 85,000 votes […]

Andy Murray Backing Scotland Yes Campaign

Andy Murray Backing Scotland Yes Campaign

British number one tennis player Andy Murray has finally spoken out about backing the Yes campaign for an independent Scotland. He had previously refused to share his views, and that may have been due to him being undecided. It was just recently that he found the No campaign so fuelled with negativity that he decided […]

Scotland Independence Vote Neck and Neck on Eve of Historic Ballot

Scotland Independence Vote Neck and Neck on Eve of Historic Ballot

The dramatic contest to determine whether Scotland will reverse the trajectory it set for itself 300 years ago and pull out of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK) to once again be an independent country is neck-and-neck. With tomorrow’s historic vote looming, 51 percent of the electorate are polling”no,” 49 percent […]

When Will Scotland Find Out the Independence Referendum Results?

When Will Scotland Find Out the Independence Referendum Results?

The independence referendum is this Thursday, and now the people of Scotland want to know when they will find out the results. This really depends on a number of factors, but it is likely that voters will find out by Friday afternoon. Results will start to come in from as early as 1:30am British summer […]

Fear Versus Vision in Scotland Independence Vote

Fear Versus Vision in Scotland Independence Vote

The country of Scotland’s referendum to (once again) be independent of the United Kingdom (UK) is only days away. This is a look at the political landscape leading up to the historic vote on Thursday, Sept. 18. A separation from England and the larger UK would not be incidental. Despite opposition amongst ordinary Scots and […]

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