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6 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

Opinion: Why Scots' antipathy towards England has grown over time

THIS WEEK'S referendum in Scotland could result in the United Kingdom losing almost one-third of its land mass, and 8 percent of its population, and, very likely, its present prime minister. In a summer rich with shocks, the breakup of a United Nations Security Council member suddenly seems more likely than the long-predicted fracturing of Iraq.

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9 hrs ago | Advanced-television.com

IP crime unit issues 2.5m site warnings

As it marks its first year in operation, the Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit has revealed that since April 2014, the team has diverted more than 2.5 million visits from copyright infringing sites to a domain suspension page. This is an official message from the City of London Police, which is the National Policing Lead Force for Fraud, warning the user that the website they are trying to access is currently under investigation by PIPCU.

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13 hrs ago | LBC 97.3

Salmond Accuses Cameron Of 'Scaremongering'

The Prime Minister's "fingerprints are all over a scaremongering campaign" to force a referendum No vote, Alex Salmond has claimed. As the battle for Scotland reaches its end-game, the country's First Minister said David Cameron had pressed businesses to issue warnings over the impact of independence.

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18 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

City of London Investment Group PLC Earns Buy Rating from N+1 Singer

's stock had its "buy" rating reiterated by equities researchers at N+1 Singer in a research report issued on Monday. They currently have a GBX 317 price objective on the stock.

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19 hrs ago | TrekEarth

Limehouse Dock Entrance

Entrance from the River Thames to Limehouse Basin - a marina and housing development that was built upon the old docks that operated here until the late 1960's. Located to the east of the City of London the marina connects the River Lee and the Regents Canal to the Thames.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

IcNetwork

Scottish independence referendum: Carwyn Jones betrayed Wales by...

Plaid Cymru AM Elin Jones has been in Scotland on the Yes campaign trail. Here she reflects on the referendum and what Wales can learn from it all As I travel home on my seven-hour train journey to Aberystwyth, I'm able to write a few thoughts on what I've experienced in Scotland.

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Indy Media

Open letter to the whiteman: Brett Bailey

Open letter to the whiteman: Brett Bailey Referring to tens of thousands of people, as well as the various Black organisations and Trade Union groups, who have petitioned against you as a "mob" shows your contempt for not only black people but also the working class generally. You should not be surprised of this reaction in London.

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Forbes.com

UK To Be First Non-China State To Issue Renminbi Bond

I'm a Fellow at the Adam Smith Institute in London, a writer here and there on this and that and strangely, one of the global experts on the metal scandium, one of the rare earths. An odd thing to be but someone does have to be such and in this flavour of our universe I am.

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Ekklesia Daily News

We trust the big banks caught fiddlinga but not the people?

One of the big last-ditch Scottish referendum pitches by the three dominant Westminster parties and their friends in the City of London is to appeal to voters to reject self-government and instead accept the opinion and sway of the giant transnational banks - the likes of Goldman Sachs, J P Morgan and Deutsche Bank. The idea that institutions which helped create a massive global financial crash through speculation are to be trusted implicitly in their view that Scotland - one of the most resource-rich countries in Europe - would be face some kind of cataclysm if it was allowed to elect a parliament it voted for and make decisions for itself is truly extraordinary.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The London Free Press

London Ward 14 candidates survey

The City of London recently had a committee to address development charges that included city staff, urban league, and the developers. This was a collaborative process whereby it was a win- win for all parties.

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Bloomberg

Cameron's Man in Brussels Braves Brickbats in EU Job Bid

In the days since his nomination to become the European Union's next financial-services chief, Jonathan Hill has been called a fox in the banking hen house and a hangman appointed to bury the City of London . British Prime Minister David Cameron wrote in his nomination letter that Hill, 54, has the "skills and experience to be a strong addition to the European Commission."

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CRN

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

This week's roundup of companies that had a rough week includes Apple's technical problems with its big iPhone announcement, a contempt of court ruling against Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard's guilty plea to foreign bribery charges, Amazon's slow Fire Phone sales and Salesforce.com's thwarted effort to get its name on the City of London's tallest building.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Europeans move towards watered-down 'Tobin' tax

European finance ministers struggled to agree a long promised financial transaction tax on Saturday, with Germany urging a watered-down version amid resistance from France, eager to protect its lucrative derivatives trading sector. European finance ministers struggle to agree a long-promised financial transaction tax, with Germany urging a watered-down version.

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Bournemouth Echo

Had a bad church experience? Come give us a try, says Bournemouth's newest church

The Rev Dr Tim Matthews, who will host the first service at the newly re-opened St Swithun's Church tomorrow, said they were keen to appeal to people who might have had a bad experience with Christianity in the past. He said they wanted to be renowned for their warm welcome, with every person who walks through the door being offered a drink or something to eat within three minutes.

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BBC News

Treasury briefed RBS move before board decision

The Treasury briefed journalists about RBS's intention to relocate to London if Scotland were to go for independence, before RBS's board had formally made the decision to announce the move, I have learned. In a related development, the First Minister of Scotland has accused the Treasury in a new letter to the Cabinet Secretary of a "politically motivated breach of all accepted protocols on market sensitive information", in the way that it disclosed to the media on Wednesday evening that Royal Bank of Scotland was planning to move its legal home across the border.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

IcNetwork

The Western Mail sends a front-page message to the people of Scotland ...

The national newspaper of Wales is calling on Scots to reboot the UK as a force for good on the world stage. Below is the editorial on tomorrow's front page.

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Outlook

Saving England From Itself

Of all the bad arguments urging the Scots to vote no - and there are plenty - perhaps the worst is the demand that Scotland should remain in the Union to save England from itself. Responses to last week's column suggest that this wretched, snivelling, apron-strings argument has some traction among people who claim to belong to the left.

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Jewish Chronicle

Interview: Joseph Dweck

The St John's Wood home occupied by Britain's previous three chief rabbis has been vacant for nearly a year, with Chief Rabbi Mirvis having opted for Hendon instead. But the impressive period residence has recently acquired a new tenant - Rabbi Joseph Dweck, the senior rabbi of the Spanish and Portuguese Jews' Congregation, who will be installed into office on Sunday week.

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Russia Taday

Putting the bankster foxes in charge of the BBC henhouse

Beginning his working life in the aviation industry and trained by the BBC, Tony Gosling is a British land rights activist, historian & investigative radio journalist. What a rare moment of razor-sharp clarity this week as a spotlight was shone deep into the rotten heart of Westminster, Whitehall and the City of London.

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Scotsman.com

Joyce McMillan: Democracy will be the real winner

As Yes climbs in the polls, panicked reactions from politicians and business must not dampen the desire for change, writes Joyce McMillan The final week of the referendum campaign; and predictably the big guns of the Union swivel their axes, and point firmly at the Yes campaign that has been animating and transforming Scottish politics over the last two years. That the guns are big is not in doubt.

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