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35 min ago | Sunday Herald

Queen in referendum plea

THE Queen has said she hopes Scots will "think very carefully" about the referendum in a highly unusual contribution to the debate as the two sides prepare to enter the final 72 hours of the campaign neck and neck. THE Queen has said she hopes Scots will \"think very carefully\" about the referendum in a highly unusual contribution to the debate as the two sides prepare to enter the final 72 hours of the campaign neck and neck.

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4 hrs ago | Daily Mail

SuBo says NO: Britain's Got Talent winner Susan Boyle comes out...

The Britain's Got Talent winner, who still lives in her hometown of Blackburn, West Lothian, revealed she will be voting No on Thursday. Proud Scot Susan Boyle, seen here performing at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, has come out strongly against independence Writing in the Sunday Mirror, Miss Boyle said: 'Money that should be spent on hospitals, schools and vulnerable people will be swallowed up by bureaucracy.

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8 hrs ago | Canada.com

Historians close to pinpointing Sir John A. Macdonald's birthplace

Sir Elton, now 67, was in fine vocal form, belting out the words with a thunderous tone matching the way he hammered the keys on his Yamaha grand piano. Annabel Gale had to wait 20 years and come "halfway around the world," but she finally met her prince - now an earl - and his wife.

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13 hrs ago | The Indian Express

Notes from the Highland as Scotland prepares for the independence referendum

As Scotland prepares for the independence referendum on September 18, Shivani Naik looks for signs in the streets of Glasgow and Edinburgh that could point to the Scots' possible future A brightly lit room at Glasgow's Kelvingrove Gallery and Museum is flanked by the best work of Scotland's portrait specialist Henry Reburn, and Salvador Dali's stunning Christ of St John of the Cross. Amidst this dazzling brilliance, spotlights are trained on a brutally honest self-appraisal of Scotland's dark colonial past.

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17 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Independence referendum: With only four days to go, Yes and No sides plan last push for victory

WHILE Yes campaigners will target the grey vote by sending leaflets to more than a million OAPs, Better Together are focusing on the 500,000 undecided Scots A 'no' vote supporter hold Union and Scottish flags ahead of the Grand Orange Lodge of Scotland march in Edinburgh Yes Scotland said they had more than 35,000 volunteers on Scotland's streets this weekend, with even more expected on polling day on Thursday as they try to get every A supporter to the polls. In a bid to win over the grey vote - who are less likely to say Yes - they are sending leaflets to 1.2million pensioners.

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21 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

Defiant in the face of the scare stories

INDYREF campaigning reached fever pitch in Glasgow yesterday, with a carnival-like atmosphere on Buchanan Street in the city centre. INDYREF campaigning reached fever pitch in Glasgow yesterday, with a carnival-like atmosphere on Buchanan Street in the city centre.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

WMGI-FM Terre Haute

Conductor Oramo ends UK's Proms season with plea f...

Finnish conductor Sakari Oramo brought the 120th season of the United Kingdom's BBC Proms festival of classical music to a close in London on Saturday with a plea for children around the world not to lose out on the opportunity to hear and learn music. "Music is so many things.

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The Independent

Scotland independence vote: Pakistani politician woos Asian 'No' vote

Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies The battle for Scotland's Asian voters has intensified in the final week of campaigning as the "No" campaign has enlisted the support of the Governor of Pakistan's Punjab province, in a move the "Yes" campaign has denounced as "foreign interference".

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Nanaimo Daily News

Scottish nationalist leader denies opponents will face 'day of reckoning' after independence

Supporters listen to Member of Parliament and Shadow Secretary of State for International Development, Jim Murphy, speaking in support of the Union on the final day of his 100 Streets in 100 Days Better Together tour, in Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, Scotland, Saturday Sept. 13, 2014.

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The Raw Story

Thousands march for UK as Scotland vote nears

Thousands of members of the Protestant Orange order marched through Edinburgh on Saturday in a show of strength against Scottish independence, as the final weekend of campaigning for the referendum got underway with everything to play for. bitter rhetoric Up to 15,000 supporters of retaining the United Kingdom were expected to join the march, which has sparked fears of clashes with nationalists as tensions rise ahead of Thursday's vote.

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News Times

'New' Scots vote crucial to independence result

In this photo taken on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, Yes supporters await the arrival of First Minister Alex Salmond to celebrate European citizenship and "Scotland's continued EU membership with a Yes vote" at Parliament Square in Edinburgh.

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ABC News

'New' Scots Vote Crucial to Independence Result

On the south side of Glasgow, in the heartland of Scotland's Asian community, support for independence from United Kingdom is strong as Thursday's referendum nears. Colorful displays of Yes posters outnumber those backing the Better Together campaign.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Door Reminder

Scotland independence vote sends British pound reeling

Scotland independence vote sends British pound reeling Independence would affect British politics, trade, corporate holdings, bank deposits. Check out this story on greenbaypressgazette.com: http://gbpg.net/1tJN1zy A Yes supporter crashes a Labour Better Together rally Thursday on Buchanan Street in Glasgow, Scotland, as the campaign ahead of the Scottish independence referendum intensifies, The referendum on Scotland's independence takes place on Sept.

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Belfast Today

Kate Hoey: We spent day telling Glaswegians to vote No

Belatedly the rest of the country have wakened up to the fact that as News Letter readers open their copies next Friday the UK could have changed for ever. The fear of a Yes vote led this week to an unprecedented joint visit by the 3 main Party Leaders to Scotland.

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Andover Advertiser

Scotland won't be bullied: Salmond

Deputy First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon on the campaign trail ahead of the Scottish independence referendum, outside Drumchapel Shopping Centre in Glasgow, as she and the First Minister are aiming to visit Scotland's seven cities in one day. Alex Salmond has hailed an "important" poll which he said demonstrates Scotland is "not going to bullied by big oil, big supermarkets, and big London government".

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Sunday Herald

Glasgow firm tells workers: vote No to protect your jobs

Staff at a plumbing suppliers in Glasgow have been sent letters from bosses urging them to vote No in the referendum to protect their jobs. Staff at a plumbing suppliers in Glasgow have been sent letters from bosses urging them to vote No in the referendum to protect their jobs.

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BBC News

Man accused of flat stabbing murder

Paul Boyle, 38, is accused of fatally stabbing 52-year-old Kenneth McNeill at a flat in the city's Dumbarton Road, Yoker, on 15 May this year. During an appearance at the High Court in Glasgow Mr Boyle denied the charges.

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Belfast Today

Farage urges Queen to back 'no' vote in Scottish referendum

The Queen should make a public statement in support of maintaining the United Kingdom if the Scottish independence battle remains on a knife edge in the days leading up to the September 18 referendum, Ukip leader Nigel Farage has said. Buckingham Palace has stressed that the Queen takes the view that the decision should be left to Scottish voters and that her role was "above politics".

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KRVN-AM Lexington

Royal Bank of Scotland Could Move Headquarters to London

A key component of the Obama administration's strategy to "degrade and defeat" ISIS in Iraq and Syria is the training and arming of moderate ... -- The Royal Bank of Scotland Group confirmed on Thursday that if the upcoming referendum on Scottish independence passes, they will relocate their headqua... -- Researchers say they may have discovered a way to target cancer cells to more effectively treat leukemia.In a study published in the journal Cell, researchers at... -- Glee star Lea Michele and her boyfriend Matthew Paetz have moved in together, just a few months after the pair began dating.Michele and Paetz met on the set of h... A ride/drive is being held Saturday for a 7-year old girl named Isabella "Bella" Jordan.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Newsday

Referendum campaigns in final push

Politicians on both sides of the independence debate are continuing their campaigns with less than a week to go until the referendum. A new opinion poll indicated that the vote is too close to call with the "No" vote on 52% and "Yes" vote on 48%.

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