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3 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Calls for reconciliation on eve of Scotland vote

"Yes" and "No" campaign posters are seen in the window of an apartment in the center of Edinburgh, Scotland. REUTERS/Paul Hackett ROSNEATH, Scotland: On the last Sunday before Scotland votes on independence, church ministers urged Scots from the pulpit to work for reconciliation and avoid recrimination after the referendum.

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7 hrs ago | The Independent

Scotland independence vote: 'We will win' says Darling....

James Cusick is political correspondent of The Independent and The Independent on Sunday. As an experienced member of the lobby, he has previously worked at The Sunday Times and the BBC.

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11 hrs ago | Canada.com

Gormley: What Scotland's vote really teaches Canada

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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15 hrs ago | Lytham Today

How will Seasiders living in Scotland cast their vote?

Slick deal? The Buzzard oil field in the North Sea, 50 miles from Aberdeen's coastline - the oil industry is seen by people in Aberdeenshire and beyond as being a key consideration in the Scottish independence debate. Scottish Independence debate part two...Rob Devey turns the microscope on three people from Blackpool and the Fylde coast who have gone to live in Aberdeenshire and will therefore be able to take part in the historic vote.

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17 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Goodwillie faces court: Young mum who says she was raped by...

Denise Clair, 27, has been told the A 500,000 civil action against Goodwillie and fellow footballer David Robertson will be paid for by the taxpayer. Goodwillie, who has categorically denied any wrongdoing, was charged with rape by police but the case against him was dropped before it reached court.

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21 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

Islamic State video purports to show beheading of UK hostage David Haines, another threatened

A video released by Islamic State on September 14, 2014 purportedly shows British aid worker David Haines being executed by militants. Haines was kidnapped in March 2013 in Syria.

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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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Eastlothian Today

MSPs clash over pension proposals

Lothian member Gavin Brown says local residents should be concerned that only four of 30 proposals have been costed in the recently-published "Pensions in an Independent Scotland". Mr Brown said: "For many pensioners across East Lothian, independence raises serious and worrying questions over what will happen if there's a Yes vote.

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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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Eastlothian Today

Lamb savaged by runaway terrier dog in Dunbar

A lamb which had been savaged by an out-of-control dog had to be put out of its misery following the attack. The "aggressive" black terrier - which had bolted from its owner - attacked several livestock leaving them covered in blood and following the horrific attack a vet was forced to attend the scene to put one injured lamb out of its misery.

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SFGate

'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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Kirriemuir Today

Praise for housing association

The director of Angus Housing Association has said he is "delighted" with the organisation's achievements, following positive findings by the Scottish Housing Regulator . A Landlord Report on the Arbroath-based association, which has a stock of more than 1,000 rented homes in Angus, has been compiled for the first time and was published recently Mr. Forbes said: "While we have bettered or gotten close to the Scottish average in all of the key SHR indicators, I remain unconvinced as to the relevance of many of the indicators in informing either ourselves or our tenants as to the areas where we need to improve.

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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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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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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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Prince George Citizen

Yea or Nay: Canadians debate Scottish secession, parallels with Quebec

From Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, B.C., to Cape Breton, N.S., two words - Quebec sovereignty - hover like a spectre over the debate on Scottish independence. As the historic Sept.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Townhall

Will Tears and Promises Save the Day for the "No" Vote for Scotland?

A recent poll showed support for a "Yes" vote for Scotland independence went into the lead for the first time, overcoming a 20 percentage-point deficit. This set off a flurry of activity including ... Did it work? "No" Vote Leads 53-47 Excluding 10 Percent Undecided In the wake of the above tactics Scottish Independence Support Fades .

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Mashable

Aye: Young People in Scotland Want Independence

GLASGOW, Scotland-There is a buzz to Glasgow I have not felt for years. It is the vibration of excited youth.

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