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  1. Power plant bought out for A 54mRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | BBC News

    ... new system could make it harder to give the Scottish Parliament control of housing benefit, which both the Conservatives and Labour are proposing. Downing Street has confirmed receipt of the letter. But a UK government spokesman said they do not ...

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  2. Aberdeen gets first rugby academyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | BBC News

    ... new system could make it harder to give the Scottish Parliament control of housing benefit, which both the Conservatives and Labour are proposing. Downing Street has confirmed receipt of the letter. But a UK government spokesman said they do not ...

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  3. The F word can achieve a lot of good in powers battleRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | Sunday Herald

    So, you'll have had your devo max. This is now called "independence by stealth" by Scottish Tories' leader Ruth Davidson, who seems to have appointed herself guardian of the Scottish constitution.

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  4. Turbines backer pulls out over cableRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Newsday

    The backer of plans for the largest wind farm on Lewis in the Western Isles has pulled out of the project. GDF, along with other renewable energy developers, had been expected to contribute to the cost of the estimated A 780m cable.

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  5. VideoCameron Pledges 7bn Tax Giveaway To MillionsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | LBC 97.3

    David Cameron has promised to raise the 40p tax threshold to 50,000 if the Tories win another five years in power as part of a 7bn tax giveaway. The pledge, which would help thousands of middle income earners, was among an array of sweeteners offered by Mr Cameron in his last conference speech before the General Election.

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  6. New food standards body debatedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | BBC News

    The Scottish government wants to set up Food Standards Scotland to replace the current Food Standards Agency in Scotland. The new body would have a wider scope, including greater powers to tackle diet and nutritional health in addition to regulating food safety.

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  7. Defence contract that secured 1500 jobs at Clyde naval base is slammed by the SNPRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    But Angus Robertson MP, the SNP's defence spokesman, attacked the investment at Faslane , where the Trident nuclear submarines are stationed. He said: "It hasn't taken long for the Tories to pledge to spend billions more to keep their weapons of mass A destruction in Scotland following the referendum.

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  8. Thursday newspaper round-up: Energy suppliers, Tesco, S&PRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Live Charts

    Six of the main energy suppliers are facing losing a quarter of their profits over the next six years, the Guardian reported on Thursday. According to City financial analysts, if such a high number of customers were to defect, it would knock A 500m a year off the companies' collective profits.

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  9. Cameron offers A 7bn tax giveaway and warns vote for Ukip would let Labour inRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Business News

    ... to show the era of austerity will close, and suffused with Cameron's brand of patriotism, he said: "With the Conservatives if you work hard and do the right thing we say you should keep more of your own money to spend as you choose". He said under ...

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  10. Words in the News: PremierRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The English Blog

    Tax cuts for millions of families were yesterday put at the heart of the Tory pitch to win next year's election. David Cameron electrified his party conference with a dramatic pledge to raise the 40p income tax threshold by more than A 8,000 to A 50,000 by 2020.

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  11. GP 'workforce crisis' highlightedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Western morning News

    Thousands of patients in the the Westcountry could be left without a GP if more is not done to address a "workforce crisis" among family doctors, experts have said. A large number of family doctors are nearing retirement age and unless "drastic action" is taken to find medics to replace them, patients could be left without a GP or be forced to travel miles to their nearest practice, the Royal College of General Practitioners said.

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  12. John Redwood MP: There is strong feeling England needs a better dealRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Get Reading

    The A 6 million Cedar Court development in Basingstoke Road, South Reading, provides extra care housing for older people living in the Reading area A packed programme of arts, culture, history and special events is being coordinated by Reading Borough Council in conjunction with voluntary groups and organisations across the town There is a strong surge in opinion in favour of England having a voice and the right to govern herself as Scotland does. There is none of that unpleasant undercurrent that you hear on the fringes of Scottish nationalism that is anti-English.

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  13. PM fights to woo three million Scots voters with tax cut vowRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    ... Brussels, curb immigration from Eastern Europe and abolish the Human Rights Act to win back those traditional Conservatives considering a switch to Ukip. He stressed how come May 7 there was "only one real choice: the Conservatives or Labour; me in ...

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  14. September's pbc poll average: UKIP recovers ground, Lab and LD down, Cons steadyRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Politicalbetting.com

    September might have been one of the most dramatic months in British politics since the last general election, with the near-dissolution of the three-centuries old Anglo-Scottish Union but you wouldn't know it from the polls. That the Yes and No camps crossed party lines and brought opponents together might have had something to do with it; more likely, it's that the majority of the UK electorate, in England, have moved on.

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  15. Cameron: I will ban Scots MPs voting on English lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    ... a say on English matters. He committed his party to delivering "English votes for English laws". But, as the Conservatives and Labour remained deadlocked on the proposal, Gordon Brown revealed he had collected nearly 100,000 signatures for a ...

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  16. David Cameron Promises Huge Tax Cuts: Hopes To Overturn Labour Edge In UK Polls Next YearRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | International Business Times

    ... Labour as more sincere in that. Cameron also reiterated his party's main rallying cry--not to vote UKIP. The Conservatives are keen to present the 2015 election as a straight contest between Cameron and Ed Miliband, the leader of the Labour party. ...

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  17. Speech that finally gave the Tories hope: Last week Miliband...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    David Cameron's speech to the Conservative Party Conference yesterday ought to be an election game-changer. The Prime Minister set out his stall as a Tory leader offering Tory policies to 'a Britain that we are proud to call home'.

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  18. COMMENT: A Conservative vision that Britain was crying out forRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... Britain - the Prime Minister changed the mood completely. He convinced his rank and file not only that the Conservatives can win next May, but that it's vital for the country that they must. Of course, Mr Cameron was helped hugely by Ed Miliband's ...

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  19. Tax and Spending Cuts Happening in EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Townhall

    While the world's attention is focused on ISIS , two European leaders have been making some unexpected economic moves. In 2012, Francois Hollande came sweeping into the French presidency with an "eat the rich" attitude.

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  20. Justice at last after a 17-year tax assault on middle-earners:...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... these changes should give a tax cut to 30million and haul 800,000 workers out of 40p tax. If re-elected, the Conservatives would have almost doubled the tax-free personal allowance from A 6,475 in 2010. The real trick of this tax break will be to ...

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