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Inspired by Scotland: Quarter of Americans want their states to secede from US
Scotland may not have followed in Sir William Wallace’s footsteps to free itself from its English bonds, but that hasn’t stopped nearly a quarter of Americans from a little bravehearted hope of their states seceding from the US.

19.09.2014 16:11

‘Gagging act’ pushed through UK parliament denounced as anti-democratic
At a time when Britain’s media lens remains firmly fixed on the outcome of the Scottish referendum, the UK government has quietly pushed through a Lobbying Act that critics claim is highly undemocratic.

19.09.2014 14:00

Banking fraud skyrockets in UK despite fresh security measures
Card and online banking fraud are on the increase throughout the United Kingdom despite recent measures to bolster encryption methods, according to new figures from the Financial Fraud Action group (FFA UK).

19.09.2014 13:59

Salmond resigns after losing Scottish independence referendum
Scotland’s First Minister and leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP) is resigning from office after losing Thursday’s independence referendum.

19.09.2014 15:12

Liberal Democrat MP resigns over sexual harassment claims
Liberal Democrat MP Mike Hancock has resigned from the party, ahead of an internal disciplinary hearing. The disgraced MP had already been suspended for making improper sexual advances towards a vulnerable constituent.

19.09.2014 12:29

‘Scotland to get more powers and still be able to blame Westminster for any problems’
With a NO result in the referendum the Scottish people get the best of both worlds, avoiding the mess of breaking up the union and at the same time getting more autonomy, Rob Lyons, columnist for the UK internet magazine Spiked, told RT.

19.09.2014 12:08

​The agony of defeat: Public reaction Scottish referendum
Voters in Scotland chose to stay within the United Kingdom on Thursday night, following an intense campaign which almost saw the country become an independent state.

19.09.2014 10:39

8 reasons why Scots voted ‘No’ to independence
Scottish citizens have voted to stay in the UK, with the ‘No’ camp securing 55 percent of votes against 45 percent for ‘Yes’. Support for independence energized huge swaths of the population. So why did the majority vote ‘No’?

19.09.2014 06:54

‘Whatever is offered to Scotland has to be available to Wales too’
The Scottish referendum is a real victory for people power, although the UK establishment was against it. Now Wales needs to ensure that its needs and demands are heard as well, leader of the Party of Wales (Plaid Cymru), Leanne Wood, told RT.

19.09.2014 08:56

Spain, Italy, Belgium: Battle lines drawn for independence after Scottish vote
The Scots have lost their stab at independence by a tiny 10-percent margin. Analysts predicted that only a ‘yes’ vote would send waves throughout Europe, but the dire economic situation of other independence-seeking regions can’t be eclipsed so easily.

18.09.2014 12:54

It’s not over: ‘Scots to hold a referendum in future’
The 'no' result in Scotland mostly resulted from fear of the consequences of secession, although the knock-on effect will be considerable for Catalonia, defense analyst Dr. Binoy Kampmark told RT.

19.09.2014 06:53

Devolution: Whose victory march?
The British establishment is breathing a collective sigh of relief. The people of Scotland have chosen Westminster rule over political sovereignty, and the Union remains intact.

18.09.2014 20:33

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