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They think it's all over... it soon will be

EVERYTHING that has a beginning has an end, and now we reach the end of the referendum campaign. As much as I hope Scotland will choose to remain in the United Kingdom, at this point I’m just going to be glad when it’s all over.

It reminds me of that scene in ...

by James Corbett

Monday 15, September, 2014 , | Comment

ThinkCulture

The Dean's Diary: The Union is a force for good

Office of the Dean:
St Andrew's College,
King George IV Bridge,
Edinburgh EH1 3TD

     IT BOILS down to this; do we wish to remain at the Top Table, or retreat down the Hall? 
By 'Top Table' I mean those institutions where the Union ...

by Prof D.W. Purdie

Monday 15, September, 2014 , | Comment

ThinkOutLoud

Playing 'Chicken' with Scotland's future

THE TROUBLE with predicting which currency Scotland will use following independence is that this is no longer a question of economics or strategy. It's a game of chicken. 

Nobody meant for it to turn out this way. Least of all the First Minister when the SNP announced, in February 2012, that an ...

by Jamie Gardiner

Monday 15, September, 2014 , | Comment

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