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Scottish Nationalists Set For Historic Victory

The pro-independence Scottish National Party was set for a historic victory in Britain’s general election, according to an exit poll on Thursday that showed them winning 58 out of 59 seats in Scotland.

May 7, 2015

Is Democracy Unraveling?

There is a decline of trust in traditional political parties but also a rise in partisanship. Is this what democracy unraveling looks like?

April 27, 2015

Scotland Rejects Independence In Historic Referendum

Why Scots decided to remain part of the United Kingdom

September 19, 2014

Another Scotch Verdict

September 12, 2014

British Party Leaders Head To Scotland As Vote Tightens

London (AFP) — The leaders of Britain’s three main political parties announced a last-minute trip to Scotland on Tuesday to boost the campaign against independence after a surge in separatist support ahead of next week’s referendum. Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron and opposition Labour leader Ed Miliband agreed to skip their weekly debate in the […]

September 9, 2014

Scandal-Hit Barclays Bank Axes Jobs, Raises Bonuses

London (AFP) – Barclays will axe thousands of jobs and raise bonuses for its investment bankers this year, the under-fire British lender announced on Tuesday after posting a return to annual profits. Chief executive Antony Jenkins, who has himself declined a huge bonus as Barclays is probed along with other banks over possible manipulation of […]

February 11, 2014