After a yes vote in September’s referendum the two countries are brought to the brink of the first Anglo-Scottish war for five centuries by a menacing deadlock over whether the pound will survive north of the border. Scotland has seized control of Trident.
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Thursday 25 April 2013
The Government has poured cold water on an alternative plan for press regulation, backed by three of the country's largest newspaper groups, which proposed an independent system of self-regulation with the power to administer £1m fines but which would not be backed by statute.
Thursday 25 April 2013
Prime Minister gives London Mayor’s younger brother Jo senior government job as his head of policy
Tuesday 09 April 2013
Israel’s wealthiest man is moving to London amid a row in the Jewish state over plans to squeeze more taxes out of the rich.
$20 billion Anglo-Indian trade deal signed to coincide with arrival of first UK minister to visit Gujarat since riots
Thursday 21 March 2013
One of the biggest Anglo-Indian trade deals was signed yesterday in Gujarat to coincide with the first visit by a UK minister to the state since religious riots killed hundreds in 2002.
Monday 18 March 2013
Fond as he is of Italian holidays, David Cameron promised he would never emulate Julius Caesar and "cross the Rubicon" – the stream outside Rimini which has come to symbolise a point of no return. On the other side of the Prime Minister's Rubicon was a new territory where the press was subject to statute, a prospect which – as senior figures in the newspaper industry reminded him – threatened a British tradition of free speech that dated back three centuries.
Monday 18 March 2013
With its banks on the brink of collapse, the Mediterranean island had to tow line
Sunday 17 March 2013
The national press which emerged from Leveson was part St George, part jackal
Friday 15 March 2013
One of the principles that made me want to be a journalist in the first place and to help produce a newspaper such as this one, is at stake
Tuesday 12 March 2013
The Bill should be able to proceed after an earlier threat to hijack it with a media amendment
Monday 11 March 2013
Three leading quality newspapers have appealed to their industry colleagues to show greater transparency and abandon “closed-door negotiations” over Lord Justice Leveson’s proposals for reforming the press.
Friday 08 March 2013
We aren’t tragic spinsters, desperately freezing our eggs and gazing wistfully out of the windows of our cold, stark bedsits, humming ‘someday my Prince will come’
Saturday 23 February 2013
Dithering about building new power plants is just short-termism
Labour says Michael Gove aide should resign if he breached code through implying journalist needed therapy
Thursday 21 February 2013
Labour today said a controversial adviser to Education Secretary Michael Gove should resign if - as appeared to be the case - he was in breach of his profession's Code of Conduct by implying that a journalist required therapy.
Tuesday 19 February 2013
Virgin founder publicly commits to give away half of his fortune to philanthropic causes
Friday 15 February 2013
Combined readership of The Independent and concise sister paper is greater than both The Guardian and Financial Times
Apple has been hit by complaints about the 1.1GB download
Liam Neeson's Downton dreams
Thriller is set in the secret world of British espionage
Bomber jacket worn by Mary Berry sells out within an hour
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
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