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Alex Salmond & MacAskill's Lockerbie Book

“This book details the duplicity of UK and US governments who condemned the release while negotiating commercial deals with the Gaddafi regime. It tells of the pressures on the judicial system of Scotland from the global controversy and a Justice Secretary’s search for justice.

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Puigdemont: “Catalonia would like to follow Scotland’s path, but in Spain there is no one willing to negotiate”

Article published at Catalan News Agency, May 12th, 2016

Photo: Catalan President, Carles Puigdemont and former Scottish First Minister, Alex Salmond, shaking hands after sharing their views in a radio show in London (by ACN) 711 more words

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Three more colleges

The Anglicans – a minority group in colonial Otago – were the first to establish a residential college at the university, as I outlined in a… 1,588 more words

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How Great Thou Union...

“The Great Leader, come with me, the road will be hard, there may be no beds to sleep in, no roof over our heads. We will be hungry, and thirsty, and we may walk the last few miles on bare feet, but we will walk together towards a bright new horizon.” 604 more words

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The curious case of the trade deal in the night – China and Scotland

Source: SinoFortune web site

Here’s a strange thing.

The Scottish (i.e. SNP) government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with two Chinese companies that could, according to media reports, result in £10 billion of Chinese investment in Scotland. 962 more words

EDUCATION 101: LAW

INTRODUCTION TO LAW

Generally LAW refers to rules, regulations, guidelines, orders, by-laws and so on which the state recognizes and enforces to its citizens so as to achieve justice in society. 275 more words

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That once in a generation opportunity – the final word

I thought this one was dead and gone.

During the referendum campaign our then first Minister, Alex Salmond, assured the whole country that his separation vote was indeed a ‘once in a generation opportunity.’ Nicola Sturgeon, now in charge of the shop, picked up the refrain and it became both duet and mantra. 713 more words