Scottish

Oil reserves underestimated An astonishing new report shows that Scotland’s oil and gas wealth may be worth over 100% of previous estimates. The investigation undertaken by independent North Sea oil and gas industry experts and oilandgaspeople.com, the world’s largest oil and gas industry jobs board finds that extractable reserves...

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Oil reserves underestimated[/caption] An astonishing new report shows that Scotland’s oil and gas wealth may be worth over 100% of previous estimates. The investigation undertaken by independent North Sea oil and gas industry experts and oilandgaspeople.com, the world’s largest oil and gas industry jobs board...

Independence: SNP accused of being “amateurs” of referendum campaign Chancellor George Osborne has said he is “staggered” by the lack of detail coming from the SNP’s independence campaign. A Whitehall insider is also reported to have said the independence debate is “professionals versus amateurs”. The Better...

The new governor has changed the mission of the Bank of England in a move that appears to justify continued low-interest rates Scottish News: News in Scotland – Thursday Scottish population increases to record high The population of Scotland reached a record high of 5,313,600 in mid-2012, according to...

A referendum on Scottish independence should be a constitutional impossibility. After all, one of the reasons behind choosing the Additional Member System for elections to the Scottish Parliament was to deny any single party (and, one suspects, the SNP in particular) a majority. Yet some...

Scotland’s dignity seems to be of little consequence to the Economist magazine as their cover story is described as ‘patronising’ Scottish independence: Outrage builds over ‘Skintland’ insult to Scotland The SNP has today condemned the London-based Economist magazine’s front cover which has the mock-up of a map which...

Scottish independence: It’ll drain you – The price of Union with England BRITAIN has become the most indebted economy in the world. In recent years this debt includes the UK Government official deficit which is now over £1 trillion and growing. During the same period, Scotland...