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Scotland could be “the Saudi Arabia of marine energy". Scottish news: First ever Scottish marine energy park opened by Cameron Ings-Hodgson Scotland’s first marine energy park was officially opened yesterday in the Pentland Firth - one of the most tidally turbulent stretches of water in the world. The Pentland Firth...

Former Barclays COO who admitted sanctioning Libor manipulation received a £8.75mn payoff Scottish news: Barclays chief gets £9 million payoff as EC threatens to make Libor rigging a crime Barclays deputy Jerry Del Missier has received an almost £9mn payoff after his resignation following the Libor scandal revelations surroundings...

Alex Salmond proposes an economic strategy which is at odds with David Cameron's Tories Scottish news: UK economic crisis deepens The UK economy has contracted by a shock 0.7 percent in the second quarter and much worse than forecast as low interest rates, debt saturation and the Libor scandal...

Poverty campaigners have welcomed SNP minister's ambition of  eliminating poverty in an independent Scotland Scottish independence: Poverty should be ‘at the heart ‘ of referendum campaign by Cameron Ings-Hodgson Cabinet minister Alex Neil’s claim that by properly managing Scotland’s resources, an independent Scotland could "effectively eliminate poverty from our society"...