Blog Archives

Scotland stays in UK, but Britain faces change

British Prime Minister David Cameron and many of Salmond’s SNP colleagues, though, were against the idea. Scots, Cameron said at the time, would be faced with “what I’ve always wanted, which is one single question. Not two questions, not devo-max, not different options; a very simple, single question.”

refer19092014Pro-Union supporters celebrate as Scottish referendum polling results are announced at the Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh, Scotland.- AFP

Source: reuters.com

Edinburgh, London: When 3.6 million Scots voted on Thursday on whether to leave or stay within the United Kingdom, they were answering one simple question: Should Scotland be an independent country?

Read the rest of this entry

Advertisements

Scottish Government donates £500,000 to help people of Gaza

palestinian-boy

Source: http://m.stv.tv/

The money will go towards providing water, food, shelter and medical assistance, external affairs minister Humza Yousaf said.

Prime Minister David Cameron has also announced on Wednesday that the UK Government is giving an extra £3m aid for Gaza, taking its total to £10m.

Read the rest of this entry