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Markets wake up to Scottish independence – BBC News

BBC News Markets wake up to Scottish independenceBBC NewsTo quote Sir Alex Ferguson – for some businesses who don't much like the look of independence, this is squeaky bum time. Executives at Scottish based firms such as Standard Life, Royal … Continue reading

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Pound falls on fears of Scottish independence – BBC News

Telegraph.co.uk Pound falls on fears of Scottish independenceBBC NewsThe pound has fallen to its lowest level in 10 months amid uncertainty about Scotland's future within the UK. The currency fell 1% against the dollar in early trading to $ 1.6159, … Continue reading

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UK top judge: HK independence not eroded

China’s recent policy statement does not undermine the independence of the former British colony’s judicial system, says president of UK Supreme Court Asia homepage

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Gaza’s ruined airport and unbuilt seaport fuel dreams of independence – The Guardian

The Guardian Gaza's ruined airport and unbuilt seaport fuel dreams of independenceThe GuardianThe wreckage of Gaza's former international airport, opened by Bill Clinton in 1998 then bombed a few years later. Photograph: Sean Smith for the Guardian. It was a … Continue reading

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In Edinburgh, Fringe performers weigh in on Scotland’s independence choice

EDINBURGH (Reuters) – The Edinburgh Fringe Festival may attract performers from all over the world, but in 2014, the future of the nation where it is held is on every performer’s lips. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Alex Salmond takes a pounding in Scottish independence clash – Belfast Telegraph

Belfast Telegraph Alex Salmond takes a pounding in Scottish independence clashBelfast TelegraphThe first TV debate between Alistair Darling and Alex Salmond, the leaders of the pro and anti-independence movements in Scotland, saw Darling come out on top, according to a … Continue reading

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The Weekender: regarding EDM, exorcisms, and Independence Day

Our esteemed design aficionado Aaron Souppouris recently visited Digital Revolution at London's Barbican Centre. The company has not, in fact, merged with Blackwater. Tech News Headlines – Yahoo News

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Iraqi Kurd Officials Lobbying for Independence in Washington – Wall Street Journal

Telegraph.co.uk Iraqi Kurd Officials Lobbying for Independence in WashingtonWall Street JournalWASHINGTON—Senior officials from the semiautonomous Iraqi region of Kurdistan are in Washington laying the groundwork for a formal bid for independence, despite opposition from the Obama administration. Key aides to … Continue reading

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Kurdish Leader Sets Path to Independence Vote – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal Kurdish Leader Sets Path to Independence VoteWall Street JournalA soldier holds a Kurdish flag at an outpost on the edges of the contested city of Kirkuk on Thursday. Getty Images. The leader of Iraq's semiautonomous Kurdish region … Continue reading

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Iraqi Kurdish president proposes independence vote – The News International

Reuters Iraqi Kurdish president proposes independence voteThe News InternationalARBIL, Iraq: The president of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region asked its parliament on Thursday to plan a referendum on Kurdish independence, signalling his impatience with Baghdad, which is fighting to repel Sunni … Continue reading

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