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Final-day push before historic Scottish independence vote

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Campaigners on both sides of Scotland’s independence referendum are trying to sway over 4 million registered voters in a last-day push before the historic vote gets underway. Voters in Scotland will head to polls on Thursday to decide whether they want to stay in the 307-year-union with the rest of the UK or become independent. Turnout is expected to... 

Nationalist anti-immigrant party ‘real winner’ of Sweden election

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The general parliamentary election in Sweden on Sunday was ‘something of a shock’ to the nation. The far-right Sweden Democrats party managed to table the third highest number of votes on the back of their strong anti-immigration policies. The results of the vote saw a shift to the left after eight years of conservative rule. The Prime Minister Fredrik... 

Scotland to become independent, new poll raises Yes vote at 54%

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A new poll shows that support for Scottish independence has risen by eight percentage points above support for union with the UK, just five days before a referendum vote. The survey, conducted by Britain-based ICM research foundation and released on Sunday, showed that the pro-independence campaign enjoyed 54-percent support compared to the 46 percent for anti-independence... 

Catalan independence vote will go ahead: Mas

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Catalan President Artur Mas says a vote on the region’s independence from Spain will be “impossible” to stop even if Madrid is against the referendum. “If the Catalan population wants to vote on its future, it’s practically impossible to stop that forever,” Mas said in an interview on Wednesday. He said the Spanish government... 

Whatever Scotland decides, old order is dead

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Scotland will be gone within a decade unless there is dramatic change. If Scotland votes for independence next week, it is the British establishment and the establishment alone that is to blame. The yes surge is not being driven by blood-and-soil nationalism, by dewy-eyed Celtic nostalgia or the resurrection of a Braveheart spirit. It is a defiant protest at... 

At least 51% of Scots to vote Yes in independence referendum

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Support for Scotland’s Yes campaign is on the rise as the country’s independence referendum draws nearer, a new opinion poll shows. According to a poll conducted by YouGov for the Sunday Times, 51 percent of Scottish voters plan to vote yes, while 49 percent will vote no. A similar YouGov poll published on September 2, showed 47 percent of the respondents... 

European Space Agency probe set to make history

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Scientists follow the flight of the Rosetta spacecraft from the control centre of the European Space Agency (ESA) in Darmstadt, western Germany, on August 6, 2014. European Space Agency (ESA)’s Rosetta spacecraft is set to ensconce itself in the orbit of a comet, it has been chasing for more than a decade. On Wednesday, the craft started the final engine burn... 

Denmark is now paying foreigners to go home

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The Danish government has introduced a voluntary repatriation policy. This new law pays foreigners if they are prepared to return to their country of origin. A foreigner who is willing to leave Denmark might receive 127,517 DKR (Danish Krone) which is about 23,000 US dollars, and they would receive 38,000 DKR for every child of theirs leaving with them. Foreigners... 

Austria joins France in banning Muslim veils

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As part of his party’s plan to introduce a bill banning full-face veils, Austrian politician Heinz-Christian Strache posted on a social network an image of a young blonde woman with the phrase “Too beautiful for a veil.” The campaign was launched by the right-wing Austrian Freedom Party (FPÖ) leader and Member of Parliament Heinz-Christian Strache on... 

How the French resilience can reshape Europe

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The French electoral earthquake has surprised nobody but the hostile elite who handle our affairs and the presstitute media (to put it in the terms of Mr Craig Roberts) who still try to control the minds in the world. The old country is now under fire as was Austria more than ten years ago. At this time it was fake Gaullist Chirac who conducted the moral crusade... 

Scotland’s independence referendum campaign begins

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The campaign for Scotland’s independence referendum has started amid discussions over benefits and costs of breaking away from the United Kingdom. The campaign will last for 16 weeks before the beginning of referendum, which is due to be held on September 18. Four million eligible voters will be asked a Yes/No question, “Should Scotland be an independent... 

EU DINOsaurs duck first meteorite

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With the EU in economic decline, voters have demonstrated broad anger at the institutions and their aloof, incompetent stewards, ‘Democrats in Name Only’ (DINOs). However, rest assured, mere voters are not worthy of consideration when the Brussels elite knows better. Back in the good old days, the West used to look smugly at the gerontocracy in the Warsaw... 

Rise of UKIP spells defeat for Tories and Labour

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British Prime Minister David Cameron “I try not to go to bed too late,” David Cameron once remarked. How late did the prime minister decide to stay awake till on Sunday night, as Ukip triumphed in the Euro elections? Was he up for the humiliating defeat of his fellow Tory Martin Callanan, chairman of the European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR)... 

UKIP ranks more than 30% in Britain – New Poll

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The results of the local elections have been fascinating. It was reasonable to expect that Ukip would do well in the European Parliament ballot (which is yet to be counted), but the fact that so many people chose to vote for the party at council level, too, suggests that the revolt is about more than just our relationship with Brussels. It represents a cry... 

Greek nationalist MEP takes a stand against Monsanto’s GMO food

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Konstantinos Daikos, Greek MEP Candidate of the People’s Association – Golden Dawn It’s been several years now since the fate of the seed trade was decided in a massive gathering. The American companies Monsanto and Dupont Pioneer, along with the Swiss Syngenta, today control about 60% of the world’s seed market. On the whole, the 10 biggest corporations... 
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