Alistair Darling

Type: Person
Name: Alistair Darling
Title: Politician, Former Chancellor of the Exchequer (2007 - 2010) and MP for Edinburgh South West
Organization: The Labour Party (United Kingdom)
Date of Birth: 1953-11-28
Nationality: United Kingdom
Fact Sheet: Biography for Alistair Darling
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 5 mins ago - 2 reports

Final day of campaign before vote

Rivals on both sides of the Scotland's referendum debate will take to the streets today for one final day of campaigning before the historic ballot.Voters north of the border go to the polls tomorrow to decide whether or not Scotland should remain part ... [Published Leigh Journal - 1 hour ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

'SNP deceived voters over £450 million NHS shortfall': Alistair Darling

ALISTAIR Darling has said the SNP "deceived" voters amid claims the NHS would need to be cut in an independent Scotland to plug a £450 million spending gap.Alistair Darling has accused Alex Salmond of 'deceiving' voters over an alleged NHS spending g ... [Published Scottish Daily Express - 11 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 6 reports

Tensions rise as Scotland vote looms

As the Scottish independence referendum campaign reaches its closing stages opposing sides are making final bids to win over a divided electorate.The atmosphere in the Scottish independence race has become "soured", according to the leader of the Better ... [Published Sky News Australia - 6 hours ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

Scots vote sparks 10m Facebook hits

Facebook says it has seen more than 10 million interactions concerning the Scottish independence referendum in a five-week period.Its figures covering 1 August to 8 September suggest the Yes campaign has a narrow lead in terms of discussion.They cover ... [Published BBC - Sep 16 2014]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Independent Scotland will face NHS budget cuts, says Alistair Darling

Better Together leader Alistair Darling campaigns in Kilmarnock, Scotland. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Voting no to independence is critical to the future of the health service in Scotland , Alistair Darling has said in a direct challenge to one of the ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 18 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 3 reports

Watch: What does it mean to be Scottish?

There are only a few days left until the people of Scotland decide whether or not to become an independent country.The rivals from the "yes" and "no" campaigns have been touring the country and encouraging people to vote.Alex Salmond is Scotland's First ... [Published CBBC - 13 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

BBC’s Anti-Independence Campaign Enrages Scots

By MINAPro-independence Scots rallied outside the BBC’s Glasgow headquarters on Sunday to protest the public broadcaster’s pro-union “bias” and demand the resignation of political editor Nick Robinson.Waving Scottish flags and “Yes Scotland” banners, ... [Published Eurasia Review - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 4 reports

The Dissolution of the U.K. Would Be a Bad Omen for the Rest of the World

E arly on the morning of September 5, two days before a poll put Yes Scotland ahead for the first time in the referendum campaign, Gordon Brown was reacquainted with Westminster when he delivered an impassioned speech to a small gathering of admirers ... [Published The New Republic Online - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 3 reports

Independence Day is nearly here

Copyright: The IndependentThe 18th of September is rapidly approaching. With it comes the exciting, historic, promising prospect of Scottish independence or the frightening dissolution of a 300 year old union, depending on how you look at it. Chances ... [Published Nouse.co.uk - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 2 reports

Scottish independence: ‘Yes’ vote could lead to £14bn hole in budget

Monday, September 15th, 2014 ByOn September 18 Scots will be given an opportunity to vote on whether they want to become an independent country or remain part of the union. Both nationalists and unionists have claimed that Scottish households could be ... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

It's Astonishing How Much Alistair Darling Has Changed Over The Last 30 Years

Alistair Darling, the man charged with leading the No campaign in the Scottish independence referendum, has changed a little over the past few decades: He's dropped both a radical political stance and a thick beard.Check out out the photo above — that's ... [Published Business Insider - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 4 reports

Queen urges Scots to 'think carefully' on independence: report

Queen Elizabeth II has reportedly broken her silence over the Scottish independence vote, saying she hopes Scots will "think very carefully" about the future when voting in a referendum that could break up the United Kingdom.The monarch, coming out of ... [Published ABC Online - Sep 15 2014]

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French owner of Scottish nuclear power plants s... [Published Scottish Energy News - 56 mins ago]
Miliband hits back at 'murderer' jibes from No ... [Published Herald Scotland - 1 hour ago]
Final day of campaign before vote [Published Leigh Journal - 1 hour ago]
Scotland divided: Nation state or state of the ... [Published The Tribune - 2 hours ago]
Final day in referendum campaign [Published BBC - 3 hours ago]
Days before historic referendum, Scots not feel... [Published Globe and Mail - 3 hours ago]
Scots Independence Campaigns Make Last Appeal f... [Published Bloomberg - 4 hours ago]
Scotland's independence referendum sparks 10m F... [Published Scotland Now - 4 hours ago]
Are we Better Together? Only a woman can tell y... [Published Mirror.co.uk - 4 hours ago]
The blame game starts here: Cameron faces shamb... [Published Mail Online UK - 5 hours ago]
The Scottish Sun fails to back either party in ... [Published The Drum - 5 hours ago]
Scottish Independence, What [Published Atlantic Monthly - 5 hours ago]
Scottish independence: Labour calls for police ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - 5 hours ago]
Tommy Sheridan responds to David Cameron's speech [Published Socialist Worker - 6 hours ago]
Scottish independence referendum voters are sti... [Published Mail Online UK - 6 hours ago]
Tensions rise as Scotland vote looms [Published Sky News Australia - 6 hours ago]
Scottish independence vote: NHS leak fuels camp... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 6 hours ago]
Bravehearts and canny widows [Published The Reality-Based Community - 7 hours ago]
Scottish Independence: Referendum Vote Creates ... [Published International Business Times - 7 hours ago]
Scottish referendum debates: How did Alex Salmo... [Published Mirror.co.uk - 8 hours ago]
Scottish independence campaign - as it happened [Published Telegraph - 8 hours ago]
Scotland independence: Who gets Jim Naughtie an... [Published The Independent - 8 hours ago]
YouGov : Scots Poll A 'Wake-Up Call' To Westmin... [Published 4 Traders - 8 hours ago]
5 Reasons Why Many Scots Will Vote For Independ... [Published Huffington Post - 9 hours ago]
Scottish independence: The blame game begins in... [Published The Independent - 9 hours ago]
Scottish independence: Alex Salmond accused of ... [Published The Independent - 9 hours ago]
Scotland's 'Yes' campaign winning Facebook battle [Published Yahoo! News - 10 hours ago]
Scotland vote coming down to the wire for indep... [Published Battle Creek Enquirer - 11 hours ago]
Miliband sees 'ugly side' of poll [Published Halifax Evening Courier - 11 hours ago]
The Scottish Question: How independence will ch... [Published B Daily - 11 hours ago]
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Bravehearts and canny widows [Published The Reality-Based Community - 7 hours ago]
Whichever way the Scots vote on Thursday – and at the moment it’s too close to call – the old Union is dead. Even if the Noes win, a constitutional settlement that is supported by only 51% of the people of one of the component countries of the United ...
If This Is Alex Salmond's Plan B, Scotland 'Wou... [Published Clusterstock - 16 hours ago]
The independent National Institute for Economic and Social Research (NIESR) has warned that an independent Scottish state would fail within a year if Scotland unilaterally takes the pound as its currency and reneges on its share of UK debt. In a note ...
Anna Porter: A surreal time to be in Edinburgh,... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Sep 15 2014]
EDINBURGH: Now that the Scottish vote on independence is only a few days away, many anti-secessionists who once took the result for granted have stood up to be counted. According to a recent poll, there is now a chance that the 307-year union that once ...
Joe Stiglitz Gets One Huge Thing Wrong About Th... [Published Clusterstock - Sep 15 2014]
Nobel prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz wrote in the Sunday Herald newspaper that arguments against Scottish independence are missing the point. He says the vote is about the "shared vision and values" of the Scottish people and not "arcane ...
Scotland’s referendum is significant for states... [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - Sep 15 2014]
“Should Scotland be an independent country?” That is the question Scots will be asked when they go to the polls on September 18th. The outcome of the vote will have a significant impact on the future of Scotland and the rest of the United Kingdom. More ...
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Darling denies scaring Scots [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jun 04 2014]
Darling denies scaring Scots [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jun 04 2014]
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