Deborah Orr

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Name: Deborah Orr
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Scotland Remains in the United Kingdom

The landmark decision by the people of Scotland to retain their ties to Britain is being covered non-stop and exhaustively in the UK press.The Guardian reports that Alex Salmond, leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP) will resign as Scotland's first ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Scotland's voted 'no.' Now what?

In one sense, the result of Thursday’s independence referendum could not have been clearer. Scots voted no – 55 percent to 45 percent – and the country will remain a part of the United Kingdom.But, in another sense, where Scotland – and indeed the UK ... [Published Yahoo! News - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Scotland has voted no. The next step must not be a return to business as usual | Deborah Orr | UK news

The carnival of democracy is over. It’s back to petty party politics as usual. If David Cameron took any joy from seeing a record-breaking outbreak of voter engagement in Scotland, which now remains such a crucial part of the union he loves so much, then ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Our 15 most popular pieces on the Scottish referendum

But which way will she vote? Photograph: Paul Hackett/Reuters1. George Monbiot: Scots voting no to independence would be an astonishing act of self-harm2. Paul Mason: Something incredible is happening in Scotland. And if the result is a yes vote the shock ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

More independence will be on the agenda

Joined forces: the English take too much pride in a tradition that can hold us back. Photograph: Andy Buchanan/AFP/Perhaps Westminster politicians should have spent more time creating a more equal and fair UK to help keep the union together rather than ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Poll show Scotland independence vote likely will be close

(RNN) - A recent poll has alarmed those who want to preserve Great Britain and energized those wanting independence.Of the people who have made up their mind and plan to vote Sept. 18, about 51 percent plan to vote yes, while 49 percent intend to vote ... [Published KFVS12 - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

No pack drill

SAYS reader Eric Macdonald:"I have just been informed by my dear wife that her friend's grand-daughter is off on a 'backtracking' year out. She'll not get very far then."Bright lights of the cityWE asked for your starting yoonie stories and Lachie Macdonald ... [Published Herald Scotland - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Scotland: the choice between two beating hearts

Yes and No supporters in the Grassmarket, Edinburgh. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Living as a Scotsman in Ireland I am following the referendum debate as best I can ( Report , 1 September). However, one thing strikes me about the whole debate. The argument, ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Telegraph in hot water for referring to preferred BBC Trust chair Rona Fairhead only as ‘mother of three’

The Telegraph has been deemed sexist on social media, after a headline about Rona Fairhead being named as preferred candidate for the BBC trust chair role only referred to her as “mother of three”.Running online with the positive title ‘Businesswoman ... [Published The Drum - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

The reaction to Rotherham is a typical British blame game | Deborah Orr | Comment is free

There are usually as many sides to any story as there are people telling it. This is ­certainly true in the case of Rotherham, writes Deborah Orr. Photograph: Nigel Roddis/ Never has universal agreement looked more adversarial. If there is a single soul ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

We can refuse to view James Foley's murder, but Isis has still infected our minds | Deborah Orr | Comment is free

"What did you do in the war, Mummy?""I didn't look at the film of James Foley[1]'s murder."Some people in politics and the media warn that viewing footage of Foley's killing is tantamount to colluding with Islamic State. Maybe so. Thank goodness, then, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

The Tilbury stowaways highlight the need to build a better world for all | Deborah Orr | Comment is free

This weekend, 35 people including 13 children[1] were found in a shipping container at Tilbury docks in Essex. Most were suffering from dehydration and hypothermia. One was dead. It seems they are Sikhs from Afghanistan.These things happen every so often ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 18 2014]

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Scotland Remains in the United Kingdom [Published Examiner.com - Sep 19 2014]
Scotland's voted 'no.' Now what? [Published Yahoo! News - Sep 19 2014]
Scotland has voted no. The next step must not b... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 19 2014]
Our 15 most popular pieces on the Scottish refe... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 18 2014]
PARTY LINE: Bring on fall [Published Walton Sun - Sep 17 2014]
Global views of an independent Scotland and les... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 17 2014]
New curated programme of unique events brings t... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 12 2014]
More independence will be on the agenda [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 09 2014]
Poll show Scotland independence vote likely wil... [Published KFVS12 - Sep 09 2014]
No pack drill [Published Herald Scotland - Sep 09 2014]
Scotland: the choice between two beating hearts [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 08 2014]
Scottish expats feel thay have been disenfranch... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 08 2014]
Telegraph in hot water for referring to preferr... [Published The Drum - Sep 01 2014]
The reaction to Rotherham is a typical British ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 29 2014]
We can refuse to view James Foley's murder, but... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 22 2014]
We can refuse to view James Foley's murder, but... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 22 2014]
Inspired to write | @guardianletters [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 20 2014]
The Tilbury stowaways highlight the need to bui... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 18 2014]
Jeremy Clarkson holds key to Scots referendum |... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 08 2014]
It's not enough for Jeremy Clarkson to say he's... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 08 2014]
Are monitoring tags to stop drunks from re-offe... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Aug 02 2014]
The green and NIMBYist war on housebuilding [Published Spiked Online - May 20 2014]
What coverage of Boko Haram tells us about west... [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 15 2014]
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