Publication: Herald Scotland

First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Chaos, tantrums and stooges: ex-chief lambasts Yes Scotland

THE official campaign group for a Yes vote was "dysfunctional" from the start and lacks leadership, strategy and money, according to one of its former executives.Stan Blackley, who was forced out as Yes Scotland's deputy communities chief, also claims ... [Published Herald Scotland - 19 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Miliband bringing Labour Party 'big guns' to Scotland in bid to drum up support for indy no vote

Labour leader Ed Miliband will take his shadow cabinet to Scotland in an attempt to drum up support for a vote against independence.His top team will meet in Glasgow on Friday and Mr Miliband plans to host a public meeting in the area, mainly aimed at ... [Published Herald Scotland - 8 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Motorcyclist dies in island crash

A motorcyclist has died after crashing on an island road.The 33-year-old man was riding along the A87 near Loch Ainort on Skye.Emergency services were called to the scene shortly after 9.30am today.Police Scotland said: "Despite efforts at the scene to ... [Published Herald Scotland - 9 hours ago]
Entities: Police, Scotland, emergency
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

CBI in crisis as three more members quit over Better Together support

THE Confederation of British Industry (CBI) is in meltdown after three more high-profile members quit over the business group's decision to campaign for a No vote in the referendum, with others almost certain to follow.Jobs quango Scottish Enterprise, ... [Published Herald Scotland - 19 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Latest polls: Yes 38-39% No 42-46% Don't Know 16-19%

Two new indyref polls have been published, suggesting the voting gap has narrowed in the wake of the SNP's conference.An ICM poll for Scotland on Sunday puts the Yes vote on 39% (no change on a month before), while No was on 42% (down four points).Survation's ... [Published Herald Scotland - 11 hours ago]
Entities: John Curtice, Scotland
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Evangelical churches join indy debate

THE independence debate is heading for the pews with the UK's largest evangelical Christian organisation launching a series of hustings in churches across Scotland.The Evangelical Alliance says the independence debate is too narrowly focused on "bland ... [Published Herald Scotland - 19 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Boosting women on boards good for business

A spokeswoman for one of Scotland's leading networks for women in business has said that post-independence moves towards boosting female membership of private and public-sector boards to 40% might provide a competitive advantage for Scottish business ... [Published Herald Scotland - 19 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Finely tuned to the economy

Glasgow has long been one of the UK's music industry heartlands, a breeding ground of original talent that has spawned more than its fair share of great acts, from Alex Harvey and John Martyn to Chvrches and The Amazing Snakeheads.Less enviably, Scotland's ... [Published Herald Scotland - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

All aboard: Scottish duo find success with coach tour company

A pair of Glasgow-based business partners are reporting success a year after they started their own bus tour company.Claire MacDonald and Kevin Miller established Eclipse Breaks after identifying that no other Scottish coach operator offered door-to-door ... [Published Herald Scotland - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 2 reports

Young boy in hospital after being engulfed in flames

The family of a seven-year-old boy have described their shock after a group of his friends allegedly doused him in petrol and set him ablaze.The youngster, named locally as Preston Flores, is being treated in hospital for serious burns after the incident ... [Published Herald Scotland - Apr 19 2014]
Entities: Gasoline, Scotland, Police
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 2 reports

Elderly man dies after pier fall at Pennan

An elderly man who fell off a pier into the sea as he rode his mobility scooter has died, police said.Stuart Farquhar, 87, was pulled from the water at Pennan, on the north coast of Aberdeenshire, at about 11am on Friday.An RAF Sea King Rescue 137 was ... [Published Herald Scotland - Apr 19 2014]
Entities: Stuart Farquhar, Police
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

10 artists whose lyrics we don't understand... and what they could have said

Ozzy Osbourne and Lady Gaga's songs leave fans scratching their heads - the singers have topped a poll of acts whose lyrics people find most difficult to make out, writes Gillian FurnageVeteran British rock star Ozzy takes first place in the list, followed ... [Published Herald Scotland - Apr 18 2014]

Quotes

"This week we will be saying loud and clear that the best prospects for a stronger Scotland lie with Scotland remaining part of the United Kingdom."
"Police investigators are currently in attendance and the road will be closed for examinations to take place and a diversion is in place for cars only."
"Both of today's polls point to a race that continues to look much closer than it did just a few short months ago."
A spokesman for Yes Scotland said Blackley was dismissed in a "change of initiative in the grass-roots area". He added: "We are grateful to Stan Blackley for the contribution he made."

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