First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond discusses the differences in Ireland’s and Scotland’s strategies for attaining independence from the United Kingdom. Salmond asserts that Scotland has never shed a drop of blood in their bid for freedom, and he believes the nation is poised for independence. Complete video available for purchase at fora.tv
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In the wake of the bank rate-rigging scandal, Bob Diamond, Barclays chief executive, announced his resignation from the post with immediate effect, on Tuesday. In a statement, Diamond, who faced mounting calls to step down, said he made the decision as the external pressure on the bank has reached a level that risks “damaging the [...]
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The Royal Bank of Scotland has complained that Moody’s ratings does not recognise the changes they have made to reduce risk. It is one of 15 major banks, including Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase and Goldman Sachs, that have had their credit ratings lowered on Thursday over shrinking long-term prospects for profitability and growth.
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Russia’s Defence Ministry has refuted reports that ANY of its landing crafts are heading to Syria. This, as media coverage claimed a ship allegedly carrying helicopters to the conflict-torn country was stopped off the coast of Scotland. RT’s Aleksey Yaroshevsky has the details. Subscribe to RT! www.youtube.com Watch RT LIVE on our website rt.com Like [...]
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Supporters of independence for Scotland have launched the campaign which they hope will let them break free of the 305-year-old union with England. The Scottish National Party are now gathering the one million signatures needed to call a referendum in 2014. But it won’t be easy, as Laura Smith explains. Subscribe to RT! www.youtube.com Watch [...]
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Supporters of Scottish independence have launched a campaign to end the 305-year-old union with England within Britain. The ‘Yes Scotland’ campaign will seek one million signatures needed to call a referendum in 2014. Our correspondent Laura Smith is in London. Subscribe to RT! www.youtube.com Watch RT LIVE on our website rt.com Like us on Facebook [...]
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www.nma.tv Anna Gristina, the Manhattan Madam, has been charged with promoting prostitution for allegedly running a brothel out of an Upper East Side apartment. Reports say the Scotland-born, 44-year-old married mother of four organized pricey sexual encounters between rich men and a network of 50 female escorts, some of whom had modeled for Playboy and [...]
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The Lockerbie disaster was Europe’s worst terrorist outrage, but was it also Britain’s biggest miscarriage of justice? This film investigates the case against Abdel Baset al-Megrahi and finds evidence to suggest he may have been wrongly accused.
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Many Scots now want to leave the UK, but will it be enough to win a referendum on independence in 2014? Sir David Frost speaks to the man who has led the movement for independence, Scotland’s first minister, Alex Salmond.
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The pictures are familiar, regime forces cracking down on protesters, but this time they emanate from Bahrain. Activists trying to mark the one-year anniversary of a pro-democracy uprising were dispersed by heavily armed police. And as Ivor Bennet reports, the weapons, as well as the tactics, may have been imported from the UK. RT on [...]
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Can Scotland survive without UK support? Or do burdensome UK policies mean it will be better off on its own? Can Scotland’s oil resources guarantee the welfare of the Scottish people? Should the Scots vote for independence — and if so, which currency will they use, and will they be able to afford their own [...]
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A white-knuckle insight into a terrifying white water sport To see more go to www.youtube.com Follow us on Facebook (goo.gl or Twitter (www.twitter.com Whitewater kayaking is one of the most adrenaline-filled Olympic sports. In the highlands of Scotland, we get a stunning HD insight into what it is like to brave the tumultuous rapids and [...]
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