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Tag: Norway

Oil be dammed! Oil is back yet there is more –...

by Russell Bruce Oil has got interesting again. The dramatic collapse in oil prices started in late 2014 lasting until January 2016 when Brent oil...

Brexit: Be wary of looking to Norway for an ‘afiordable’ example

Commentary by Derek Bateman If you’re thinking of voting to leave the EU, you may imagine the UK will be like Norway. Our oil-rich chums...

Better Together chief under fire after oil fund claims dismissed by...

  By Martin Kelly  A leading figure from the No campaign, who said that Norway relies on high taxes in order to pay for...

Scottish Oil and gas ‘over-reliance’ claims challenged by official figures

  By Bob Duncan  A new analysis of the role that oil & gas revenues have played in the Norwegian Government’s budget has blown...

BBC Scotland Economy Editor casts doubt on viability of Scottish oil...

By a Newsnet reporter BBC Scotland’s Business and Economy editor, Douglas Fraser has suggested that the SNP’s plan for a wealth fund supported by...

Scotland versus Britain – Part 2

ECONOMY...by Alex Porter FDR (Financial Dispute Resolution) Hearing As models, the SNP’s ‘Arc of Prosperity’ involved three countries each of which varied in terms...

Scotland versus Britain – Part 1

ECONOMY...by Alex Porter Petition For Divorce Why should the Scottish constitutional debate be turned into an unedifying “car boot sale haggling session”? Remaining inside...

Norway offers Lossiemouth lifeline

POLITICS... SNP Westminster Leader and MP for Moray, Angus Robertson has been to Norway to explore the possibility of defence cooperation with the Nordic...

BBC Scotland – Devil’s advocate or just plain Devil?

There’s an old joke about two drinking companions, one has a wooden leg and the other a humph on his back.  One night, after...

UK Confidence in Freefall

ECONOMY...by Alex Porter British citizens' optimism about their job prospects is rated 98th in the world according to new research. The Prosperity Index, an...