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Backlash against Westminster bullying grows as Darling’s former aide joins Yes...

  By a Newsnet reporter  As the backlash against the currency threat issued by UK Chancellor George Osborne threatens to derail the campaign against...

BBC Scotland under fire after ‘Top Ten’ referendum broadcast provokes outrage

  By a Newsnet reporter  BBC Scotland Chiefs have come under fire after a programme broadcast on BBC2 as part of a series on...

Osborne’s credibility ‘in tatters’ as calls for change in strategy increase

By Martin Kelly  UK Chancellor George Osborne’s economic credibility is “in tatters” according to the SNP’s Treasury Spokesperson Stewart Hosie. Mr Hosie was responding to...

Pressure grows on Osborne as Bank of England forecasts no growth...

By Martin Kelly  Chancellor George Osborne is being urged to invest in infrastructure after the Bank of England slashed its growth forecasts for 2012...

UK facing economic catastrophe as recession worsens

By Martin Kelly The UK is in the grip of the worst recession in half a century as figures released today show the economy...

British recession worse than thought as figures revised downwards

By a Newsnet reporter  Official figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have revealed that the UK economy shrank by one third...

Greece euro survival likely but credit downgrade hits UK

By Andrew Barr  The prospects of Greece leaving the euro now seem unlikely, according to ratings agency Standard & Poor’s.  The agency has this...

Momentum growing for campaign against fuel tax hike

By a Newsnet reporter Forty MPs from across nine parties and one independent have now pledged to support the SNP clause to scrap the...

Plan B urged as IMF issue stark warning over weak UK...

By Bob Duncan  The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has issued a stark warning to the Westminster coalition that the UK economy is facing a...

SNP attacks Downing Street’s capital investment stance as double-dip recession hits...

By G.A.Ponsonby  The Tory/Lib Dem coalition's refusal to commit funds for so called ‘shovel-ready’ projects has been condemned by the SNP after official figures showed...