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Tag: USA

Alex Salmond responds to “disappointing” Washington Post editorial

  By a Newsnet reporter  First Minister Alex Salmond has responded to a recent editorial published by US based newspaper the Washington Post that...

Europe retain Ryder Cup after sensational comeback

  By Martin Kelly Europe have retained the Ryder Cup after a sensational comeback saw Jose Maria Olazabal’s team overturn a four point deficit on...

UK and Ecuador in diplomatic stand-off over Wikileaks founder Assange

By a Newsnet reporter  The British Government and Ecuador have become embroiled in a major diplomatic spat over Wiki-leaks founder Julian Assange. The stand-off follows...

SNP welcomes banking inquiry as records show LIBOR warnings ignored in...

By Martin Kelly The SNP has offered a cautious welcome to the announcement of a joint parliamentary inquiry into standards in banking by Chancellor...

Is Syrian intervention being delayed by US elections?

By Bob Duncan Concerns are rising that effective action to curtail the current atrocities in Syria may be delayed until after the US presidential...

Lawsuit filed against Apple over alleged e-book price fixing

By a Newsnet reporter  The United States Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit against the corporate giant Apple and other named publishers for...

US Homeland Security using Twitter to sieve out unwanted tourists

By a Newsnet reporter Holidaymakers are being advised to watch what they tweet if travelling after two friends were refused entry to the US...

US loses triple-A credit rating for first time in history

by G.A.Ponsonby  The credit rating of the United States has been downgraded from triple-A for the first time in the nation’s history. The unprecedented blow...

SNP’s Lochhead to promote Scottish food and drink in USA

Rural Affairs Secretary Richard Lochhead is in America this week to attend a series of engagements and meetings forging new, and fortifying established, links...

Dollar Decline and Scottish Currency Options

ECONOMY...by Alex Porter On Monday the Chinese Yuan started trading against the Russian Ruble on the inter bank market. This is the latest in...