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Daily Archives: December 1, 2011

Editorial: The Old Rock 02.12.11

Editorial: The Old Rock 02.12.11

01/12/2011, by in News

The most severe global financial crisis since the Great Depression is getting worse. Yesterday’s call from the Bank of England for banks to raise more capital to protect them from the eurozone debacle was one of many signals that the risk of a repeat of 2008’s near-collapse of the banking system... Read more...

Spaekalation

Spaekalation

01/12/2011, by in News

Last year while he was on a visit to China, Prime Minister David Cameron was involved in a diplomatic incident that had more than a casual connection with Scotland’s past. (more…) Read more...

Times Past

Times Past

01/12/2011, by in Features

25 Years Ago The TV licence detector squad’s recent campaign in Shetland has prompted a sudden rush of work in the main Lerwick post office, with up to 300 applications for new licences. (more…) Read more...

Letter from Westminster

Letter from Westminster

01/12/2011, by in Features

For the first nine years that I was in Parliament autumn statement and budget days were routinely an excuse for me and my colleagues from different parts of the Highlands and Islands to get to our feet and to demand a lower rate of duty paid on petrol and diesel to take some account of the higher pr... Read more...