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Anyone studying the policies supported by the three main Westminster parties in recent years would be hard pressed to find any significant differences between them. This close grouping of the Tories, LibDems and Labour as right wing parties has been confirmed by the website Political Compass (who plot the parties' policies on a chart measuring left/right and authoritarianism/libertarianism).
Everyone involved in the referendum campaign (on either side) couldn't fail to remember the brouhaha about the Weir's donations to the Yes Campaign and the SNP.
Labour candidate for Glenrothes and Central Fife, Melanie Ward and Labour health spokeswoman Jenny Marra decided to have their photo taken outside Glenwood Health Centre in Glenrothes as part of their campaign claiming that there was an NHS staffing problem.
Election prediction specialists Electoral Calculus are predicting that all three Highland seats currently held by the Liberal Democrats will fall to the SNP in May's General Election.
The Drum is reporting that owners of the Herald and Sunday Herald, Newsquest, will be launching a new daily newspaper next week. The newspaper will be priced at 50p, available from Monday November 24th and will support Scottish Independence. The "National" will initially be published as a pilot.
The Catalan News Agency is reporting that Catalans have overwhelmingly voted "Yes" "Yes" in their non-binding referendum (November 9th 2014) on independence from Spain.
We weren't going to comment on the leadership race for Labour in Scotland but this story from the Press & Journal brings a smile to the face.
In what is certain to be part of the same Ipsos Mori poll we highlighted in the last Wildfire STV have released another extraordinary finding. The poll found that two thirds of voters would support another referendum within ten years regardless of the circumstances and 58% of the poll respondents would support another referendum within five years.
STV have published the findings of an Ipsos Mori poll of Westminster voting intentions if there was a General Election tomorrow.