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Thousands march in Edinburgh to support Scottish independence

Thousands of people marched through the Scottish capital Edinburgh on Saturday calling for independence, a year ahead of Scotland’s historic referendum on whether to break away from the United Kingdom. The pro-independence campaign “Yes Scotland” estimated that 20,000 supporters joined the march, turning the city centre into a sea of…

Scotland will vote on referendum for independence in 2014

Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond said on Thursday that Scots will vote in a referendum on whether the country should become independent on September 18, 2014. Announcing the long-awaited date for the ballot, Salmond said it would be the “historic day when the people will decide Scotland’s future”.…

Murdoch tweets support for Scotland independence

LONDON — Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch on Tuesday appeared to throw his weight behind Scotland’s independence bid, a move welcomed by Scottish First Minister and pro-independence campaigner Alex Salmond. The News Corporation chief, who is in London for the launch of The Sun on Sunday weekly newspaper, used micro-blogging site…

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