BAE back Scottish ‘No’ vote

BAE have indicated in their annual report that a 'No' vote in Scotlands upcoming independence referendum would help create "greater certainty and stability" for their business. The defence giant joins a list of companies including Standard Life, Royal Bank of Scotland, Shell, Lloyds and Barclays in highlighting the risks associated with the September vote. Their annual report states: "In September 2014,...

Scottish First Minister confused over Royal Navy in Scotland

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Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond seems to have put his foot in his own mouth when he made a speech in Lerwick, the capital and main port of the Shetland Islands in Scotland. The speech was centred around what appeared to be a significant misunderstanding of Royal Navy basing procedures and operational doctrine. For the sake of simplicity and ease...

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