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Air Algerie plane ‘disappears from radar’

scotsman.com — AIR Algerie has confirmed it has lost contact with one of its flights. Algeria's national airline said it had lost contact with flight AH5017 around 50 minutes after it had taken off from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso, bound for Algiers.
Jul 24, 2014

Air Algerie flight #AH5017 - operated by Swiftair - 'vanishes from radar' en route from Ouagadougou to Algiers: bit.ly/1nDZ42n

Independent Scotland needs new currency - MPs

scotsman.com — A STAND-ALONE Scottish currency would be the best way forward for the country after independence, a report by MPs has suggested. The SNP government wants to share the pound with the UK in a currency union after independence, keeping the Bank of England safety net.
Jul 24, 2014

Statement of the bleedin' obvious or mischief making? Independent Scotland needs new currency – MPs - The Scotsman: scotsman.com/the-scotsman-2…

The Scotsman cartoon: Glasgow 2014 politics

scotsman.com — ALEX Salmond has been accused of playing politics on the opening day of the Commonwealth Games. The First Minister said Glasgow would be called "Freedom City" after a Yes vote in the referendum for Scottish independence.