||Last Updated: Oct 22, 2014 - 9:03:21 AM
Nicola Sturgeon Devo-Max Would Lose Scots £5bn
THE SNP leadership suffered a blow yesterday to its flagship post-referendum demand for full control over tax policy, as the commission tasked with delivering new Holyrood powers was warned the plan would leave a £5 billion black hole in Scotland's public finances.
Oct 22, 2014 - 8:59:47 AM
Polish Ex-Minister Quoted Saying Putin Offered to Divide Ukraine with Poland
Poland's parliamentary speaker, Radoslaw Sikorski, has been quoted as saying that Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed to Poland's then leader in 2008 that they divide Ukraine between themselves.
Oct 22, 2014 - 8:47:25 AM
One of Vladimir Putin's favorite businessmen wants to start an Orthodox Christian Fox News and return Russia to its glorious czarist past.
Oct 22, 2014 - 8:35:40 AM
Greek Pols Immunizing Themselves from Graft Claims
Despite decades of corruption that helped drive Greece into bankruptcy and a $300 billion international bailout, politicians there have passed a raft of new laws giving themselves and others immunity for graft.
Oct 21, 2014 - 8:54:39 AM
Putin Should Worry About Oil, Not Blackmail
This week, as falling oil prices have hammered the Russian economy, President Vladimir Putin has warned repeatedly that his country, a nuclear superpower, must not be "blackmailed." He was talking about economic sanctions, but there is a different lesson he should be drawing right now and it has nothing to do with the U.S. or the European Union.
Oct 20, 2014 - 7:30:17 AM