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  By Martin Kelly
 
The likelihood of pro-Union parties honouring their pre-referendum pledge on more powers has diminished this evening after key pro-Union figures publicly disagreed over the extent of further devolution promised.
 
Today Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson appeared to try to limit the scope of the Smith Commission which will look at defining the extra powers Scotland will receive as a result of the vow signed by the leaders of the three London based parties.

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  The Ryder Cup closing ceremony has been soured after drunken yobs booed as First Minister Alex Salmond handed the trophy to winning captain Paul McGinley.

The competition had witnessed the European Team retain the cup after defeating the USA by 16½ to 11½ at Gleneagles.

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  By Martin Kelly
 
Offers of more powers by the three Unionist parties have degenerated into chaos and confusion after Labour and Lib Dem MSPs appeared to contradict one another on the issue.
 
On Friday, Labour MSP Jenny Marra insisted Labour’s limited tax proposals could not be extended to cover all income tax as it would undermine the strength of the UK economy.

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  By a Newsnet reporter
 
Further questions have been raised over the conduct of officials from the Better Together campaign at postal vote sampling after another leading figure appeared to suggest he knew No were ahead, days before the ballot.
 
Speaking on the Politics Show on Sunday 14th September, John McTernan claimed to know that postal votes were favouring the No campaign.

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  By a Newsnet reporter
 
The decision today by Catalonia's President to formally call a referendum has set Spain's richest region on a collision course with Madrid.
 
The Spanish government has said it will appeal to the Constitutional Court after Catalan leader Artur Mas signed a decree to hold a referendum on independence on November 9th.

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  By G.A.Ponsonby

Plans for a new independent Scottish media platform took a step closer this week with news that Newsnet Scotland and Bateman Broadcasting have held talks aimed at merging both outlets.

The two organisations are part of the new generation of online media which have burst onto the scene in Scotland, challenging traditional news vendors.

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  By Martin Kelly
 
A police investigation into alleged breaches of electoral law is under way after complaints were made following comments from Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson on the night of the independence referendum.
 
The police inquiry began after Ms Davidson appeared to suggest agents acting on behalf of the Better Together campaign had illegally counted postal ballots before the official deadline.

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