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Scotland's independence plan: key points

Scotland's regional government on Tuesday unveiled details of how it would operate as an independent country if its voters choose to split from the United Kingdom in next September's referendum. Here are the main points in the document, known as a white paper: ECONOMY -- Scotland would continue using the pound as its currency, but London has said this would not necessarily be possible. -- It would claim a large share of the revenues from North Sea oil and gas reserves, with 90 percent lying in Scottish waters.

Rugby-Rampant Scotland overwhelm sorry Italy in Six Nations

LONDON, Feb 9 (Reuters) - Scotland played with aggression, discipline and attacking ambition to beat Italy 34-10 in the Six Nations on Saturday. Tries from Tim Visser, Matt Scott, Stuart Hogg and Sean Lamont as well as 14 points from the boot of Greig Laidlaw helped Scotland overwhelm an Italy team who came into the match full of confidence after beating France last weekend. It was Scotland's first win in this year's championship after they were soundly beaten 38-18 by England on the opening weekend.

Soccer-Scotland 1 Estonia 0 - international friendly result

LONDON, Feb 6 (Reuters) - Scotland 1 Estonia 0 - international friendly result. At Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen, Scotland Scorer: Charlie Mulgrew 39 Referee: Clement Turpin (France) (Editing by Toby Davis)
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