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Scotland Special

Should Scotland vote for independence?

Live from Edinburgh, Richard and guests assess the appetite for Scottish independence, on the day the SNP leader Alex Salmond is sworn in as First Minister of Scotland.

Best selling author Ian Rankin gives his views on the subject and Richard is also joined by five newly elected MSPs.

Plus our reporter Nick Garnett in border town Berwick-upon-Tweed, and news of why Edinburgh has tram tracks but no trams.

Also on the programme, reaction to Ken Clarke's comments about rape sentences, and coverage of a symbolic moment in the Queen's trip to Ireland, as she visits Croke Park in Dublin, where 14 people were killed by British forces during a Gaelic football match in 1920.

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2 hours

Last on

Wed 18 May 2011 14:00