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In YouGov's latest poll on Scottish independence, the 'no' lead has collapsed to just six points For six months, Alex Salmond seemed to be heading for a heavy defeat. Successive YouGov polls on Scotland’s coming referendum showed the ‘no’ vote leading ‘yes’ by at least 16 points. Our last poll, ...
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YouGov CEO, Stephan Shakespeare, considers HMV's re-emergence. Are we witnessing a comeback from traditional high street retailer HMV? Recent figures suggest so, with announcements highlighting stronger sales and consumer perception. There was much consternation from the public when it was announced that HMV had been placed into administration, leading to ...
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John Humphrys asks: are foreign students benefiting Britain? Immigration has become one of the hottest issues in British politics. It is in largely responsible for UKIP’s recent successes and will stay at the forefront of political argument in the months leading up to next May’s general election. But Lord Heseltine, ...
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John Humphrys asks: should Britain use force in Iraq? The desperate plight of thousands of Yazidi refugees trapped without food, water or shelter in the sweltering heat on Mount Sinjar in northern Iraq has appalled the world. An international humanitarian relief effort has been mounted to rescue them and David ...
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YouGov CEO, Stephan Shakespeare, considers the home broadband battle.  The battle to dominate the home broadband market continues unabated, with the main industry players going to ever increasing lengths to ensure that they win the hearts and minds of consumers. This week I will assess three of the main protagonists ...
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