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Lord Home, at the centre of the fight over Mainshill Wood in South Lanarkshire, is also at the centre of a massive fraud investigation by the FBI and UK authorities. This doesn’t come as a surprise to Douglas residents and occupiers at Mainshill Solidarity Camp – he has misled and lied to communities all over […]

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It would seem that the only person with the power to stop the steady approach of Scottish Coal’s excavators, earth movers and dumper trucks from getting to Mainshill Wood in South Lanarkshire is David Alexander Cospatrick Douglas-Home, 15th Earl of Home, CVO, CBE, a Scottish peer and the only son of former Conservative Prime Minister […]

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RBS: Yet more investment in coal

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) corporate banking team in Newcastle has provided the funding for the take over of Coal4Enery by Hargreaves Services of County Durham which already owned 50% of the company. Hargreaves Services paid £9m to buy the other half from UK Coal. help


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