UK: Independent Scotland? Who Cares!

Would you personally be happy or unhappy if Scotland one day became a fully independent country?

Would be happy 24%
Would be unhappy 25%
Would not be bothered one way or the other 44%
Don’t know 7%

Leaving aside what you wish to happen, what do you expect to happen over the next ten years or so?

Scotland will become fully independent 13%
Scotland will remain part of the United Kingdom 72%
Don’t know 16%

Source: YouGov / Daily Telegraph
Methodology: Online interviews with 2,009 British adults, conducted from Jun. 21 to Jun. 23, 2006. No margin of error was provided.

Nicaragua: Former Dictator Ortega Leads Polls

Who would you vote for in the presidential election?

Jun. 2006 Apr. 2006
Daniel Ortega (FSLN) 23% 16%
Eduardo Montealegre (ALN) 17% 22%
Herty Lewites (MRS) 15% 18%
José Rizo (PLC) 11% 13%
Other 3% 4%
None / Undecided 32% 28%

Source: CID-Gallup / La Prensa
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 1,180 Nicaraguan adults, conducted from Jun. 16 to Jun. 23, 2006. Margin of error is 2.8 per cent.

Belgium: 2 Missing Girls Murdered

“At no moment the hope of a happy ending was abandoned. Unfortunately these hopes are today ruined by the discovery of the deceased, should I say murdered, children.”