Go-it-alone Scotland 'would be forced out of 14,000 treaties and have to renegotiate membership of the EU'Scotland would have to re-apply to organisations including EURemainder of UK would continue to have same international powers Report is 'huge blow' to Alex Salmond By Daniel Martin PUBLISHED: 01:49 GMT, 11 February 2013 | UPDATED: 01:50 GMT, 11 February 2013 Blow: Alex Salmond, the SNP leader, whose claims Scotland would not have to apply to join groups such as the EU are sounding increasingly unlikely (file picture) If Scotland voted for independence it could have to re-apply to a whole host of international organisations including the EU and the World Bank, laywers said. It would also have to renegotiate 14,000 international treaties, according to legal advice commissioned by Whitehall.
‘I found a live snail in my hospital dinner’: New mum, 20, tells of supper horror on maternity wardAngel Crawford was tucking into her dinner at Aberdeen Maternity Unit when she spotted the molluscSnail believed to have made way onto plate via a packet of frozen peas The model and musician has vowed never to eat hospital food again By Tara Brady PUBLISHED: 17:00 GMT, 23 January 2013 | UPDATED: 19:21 GMT, 23 January 2013 A young mother has spoken of her shock at finding a snail in her hospital dinner shortly after giving birth. Angel Crawford, 20, recoiled in horror after spotting the mollusc while eating her mashed potato at Aberdeen Maternity Hospital. The model and musician, who was recovering with new baby Aimee, has vowed never to eat hospital food again
Courage only a mother could have: The brave story of a woman with rare disease who may not see next ChristmasSam Crawford, 38, faces a grim and uncertain future due to the ravages of MSA, a rare neurological diseaseThe mother-of-one's bodily function are deteriorating rapidly, including her voiceSam is the youngest person in the UK to be diagnosed with MSA Her teenage daughter has vowed to fundraise tirelessly to try and spare another family her painThe pair have chronicled their experiences in a heart-rending blog | UPDATED: 22:44 GMT, 25 December 2012 Love: Multiple System Atrophy sufferer Sam Crawford with her 16-year-old daughter Rhanna Sam Crawford admits she went ‘a bit nuts’ on the Christmas decorations this year. ‘Andy’s not amused,’ she says, throwing a glance at her husband who is doing that traditional man thing of rolling his eyes and muttering about the cost. ‘But I keep telling him we can use them all next year, if I’m around.
I can see my spouse from up here! Husband takes bird's-eye view photos of his naked wife The series – shot by photographer John Crawford between 1984 and 1987 – shows his then wife Carina naked pictured from a bird's-eye perspective | UPDATED: 16:00 GMT, 26 November 2012 Art is usually a labour of love for the creator.