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Scotland 'can't have complete independence if it keeps pound'

The Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has warned that a newly-independent Scotland would not have complete economic independence from the rest of UK if it wanted to keep the pound. He has held talks with Scotland's First Minister over the issue.

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Salmond hails 'excellent meeting' with Carney

First Minister Alex Salmond said he had an "excellent meeting" with Bank of England governor Mark Carney over Scottish independence.

Mr Salmond, who wants a currency union with the UK if Scotland backs independence in a referendum in September, also reiterated that "the Bank of England is independent and doesn't intervene in politics."

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