Egg-throwing and road rage as Scotland campaign heats up

Protesters hold banners and shout outside the venue where Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron was to address the CBI Scotland Annual Dinner in Glasgow on August 28, 2014Insults, egg-throwing and rage: the campaign ahead of Scotland’s independence referendum is heating up, even forcing an intervention by British Prime Minister David Cameron. The victim of the egg attack was Jim Murphy, an ex-Europe minister and formerly the Scotland secretary in the British government. Murphy said Friday he was temporarily suspending his grassroots tour, accusing the “Yes” campaign of employing intimidation tactics. Pro-independence leader Alex Salmond also condemned the incident but said he too had been a victim of harassment, being chased by an angry driver brandishing a “No” sign.

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