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SNP tell Theresa May at Prime Minister's Questions that independence is ‘inevitable’

The SNP's Angus Robertson responded to the PM's calls that Brexit was a 'unique opportunity'. Photograph: PA

THERESA May has been told independence is “inevitable” if she continues to deny people in Scotland a choice on the country’s constitutional future.

12:00am Thursday 30 March 2017

Kevin McKenna: Ten top tips for the Unionist parties as they lurch into the ScotRef campaign

Kezia Dugdale (right) has grown more and more fretful of a second independence referendum. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty

I WORRY about the mental and physical welfare of assorted senior members of the Labour Party in Scotland; I really do. Ever since the end of the first referendum on Scottish independence they have been forming a disorderly queue to reveal their…

12:00am Wednesday 29 March 2017

Charlie, who was born on a Saltire, becomes one of the youngest members of the SNP at 4 years old

Charlie Burns was born on a Saltire (above) and has now signed up as an SNP member (below). Photographs: Carol Burns

A BABY boy who was born on a Saltire flag has become one of Scotland’s youngest members of the SNP after his independence-supporting parents signed him up.

12:00am Wednesday 29 March 2017

James Kelly: Would replacing the regional lists with a national version affect the result for pro-independence parties?

Photo by Jamie Simpson/Herald & Times

THE Additional Member voting system used to elect the Scottish Parliament is sometimes characterised as a “semi-proportional” system, implying that only the 56 list seats are elected proportionally. That’s highly misleading, because the basic…

3:56pm Monday 27 March 2017

Former foes unite for McGuinness funeral

Former FM Alex Salmond and former Irish President Mary McAleese after the funeral of Northern Ireland's former deputy first minister and ex-IRA commander Martin McGuinness at St Columba's Church Long Tower, in Londonderry Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

ALEX Salmond, Bill Clinton and the DUP leader Arlene Foster were among the thousands of people who packed the city of Derry for the funeral of Martin McGuinness yesterday as the coffin of the veteran Sinn Fein politician was carried through the…

12:00am Friday 24 March 2017

Alex Salmond hits back at Tory hypocrisy over Russian media appearances

Alex Salmond accounts for more than one-third of SNP appearances on Russia Today and Sputnik

ALEX Salmond has accused the Scottish Tories of hypocrisy after they called on the SNP to boycott two Kremlin-backed news channels – just a day after a Conservative MP appeared on one of them.

12:00am Tuesday 21 March 2017

SNP conference: Alex Salmond insists Theresa May will have to back down over ScotRef refusal

Alex Salmond speaks to journalists at the SNP conference

ALEX Salmond has said Theresa May will be forced to back down on blocking a referendum and is confident the new vote will deliver independence for Scotland.

2:43pm Saturday 18 March 2017

Project Fear II begins: Salmond slams accusations he pushed Sturgeon on referendum

Alex Salmond was said to have pressured Nicola Sturgeon into a referendum vote which she had no appetite for

PROJECT Fear 2 started in earnest yesterday, with Alex Salmond accusing No 10 of lying about the real reason for a second referendum on Scottish independence.

12:00am Tuesday 14 March 2017

'Deja Vow' as 'Rip Van Winkle' Brown makes another major intervention

Gordon Brown makes major intervention

Gordon Brown has been widely mocked for making yet another major intervention in Scotland's constitutional debate.

2:18pm Saturday 18 March 2017

Oil and gas 'should not be part of the economic case for indyref2'

Economist and former MSP Andrew Wilson that projections shouldn't include oil revenues

YES campaigners should leave oil and gas out of the economic arguments in the next independence campaign, the chairman of the SNP’s growth commission has told the BBC.

12:00am Tuesday 7 March 2017
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