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May's Brexit trigger will come day after Holyrood vote on independence referendum

Sturgeon: Expected to win vote

A HOLYROOD vote expected to back Nicola Sturgeon’s call for a second independence referendum will take place next Tuesday – the day before Theresa May launches the formal process to take the UK out of the European Union.

12:00am Friday 24 March 2017

ScotRef vote is put on hold in respect to London attack

The debate and vote at Holyrood was suspended after the suspected terror attack at Westminster

HOLYROOD bosses postponed their debate on another Scottish independence referendum yesterday as a mark of respect for the tragic events at their “sister Parliament”.

12:00am Thursday 23 March 2017

Kevin McKenna: Pitiful, pointless Labour keep fighting the wrong enemy

In the past 12 months, Kezia Dugdale and Jeremy Corbyn have signalled they have no issue with the prospect of another referendum on Scottish independence

AS ALMOST every speech made by a Labour MSP at Holyrood yesterday turned into an anti-Nationalist harangue it was as though this once-proud party was pronouncing its own death rites.

12:00am Wednesday 22 March 2017

Nicola Sturgeon: Scotland’s future should be the people’s choice

Nicola Sturgeon said voters in Scotland should be given an alternative to Theresa May’s hard Brexit

NICOLA Sturgeon has said preventing Holyrood from holding an independence referendum before the UK leaves the European Union would be “democratically indefensible” if the move is backed by a majority of MSPs.

12:00am Tuesday 21 March 2017

Mark Littlewood: Nationalists need economic answers for indyref2

Must Scotland adopt  the euro? Well, yes and no ...

THE passage of the legislation allowing Theresa May to enact Brexit has started off a new war of words between Westminster and Holyrood, with calls for a new referendum on Scottish independence.

12:00am Friday 24 March 2017

Letters: Labour myopia makes them blind to their own hypocrisy over Tories

Kezia Dugdale

AS her contribution to Holyrood’s IndyRef debate, Kezia Dugdale, possibly in an attempt to shore up her ever-dwindling faithful, stated that her party would “campaign with everything they have to oppose independence”.

12:00am Friday 24 March 2017

Sturgeon: We stand in solidarity with London

Addressing MSPs in the chamber, the FM said: 'Above all, we stand in solidarity with London — a vibrant, diverse, wonderful city that will never be cowed by mindless acts of violence'

NICOLA Sturgeon used a sombre session of First Minister’s Questions yesterday to send a message of support to Londoners saying Scotland “stands in solidarity” with them.

12:00am Friday 24 March 2017

Scotland alone in marking EU’s 60th anniversary since signing the Treaty of Rome

A concert celebrating 60 years of the EU takes place in the Italian Parliament

SCOTLAND will be the only part of the UK where ministers will celebrate the European Union’s 60th birthday this weekend.

12:00am Wednesday 22 March 2017

Wee Ginger Dug: Speaking up will stop us being spoken down to

Gordon Brown has intervened ... again

ACCORDING to Mike Russell, the SNP’s Minister for Dealing with David Davis, the Scottish Government only discovered Theresa May is due to trigger Article 50 because they saw it on the BBC. There was no communication via Westminster’s official…

12:00am Wednesday 22 March 2017

Treated with contempt: Scotland snubbed over Article 50 date announcement

The Prime Minister failed to inform the Scottish Government of her plan to trigger Article 50 on March 29

RELATIONS between the Prime Minister and First Minister continued to deteriorate after Downing Street yesterday announced the date at which Article 50 would be triggered – without telling the Scottish Government.

12:00am Tuesday 21 March 2017
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