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Nicola Sturgeon: ScotRef will be held when it is right for Scots, not when it is convenient for Theresa May

Sturgeon there may be 'room for discussions' about a date slightly later in 2019, but ruled out a date in 2021

NICOLA Sturgeon has said the timing of a second independence referendum should not be determined by what is “convenient” for Theresa May, but by what is right for the Scottish people – once the terms of Brexit are clear and before it is too…

12:00am Monday 20 March 2017

EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker blasts Theresa May and David Cameron over Brexit

Jean Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, attacked Theresa May for her role in Britain's move to quit the EU

WHILE European Union leaders gather in Italy today to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, the declaration that, effectively, sealed the founding of the EU, the UK will stay away.

12:00am Saturday 25 March 2017

Theresa May confirms date that Article 50 will be triggered

Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images

THERESA May will trigger Article 50 on 29 March beginning the two year process to take the UK out of the European Union.

12:42pm Monday 20 March 2017

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

London attacker was subject of M15 ‘extremism’ probe, says May

People gather in Trafalgar Square last night, as police confirmed that a 75-year-old man had also died. Three victims have been named as PC Keith Palmer, US tourist Kurt Cochran and Aysha Frade, who worked at a local school Photograph: Jack Taylor/Getty

THE man being held over the London terror attack was known to the police and had been investigated by M15 for “violent extremism”.

12:00am Friday 24 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

Carolyn Leckie: This is a time to be bold, not cautious – we can win in 2019

In 2011 the then Scottish Tory leader Annabel Goldie urged Alex Salmond to take a 'brave pill and get on with the referendum'

WELL, what a week it has been. Writing a column amidst a political atmosphere that changes faster than the Scottish weather is a bit of a challenge. But looking back can help to put things in context and make some sense of tumultuous times.

12:00am Monday 20 March 2017

Rab Wilson: There’s mony possible weys forrit fir oor kintra

Winnie Ewing won the wattershed victory fur the SNP in 1967

THAT I for Poor Auld Scotland’s Sake … Lik the feck o Scots patriots ah wis fully in support o Nicola Sturgeon’s announcement last week that there wid be anither independence referendum. It fairly left Theresa “Thatcher Lite” May…

12:00am Thursday 23 March 2017

Letters I: A different paper might help convert readers from No to Yes

An article in The National may inspire someone to think again

ALTHOUGH the official starting gun has yet to be fired on this new momentous campaign, we all know that persuading those who voted No is our mission. In this regard I enlist the help of The National. I never throw it away after reading it, I always…

12:00am Tuesday 21 March 2017

Policeman stabbed and suspect shot in major incident at Houses of Parliament

There has been a major incident outside the Houses of Parliament

A policeman has been stabbed and his suspected attacker shot by officers in a major security incident at the Houses of Parliament this afternoon.

3:26pm Wednesday 22 March 2017
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