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The Scottish independence stand-off - Financial Times

Mure Dickie finds SNP faithful confident that they can overcome UK government opposition to a second independence referendum for Scotland. Share on Twitter (link opens in a new browser window) · Share on Facebook (link opens in a new browser window) ...and more »

Scottish parliament postpones vote on second referendum - The Guardian

Independence debate was suspended after Westminster attack and vote will now take place the day before article 50 is triggered. Severin Carrell Scotland editor. Thu 23 Mar 2017 07.55 EDT Last modified on Wed 14 Feb 2018 10.43 EST. Share on Facebook ...and more »

Scottish Parliament delays independence motion vote - RTE.ie

A vote in Scotland's parliament on supporting First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's call for a new independence referendum will be delayed until next Tuesday in a gesture of respect following the attack on the British parliament. The debate "will recommence ...and more »

The SNP isn't interested in independence - Spiked

As Scottish independence once again rears its head, with SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon saying Scots have a right to opt out of Brexit, it's worth remembering that a sizeable number of SNP voters voted for Brexit. According to the Lord Ashcroft polls, more ...and more »

Nicola Sturgeon sees 'sense of solidarity' with London after attack - BBC News

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has expressed her concern for those caught up in the terrorist attack at Westminster. She spoke of a "sense of solidarity" felt in Scotland for people in London. Four people have died after a car was driven at pedestrians ...and more »

'Arrogant belief you can do no wrong!' Sturgeon REFUSES to speak after Parliament grilling - Express.co.uk

The MSP for Lothian raged at Ms Sturgeon's history of ignoring the will of Holyrood when the Scottish government lost votes on areas including the NHS and education, saying this meant she did not have a leg to stand on when pushing through for a second ...and more »

Scottish independence referendum debate to resume next Tuesday - BBC News

Scotland's political leaders have united at Holyrood to condemn the terror attack at Westminster. Each party used their time at the weekly first minister's questions session to speak out against division and praise the emergency services. Nicola ...and more »

Nicola Sturgeon backs SNP colleague Roseanna Cunningham over Westminster terror attack comments - talkRADIO (press release)

Nicola Sturgeon has backed her SNP colleague Roseanna Cunningham after the lawmaker's actions in the Scottish Parliament during the Westminster terror attack were heavily criticised. Conservative MSPs claimed Cunningham said it was “an absolute ...and more »

Scottish Parliament suspended in solidarity following attacks at Westminster - CommonSpace

THE SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT HAS BEEN SUSPENDED after a reported terrorist attack at the Houses of Parliament and Westminster bridge. The debate on 'Scotland's Choice', scheduled to conclude with a vote this evening, has now been suspended in ...and more »

Can Nicola Sturgeon legally hold an independence referendum? - talkRADIO (press release)

Full Fact, an independent fact-checking charity set up to investigate the truth behind the big news of the day, has produced this analysis of the Conservative's flagship Budget measure. This article, reproduced with their consent, shows the complexity ...and more »