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Scottish parliament postpones vote on second referendum - The Guardian

The first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, and deputy first minister, John Swinney, during the referendum debate on Wednesday before it was suspended. Photograph: WPA pool/Getty Images. The Scottish parliament vote on calling for a new independence ...and more »

The ties of affection that bind Scotland to the Union - Financial Times

A week ago, Nicola Sturgeon, first minister of Scotland's devolved government, stood before the Scottish National party's annual conference in Aberdeen and repositioned it for the age of austerity. Even for a party largely dismissive of contrary views ...and more »

Scottish Parliament delays independence motion vote -

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 »

Sketch: The SNP conference sees dreams of a nation reborn -

Sketch: SNP conference saw delegates in a buoyant mood, but will the dream still float? Iain Green - Issue 379. Image credit: Iain Green. Pity whoever was made to drive Scotland in Union's anti-independence protest van around the SNP conference. Up and ...and more »

The Scottish Parliament has delayed its independence referendum vote - The Independent

Holyrood's vote on a second independence referendum has been postponed until next week, after the debate on the matter was curtailed in the wake of Wednesday's terrorist attack at Westminster. The Scottish parliament vote on whether to formally request ...and more »

Holyrood suspends referendum debate after Westminster attacks - The Guardian

MSPs leave the chamber of the Scottish parliament after the sitting was suspended. Photograph: Ken Jack/Corbis via Getty Images. The Scottish parliament suspended its debate on a new independence referendum after MSPs complained it was still sitting ...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 »

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 »

Scottish Parliament Suspends Independence Vote Debate After Westminster Attack - Huffington Post

Scotland will now vote on whether to have a second referendum the day before the British government is due to trigger divorce proceedings from the EU. By Jesselyn Cook. Scotland's Parliament suspended its second and final day of debate on whether to ...and more »