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Scottish parliament backs call for new independence referendum - Xinhua

LONDON, March 28 (Xinhua) -- Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon won a major victory Tuesday in her demand for a new Scottish referendum. Her governing Scottish Nationalist Party (SNP), supported by Green Party members of the Scottish Parliament ...and more »

Scottish Parliament Backs Bid for New Independence Referendum -

EDINBURGH/LONDON — The Scottish parliament on Tuesday backed a bid to hold a new independence referendum in 2018 or 2019, but the British government immediately rejected the proposal. The stand-off further complicates the United Kingdom's ...and more »

Scottish independence: Sturgeon to press on with referendum - The Guardian

First minister condemns Theresa May's decision to trigger article 50 and dismisses promise of new powers for Scotland. Severin Carrell Scotland editor. Wed 29 Mar 2017 14.49 EDT Last modified on Wed 14 Feb 2018 10.43 EST. Share on Facebook · Share ...and more »

Scottish parliament votes for second independence referendum - The Guardian

MSPs pass motion to give Nicola Sturgeon the authority to begin negotiations with UK parliament on breakaway vote. Severin Carrell Scotland editor. Tue 28 Mar 2017 13.34 EDT First published on Tue 28 Mar 2017 12.10 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share on ...and more »

After Brexit, Scotland Lays a Path to Another Independence Vote - New York Times

EDINBURGH — Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland's formidable first minister, knows how to play the long game. Now 46, she served loyally for a decade as deputy to Alex Salmond, both in the Scottish National Party and later in government, before becoming ...and more »

UK's May Seeks to Stem Scottish Support for Independence - Newsweek

British Prime Minister Theresa May will press her case on Monday for a strong union in Scotland, using a visit to staff working on international aid to say "there is no limit to what we can do" when Britain works together. May is battling to keep the ...and more »

Theresa May to tell Nicola Sturgeon that united Britain is 'unstoppable force' - The Guardian

Prime minister begins week in which she will trigger article 50 to withdraw from European Union with tour of all four UK nations. Andrew Sparrow · @AndrewSparrow. Sun 26 Mar 2017 17.30 EDT Last modified on Wed 14 Feb 2018 10.43 EST. Share on ...and more »

Scottish Parliament backs referendum call - BBC News

Nicola Sturgeon's call for a second referendum on independence for Scotland has been formally backed by the Scottish Parliament. MSPs voted by 69 to 59 in favour of seeking permission for a referendum before the UK leaves the EU. Ms Sturgeon says the ...and more »

Sturgeon says May's Brexit timescale matches referendum plan - The Guardian

Scotland's first minister says prime minister's disclosure of full Brexit deal by autumn 2018 fits with schedule. Severin Carrell Scotland editor and Heather Stewart Political editor. Mon 27 Mar 2017 15.11 EDT First published on Mon 27 Mar 2017 13.04 EDT.and more »

May cannot now preach to Scotland about self-determination - The Guardian

The prime minister has hailed Brexit as an exercise in autonomy. To prevent Scotland from seeking the same would be indefensible. Wed 29 Mar 2017 11.22 EDT Last modified on Wed 14 Feb 2018 10.43 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share ...and more »