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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 »

As the UK prepares to leave the European Union, Scotland has begun extricating itself from the UK - Quartz

The week from hell has finally arrived for UK prime minister Theresa May. On Tuesday (March 28), the day before she plans to trigger Article 50, officially notifying the European Union (EU) of Britain's intention to leave, the Scottish parliament voted ...and more »

Scottish Parliament Backs Bid for New Independence Referendum - NBCNews.com

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 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 »

The British media's progressives are coming round to Scottish independence - The Conversation UK

As Theresa May and Nicola Sturgeon had their Brexit stand-off in Glasgow on Monday March 27 ahead of the Scottish parliament voting in favour of a second independence referendum, Richard Dawkins stepped into the fray – on the side of the Scottish first ...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 »

Is Scotland a Nation? - JSTOR Daily

What is Scotland, a country and/or nation, or just a region within Great Britain, a piece of the United Kingdom? Let's explore Scots nationalism. 1596 Mercator map of Scotland. A 1596 Mercator map of Scotland. via Wikimedia Commons/Library of Congress.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 »

Nicola Sturgeon's formal request for second Scottish independence referendum delivered to Theresa May - The Independent

Nicola Sturgeon's formal request for a second Scottish independence referendum has been delivered to Theresa May. The First Minister wrote the Section 30 letter on Thursday night after MSPs voted 69 to 59 in favour of seeking permission for an ...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 »