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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 »

The Brexit arguments work for Scotland too - The Economist

THERE is an old chess short story about the grand master who ends up in a remote village. Short of money, he agrees to play two locals; his meal will be free if he wins both matches. But there is a catch; in one game, he must play as white, in the ...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 »

'You want a referendum on a sense!' SNP MP bombarded by BBC panel in fiery debate -

Nicola Sturgeon has written to Theresa May demanding a second independence referendum, giving the Scottish people a decision over their future before the UK has fully cut ties with the European Union. The Prime Minister has reiterated that “now is not ...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 »

10 reasons to visit Scotland - Deutsche Welle

Natural beauty and brave people! The Scots say yes to Europe and welcome to tourists. There are a lot of reasons to visit the country. Read also. Travel | 31.01.2017. Lerwick pays fiery tribute to Viking past. Europe | 23.06.2016. Trump in the rough on ...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 »

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 »

Scottish Lawmakers Just Voted to Hold Another Independence Referendum - TIME

The Scottish parliament has voted to hold a second referendum on independence from the United Kingdom in late 2018 or 2019. Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) voted 69 to 59 to back First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's independence bid once the ...and more »