EU delay on Brexit trade deal hits Sturgeon's referendum timetable - The Guardian

Saltire, union jack and EU flags flutter in the wind outside the Scottish parliament. Photograph: Getty. Article 50. EU delay on Brexit trade deal hits Sturgeon's referendum timetable. Insistence that trade deal follow British exit stymies Scottish ...and more »

Scottish leader demands independence vote - SBS

Scotland's leader Nicola Sturgeon has written to Prime Minister Theresa May demanding Scots be given a second self-determination vote. Source: AAP. 1 Apr 2017 - 6:52 AM UPDATED 2 HOURS AGO ...and more »

Two leaders, two visions, two aims - BBC News

Two leaders. Two different aims. Expressed in two different letters. And two very different images to accompany those missives. The First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has now formally requested the powers from Westminster to hold a referendum on ...and more »

Scotland makes formal request to UK for independence vote - Deccan Herald

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon wrote a letter to May telling her that Scotland did not want to leave Europe's single market. AP/PTI Photo. The Scottish government today formally asked British Prime Minister Theresa May for a second referendum on ...and more »

Sturgeon sends official letter to May seeking Scottish referendum - Financial Times

Nicola Sturgeon has formally called on Theresa May to start negotiations over a second Scottish independence referendum, saying she will seek to make “progress” towards a vote even if the UK government refuses to engage. Sample the FT's top stories for ...and more »

Antidote to populism may be hidden under the kilt: Delacourt - Toronto Star

Scottish demonstrators march to protest President Donald Trump's travel ban in January. The country has been a bastion of anti-Trump resistance. (Mark Runnacles / GETTY IMAGES). By Susan Delacourt Parliament Hill. Fri., March 31, 2017. What does ...and more »

Sturgeon demands independence vote in letter to May - Irish Times

Scotland's first minister Nicola Sturgeon wrote to British prime minister Theresa May on Friday formally demanding that Ms May allow a second referendum on Scottish independence ahead of the UK's exit from the EU. On Tuesday, Scotland's devolved ...and more »

SNP's Nicola Sturgeon ISSUES formal demand for new Scottish referendum - Daily Star

And Ms Sturgeon insisted there was “no rational reason” for Westminster to block the bid. In a video message posted by the Scottish Government on Twitter, she said: “The next two years are hugely important for Scotland because they will determine the ...and more »

Scottish Tories say Nicola Sturgeon's plan is 'unworkable' as independence letter reaches London - International Business Times UK

Nicola Sturgeon's call for a second Scottish independence referendum has been dismissed as "unwanted and unworkable" as her letter reached Number 10 on 31 March. The SNP leader sent the document to Theresa May after Holyrood backed her call for ...and more »

Annotated: What does Nicola Sturgeon's Scottish independence letter say and really mean? -

Nicola Sturgeon has formally demanded a second vote on Scottish independence, after writing to Theresa May to ask for one to be held under Section 30 of the Scotland Act 1998. The SNP First Minister has the wind in her sails after winning a vote in ...and more »