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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 »

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 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

'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 »

Theresa May and Nicola Sturgeon meet ahead of Article 50 - BBC News

The prime minister has met Scotland's first minister in a Glasgow hotel as she prepares to formally trigger Article 50. Theresa May and Nicola Sturgeon held talks for about an hour during the prime minister's trip to Scotland. Ms Sturgeon said the ...and more »

Nicola Sturgeon: 'No rational reason' for Theresa May to block indyref2 - BBC News

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said there is "no rational reason" for the UK government to block a second Scottish independence referendum. Ms Sturgeon has written to Prime Minister Theresa May asking for a Section 30 order to allow Holyrood to ...and more »