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Pro-EU march to be held in Edinburgh city centre

Supporters of the European Union will march through Edinburgh on Saturday to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome and reaffirm their opposition to Brexit.

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Article 50 will not be triggered this week, says Downing St

Article 50 will not be activated this week as expected, it has emerged.

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Alex Salmond: Scots ready to vote Yes after Brexit

ALEX Salmond has warned that Scots will vote for independence if the UK Government blocks move for a stand-alone Holyrood deal on Brexit.

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AScottish Saltire and a European Union flag flying in front of the Scottish Parliament building in Edinburgh. Picture: AFP PHOTO / OLI SCARFFOLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images

An independent Scotland could be ‘fast-tracked into the EU’

Leading experts say a Yes vote to leave the UK could result in Scotland having the fastest ever entry to the European Union.

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Watch SNP MPs’ sing EU anthem Ode to Joy during Brexit vote

SNP MPs riled Parliamentary authorities yet again on Wednesday after they started to sing the EU’s anthem in protest at the Commons vote to trigger Article 50.

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Alex Salmond tweeted 'game on' when the poll was released MP. Picture: John Devlin

‘Game on’ says Salmond as support for independence rises

A new poll has shown that support for independence has been boosted after Theresa May vowed to remove the UK from the European Union’s single market.

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SNP MP parodies Trainspotting speech in Brexit debate

SNP MP parodies Trainspotting speech in Brexit debate

A speech from the film Trainspotting has been parodied in the Commons to reflect the SNP’s concerns over Brexit.

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Nicola Sturgeon has said she is determined to save Scotland from Brexit. Picture: John Devlin

FMQs: Nicola Sturgeon vows to ‘save Scotland from Brexit’

Nicola Sturgeon has said she is “determined to save Scotland from Brexit”.

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The Supreme Court will rule on whether a parliamentary vote is needed to trigger Article 50. Picture: SWNS

Brexit: Supreme Court ruling expected next Tuesday

The Supreme Court is to give its judgment in the legal battle over Brexit on Tuesday 24 January.

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. Picture: PA

Sturgeon: Indyref2 now ‘more likely’ with hard Brexit plans

Theresa May’s pursuit of an ­“economically catastrophic” exit from the European single market has made the prospect of a second Scottish independence referendum “more likely”, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said last night.

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Theresa May outlined her plans for Brexit. Picture: PA

Brexit: 12 objectives of Theresa May’s negotiations

Here are the 12 objectives for Britain’s Brexit negotiations, as set out in Theresa May’s speech at Lancaster House:

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Scott Findlay and Molly Shaw, seven, enjoy Christmas shopping on Princes Street. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Brexit: Cash boost for Capital as tourist spending up 24%

“BREXIT tourists” brought the Capital some extra Christmas cheer as it emerged spending over the festive season soared in 2016.

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Ian Murray, Scotland's only Labour MP spoke out at PMW's. Picture Steven Scott Taylor.

Ian Murray tells PM Brexit plans are ‘threat to the union’

Labour’s former shadow Scottish secretary has accused Theresa May of being a threat to the Union because of her Government’s Brexit plans.

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Nicola Sturgeon with Brexit minister Michael Russell. Picture: PA

Nicola Sturgeon presents her Brexit proposals for Scotland

Nicola Sturgeon demanded a host of new powers including Holyrood control over immigration as she outlined her strategy to keep Scotland in the EU single market.

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Large banks have started moves from London to Paris. Pic: file

Brexit: Large banks ‘planning moves from UK to France’

Large international banks are taking significant steps in planning moves to France when Britain leaves the EU, the head of the French financial regulator has said

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The Supreme Court in Westminster will rule if the government can trigger Article 50 without the need for legislation. Picture: PA

UK Government goes to Supreme Court to overturn Brexit ruling

The Government goes to the Supreme Court today in the latest stage of the legal battle over Brexit.

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Alex Salmond believes if Article 50 is triggered without Holyrood consent it would spark a 'constitutional crisis'. Picture: John Devlin

Alex Salmond: ‘Constitutional crisis’ looming over Article 50

Alex Salmond has warned of a looming “constitutional crisis” facing the UK government as the Supreme Court begins hearing a case to decide what say parliamentarians at Westminster and Holyrood should get on triggering Brexit.

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Nicola Sturgeon. Picture: TSPL

Sturgeon urges an ‘all-Scotland’ coalition to fight hard Brexit

Nicola Sturgeon is to urge politicians, business and universities to join an “all-Scotland” coalition to oppose a hard Brexit.

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Timothy OShea  says things will get worse after Brexit. Picture: Kate Chandler

Edinburgh University principal in ‘catastrophic’ Brexit warning

The potential impact of Brexit on higher education “ranges from bad, to awful, to catastrophic”, the principal of Edinburgh University has warned.

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EU membership is not a gamechanger in the push for independence. Picture: John Devlin

Poll: One in 10 swayed to back independence by Brexit vote

A “hard Brexit” would persuade around one in 10 of those opposed to a second Scottish independence referendum to back another ballot, a poll has found.

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