Brexit and EU Referendum

Nicola Sturgeon calls Brexit Repeal Bill a ‘naked power grab’

Theresa May’s government is facing a major battle over crucial legislation to implement Brexit amid a fresh row between Edinburgh and London over sweeping powers being handed to UK ministers.

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon hwill meet with the EU's Brexit neogitator. Picture: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

‘Involve Scots in Brexit’ - Nicola Sturgeon tells Theresa May

Nicola Sturgeon has today warned the Prime Minister that the Scottish Government and other UK devolved administrations could derail the final Brexit deal as she stepped up calls to be involved in negotiations.

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Google survey suggests backing for Scottish independence at 57%

Support for Scottish independence could be as high as 57 per cent according to a Google survey.

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Watch Theresa May’s post-Brexit Easter message

Theresa May has used her Easter message to suggest people are “coming together and uniting” following divisions over the Brexit referendum.

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Nicola Sturgeon signs letter formally requesting indyref2

Nicola Sturgeon signs letter formally requesting indyref2

A letter formally requesting a second Scottish independence referendum signed by Nicola Sturgeon and dispatched to Theresa May is expected to arrive at Downing Street later.

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Poll: majority of Scots don’t want separate Brexit deal

Scottish voters share similar views on Brexit as those in the rest of the UK, showing little demand for a special deal north of the border, new research suggests.

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John Peebles gave job reassurance to staff. Picture: Colin Hattersley

City residents confident in job prospects despite Brexit fears

Below the cloak of uncertainty covering the future landscape of the country in the wake of Britain’s commitment to leave the European Union, the Capital’s non-UK citizens remain confident in what the city has to offer.

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Theresa May insists her position on indyref2 will not change

The Prime Minister has said her position will not change on Nicola Sturgeon’s call for a second independence referendum by spring 2019.

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A previous pro-EU march through Edinburgh was held in July 2016, just days after the Brexit vote. Picture: Steven Scott Taylor/JP Resell

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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