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Alex Salmond: Scots will vote for independence within 4 years

Scottish independence has been "inevitable" since the creation of Holyrood two decades ago, Alex Salmond today said.

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Michael Russell called on the UK Government to recognise the bill as drafted cannot proceed.

“Unprecedented” constitutional crisis looms as Brexit talks fail

The Scottish Government last night warned a “unprecedented” constitutional clash with Westminster after talks in Edinburgh failed to break the deadlock over the repatriation of European powers after Brexit.

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The closing fireworks for the Edinburgh Festival. Picture: Malcolm McCurrach/Virgin Money

Fiona Hyslop: Brexit threatens Scotland’s cultural festivals

Scotland’s world leading festivals are being put under threat by Brexit, Holyrood Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop has insisted.

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EU migrants living in Scotland could sway any future vote on independence. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

EU nationals could hold key to Yes victory in indyref2

European migrants could change the outcome of any future referendum on Scottish independence if its held before Brexit, say experts.

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Director Fergus Linehan is uncertain of the future: Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Edinburgh International Festival future plans put on hold due to Brexit uncertainty

Fergus Linehan has admitted his plans for future events have had to be put on ice due to uncertainty over the impact of Brexit.

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Brandon Lewis (left) said free movement of labour would end as of March 2019

Free movement from UK to EU will end in March 2019

Free movement will end when Britain leaves the European Union in March 2019, the Immigration Minister has said.

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In a joint statement, Nicola Sturgeon and Carwyn Jones (bottom right) called the bill an attack on the founding principles of devolution. Scottish Secretary David Mundell said the legislation was  a "bonanza". Pictures: PA

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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