EU Referendum

EU Referendum

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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Salmond insists that if UK ministers refuse to listen to Scotlands proposals to remain, it will trigger an indyref in two years which would deliver a Yes vote. Picture: PA

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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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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Nicola Sturgeon will call for Labour, Lib Dem and moderate Tory support to fight a hard Brexit. Picture:

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Nicola Sturgeon to call for coalition to fight hard Brexit

Nicola Sturgeon will call on moderate Conservatives, Labour and the Liberal Democrats to form a coalition with the SNP to fight against a “hard Brexit” deal for the UK.

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Brexit Secretary David Davis faced attacks from all sides as he told the Commons that there will be no parliamentary vote on Article 50. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

SNP accuse Tory government of presiding over ‘dog’s Brexit’

Brexit Secretary David Davis has hinted at the possibility of a vote in parliament on a Brexit treaty at the end of negotiations to leave the EU.

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Nicola Sturgeon. Picture: PA

Nicola Sturgeon announces £500m Brexit lifeline for businesses

Nicola Sturgeon has announced a £500 million package to prop up business following the Brexit vote, with the Scottish Government offering guarantees or loans of up to £5 million per enterprise.

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Theresa May shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a bilateral meeting in Hangzhou, China. Picture: AP

Theresa May: Scots don’t want another Indyref

Theresa May has dismissed the case for a second referendum on independence and insisted Scotland will leave the European Union along with the rest of the UK.

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Olympic hero Callum Skinner tweeted Leave.EU asking them to stop using his image. Picture: Getty Images

Callum Skinner hits out at Leave.EU over using his image

Scots Olympic silver medalist Callum Skinner has found himself at the centre of a Brexit row after asking campaign group Leave.EU to stop using his image in their videos.

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Scottish Secretary David Mundell had words of warning for Nicola Sturgeon. Picture: PA

Keep indyref 2 ‘fanatics’ in line, Mundell warns Sturgeon

Nicola Sturgeon is maximising uncertainty and damaging prosperity by “touting” a second independence referendum, Scottish Secretary David Mundell has said.

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Edinburgh East MP Tommy Sheppard said the partys MPs could vote down any proposal that did not reflect the fact that 62 per cent of Scots voted to remain in Junes referendum. Picture: TSPL

Tommy Sheppard launches campaign with Brexit pledge

SNP MPs could block any UK government plan for Brexit unless it contained “special arrangements” for Scotland, a candidate for the party’s depute leadership has said.

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Alan Cumming was a vocal supporter of the Yes Campaign in the independence referendum. Picture: Robert Perry

Alan Cumming apologises for ‘stupid English people’ Brexit remarks

Scottish actor Alan Cumming last night apologised on Twitter for remarks made in an interview blaming “stupid English people” for the vote to leave the EU.

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The Jaguar C-X75 that featured in Spectre is to be built in Britain. Picture: comp

Brian Monteith: Don’t listen to scare stories, jobs are here

IF you rely on broadcasters for news, such as the BBC, ITV (including Channel 4) and Sky, you can be forgiven for thinking that the economy is about to collapse, the public services will implode and universities disappear.

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Lord Provost Donald Wilson raises the European Union flag at the City Chambers. Picture: Greg Macvean

Edinburgh Council flys EU flag in support of European citizens

THE European flag has been raised at the City Chambers in a show of solidarity with EU citizens amid a political row over their future status.

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