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60 prominent Scots claim Brexit is ‘tearing Britain apart’

More than 60 high-profile politicians, academics and leading figures have called for Brexit to be halted as its “disastrous consequences” become clearer every day.

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is expected to make an announcement later on today. Picture: SWNS

Nicola Sturgeon set to make an announcement on indyref2

NICOLA Sturgeon is expected to set out her position on a second independence referendum at Holyrood later on today.

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The European Union's chief negotiator Michel Barnier apeaks alongside the UK's Brexit minister  David Davis at exit talks yesterday. Picture; Getty

Scotland’s economy: plan to keep EU workers in Scotland revealed

Academics have released a detailed plan for Scotland that could keep EU workers in the country.

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The SNP and Labour have signed a formal coaltion deal to form an administration at Edinburgh's City Chambers. Picture: Ian Georgeson

SNP and Labour formally sign coalition deal to run Edinburgh

Labour and the SNP have formally signed a coalition agreement to run the City of Edinburgh Council.

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There is no place in the shadow cabinet for Edinburgh South MP Ian Murray. Picture: Neil Hanna

Ian Murray overlooked for shadow Scottish secretary role

Jeremy Corbyn has named a newly-elected MP as Shadow Scottish Secretary, overlooking Ian Murray after previously saying he would “extend the hand of friendship” to members of the Parliamentary Labour Party who had criticised his leadership.

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Alex Neil: SNP focus on indyref2 hurt party at election

The former Scottish health secretary has slammed SNP leaders for losing crucial votes by “jumping too far ahead of public opinion” on a second independence referendum.

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General Election: Corbyn ‘would be PM if not for Scotland’

JEREMY Corbyn would have been the next Prime Minister if it wasn’t for Scottish votes, says a major UK news outlet.

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SNP Midlothian candidate Owen Thompson cut a dejected figure.

SNP Westminster leader Angus Robertson loses seat

SNP depute leader Angus Robertson has been spectacularly ousted from Parliament by the Tories, as the nationalists saw their share of the vote slump.

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Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale with Edinburgh South MP Ian Murray. Picture: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

What party got the most votes in Edinburgh and the Lothians

THE combined results for Edinburgh and the Lothians, showing the total votes cast for each party across all nine constituencies in the region.

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Live Blog: General Election 2017 fallout

Live Blog: General Election 2017 fallout

Our reporters across the country will give you updates and analysis as it happens after the UK was left with a hung parliament following the General Election.

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Ian Murray holds Edinburgh South

Ian Murray has held Edinburgh South.

The SNPs incumbent Stephen Gethins. Picture: TSPL

Drama in North East Fife as SNP clinch seat by 2 votes

The SNP’s Stephen Gethins has won North East Fife, after three recounts and just two votes in it.

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Jeremy Corbyn, right, gestures toward Labour's Emily Thornberry after arriving for the declaration at his constituency in London. Picture: AP

General Election 2017: May’s snap election gamble backfires

THERESA May’s gamble to hold a snap election has backfired spectacularly as voters failed to give the Prime Minister the support needed to secure her grip on power during an extraordinary election.

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SNP lose Edinburgh West to Liberal Democrats

CHRISTINE Jardine of the Liberal Democrats has taken the Edinburgh West seat from the SNP.

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Midlothian Constituency General Election Count, Lasswade

General Election 2017: How the night played out in Edinburgh

It was a historic night for the Capital with the nation taking to the polls to have their say in a snap general election. Here’s how the night panned out across Edinurgh.

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Scottish Conservative leader, Ruth Davidson arrives at the Edinburgh counting centre. Picture: Getty

Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson: ‘Indyref2 is dead’

Scottish Conservative party leader Ruth Davidson has claimed the prospect of a second independence referendum iss “dead” following a triumphant night for her party.

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Edinburgh South West SNP MP Joanna Cherry

Joanna Cherry wins in Edinburgh South-West

Joanna Cherry has held Edinburgh South-West with a majority of just over 1000.

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Armed police at Scottish election count to combat terror threat

ARMED police are on duty at a number of Scottish election counts as Britain remains on terror alert.

The expected declarations of Edinburgh seats.

General Election 2017: Edinburgh declaration times in order

The 2017 promises to be one of the closest fought elections in recent memory, with Edinburgh playing a key role.

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