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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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Date of indyref2 will be ‘when it is right for Scotland’ - Sturgeon

The timing of a second independence referendum should not be determined by what is “convenient” for Theresa May, Scotland’s First Minister has said.

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New poll finds support for independence ‘lower than 2014’

Support for Scottish independence is lower than in 2014, according to a new poll conducted in the days after Nicola Sturgeon announced her intention to push for a second referendum.

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Ruth Davidson has spoken out against any second independence referendum. Picture; Jane Barlow

IndyRef2: Second vote against wishes of ‘majority’- Ruth Davidson

Calls for a second independence referendum would be “against the majority wishes”, the Scottish Conservative leader has said.

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Sturgeon makes plea for ‘resentful’ sceptics of Indyref2

Nicola Sturgeon yesterday urged SNP activists to campaign with courtesy and respect as she told them many Scots would not be relishing her plans for a second independence vote.

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Polish national hits out at ‘vote No to stay in EU’ claim

A Polish national living in Scotland has welcomed news of a second independence referendum - but slammed Better Together for EU claims made prior to the 2014 vote.

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Theresa May: Indyref2 would create ‘uncertainty and division’

Theresa May accused Nicola Sturgeon of treating Scotland’s future like a “game” as she insisted a second independence referendum should not take place.

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Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. Picture: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Indyref2: What’s next for Scotland?

What’s next for Scotland after Nicola Sturgeon’s historic announcement at Bute House today.

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Nicola Sturgeon blasts Theresa May: ‘Indyref2 is your fault’

Scotland’s First Minister will today tell the Prime Minister that her “sheer intransigence” over Brexit is the reason a second independence referendum could be called so soon.

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Video: 20mph Q&A with Councillor Lesley Hinds

Lesley Hinds spoke with one of our reporters this morning as the second scheme of the 20mph is rolled out across the Capital.

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Jeremy Corbyn: SNP should clean up its mess and forget indyref2

Embattled Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has told Nicola Sturgeon to forget a second independence referendum and clear up the “shameful” mess she has made in governing Scotland.

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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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Mel Gibson: Braveheart ‘woke something up’ in Scottish politics

Mel Gibson believes his Oscar-winning film Braveheart “woke something up” in Scotland during the country’s debate over independence.

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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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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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Alex Salmond criticised Theresa May for meeting Donald Trump after he declared his support for torture. Picture: John Devlin/TSPL

Alex Salmond predicts indyref2 in autumn 2018

A second vote on independence could take place in autumn 2018, former first minister Alex Salmond has said.

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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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