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Survey finds Remain would win second Brexit referendum

Seven out of ten people in Edinburgh think the UK would be better off economically in Europe and want the country to stay in the Single Market.

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The conservation work, coordinated by Historic Environment Scotland, began in October after routine monitoring revealed urgent ceiling repairs were required to the category A listed Georgian building

First Minister’s residence restoration completed at cost of £504k

The restoration of the First Minister’s grade A listed official residence has been completed at a cost of £504,216 to the taxpayer.

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Alex Colling and his partner Chiara Ginestra plan to cycle around 28 cities in Europe to demonstrate against the loss of freedom of movement through Brexit

Couple to cycle across Europe in Brexit vote protest

AN Edinburgh couple are embarking on a challenging 28-city bike ride around Europe to protest Brexit.

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SNP accused of registering website for Indyref2 campaign

The SNP has registered a website to organise supporters, prompting allegations they are bracing to launch a new referendum campaign.

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In Pictures: Hundreds march in Edinburgh calling for fox hunting ban

Hundreds of animal rights campaigners have marched on Holyrood to call for a total ban on fox hunting in Scotland.

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Catherine Stihler, Labour MEP for Scotland

Scottish Labour MEP: ‘Second EU referendum is only fair action’

A second referendum on the Brexit deal is the “only fair course of action”, a Scottish Labour MEP has said.

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SNP leadership contender Keith Brown on his vision for Indyref2

The man bidding to become Nicola Sturgeon’s right-hand man has said the SNP must demonstrate to voters “that Scotland can make a success of independence”.

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Alex Cole-Hamilton (right) celebrates becoming an MSP in 2016 at his office in Corstorphine with Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie, then Liberal Democrat Leader Tim Farron and former party leader Menzies Campbell. Picture: Greg Macvean

Lib Dems investigated over Holyrood election spending

The Liberal Democrats are being investigated by Scottish electoral authorities over an allegation the party failed to accurately report its spending during the last Holyrood election.

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Ruth Davidson could oppose the UK Government's eventual Brexit deal

Ruth Davidson ready to defy UK Government on Brexit

Ruth Davidson has warned she is ready to  oppose a bad Brexit deal which would be damaging to Scotland's interest.

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Edinburgh MP labels UK’s Brexit strategy ‘a disaster in slow motion’

An SNP MP has likened the Government’s Brexit strategy to a train running onto a half-collapsed bridge in a spaghetti western.

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn appearing on The Andrew Marr Show. Picture: Getty/BBC

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn rules out second Brexit referendum

Jeremy Corbyn has ruled out a second referendum on Brexit amid fresh calls for a new poll.

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Deputy convener Adam Tomkins. Picture: PA

Senior Holyrood figures in bid to avert Brexit ‘power-grab’ crisis

Backroom talks involving senior politicians from all parties are laying the groundwork to amend the controversial EU Withdrawal Bill in the House of Lords and prevent a so-called Brexit ‘power grab’.

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The Scottish Government says it 'understands and respects' the position of the Catalan Government.''' Picture: PAU BARRENA/AFP/Getty Images

Scottish Government ‘respects’ Catalan independence decision

The Scottish Government said it understands and respects the position of the Catalan Government after the regional parliament voted to establish an independent republic from Spain.

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Edinburgh West MSP, Alex Cole-Hamilton

Edinburgh MSP to face no further action over campaign spending

No further action will be taken against an Edinburgh MSP over his Holyrood campaign spending last year.

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Ruth Davidson has called for 'serious people' to take charge of Brexit

Theresa May ‘saved the Union’ - Ruth Davidson

Theresa May ‘saved the Union’ by holding a snap poll in June according to Ruth Davidson.

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Harry Potter author JK Rowling. Picture: PA

JK Rowling compares Brexit ‘media bias’ claims to Yes campaign

JK Rowling has taken to Twitter to blast a prominent Leave politician who complained of biased Brexit coverage, comparing them to Yes campaigners.

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Support for remaining in the EU has grown since January. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Poll: Scots’ support for remaining in EU up since January

A new poll has suggested that support among Scots for staying in the European Union has increased slightly.

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Former First Minister Alex Salmond at the Fringe. Picture: Lesley Martin/PA Wire

Alex Salmond signals indyref2 could be after 2021 Scottish election

Alex Salmond has signalled that a second independence referendum could be delayed until after the 2021 Scottish election when he called for a shift in the Scottish Government’s position on Europe.

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Former First Minister Alex Salmond launches his Fringe show at the Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh. Picture: PA

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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