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Showing posts with label scotland. Show all posts
Showing posts with label scotland. Show all posts

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Scotland puts second independence referendum on hold

Scotland has delayed plans for a second referendum on independence until there is "sufficient clarity" on Britain's departure from the European Union.

Friday, 31 March 2017

Scotland makes formal request to UK for new independence vote

Scotland’s first minister formally requested a second referendum on independence on Friday, declaring that Scots have the right to exercise their right of self-determination.

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Scottish parliament backs bid for new independence referendum

The Scottish parliament has backed First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's bid for a new independence referendum, further complicating Britain's political situation just as years of talks on the terms of Brexit were about to begin.

Wednesday, 29 June 2016

France and Spain object to separate negotiations in Scotland with the EU

French President Francois Hollande and the Prime Minister of Spain, Mariano Rajoy strongly oppose the idea to keep Scotland in the EU – bypassing of results of a British national referendum.

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

No matter the outcome, ‘Scotland will never be the same again’

Just a day before Scotland votes on the most important decision to face the country in centuries, people in the capital Edinburgh, like the rest of the UK, await the outcome of the referendum with a tangible mix of hope, fear, and apprehension.

In the historic city’s bustling pubs and cafés, the talk is of little else. Local radio and TV coverage is blanket, and tabloid headlines scream from newsagent windows. Hardly a wall in the capital isn’t covered with the now iconic “yes” and “no” posters, and on each of the capital’s cobbled streets are enthusiastic campaigners brandishing placards for both the rival camps.

Monday, 15 September 2014

Cameron warns of 'painful divorce' for Scotland

British Prime Minister David Cameron has said he would be "utterly heartbroken" if Scotland votes to leave the UK.
Mr Cameron issued a warning that Thursday's referendum is a "once and for all" decision as he made a last-ditch trip north to urge voters to save the union.
Speaking in Aberdeen, the prime minister warned that if Scots vote for independence it would result in a "painful divorce".

He said: "On Thursday, Scotland votes, and the future of our country is at stake.

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