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Holyrood says Yes: Nicola Sturgeon given mandate to go for indyref2

Independence supporters take part in a rally outside the Scottish Parliament during yesterday’s Section 30 vote

NICOLA Sturgeon will this week make a formal request to the Prime Minister for Holyrood to be given powers to hold a new independence referendum, saying it would be “democratically indefensible” for it to be refused.

12:00am Wednesday 29 March 2017

Kirsty Strickland: Rampant sexism is about more than one headline

The English Daily Mail's front page yesterday

JUST when you thought we’d heard the worst of the linguistic Brexit adaptations, along comes “Legs-it” and blows them all out of the water. “Never Mind Brexit – Who Won Legs-It!” was the headline on the English Daily Mail’s front page…

12:00am Wednesday 29 March 2017

Kevin McKenna: Ten top tips for the Unionist parties as they lurch into the ScotRef campaign

Kezia Dugdale (right) has grown more and more fretful of a second independence referendum. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty

I WORRY about the mental and physical welfare of assorted senior members of the Labour Party in Scotland; I really do. Ever since the end of the first referendum on Scottish independence they have been forming a disorderly queue to reveal their…

12:00am Wednesday 29 March 2017

Man behind attack campaign on Nicola Sturgeon is Holocaust-denying extremist

The posters have attracted media attention

A campaign targetting Nicola Sturgeon that has received huge amounts of media coverage is being run by a right-wing holocaust denying blogger who was kicked out of Ukip for his extreme views.

12:00am Friday 24 March 2017

May's last chance: PM heads north for final talks with Nicola Sturgeon before Article 50 is triggered

Theresa May has not indicated how Scotland's interests will be protected during the Brexit process

THERESA May will visit Scotland today for her last meeting with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon before Article 50 is triggered on Wednesday.

12:00am Monday 27 March 2017

'The people of Scotland are sovereign' - MSPs give Sturgeon mandate for second referendum on independence

'The people of Scotland are sovereign' - MSPs give Sturgeon mandate for second referendum on independence

MSPs have voted  69 to 59 to back Nicola Sturgeon's call for a second referendum on Scottish independence before the UK leaves the EU.

5:25pm Tuesday 28 March 2017

Sturgeon: We stand in solidarity with London

Addressing MSPs in the chamber, the FM said: 'Above all, we stand in solidarity with London — a vibrant, diverse, wonderful city that will never be cowed by mindless acts of violence'

NICOLA Sturgeon used a sombre session of First Minister’s Questions yesterday to send a message of support to Londoners saying Scotland “stands in solidarity” with them.

12:00am Friday 24 March 2017

Theresa May admits Scots will know terms of Brexit deal by the time of indyref2

Nicola Sturgeon and Theresa May met in a Glasgow and the First Minister said she was 'at pains' to clarify the Prime Minister's assurances on timescales

A SECOND referendum on Scottish independence came a step closer yesterday, as the Prime Minister told Nicola Sturgeon the terms of Brexit would be known before the spring of 2019.

12:00am Tuesday 28 March 2017

Charlie, who was born on a Saltire, becomes one of the youngest members of the SNP at 4 years old

Charlie Burns was born on a Saltire (above) and has now signed up as an SNP member (below). Photographs: Carol Burns

A BABY boy who was born on a Saltire flag has become one of Scotland’s youngest members of the SNP after his independence-supporting parents signed him up.

12:00am Wednesday 29 March 2017

Letters II: Why is Scotland’s national debt an issue but not the UK’s?

Theresa May's Scottish crew - Ruth Davidson and David Mundell

IF now is indeed not the time for Theresa May to allow a referendum, then surely she cannot under any circumstances call a snap Westminster election given that she’s busy with Brexit and neglecting her day job!

12:00am Wednesday 29 March 2017
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