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#Independence

# independence - Last month November 2022

UK's highest court rules Scottish Parliament cannot hold Indyref2 without Westminster consent
# Referendum
# Referendum

UK's highest court rules Scottish Parliament cannot hold Indyref2 without Westminster consent

Updated Nov 23rd 2022, 10:12 AM 16,355 Views 0 Comments

The UK government has repeatedly refused to give Edinburgh the power to hold a referendum.

# independence - This year 2022

Michael Collins’ diaries to be made public for first time
# War Of Independence
# War Of Independence

Michael Collins’ diaries to be made public for first time

Aug 15th 2022, 1:05 PM 16,572 Views 10 Comments

The five diaries cover the period from 1918 to Collins’ death in 1922.

Future Scottish independence referendum ‘should be put to all four UK nations’
# Not So United
# Not So United

Future Scottish independence referendum ‘should be put to all four UK nations’

Jun 23rd 2022, 7:26 PM 24,066 Views 30 Comments

The debate comes after First Minister Nicola Sturgeon began laying out the case for a second Scottish independence referendum.

# independence - Last year 2021

Singer Rihanna made national hero as Barbados becomes a republic
# Republic
# Republic

Singer Rihanna made national hero as Barbados becomes a republic

Nov 30th 2021, 7:20 AM 45,962 Views 27 Comments

Barbados won independence from Britain in 1966.

Sturgeon insists the time is ‘approaching’ for Scots to vote on independence again
# Indyref2
# Indyref2

Sturgeon insists the time is ‘approaching’ for Scots to vote on independence again

Sep 13th 2021, 9:33 PM 14,213 Views 48 Comments

Nicola Sturgeon told the SNP conference her party had an ‘unarguable mandate’ for another vote.

No 10 trying to cut Nicola Sturgeon out of COP26 summit, leaked messages say
# Independence
# Independence

No 10 trying to cut Nicola Sturgeon out of COP26 summit, leaked messages say

Sep 5th 2021, 9:37 AM 33,141 Views 34 Comments

The Scottish First Minister responded by saying anyone who allows politics to get in the way of tackling climate change would be abdicating responsibility.

Proposal to pardon jailed Catalan separatists sparks protests in Madrid
# Independence
# Independence

Proposal to pardon jailed Catalan separatists sparks protests in Madrid

Jun 13th 2021, 5:25 PM 13,864 Views 13 Comments

As many as 25,000 people attended.

Scotland and its elections are key to the union and to a united Ireland
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Scotland and its elections are key to the union and to a united Ireland

Apr 4th 2021, 8:30 AM 42,583 Views 69 Comments

Northern Ireland’s place in the Union could be decided for it, if Scotland decides its future is better in the EU, rather than the UK.

Scottish minister says vote for independence will take place at the end of Covid pandemic
# Scotland
# Scotland

Scottish minister says vote for independence will take place at the end of Covid pandemic

Mar 21st 2021, 4:11 PM 18,217 Views 64 Comments

Scotland’s constitution secretary said such a vote will be held ‘when the time is right’.

More than half of people in North want referendum on a united Ireland
# Brexit
# Brexit

More than half of people in North want referendum on a united Ireland

Jan 24th 2021, 10:48 AM 49,990 Views 154 Comments

Half of people in Scotland also want an independence referendum, according to a new opinion poll.

Johnson says Scotland must wait a generation for new vote on independence
# Independence
# Independence

Johnson says Scotland must wait a generation for new vote on independence

Jan 3rd 2021, 12:59 PM 57,367 Views 74 Comments

Recent polls have shown consistent support for independence.

# independence - All time

Nicola Sturgeon sets out plans for independence referendum draft bill in 2021
# Indyref2
# Indyref2

Nicola Sturgeon sets out plans for independence referendum draft bill in 2021

Sep 1st 2020, 5:58 PM 36,136 Views 39 Comments

Nicola Sturgeon also announced a raft of measures to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic.

Bougainville to vote on becoming world’s newest nation - and Bertie Ahern is involved
# Papua New Guinea
# Papua New Guinea

Bougainville to vote on becoming world’s newest nation - and Bertie Ahern is involved

Nov 23rd 2019, 10:33 AM 24,413 Views 29 Comments

The former Taoiseach is the chair of the Bougainville Referendum Commission.

Nicola Sturgeon to request power to hold new Scottish independence vote
# Second Referendum
# Second Referendum

Nicola Sturgeon to request power to hold new Scottish independence vote

Oct 15th 2019, 8:03 PM 15,443 Views 14 Comments

The First Minister said work was being done to update the “independence prospectus”.

Spain's supreme court finds Catalan leaders guilty of sedition over failed independence bid
# Independence
# Independence

Spain's supreme court finds Catalan leaders guilty of sedition over failed independence bid

Oct 14th 2019, 8:48 AM 10,989 Views 45 Comments

The leaders of the independence movement were found guilty on charges of sedition and misuse of public funds.

Thousands march in pro-independence protest in Scotland
# Edinburgh
# Edinburgh

Thousands march in pro-independence protest in Scotland

Oct 5th 2019, 6:08 PM 19,597 Views 44 Comments

Scotland voted against independence in a 2014 referendum by 55 percent.

Opinion: Independent Ireland was established through violent revolution - there were few peacemakers
# OPINON
# OPINON

Opinion: Independent Ireland was established through violent revolution - there were few peacemakers

May 15th 2019, 7:00 AM 16,961 Views 82 Comments

It is important that we don’t judge the events of the Irish revolution against fictional, sanitised versions of the Irish past, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

The Dáil sat for the very first time 100 years ago tomorrow. Here's what they talked about
# Centenary
# Centenary

The Dáil sat for the very first time 100 years ago tomorrow. Here's what they talked about

Jan 20th 2019, 9:45 PM 29,270 Views 44 Comments

Many of those elected to the Dáil were listed as “fé ghlas ag Gallaibh” (imprisoned by the foreigners).

Ukrainian Orthodox church gains independence from Russia
# Decree
# Decree

Ukrainian Orthodox church gains independence from Russia

Jan 5th 2019, 5:25 PM 8,176 Views 18 Comments

The Russian Orthodox Church has cut ties following the move.

New Catalan president accused of being a 'puppet' and 'supremacist'
# Independence
# Independence

New Catalan president accused of being a 'puppet' and 'supremacist'

May 14th 2018, 7:09 PM 10,669 Views 7 Comments

Quim Torra said previous comments he made have been taken out of context.

Restored newsreel footage shows Ireland's fight for Independence
# IFI
# IFI

Restored newsreel footage shows Ireland's fight for Independence

May 3rd 2018, 5:57 PM 27,026 Views 30 Comments

The footage was restored from the original nitrate film and will be available on the IFI Player.

Exiled former Catalan leader to appear in court as his arrest triggers protests
# Independence
# Independence

Exiled former Catalan leader to appear in court as his arrest triggers protests

Mar 26th 2018, 7:33 AM 8,069 Views 40 Comments

German police arrested Carles Puigdemont after he crossed the border from Denmark.

Ousted Catalan president wants to return to the region following election victory
# Independence
# Independence

Ousted Catalan president wants to return to the region following election victory

Dec 24th 2017, 10:49 AM 5,778 Views 12 Comments

Puigdemont campaigned from Brussels, where he sought self-imposed exile after he was sacked by Madrid and a Spanish court charged him with rebellion.

Catalan separatists win absolute parliamentary majority
# Independence
# Independence

Catalan separatists win absolute parliamentary majority

Dec 22nd 2017, 6:49 AM 16,494 Views 44 Comments

There was a record high turnout of over 80%.

Catalonia: Ex-parliament speaker spends night in jail for involvement in independence drive
# Rebellion
# Rebellion

Catalonia: Ex-parliament speaker spends night in jail for involvement in independence drive

Nov 10th 2017, 11:06 AM 8,022 Views 28 Comments

A judge at Spain’s Supreme Court has ordered Carme Forcadell to be detained on charges of “rebellion”.

Judge has 24 hours to decide fate of former Catalan leader and ministers
# Independence Bid
# Independence Bid

Judge has 24 hours to decide fate of former Catalan leader and ministers

Nov 5th 2017, 4:15 PM 15,428 Views 44 Comments

The five men handed themselves in to police in Belgium this morning.

Charges of rebellion, sedition and misuse of funds sought against ousted Catalan cabinet members
# Opposition
# Opposition

Charges of rebellion, sedition and misuse of funds sought against ousted Catalan cabinet members

Oct 30th 2017, 1:21 PM 14,810 Views 58 Comments

Spanish authorities say deposed officials will be allowed to take their personal belongings from official buildings, but are barred from performing any official duties.

Catalonia's leader wants 'democratic opposition' to Spanish government's takeover
# Independence
# Independence

Catalonia's leader wants 'democratic opposition' to Spanish government's takeover

Oct 28th 2017, 3:05 PM 24,324 Views 56 Comments

The Spanish prime minister last night quashed the Catalan parliament and called an election for late December.

Spain has dissolved the Catalan parliament, removed its leader, and called an election for late December
# Escalating Quickly
# Escalating Quickly

Spain has dissolved the Catalan parliament, removed its leader, and called an election for late December

Oct 27th 2017, 8:12 PM 39,687 Views 170 Comments

Earlier, the Catalan parliament voted overwhelmingly to declare independence from Spain and proclaim a new republic.

450,000 protest in Barcelona as Catalan leader claims Spanish government is 'acting like Franco'
# Spain
# Spain

450,000 protest in Barcelona as Catalan leader claims Spanish government is 'acting like Franco'

Oct 22nd 2017, 7:48 AM 10,863 Views 43 Comments

Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont was scathing in his condemnation of the Spanish government’s decision to strip him and his administration of their autonomy.

Spain to suspend Catalonia's autonomy unless leader abandons independence push
# Tension
# Tension

Spain to suspend Catalonia's autonomy unless leader abandons independence push

Oct 18th 2017, 9:45 AM 6,433 Views 21 Comments

If Catalonia does not provide a satisfactory response by 8am tomorrow, direct rule could be imposed.

Spain gives Catalonia deadline of 9am Thursday to make up mind on independence
# Yay Or Nay
# Yay Or Nay

Spain gives Catalonia deadline of 9am Thursday to make up mind on independence

Oct 16th 2017, 1:31 PM 11,150 Views 24 Comments

The Prime Minister of Spain is said to be prepared to take the “nuclear option” and suspend the Catalan regional government.

Catalan president may declare region independent in defiance of Spain
# Referendum
# Referendum

Catalan president may declare region independent in defiance of Spain

Oct 10th 2017, 7:44 AM 8,235 Views 63 Comments

All eyes will be on Carles Puigdemont’s speech later today.

Catalan leader says he must 'apply the law' after independence referendum
# Spain In Crisis
# Spain In Crisis

Catalan leader says he must 'apply the law' after independence referendum

Oct 9th 2017, 7:30 AM 14,561 Views 51 Comments

Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont is required by law to announce independence by tomorrow evening.

Thousands take to the streets of Barcelona campaigning against independence
# Catalonia
# Catalonia

Thousands take to the streets of Barcelona campaigning against independence

Oct 8th 2017, 1:56 PM 8,811 Views 36 Comments

Today, thousands of supporters of Spanish unity took to the streets of Barcelona.

Spain court orders Catalan independence session suspended
# Mediation
# Mediation

Spain court orders Catalan independence session suspended

Oct 5th 2017, 4:15 PM 20,285 Views 153 Comments

The Catalan leader had said it could declare independence after a meeting on Monday.

FC Barcelona, tourist sites and universities all expected to join Catalonia general strike today
# Independence
# Independence

FC Barcelona, tourist sites and universities all expected to join Catalonia general strike today

Oct 3rd 2017, 7:36 AM 11,616 Views 72 Comments

The strike is to condemn police violence at a banned weekend referendum on independence.

Barcelona's game played behind-closed-doors after violent scenes on the streets of the city
# Independence
From The42
# Independence

Barcelona's game played behind-closed-doors after violent scenes on the streets of the city

Oct 1st 2017, 3:00 PM 25,937 Views 29 Comments

Tonight’s La Liga fixture against Las Palmas will go ahead despite protests surrounding the Catalan referendum vote.

Catalonia referendum: Tractors roll in and buildings occupied to support independence vote
# Independence
# Independence

Catalonia referendum: Tractors roll in and buildings occupied to support independence vote

Sep 29th 2017, 10:37 PM 14,510 Views 61 Comments

Authorities in Madrid have instructed police to ensure no votes are cast in Sunday’s vote.

Pictures: Hundreds of thousands of Catalans turn out to say 'Goodbye Spain' ahead of vote
# INDY REF
# INDY REF

Pictures: Hundreds of thousands of Catalans turn out to say 'Goodbye Spain' ahead of vote

Sep 11th 2017, 8:38 PM 41,642 Views 60 Comments

Some 400,000 people marched through central Barcelona today.

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