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Wednesday 6 December 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# indyref

Last year
Supreme Court hearing on Scottish independence referendum plans to begin
A panel of five judges will start hearing evidence from the Scottish Government.
Ruling on legality of second Scottish independence vote could take six weeks
The UK’s Supreme Court will hear arguments this week.
All time
Sturgeon makes fresh pledge on independence referendum as she's re-elected as Scotland's first minister
“With independence, the decisions that shape our future will lie with us,” she said today.
Welsh nationalist party pledges to hold independence referendum by 2026
Plaid Cymru leader Adam Price said the devolved Welsh administration was “under attack” by Boris Johnson’s government.
'Scotland can't be imprisoned': Tories facing showdown over refusal to back new independence vote
The Conservatives have said they will “absolutely” not hold another independence referendum in Scotland.
'We will not be intimidated': 700 Catalan mayors support holding independence vote
The mayors have all been threatened with arrest.
Poll: Should Scotland hold another referendum on independence from the UK?
Has Brexit changed the game that much?
Spain wants Catalonia's independence vote declared illegal
Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy says he will defend the country’s “sovereignty”.
WATCH: David Cameron lets slip that the Queen "purred" after Scottish referendum defeat
Alex Salmond thinks he should “hang his head in shame” for disrespecting her.
Police in Scotland warn rioters: 'Don't think you will not be caught. We will identify you'
Six people have been arrested so far after ugly scenes at George Square last night.
If #Indyref was decided by tweets, it would've been a landslide Yes vote
Nearly three-quarters of tweeters on the day were nationalists.
Three arrested over Glasgow unrest following referendum result
Police have separated both Yes and No groups in Glasgow’s George Square.
Alex Salmond is resigning as Scotland's First Minister
It follows defeat for the Yes side in the independence referendum overnight.
United Kingdom: Scotland votes No and rejects independence
David Cameron says the question is settled for ‘a generation or perhaps a lifetime’.
'I accept the verdict of the people."- Salmond concedes defeat but wants promises delivered
The Scottish First Minister says that the referendum was a “triumph” for democracy.
Scotland's older people saved the Union
Young people really wanted independence.
Open thread: What are your thoughts on Scotland's big decision?
Are you disappointed this morning or glad that there is still a United Kingdom across the water?
Someone at is having the worst morning of all time
They accidentally declared Scotland independent :|
'Shitebags' is now trending on Twitter in Glasgow
The anger is palpable.
Cork people are now calling for their own independence vote
Corcaigh abú!
The morning after in pictures: Scotland wakes up to historic decision
In celebration or defeat, Scottish emotion was on display across the country.
William Wallace trends in Ireland as Scotland says 'NO'
Date with destiny: Scotland awake as counting begins in independence vote
A result is expected at about 6.30am.
In honour of #indyref - here are some excellent Scottish insults, translated
You’ve a face like a skelped erse. So now.
State of the Nation: How will Ireland be affected if Scotland goes it alone?
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
Gordon Brown gave a Scottish referendum speech - and people were shocked at how good it was
It’s barnstorming, really.
'Better the devil you know': Labour minister leaning towards Scotland staying in the UK
Ged Nash has become the first Irish government minister to express a view on Scottish independence.
Kay Burley caught calling Scottish campaigner a "knob" on Sky News
She also said they were “campaigning for England”.
13 signs the Scottish #indyref hysteria has reached a ridiculous level
Can’t we all just have a sensible discussion?
READ: UK party leaders pledge more powers if Scotland votes No
David Cameron and Co promised “faster, safer and better change.”
Here's why everyone is questioning Bob Geldof's Irishness
Geldof’s been speaking out against Scottish independence.
Will Elizabeth II still be Queen of Scots if the 'Yes' vote triumphs?
Separatists say it will be up to the people to decide but there are questions about how secure the monarchy would be after independence.
Will they stay or will they go? Four opinion polls say Scotland result on a knife-edge
The best quotes from Scotland's independence referendum campaign
Should they stay or should they go? Here’s what people have been saying.
Americans are struggling with Peter Capaldi's Scottish accent in Doctor Who
Ask all you want but the government doesn't have a view on Scottish independence*
* Publicly at least.
Explainer: Are we going to see an independent Scotland?
Could the United Kingdom really cease to be and what would this mean for Ireland?
Where do the political parties stand on the Scottish independence?
The government has avoided expressing a view on the issue but where do the individual parties stand?