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Tuesday 5 December 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# indyref2

This year
Thousands attend independence march in Glasgow
The march started at around 11:30am, as the coronation of King Charles was taking place.
Majority of Scottish people in favour of independence, poll finds
Research for The National found 54% in favour of independence when ‘don’t knows’ were excluded.
SNP could fight next Holyrood election as de facto independence referendum
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said there is a ‘cast-iron democratic mandate for a referendum’.
Last year
Scottish independence hit a setback today, what happens next?
Nicola Sturgeon has said that the SNP will “launch and mobilise a major campaign in defence of Scottish democracy”.
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.
SNP to apply to intervene in Supreme Court indyref2 case
The SNP’s national executive committee said the party has the ‘legal standing’ to put forward its political case.
More than half of Scots do not want independence referendum next October, poll finds
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has unveiled plans to hold a second vote on independence in October 2023.
All time
Sturgeon insists the time is ‘approaching’ for Scots to vote on independence again
Nicola Sturgeon told the SNP conference her party had an ‘unarguable mandate’ for another vote.
Nicola Sturgeon sets out plans for independence referendum draft bill in 2021
Nicola Sturgeon also announced a raft of measures to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic.
'Democracy will prevail': Nicola Sturgeon demands second Scottish independence referendum
Nicola Sturgeon has formally requested the power for Holyrood to hold a second independence vote.
'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.
Scottish lawmakers back independence on eve of Brexit
The Edinburgh parliament voted by 69 votes in favour and 59 against.
Nicola Sturgeon announces plans for a second Scottish independence referendum
The last referendum on Scottish independence saw voters choose to remain as part of the UK by a small margin.