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#Scottish Independence

# scottish-independence - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

Gove says UK Prime Minister will not grant Scotland referendum before general election
# Indy Ref 2
# Indy Ref 2

Gove says UK Prime Minister will not grant Scotland referendum before general election

Jun 23rd 2021, 3:32 PM 9,810 Views 21 Comments

The comments are likely to infuriate the Scottish National Party.

# scottish-independence - Saturday 20 March, 2021

Scottish independence would be like Brexit on a rocket to Mars, Lib Dem leader warns
# Vote
# Vote

Scottish independence would be like Brexit on a rocket to Mars, Lib Dem leader warns

Mar 20th 2021, 6:52 PM 26,555 Views 38 Comments

Scottish party leader Willie Rennie said now is not the time for another referendum on the issue.

# scottish-independence - Sunday 14 February, 2021

Legislation on a second Scottish independence referendum due within weeks
# Scotch Exit
# Scotch Exit

Legislation on a second Scottish independence referendum due within weeks

Feb 14th 2021, 7:26 PM 25,296 Views 54 Comments

The draft Bill, promised in the legislative programme set out last year, is due to be published before the Scottish Parliament enters recess next month.

# scottish-independence - Saturday 28 November, 2020

Sturgeon has 'never been more certain' of Scottish independence
# Scotland
# Scotland

Sturgeon has 'never been more certain' of Scottish independence

Nov 28th 2020, 12:34 PM 26,107 Views 58 Comments

Opinion polls in recent months have shown that a majority of public opinion in Scotland now supports independence.

# scottish-independence - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

UK intelligence report finds 'credible' evidence Russia sought to influence Scottish independence vote
# National Security
# National Security

UK intelligence report finds 'credible' evidence Russia sought to influence Scottish independence vote

Jul 21st 2020, 11:29 AM 13,560 Views 30 Comments

The Intelligence and Security Committee published its long-awaited report on Russia this morning.

# scottish-independence - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

'Scotland will decide': Nicola Sturgeon bites back as Boris Johnson rejects independence vote
# North Of The Border
# North Of The Border

'Scotland will decide': Nicola Sturgeon bites back as Boris Johnson rejects independence vote

Jan 14th 2020, 2:25 PM 31,533 Views 45 Comments

The two leaders of their respective governments traded statements online today.

# scottish-independence - Thursday 19 December, 2019

'Democracy will prevail': Nicola Sturgeon demands second Scottish independence referendum

'Democracy will prevail': Nicola Sturgeon demands second Scottish independence referendum

Dec 19th 2019, 10:24 AM 23,122 Views 47 Comments

Nicola Sturgeon has formally requested the power for Holyrood to hold a second independence vote.

# scottish-independence - Sunday 15 December, 2019

'Scotland can't be imprisoned': Tories facing showdown over refusal to back new independence vote
# Indyref2
# Indyref2

'Scotland can't be imprisoned': Tories facing showdown over refusal to back new independence vote

Dec 15th 2019, 4:43 PM 28,733 Views 48 Comments

The Conservatives have said they will “absolutely” not hold another independence referendum in Scotland.

# scottish-independence - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

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 15,432 Views 14 Comments

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

# scottish-independence - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Opinion: Is Brexit advancing the cause of Scottish independence from the UK?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Is Brexit advancing the cause of Scottish independence from the UK?

Mar 12th 2019, 7:00 AM 14,390 Views 51 Comments

Scottish Independence in the context of Brexit is like Schrödinger’s Cat – it’s both alive and dead depending on who you ask’, writes Gareth Brown.

# scottish-independence - Sunday 8 January, 2017

Scotland first minister 'not bluffing' about second independence referendum
# Brexit
# Brexit

Scotland first minister 'not bluffing' about second independence referendum

Jan 8th 2017, 8:38 AM 11,914 Views 45 Comments

Sturgeon said a second referendum could be on the cards if Scotland is “driven off a hard Brexit cliff”.

# scottish-independence - Saturday 30 July, 2016

Scottish independence campaigners march for a second referendum after Brexit result
# Indy Ref 2
# Indy Ref 2

Scottish independence campaigners march for a second referendum after Brexit result

Jul 30th 2016, 5:21 PM 17,643 Views 49 Comments

In September 2014, Scots voted 55% against Scotland becoming an independent country and leaving the United Kingdom.

# scottish-independence - Saturday 28 November, 2015

Alex Salmond told us why another independence referendum is inevitable
# On The March Again
# On The March Again

Alex Salmond told us why another independence referendum is inevitable

Nov 28th 2015, 11:33 PM 15,130 Views 100 Comments

The former Scottish first minister thinks it’s only a matter of time before there’s another Scottish independence referendum.

# scottish-independence - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

WATCH: David Cameron lets slip that the Queen "purred" after Scottish referendum defeat
# One Is Not Amused
# One Is Not Amused

WATCH: David Cameron lets slip that the Queen "purred" after Scottish referendum defeat

Sep 24th 2014, 11:06 AM 14,489 Views 52 Comments

Alex Salmond thinks he should “hang his head in shame” for disrespecting her.

# scottish-independence - Monday 22 September, 2014

Opinion: Yes, Scotland has stayed in the UK – but the old union is dead
# What Now?
# What Now?

Opinion: Yes, Scotland has stayed in the UK – but the old union is dead

Sep 22nd 2014, 1:00 PM 105 Views 42 Comments

Despite the defeat for independence, Scotland and the UK will never be the same again – and Ireland’s relationship with its neighbours will change too.

# scottish-independence - Sunday 21 September, 2014

More than 80,000 people sign a petition calling for independence referendum re-run
# Ah Now Lads
# Ah Now Lads

More than 80,000 people sign a petition calling for independence referendum re-run

Sep 21st 2014, 3:10 PM 21,983 Views 106 Comments

The re-run is being suggested after allegations of vote rigging in the referendum.

# scottish-independence - Saturday 20 September, 2014

Poll: Should Northern Ireland hold a vote on joining the Republic?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Northern Ireland hold a vote on joining the Republic?

Sep 20th 2014, 9:48 AM 53,802 Views 411 Comments

Martin McGuinness has called for a vote on Northern Ireland joining the Republic… but what would the repercussions be?

How important was a 'No' vote in the Scottish referendum to Northern Irish unionists?
# Scottish Independence
# Scottish Independence

How important was a 'No' vote in the Scottish referendum to Northern Irish unionists?

Sep 20th 2014, 9:45 AM 9,869 Views 32 Comments

Cultural and historical ties to Scotland meant that yesterday’s ‘No’ vote came as good news for our neighbours to the north.

If #Indyref was decided by tweets, it would've been a landslide Yes vote
# Democracy Doesn't Work
# Democracy Doesn't Work

If #Indyref was decided by tweets, it would've been a landslide Yes vote

Sep 20th 2014, 7:30 AM 8,769 Views 54 Comments

Nearly three-quarters of tweeters on the day were nationalists.

# scottish-independence - Friday 19 September, 2014

The morning after in pictures: Scotland wakes up to historic decision
# Aftermath
# Aftermath

The morning after in pictures: Scotland wakes up to historic decision

Sep 19th 2014, 9:15 AM 17,519 Views 70 Comments

In celebration or defeat, Scottish emotion was on display across the country.

State of the Nation: How's everyone feeling about Scotland saying 'No'?
# Dáil Talk
# Dáil Talk

State of the Nation: How's everyone feeling about Scotland saying 'No'?

Sep 19th 2014, 9:06 AM 8,971 Views 39 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# scottish-independence - Thursday 18 September, 2014

In honour of #indyref - here are some excellent Scottish insults, translated
# Indyref
From The Daily Edge
# Indyref

In honour of #indyref - here are some excellent Scottish insults, translated

Sep 18th 2014, 8:47 PM 5,815 Views 0 Comments

You’ve a face like a skelped erse. So now.

State of the Nation: How will Ireland be affected if Scotland goes it alone?
# Dáil Talk
# Dáil Talk

State of the Nation: How will Ireland be affected if Scotland goes it alone?

Sep 18th 2014, 9:00 AM 10,656 Views 34 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# scottish-independence - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Gordon Brown gave a Scottish referendum speech - and people were shocked at how good it was
# Indyref
# Indyref

Gordon Brown gave a Scottish referendum speech - and people were shocked at how good it was

Sep 17th 2014, 8:13 PM 22,252 Views 64 Comments

It’s barnstorming, really.

'Better the devil you know': Labour minister leaning towards Scotland staying in the UK
# Indyref
# Indyref

'Better the devil you know': Labour minister leaning towards Scotland staying in the UK

Sep 17th 2014, 6:13 PM 9,341 Views 42 Comments

Ged Nash has become the first Irish government minister to express a view on Scottish independence.

13 signs the Scottish #indyref hysteria has reached a ridiculous level
# Aye Or Nae
From The Daily Edge
# Aye Or Nae

13 signs the Scottish #indyref hysteria has reached a ridiculous level

Sep 17th 2014, 12:49 PM 22,507 Views 14 Comments

Can’t we all just have a sensible discussion?

# scottish-independence - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

READ: UK party leaders pledge more powers if Scotland votes No
# Please Don't Go
# Please Don't Go

READ: UK party leaders pledge more powers if Scotland votes No

Sep 16th 2014, 8:28 AM 5,509 Views 60 Comments

David Cameron and Co promised “faster, safer and better change.”

# scottish-independence - Saturday 13 September, 2014

The Simpsons' Groundskeeper Willie has weighed in on Scottish independence...
# Aye Or Die
From The Daily Edge
# Aye Or Die

The Simpsons' Groundskeeper Willie has weighed in on Scottish independence...

Sep 13th 2014, 2:45 PM 7,093 Views 3 Comments

He’s got something to say about the whole referendum thing.

# scottish-independence - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Ask all you want but the government doesn't have a view on Scottish independence*
# Indyref
# Indyref

Ask all you want but the government doesn't have a view on Scottish independence*

Sep 11th 2014, 7:00 PM 7,667 Views 47 Comments

* Publicly at least.

# scottish-independence - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

UEFA report on Ireland's Euro 2020 bid receives positive overall reception
# Hope
From The42
# Hope

UEFA report on Ireland's Euro 2020 bid receives positive overall reception

Sep 10th 2014, 5:47 PM 24,186 Views 56 Comments

The FAI has put forward the stadium as one of the potential venues for the event.

Explainer: Are we going to see an independent Scotland?
# Scotland Decides
# Scotland Decides

Explainer: Are we going to see an independent Scotland?

Sep 10th 2014, 9:00 AM 33,942 Views 139 Comments

Could the United Kingdom really cease to be and what would this mean for Ireland?

# scottish-independence - Sunday 7 September, 2014

Opinion: What would Scottish independence mean for Ireland?
# Scotland
# Scotland

Opinion: What would Scottish independence mean for Ireland?

Sep 7th 2014, 8:30 AM 513 Views 63 Comments

Whoever wins, we might see Ireland brought back into the picture as part of a broader ‘post-sovereign’ political framework.

# scottish-independence - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Where do the political parties stand on the Scottish independence?
# Referendum
# Referendum

Where do the political parties stand on the Scottish independence?

Aug 30th 2014, 7:45 AM 9,487 Views 36 Comments

The government has avoided expressing a view on the issue but where do the individual parties stand?

# scottish-independence - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Scottish nationalists win big in feisty debate - weeks before independence vote
# If You Leave Me Now
# If You Leave Me Now

Scottish nationalists win big in feisty debate - weeks before independence vote

Aug 26th 2014, 8:55 AM 11,848 Views 112 Comments

The Yes side needed a performance – and they got one…

# scottish-independence - Monday 25 August, 2014

Opinion: It's crunch time... Salmond and Darling go head-to-head over Scotland's future
# Independence Referendum
# Independence Referendum

Opinion: It's crunch time... Salmond and Darling go head-to-head over Scotland's future

Aug 25th 2014, 1:00 PM 19 Views 28 Comments

With so many undecided voters, campaigners are under massive pressure to influence the outcome of the upcoming referendum.

# scottish-independence - Monday 18 August, 2014

The IFSC is poised to swoop if US banks go cool on London
# Brexit
# Brexit

The IFSC is poised to swoop if US banks go cool on London

Aug 18th 2014, 5:37 PM 15,916 Views 30 Comments

Dublin could profit – but don’t expect skyscrapers lining the quays.

# scottish-independence - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Stay or go? Tempers flare in heated TV debate about Scotland's independence
# In Or Out
# In Or Out

Stay or go? Tempers flare in heated TV debate about Scotland's independence

Aug 5th 2014, 11:12 PM 16,328 Views 95 Comments

With six weeks to go before the referendum, both sides clashed on whether Scotland would be successful as an independent country.

# scottish-independence - Saturday 12 April, 2014

"It's about putting Scotland's future in Scotland's hand." - Yes campaign looking to close referendum gap
# Indyref
# Indyref

"It's about putting Scotland's future in Scotland's hand." - Yes campaign looking to close referendum gap

Apr 12th 2014, 1:45 PM 8,480 Views 118 Comments

Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond is using his party’s conference to court Labour voters.

# scottish-independence - Sunday 2 March, 2014

What both sides are saying in Scotland's great debate
# Indyref
# Indyref

What both sides are saying in Scotland's great debate

Mar 2nd 2014, 5:47 PM 12,634 Views 107 Comments

There are 200 days to go.

# scottish-independence - Thursday 27 February, 2014

'European friends came to the help of Ireland': TDs brief Scots on EU membership
# Gallant Allies
# Gallant Allies

'European friends came to the help of Ireland': TDs brief Scots on EU membership

Feb 27th 2014, 12:06 PM 7,588 Views 26 Comments

Labour TD Eric Byrne told Scottish counterparts that “it wasn’t Europe who sabotaged” the Irish economy.

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