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#Scottish Independence

# 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 26,009 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 13,525 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 31,515 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 23,107 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 28,726 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 15,422 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 14,388 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 11,912 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 17,626 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 15,118 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 14,465 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 93 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 21,968 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 53,795 Views 415 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 9,836 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 8,754 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 17,512 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 8,969 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 5,807 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 10,648 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 22,194 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 9,337 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 22,500 Views 15 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 5,504 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 6,936 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 7,659 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 24,179 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 33,921 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 440 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 9,467 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 11,840 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 15 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 15,894 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 16,306 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 8,475 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 12,621 Views 108 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 7,575 Views 26 Comments

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

# scottish-independence - Sunday 16 February, 2014

It could be "impossible" for an independent Scotland to join the EU
# Cold Water
# Cold Water

It could be "impossible" for an independent Scotland to join the EU

Feb 16th 2014, 1:52 PM 14,712 Views 154 Comments

European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso noted that the formation of a new member state needs approval from all other EU nations.

# scottish-independence - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

Column: The countdown to Scotland's referendum is on – but many questions remain
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The countdown to Scotland's referendum is on – but many questions remain

Nov 26th 2013, 7:30 PM 19 Views 47 Comments

The landmark referendum is to be held next September but, whatever the outcome, questions remain over how it might affect national identity and government policy in Scotland, England and Northern Ireland, writes Natalie Tennyson.

Independent Scotland would 'cut corporation tax, keep sterling, stay in EU and scrap the BBC'
# Scotland
# Scotland

Independent Scotland would 'cut corporation tax, keep sterling, stay in EU and scrap the BBC'

Nov 26th 2013, 10:58 AM 7,281 Views 115 Comments

The Scottish government has put forward its blueprint for independence in a white paper published this morning.

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