Election 2016

Holyrood Election 2016

Brexit: Scotland entitled to ‘voice’, Supreme Court told

Scotland is entitled to “a voice” on Brexit, the country’s most senior law officer has argued at the Supreme Court in a historic case to decide if Theresa May must consult parliament before carrying out Brexit.

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Michael Gove. Picture: Neil Hanna

Michael Gove: Support for independence fallen since Brexit vote

Support for Scottish independence and the SNP’s “secessionist sermonising” has fallen since voters backed Brexit, Michael Gove has claimed.

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Scotland's Brexit Secretary Mike Russell. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Brexit: Maintaining freedom of movement ‘vital’ to Scotland

Maintaining freedom of movement is “most important” to Scotland as it bids to stay part of Europe’s single market, MPs have been told.

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The First Minister is due to publish options in the next few weeks focused on keeping Scotland in the European single market. Picture: John Devlin

Sturgeon condemns ‘arrogant dismissals’ of Scots Brexit deal

NICOLA Sturgeon has hit back at “arrogant dismissals” of a separate Brexit deal for Scotland after it was ruled out by Chancellor Philip Hammond.

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The Lib Dems are pressing the First Minister to back a second referendum on the terms of a Brexit deal. Picture: John Devlin

Nicola Sturgeon urged to back referendum on Brexit deal

The Liberal Democrats have called on Nicola Sturgeon to back a second referendum on leaving the European Union once the terms of a final Brexit deal are known.

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Secretary of State for the Department of Exiting the European Union David Davis has said that the UK government is prepared to stay in the single market. Picture: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Brexit: UK Government ‘would consider paying for single market’

THE GOVERNMENT is prepared to consider paying for the UK to access the European single market post-Brexit, David Davis has said.

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Gordon Jackson. Picture: Contributed.

Scottish independence could be ‘financial boost for lawyers’

An independent Scotland could provide a financial boost for lawyers who could grab some of the work that currently goes to London, according to a leading QC.

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SNP takes seat from independent in council by-election

SNP takes seat from independent in council by-election

Scottish Nationalists have taken a council seat from independents in the latest local by-election north of the border.

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Nicola Sturgeon was a vocal supporter of a Remain vote. Picture: John Devlin

SNP under fire for spending just £90k on Remain campaign

The SNP has come under fire for spending just £90,830 on campaigning to remain in the European Union – well short of the £700,000 spending limit and less than the £98,597 the party spent on fighting the Glenrothes by-election.

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Scotland's place in Europe Minister Michael Russell 
with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. Picture: Contributed

Michael Russell: Scotland should have single market option

An arrangement to keep Scotland in the European single market even if the rest of the UK leaves is “a right that we should have”, Brexit minister Michael Russell has said.

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Hillary Clinton lost out in the recent US presidential election to Donald Trump. Picture: Getty.

Wings Over Scotland ‘to sue ex-Labour aide over Clinton bet’

A pro-independence blogger has launched a legal action against a former Labour aide to Tony Blair over an alleged unpaid bet.

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Crofter Lachie MacFadyen moves his sheep on the Isle of Tiree, which forms part of the Argyll and Bute constituency in Westminster. Picture: Ian Rutherford/TSPL

Westminster boundary changes ‘will hit rural Scotland hardest’

Proposed boundary changes to Westminster constituencies will have a disproportionately negative impact on communities in the Highlands and islands, critics have warned.

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will attend the British-Irish Council meeting with other devolved leaders and the Irish Taoiseach. Picture: John Devlin

Nicola Sturgeon to attend British-Irish Council summit on Brexit

Devolved leaders will stress the need for unfettered access to the European Single Market at a summit meeting today with UK government ministers which is set to be dominated by Brexit.

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Justice Secretary Michael Matheson. Picture: PA

‘Real danger’ Brexit will harm attempts to extradite crinimals

Police Scotland could be forced to rely on an outdated extradition agreement dating back to the 1950s once Britain leaves the European Union, it has been warned.

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The impact of Brexit is beginning to bite. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Brexit: UK facing ‘dreadful decade’ as living standards slip

Britain faces a “dreadful decade” of stagnant living standards, with earnings growth over the next five years cut in half by the vote for Brexit.

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A major Government-commissioned review warned of 'ethnic segregation'. Picture: Neil Hanna/TSPL

Electoral Commission urges campaign restrictions for indyref2

The Electoral Commission has made a series of recommendations to the Scottish Government on its draft Bill for a second independence referendum in the wake of the Brexit vote.

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Stewart Hosie criticised the Chancellor for only including a glib reference  to Brexit. Picture: Greg Macvean

Autumn Statement: Hammond fails to address Brexit, says SNP

Philip Hammond failed to address the Brexit “elephant in the room” in his Autumn Statement, the SNP’s economic spokesman has claimed.

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Michael Russell is exploring options for a Scottish deal. Picture: Contributed

Brexit: Michael Russell urged to clarify claims of Spanish talks

Europe minister Michael Russell is being urged to clarify whether talks have taken place with the Spanish government about the prospect of a separate Scottish deal on Brexit.

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Alex Salmond believes if Article 50 is triggered without Holyrood consent it would spark a 'constitutional crisis'. Picture: John Devlin

Alex Salmond holds talks over Scotland adopting Norway model

The European Free Trade Association has confirmed Alex Salmond held talks with representatives to explore post-Brexit options for Scotland.

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Stewart Hosie says Scotland could make a Norway-style model work. Picture: Michael Gillen.

Hosie indicates SNP likely to pursue Norway-style EU deal

STEWART Hosie has indicated that a Norway-style model for Scotland to remain in the EU could be the preferred choice.

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