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Piers Morgan wades into Indyref2 by demanding English vote

Outspoken chat show host Piers Morgan has intervened in the debate over a second Scottish independence referendum by declaring that England should have its own vote on whether Scots should be allowed to leave the United Kingdom.

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East Kilbride MP Lisa Cameron said she received death threats following her election in 2015. Picture: PA

SNP MP has alarms installed at home following death threats

A Scottish MP has spoken of the death threats she received following her election for the SNP in 2015.

A previous pro-EU march through Edinburgh was held in July 2016, just days after the Brexit vote. Picture: Steven Scott Taylor/JP Resell

Pro-EU march to be held in Edinburgh city centre

Supporters of the European Union will march through Edinburgh on Saturday to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome and reaffirm their opposition to Brexit.

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Brexit: Prime Minister will trigger Article 50 on 29 March

The two-year countdown to the UK leaving the European Union will begin on 29 March, Downing Street has confirmed, with Article 50 to be triggered next Wednesday.

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Kezia Dugdale was in London on Monday preparing to address Labour MPs at Westminster. Picture: PA

Dugdale and Corbyn share opposition to indyref2 before Brexit

Kezia Dugdale has said the UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn agrees with her that a second referendum on Scottish independence should not take place before Brexit.

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Jim Sillars says "hard Brexit" is unlikely

Jim Sillars dismisses Nicola Sturgeon's ‘hard Brexit’ fears

Nicola Sturgeon's case for a second independence referendum on the basis of a so called "hard Brexit" has been dismissed by former deputy SNP leader Jim Sillars who says the UK and EU will strike a free trade deal.

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Lib Dem leader urges Tories against hard Brexit to ‘join his party’

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron has issued a direct appeal to moderate Tory MPs opposed to Theresa May’s vision of a “hard Brexit”, to abandon the Conservatives and join his party.

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Date of indyref2 will be ‘when it is right for Scotland’ - Sturgeon

The timing of a second independence referendum should not be determined by what is “convenient” for Theresa May, Scotland’s First Minister has said.

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New poll finds support for independence ‘lower than 2014’

Support for Scottish independence is lower than in 2014, according to a new poll conducted in the days after Nicola Sturgeon announced her intention to push for a second referendum.

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The UK could be facing a 'real hardship' after Brexit. Picture; PA

UK facing ‘real hardship’ after Brexit

Families and businesses could face “real hardship” after Brexit unless cross-border agreements on civil justice are replaced, a Lords committee has warned.

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Ruth Davidson has spoken out against any second independence referendum. Picture; Jane Barlow

IndyRef2: Second vote against wishes of ‘majority’- Ruth Davidson

Calls for a second independence referendum would be “against the majority wishes”, the Scottish Conservative leader has said.

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Sturgeon makes plea for ‘resentful’ sceptics of Indyref2

Nicola Sturgeon yesterday urged SNP activists to campaign with courtesy and respect as she told them many Scots would not be relishing her plans for a second independence vote.

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The Prime Minister said holding an independence referendum within the bext two years would not be fair (photo: PA Wire)

May: Indyref2 ‘fundamentally unfair to the Scottish people’

Theresa May has said it would be “fundamentally unfair” to hold a second Scottish independence referendum in the next two years.

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Angus Robertson will accuse the UK Government of 'running scared' of a second referendum(Photo: HO/AFP/Getty Images)

Tories accused of ‘running scared’ of Indyref2

SNP deputy leader Angus Robertson is to accuse the UK Government of running scared of a second independence referendum.

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Polish national hits out at ‘vote No to stay in EU’ claim

A Polish national living in Scotland has welcomed news of a second independence referendum - but slammed Better Together for EU claims made prior to the 2014 vote.

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Kirk demands UK Government respect SNP plans for Indyref2

The Church of Scotland has responded to First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s announcement she will ask for permission to hold a second referendum on Scottish independence.

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Theresa May: Indyref2 would create ‘uncertainty and division’

Theresa May accused Nicola Sturgeon of treating Scotland’s future like a “game” as she insisted a second independence referendum should not take place.

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Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. Picture: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Indyref2: What’s next for Scotland?

What’s next for Scotland after Nicola Sturgeon’s historic announcement at Bute House today.

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The party issued a statement clarifying its stance on the issue after interventions by Labours UK leadership over the weekend. Picture: John Devlin

Scottish Labour still opposed to indyref2 despite Corbyn comments

SCOTTISH Labour has reaffirmed its opposition to a second independence referendum, but stopped short of calling for Westminster to vote to block one.

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A total of 1,010 voters over the age of 60 were questioned by Survation between March 3 and 9. Picture: Getty

70% of over 60s would vote no in indyref2, poll finds

A majority of older voters would reject independence in a second referendum, a new poll suggests.

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