Nicola Sturgeon has dismissed the prospect of a Catalan-style pro-independence campaign of civil unrest in Scotland, insisting the legal precedent of the 2014 referendum will be repeated in any future Scottish vote.
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Leadership rivals clash as Labour risks being ‘branch office’
Scottish Labour risks returning to “branch office” status if the party’s next leader fails to stand up to Jeremy Corbyn and unions are allowed to swing the result, Anas Sarwar has claimed as he clashed with rival Richard Leonard over which candidate is more independent.