Indyref2 and Scottish Independence

Nicola Sturgeon: new report will make fresh case for independence

The First Minister has revealed the publication of an anticipated report will set out a fresh economic case for independence at a private meeting with senior party members.

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Henry McLeish: Federalism can stop Scottish independence

Scotland deserves the chance to consider an option that is currently denied by black-and-white debate over the constitutional question, writes former First Minister Henry McLeish.

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Poll: Labour overtake Tories, support for independence rises

A new survey has shown that Scottish Labour will overtake the Conservatives at the next Holyrood elections and become Scotland’s second party once again.

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SNP must be ‘brilliant’ to win indyref2 - finds study

The SNP must be “brilliant” at running Scotland from Holyrood to persuade people that independence will benefit the country, an academic study has found.

A pro-independence supporter outside the SNP conference. Picture: John Devlin

‘SNP may be forced to make indyref2 call in early 2018’

The First Minister could be forced to make a decision on a second independence referendum much earlier than planned, a Scottish EU expert has claimed.

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Alex Salmond to appear at Scottish independence rally in Edinburgh

Alex Salmond will be among the speakers at a major gathering of independence supporters taking place in Edinburgh next month.

Independence supporters march in Glasgow in September 2016. Picture: John Devlin/TSPL

MPs to debate indyref2 at Westminster

The prospect of a second Scottish independence referendum will be debated in the House of Commons after hundreds of thousands demanded a halt to any plans for another separation poll.


Mhairi Black: why should we put indyref2 on the ‘back burner?’

SNP MP Mhari Black has hit out at those who want nationalists to put independence “on the back burner” in the wake of June’s general election.


Nicola Sturgeon: I have indyref2 mandate until 2021

Nicola Sturgeon has insisted she still has a mandate to hold a second Scottish independence referendum before the next Holyrood election in 2021.

Jim Sillars brands Nicola Sturgeon ‘out of her depth’

Jim Sillars brands Nicola Sturgeon ‘out of her depth’

Nicola Sturgeon has been branded "out of her depth" as SNP leader and lacking "political nous" by former party Deputy leader Jim Sillars.

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Scottish independence off agenda at SNP conference

SNP members will not have a chance to debate the issue of Scottish independence at the party’s forthcoming conference, after Nicola Sturgeon shelved her plans for a referendum earlier this year.


Darren McGarvey: View of Catalonia is skewed by indyref prism

‘When I see an actual flesh and blood worker in conflict with his natural enemy, the policeman, I do not have to ask myself which side I am on’, wrote a young George Orwell, in Homage to ­Catalonia, in a simpler time when it was clear who the enemy was.

Robert Kilgour has been "overwhelmed" by support

Pro-UK Scots business body "overwhelmed" by support from firms

A former head of Scottish Enterprise has become the latest recruit to a recently  established Scots business body aimed at opposing indyref2.

David Mundell will speak at party conference on Monday. Picture: TSPL

David Mundell tells SNP to axe future indyref2 plans

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon must take a second independence referendum off the table once and for all, David Mundell will say today.


SNP’s Pete Wishart says party has to reinspire independence supporters

SNP MP Pete Wishart has called on the SNP to inspire independence supporters following the loss of 21 MPs at the last General Election.

Former First Minister Jack McConnell has urged Nicola Sturgeon to 'park' plans for a second referendum. Picture: Michael Gillen

Jack McConnell: Indyref2 should be parked for five years

Lord McConnell has said any second referendum on independence should be parked for at least five years to allow the Scottish Government to focus on domestic priorities.


When will indyref2 come? Nicola Sturgeon admits she ‘doesn’t know’

Nicola Sturgeon has admitted that she does not know when she will call a second Scottish independence referendum.

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Hundreds filled the streets of Glasgow for a pro-Scottish independance march

1,500 attend pro-independence rally in Glasgow

Independence supporters have held a rally almost three years on from Scotland’s referendum.

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Alex Salmond: Independent Scotland would join EFTA quickly

Former First Minister Alex Salmond has said that membership of the European Free Trade Area (EFTA) would guarantee that an independent Scotland will not be made “relatively poorer by full English Brexit.”

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German politicians want Scotland to be given a clear route into the EU Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Scottish independence activists hold rally in Germany

Scottish independence activists based in Germany have staged a rally in support of another referendum in Berlin.

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