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Major survey finds Remain would win second Brexit referendum

Britain would vote by a narrow margin to remain in the EU if another referendum were held next week, according to a major UK-wide survey of more than 200,000 people.

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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves Downing Street to attend parliament. Picture: Kirsty Wigglesworth

Theresa May could keep UK in customs union amid Brexit pressure

Theresa May could bow to Parliamentary pressure to keep Britain in a customs union with the European Union after Brexit.

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David Mundell said discussions would 'go to the wire'. Picture: John Devlin

Scottish Secretary David Mundell confident Brexit deal can be reached

The Scottish Secretary has said he remains confident a deal can be reached with the devolved governments over key Brexit legislation.

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The conservation work, coordinated by Historic Environment Scotland, began in October after routine monitoring revealed urgent ceiling repairs were required to the category A listed Georgian building

First Minister’s residence restoration completed at cost of £504k

The restoration of the First Minister’s grade A listed official residence has been completed at a cost of £504,216 to the taxpayer.

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Pro-independence march ‘to bring Glasgow to a standstill’

Organisers of a pro-independence rally have promised to bring Scotland’s biggest city to a ‘standstill’ next month.

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The traditional method casting votes in person at a polling station is unchanged in more than a century. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Electronic voting systems could replace paper ballots in Scotland

It’s one of the few traditions in British life that has remained unchanged for more than a century. Whenever an election is called, voters head for polling places held in schools, community centres, church halls and the like.

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The cost of food could rise if the final Brexit deal means a "divergence" from EU internal market rules

Post-Brexit food price hike warning amid UK single market fears

Scots face the prospect of further food price hikes if the final Brexit deal means a “divergence” from internal market rules in the EU or across the UK.

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SNP accused of registering website for Indyref2 campaign

The SNP has registered a website to organise supporters, prompting allegations they are bracing to launch a new referendum campaign.

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In Pictures: Hundreds march in Edinburgh calling for fox hunting ban

Hundreds of animal rights campaigners have marched on Holyrood to call for a total ban on fox hunting in Scotland.

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Catherine Stihler, Labour MEP for Scotland

Scottish Labour MEP: ‘Second EU referendum is only fair action’

A second referendum on the Brexit deal is the “only fair course of action”, a Scottish Labour MEP has said.

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Scotland’s potential will only be realised after independence says Nicola Sturgeon

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said that the SNP is using every power at its disposal to deliver for the people of Scotland and that the full potential of Scotland can only be seen when the nation is independent.

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Voice of Remain voters in Scotland ‘muted’ ahead of Brexit

The voice of Remain voters in Scotland has been muted as political parties concentrate on protecting the devolution settlement or arguing for a soft Brexit, a think tank has warned.

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Theresa May put on notice over Brexit fishing deal

Theresa May has given assurances to Scottish Conservative MPs over the future of fishing after Brexit following widespread anger at the terms of a transition deal struck with Brussels.

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The traditional Scottish pub could be in trouble following Brexit

Scottish hospitality tipped for ‘serious trouble’ after Brexit

Ending free movement of people following Brexit would land the Scottish hospitality industry in “pretty serious trouble”, the head of the industry body in Scotland has warned.

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Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard and UK party leader Jeremy Corbyn on the campaign trail in Kilwinning last month. Picture: John Devlin/TSPL

Labour could win ‘more votes but fewer seats’ than Tories in Scotland

Labour would secure more votes but win fewer seats than the Conservatives in Scotland if a general election was held today, polling analysis has found.

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David Watt: 'fraught relations'.

Russia spat could hit Scottish tourism, say business leaders

Business leaders yesterday warned that rising tension with Russia would harm Scotland’s tourism trade and hit exports in the aftermath of Brexit.

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Britain's Brexit Minister David Davis (R) reacts as he talks with the European Parliament's Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstad. Picture: Getty Images

David Davis says he can accept shorter Brexit transition period

Brexit Secretary David Davis has signalled he is prepared to accept a shorter transition period than the UK wanted.

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Poll: Most Scots don’t want IndyRef2 in next three years

A majority of Scots do not want a second referendum on Scottish independence within the next three years as the UK wrestles with its exit from the European Union, a poll has revealed.

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Opposition accuse SNP ministers of ‘power grab’ in emergency Brexit bill

MSPs have forced through changes to the Scottish Government’s emergency Brexit legislation, as they accused ministers at Holyrood of attempting their own “power grab”.

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