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You wait years for a referendum, and then… | Patrick Harvie

You wait years for a referendum, and then… | Patrick Harvie | My Scotland | Scoop.it
A great roar had been predicted from the Tory benches at PMQs, and I gather that it was duly heard.
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Revealed: the Foreign Office Devo unit's drive to kill off independence

Revealed: the Foreign Office Devo unit's drive to kill off independence | My Scotland | Scoop.it

The Devolution Unit, created by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in 2012 to deliver abroad the "utmost co-operation", now…
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Nicola Sturgeon holds 'productive and constructive' initial talks with Scottish Independence Convention

Nicola Sturgeon holds 'productive and constructive' initial talks with Scottish Independence Convention | My Scotland | Scoop.it

NICOLA Sturgeon has had top secret talks with senior figures in the Yes movement as she prepares to renew her strategy on winning independence…
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Alex Salmond calls for second independence referendum after Brexit 'humiliation'

Alex Salmond calls for second independence referendum after Brexit 'humiliation' | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Former SNP leader Alex Salmond has said that Scotland should have a second independence referendum – but only after what he predicts will be the ‘humiliation’ of Brexit becomes apparent. The former Scottish First Minister was speaking with his SNP colleague, the journalist John Nicolson, on Talk Radio. Both men lost their seats in the general election.
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RBS takes legal steps to brace for ‘indyref 2’

RBS takes legal steps to brace for ‘indyref 2’ | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Royal Bank of Scotland has taken legal precautions against the threat of a second Scottish independence referendum.The taxpayer-backed bank is shifting its Sco
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Revealed: The SNP’s plan to reboot indy campaign

Revealed: The SNP’s plan to reboot indy campaign | My Scotland | Scoop.it

THE SNP’s new Westminster leader believes the party can reboot the case for independence as a left-wing alternative to Tory austerity.
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Ross Greer: Time to show the door to the lunatic fringe killing the independence movement with its bile

Ross Greer: Time to show the door to the lunatic fringe killing the independence movement with its bile | My Scotland | Scoop.it

It’s been a torrid few weeks for the Yes movement. The deeply personal attacks on good people do not make the campaign for independence look…
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Scottish 'history police' launched to make sure museums get their facts right

Scottish 'history police' launched to make sure museums get their facts right | My Scotland | Scoop.it

THE tourism operator who challenged a heritage museum on the Isle of Arran over its account of the Clearances has set up a social media forum to…
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Revealed: The SNP’s plan to reboot indy campaign

Revealed: The SNP’s plan to reboot indy campaign | My Scotland | Scoop.it

THE SNP’s new Westminster leader believes the party can reboot the case for independence as a left-wing alternative to Tory austerity.
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Kirsty Hughes: Philip Hammond's Brexit transition deal could smooth path into the EU for indy Scotland

Kirsty Hughes: Philip Hammond's Brexit transition deal could smooth path into the EU for indy Scotland | My Scotland | Scoop.it

WITH reports that the Chancellor Philip Hammond is winning the internal Tory battle over a ‘status quo’ transition, one key question is what…
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Scottish independence is BACK as Sturgeon breaks promise to drop issue | Politics | News | Express.co.uk

NICOLA Sturgeon has backtracked on her promise to drop Scottish independence less than a month after claiming the issue was dead in the water.
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Alex Salmond: Indyref2 will come right as Brexit goes wrong

IndyRef2 will come right because Brexit will go wrong, says Alex Salmond. The former First Minister claims Nicola Sturgeon’s strategy for a second referendum would have succeeded if it had not been for the general election.
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SNP worker appeared in court accused of posting anti-gay abuse online

SNP worker appeared in court accused of posting anti-gay abuse online | My Scotland | Scoop.it
SNP parliamentary worker appeared in court accused of posting anti-gay abuse online
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Mhairi Black slams Tories after women takes own life amid pension fears

Mhairi Black slams Tories after women takes own life amid pension fears | My Scotland | Scoop.it
A woman killed herself after the general election result heightened her pension worries, an SNP MP has claimed.
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'I let Big Tobacco pay for my jaunt to Switzerland because I want to quit smoking', says MSP

'I let Big Tobacco pay for my jaunt to Switzerland because I want to quit smoking', says MSP | My Scotland | Scoop.it

SNP MSP Richard Lyle accepted over £800 in hospitality from a multinational tobacco giant during an overnight trip that he took to help him quit…
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SNP Confirms Scottish Government Still Minded To Block Brexit Bill

SNP Confirms Scottish Government Still Minded To Block Brexit Bill | My Scotland | Scoop.it
'The current proposals are a direct threat to the devolution settlement which the people of Scotland overwhelmingly voted for in 1997.'
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Scotland threatens AGAIN to block Brexit repeal bill as ministers head to Holyrood for devolution talks

Scotland threatens AGAIN to block Brexit repeal bill as ministers head to Holyrood for devolution talks | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Politicians want more powers given to them instead of Westminster once we quit the bloc
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SNP MPs fear another snap election: “It was one-way traffic to Labour”

SNP MPs fear another snap election: “It was one-way traffic to Labour” | My Scotland | Scoop.it
There is a new debate kicking off now in the Scottish National Party – some might call it splits.
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Euan McColm: Yes army’s naysayers better step into line

Euan McColm: Yes army’s naysayers better step into line | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Independence supporters who attack the SNP’s strategy might reflect on where they would be now without the party, writes Euan McColm
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Our step-by-step guide to setting up a Yes Hub in your area – by a group that did


IN the early hours of September 19, 2014, the result for Clackmannanshire came in. I immediately went to bed.
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SNP business backers warn over swing to the left

SNP business backers warn over swing to the left | My Scotland | Scoop.it
A BUSINESS group that supports Scottish independence has warned the SNP not to lose the “crucial balance between fairness and the creation of…
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SNP worker fined £400 for posting online homophobic abuse about party member

SNP worker fined £400 for posting online homophobic abuse about party member | My Scotland | Scoop.it

SNP worker fined £400 for posting online homophobic abuse about party member
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Leslie Riddoch: Now is not the time for despair – we must mobilise the passion for indy

Leslie Riddoch: Now is not the time for despair – we must mobilise the passion for indy | My Scotland | Scoop.it

LET’S be blunt. It’s feeling gey bleak right now.
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Frustrated Davidson challenges May Government to lead or lose

Frustrated Davidson challenges May Government to lead or lose | My Scotland | Scoop.it
RUTH Davidson is leading a Scottish Conservative power surge at Westminster after warning Theresa May's lieutenants that the Prime Minister owes her…
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Work begins on the HMS Glasgow – but it’s a far cry from the 13 frigates promised by Better Together

Work begins on the  HMS Glasgow – but it’s a far cry from the 13 frigates promised by Better Together | My Scotland | Scoop.it

IT was one of the many broken promises made by the Westminster Government ahead of the independence referendum in September, 2014, but at least…
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Highland Spring boss says sorry for indyref2 remarks

Highland Spring boss says sorry for indyref2 remarks | My Scotland | Scoop.it

BOSSES at Highland Spring have tried to pour cold water on a row over Scottish independence.
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