Scottish independence: Nicola Sturgeon willing to discuss vote delay

Scottish independence: Nicola Sturgeon willing to discuss vote delay Scotland’s first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has told the Scottish National Party (SNP) Conference that “there will be an independence referendum.” Her assertion was met with widespread applause at the Aberdeen event. When Scotland held a referendum on …


Scottish leader softens stance on possible independence vote timing

LONDON (REUTERS) – Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on Sunday (March 19) softened her stance on the potential timing of a second independence referendum after Prime Minister Theresa May rejected her call to hold a vote before Britain leaves …

The Straits Times

Nicola Sturgeon ‘could push back independence vote date’

Nicola Sturgeon has said she could be willing to push back an independence vote date to around early 2019 but insisted that it must take place before Brexit. The SNP leader said that she was willing to enter discussions with Prime Minister Theresa May

ITV News

Ignoring Scottish referendum mandate would ‘shatter’ UK structure: Nicola Sturgeon

Nicola Sturgeon expects to get authorisation from the devolved Scottish parliament on Wednesday to seek the terms for a new secession vote. Photo: Bloomberg. Aberdeen, Scotland: Refusal by Britain’s prime minister to discuss an independence referendum …


Support for Scottish independence lower than 2014 – poll

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. Share this. Facebook; Twitter; Google plus; Email; Share. 0. A new

Nicola Sturgeon `determined´ to have second independence referendum

Scotland’s First Minister has said she is “determined” to have a second independence referendum despite Theresa May saying she will block one. Nicola Sturgeon said that a move to block a second referendum would be a “democratic outrage”, after Downing …

Daily Mail

Tory rival blasts Nicola Sturgeon as she says she doesn’t know if independent Scotland will keep the pound

Nicola Sturgeon faced attacks from her Tory rival today as she said she does not yet know if an independent Scotland would keep the pound. The SNP leader said the issue was still being looked at. It came minutes after Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson …

Schoolma’am May has offered a gift to Sturgeon

The uninitiated, on first encountering an SNP conference, might think that they were already stepping on to independent turf and that only the flourish of a civil servant’s pen was required to make it official. After two or three days of being held in

The Guardian

Scots weigh economic uncertainty of independent future

NORTH SEA GOLD. A file photo, taken in March 2009 and provided by Royal Dutch Shell of the Gannet Alpha platform in the North Sea. Royal Dutch Shell/Handout/EPA. ABERDEEN, United Kingdom – The prospects for Scotland’s economy after Brexit are at …


‘Theresa May’s mask has slipped’: febrile mood at SNP spring conference

Angus Robertson: ‘The real face of Tory arrogance is there for all to see.’ Photograph: Bryceland/Rex/Shutterstock. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email; View more sharing options; Share on LinkedIn · Share on Pinterest · Share on …

The Guardian

Watch Live: First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s SNP Spring Conference speech

The focus is on the potential for a second Scottish independence referendum as the SNP meet for its spring conference in Aberdeen. Nicola Sturgeon is taking to the stage with Prime Minister Theresa May saying “now is not the time” to her calls for a

Glasgow Evening Times

Watch live as Theresa May addresses Tory spring conference after worst week of her leadership

Theresa May addresses the Tory spring conference today in a bid to consign the worst week of her leadership to history. The Prime Minister is due to take to the stage at the Conservative Spring Forum in Cardiff at around 11.45am – watch live on the

Nicola Sturgeon: Move to block second Scottish independence referendum would be ‘democratic outrage’

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said she is “determined” to have a second independence referendum, adding a move by Theresa May to block it would be “democratic outrage”. It comes after Downing Street announced it is to reject calls for …

Evening Standard

Looking back on the political gambles of May and Sturgeon

Ms Sturgeon upstaged the prime minister in what was meant to be a defining week of her government, as the bill giving her permission to trigger Article 50 and begin the Brexit process was passed. Indeed, many had expected Article 50 to be triggered in

BBC News

Sturgeon: IndyRef2 timing should be convenient for Scotland `not May´

The timing of a second independence referendum should not be determined by what is “convenient” for Theresa May, Scotland’s First Minister has said. Nicola Sturgeon said it should be determined by what is right for the Scottish people, once the terms

Daily Mail

Scottish independence: Nicola Sturgeon willing to discuss vote delay

Nicola Sturgeon has said she is willing to have a “reasonable” discussion with Theresa May to delay a Scottish independence referendum, but insisted it could not be put off for long in the face of Brexit. Scotland’s first minister earlier said a new

The Guardian

Scotland will have new independence referendum: Leader

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon insisted Saturday that Scotland will have another referendum on seceding from the UK, as she blasted British Prime Minister Theresa May. Posted 19 Mar 2017 02:28; Updated 19 Mar 2017 02:30. Scottish First Minister Nicola …

Channel NewsAsia

Sturgeon Says 2021 Scots Independence Vote Is Unacceptable

Scotland First Minister Nicola Sturgeon accused U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May of being intransigent on the timing of a referendum on Scottish independence, and said it would “not be reasonable” to make Scots wait more than three years from now for a …


Theresa May: SNP ‘divisive and obsessive’ over second independence referendum

Theresa May has accused the SNP of being “divisive and obsessive” nationalists as the feud between the Prime Minister and the Scottish Government over a second independence referendum intensified. Mrs May accused First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and …

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