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Scottish independence fundraiser gets fast start amid Brexit nerves

16 Oct 2018

EDINBURGH Political and civic groups backing Scottish independence from the United Kingdom started a fundraising drive on Monday to push support for secession above 50 percent.

Scottish independence fundraiser gets fast start amid Brexit nerves

15 Oct 2018

EDINBURGH Political and civic groups backing Scottish independence from the United Kingdom started a fundraising drive on Monday to push support for secession above 50 percent.

Only independence can resolve Scotland's Brexit quandary - Sturgeon

09 Oct 2018

GLASGOW, Scotland The British government's "shambolic" handling of its divorce talks with the European Union demonstrates that Scotland needs to become independent, Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon told her Scottish National Party (SNP) on Tuesday.

Scotland should have its own Brexit backstop - Sturgeon

08 Oct 2018

GLASGOW, Scotland Scotland should have its own version of the Brexit "backstop" plan that the European Union and United Kingdom are trying to agree for the Irish border, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Monday.

Scotland's Sturgeon promises independence plan once UK Brexit deal known

07 Oct 2018

EDINBURGH Scottish National Party (SNP) leader Nicola Sturgeon said on Sunday she would set out her plans for a fresh independence drive as soon as she sees what kind of Brexit deal Prime Minister Theresa May brings back from Brussels. | Video

Julius Baer sees Brexit bet pay off as UK business grows

05 Oct 2018

EDINBURGH Swiss private bank Julius Baer is benefiting from steady growth of wealth creation in Britain and its bet that Brexit is not a long-term threat to its business, the firm's UK chief executive said.

Corrected: Julius Baer sees Brexit bet pay off as UK business grows

05 Oct 2018

EDINBURGH Swiss private bank Julius Baer is benefiting from steady growth of wealth creation in Britain and its bet that Brexit is not a long-term threat to its business, the firm's UK chief executive said.

RPT-CORRECTED-INTERVIEW-Julius Baer sees Brexit bet pay off as UK business grows

05 Oct 2018

EDINBURGH, Oct 5 Swiss private bank Julius Baer is benefiting from steady growth of wealth creation in Britain and its bet that Brexit is not a long-term threat to its business, the firm's UK chief executive said.

EU court may decide before Christmas if UK can unilaterally reverse Brexit

04 Oct 2018

EDINBURGH Scotland's Court of Session said on Thursday it has asked the European Court of Justice (ECJ) for a preliminary ruling on whether the British parliament can change its mind about leaving the European Union without the bloc's agreement.

EU court may decide before Christmas if UK can unilaterally reverse Brexit

04 Oct 2018

EDINBURGH Scotland's Court of Session has asked the European Court of Justice (ECJ) for a preliminary ruling on whether the British parliament can change its mind about leaving the European Union without the bloc's agreement, the Scottish court said on Thursday.

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