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Eyeing new independence vote, Scotland sets out referendum rules

29 May 2019

EDINBURGH Scotland's pro-independence government has set out new rules on referendums in the hope of holding another secession vote in the second half of 2020 if Britain's parliament gives the go-ahead.

Eyeing new independence vote, Scotland sets out referendum rules

29 May 2019

EDINBURGH, May 28 Scotland's pro-independence government has set out new rules on referendums in the hope of holding another secession vote in the second half of 2020 if Britain's parliament gives the go-ahead.

After EU poll disaster, Britain's main parties gird for no-deal Brexit battle

28 May 2019

LONDON Britain's two main parties set the stage on Monday for a battle over a no-deal Brexit, hoping to win back voters who abandoned them for a new movement led by eurosceptic Nigel Farage and other smaller parties in European elections. | Video

Labour lawmakers in Scotland blame Corbyn for EU drubbing

27 May 2019

EDINBURGH Senior members of Britain's Labour Party in Scotland blamed leader Jeremy Corbyn's Brexit "ambiguity" on Monday for a Labour wipeout in Scotland in the European Parliament election.

Labour lawmakers in Scotland blame Corbyn for EU drubbing

27 May 2019

EDINBURGH Senior members of Britain's Labour Party in Scotland blamed leader Jeremy Corbyn's Brexit "ambiguity" on Monday for a Labour wipeout in Scotland in the European Parliament election.

Babcock shares slide after warning that profit and revenue to fall

22 May 2019

EDINBURGH British engineering services group Babcock said on Wednesday it expected revenue and underlying operating profit to fall in 2019/2020 as it reshapes its business in response to a tough domestic market.

Brexit deal could be done in 'next few days', top Conservative says

04 May 2019

ABERDEEN, Scotland/LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May could reach a Brexit deal with the opposition Labour Party within days, a leading Conservative Party figure said on Saturday, after senior ministers urged compromise following poor local election results.

Davidson says will resist new referendum on Scottish independence

04 May 2019

ABERDEEN, Scotland Ruth Davidson, leader of the Scottish Conservatives, on Saturday pledged to resist any new referendum on independence from the United Kingdom just as support for secession rises.

Map of landmines - How Brexit might help the Scottish independence quest

29 Apr 2019

EDINBURGH Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's plans to lead her nation to independence from the United Kingdom have been muddled by Brexit, but the whirlwind at the centre of British politics may yet advance her cause.

Brexit drives support for Scottish independence to 49 percent - YouGov

27 Apr 2019

EDINBURGH Support for Scottish independence from the United Kingdom has risen to its highest point in the past four years, largely driven by voters who want to remain in the European Union, according to a poll published on Saturday.

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