Showing posts with label Scotland. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Scotland. Show all posts

Friday, June 15, 2018

Stormy Brexit waters still ahead for May

Stormy Brexit waters still ahead for May
British Prime Minister Theresa May was Thursday night facing the threat of a new revolt by her own Conservatives in the latest twist to the Brexit saga.

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Sturgeon to 'restart debate' on Scottish independence

Nicola Sturgeon
Nicola Sturgeon will "restart the debate" on Scottish independence in the coming weeks as the findings of her party's economic growth commission are revealed.

Friday, December 22, 2017

Petition on whether UK can halt Brexit gets go-ahead

Petition on whether UK can halt Brexit gets go-ahead
A court in Scotland has ruled that legal action can go ahead to establish whether the UK can unilaterally halt the Brexit process if British voters decide the final deal is unacceptable.

Friday, December 8, 2017

UK will honour financial obligations to EU : Barnier

EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier
Britain will honour all its financial obligations to the European Union as part of its divorce bill, but the payments will not be required any earlier than if Britain had remained an EU member, the EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier said.

Monday, December 4, 2017

Northern Irish DUP Angry at Staying in EU Customs Union, Scots Angry They Aren't

Northern Ireland
Despite apparent success at reaching an agreement with Brussels, UK Prime Minister Theresa May risks losing the Democratic Unionist Party as a government partner, as Scotland leads calls to remain in Customs Union/Single Market.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

La 1ère ministre écossaise reporte la décision sur un nouveau référendum d'indépendance

La Première ministre écossaise Nicola Sturgeon, fragilisée par le résultat des récentes législatives, a annoncé mardi que la décision sur l'organisation d'un nouveau référendum d'indépendance était repoussée à l'automne 2018, à l'issue des négociations sur le Brexit.

Friday, June 9, 2017

Scotland's Sturgeon attacks May's Brexit plans, acknowledges SNP losses

Scotland's pro-independence first minister called on the United Kingdom's prime minister to abandon her pursuit of a so-called hard Brexit following a general election that bore no majority winner on Friday.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

May says election call was to strengthen Brexit position

British Prime Minister Theresa May has said she called for a snap general election to strengthen Britain's position during Brexit negotiations.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Scottish Parliament backs proposal for second independence from UK referendum

The Scottish Parliament on Tuesday passed a motion that allows its first minister to seek a new referendum on Scotland's independence from the United Kingdom.

May, Sturgeon meet in Scotland, but neither lady is for turning

British Prime Minister Theresa May and Scotland's first minister Nicola Sturgeon met Monday, just 24 hours before the Scottish Parliament's scheduled vote for a second independence referendum.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

'Now is not the time' for Scottish independence vote: Theresa May

British Prime Minister Theresa May Thursday rejected a call by the Scottish government for a second referendum on independence before Britain leaves the EU -- but did not rule out a vote entirely.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Scots' Skepticism Toward EU as Referendum Looms at 67% : Poll

Scotland's skepticism toward the European Union is at its highest point in 17 years, with 67 percent of Scots having doubts about the bloc as support for Scottish independence from the United Kingdom is experiencing a correlating upswing, a new ScotCen's Scottish Social Attitudes survey showed on Wednesday.

Monday, March 13, 2017

Scotland's first minister announces second referendum bid

Scotland's first minister on Monday announced she would consult the Westminster government for permission to hold a second independence referendum within the next two years.

Friday, March 3, 2017

There is no economic case for breaking up the United Kingdom, says PM May

There is no economic case for breaking up the United Kingdom, British Prime Minister Theresa May said Friday, in a speech attacking Scottish nationalists for being "obsessed" with independence.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Tony Blair Hints at Possible U-Turn on Brexit: 'It Isn't Inevitable'

The United Kingdom's looming departure from the European Union is not inevitable and the UK public can still reverse the process once it finds out the costs of Brexit, former Prime Minister Tony Blair said Friday.

Friday, January 27, 2017

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Friday, November 18, 2016

Scottish, Welsh gov'ts win right to intervene in historic Brexit court case

British Supreme Court announced Friday that the Scottish and Welsh governments will be allowed to intervene in the forthcoming legal battle over how Britain's exit from the European Union (EU) should be triggered.

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