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No Brexit deal would cost Scotland 12.7 billion pounds: Study

January 15, 2018 1:39 am
No Brexit deal would cost Scotland 12.7 billion pounds: Study

Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon Scotland’s economy would contract by 8.5 percent and lose 12.7 billion pounds if Britain leaves the EU without a deal, Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon said Monday as she unveiled an economic impact study. “There is no option short of EU membership that is as good as being […]

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Children as young as 12 sold for sex in Glasgow prostitution ring: Report

November 20, 2017 10:30 pm
Children as young as 12 sold for sex in Glasgow prostitution ring: Report

Locals have reported being offered sex with children in Govanhill — one of Scotland’s poorest areas. (Photo by Getty Images) A report reveals that Roma children as young as 12 are being sold for sex in one of Scotland’s most deprived areas.   Residents in the Govanhill area of Glasgow […]

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Children as young as 12 sold for sex in Glasgow prostitution ring: Report

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Children as young as 12 sold for sex in Glasgow prostitution ring: Report

Locals have reported being offered sex with children in Govanhill — one of Scotland’s poorest areas. (Photo by Getty Images) A report reveals that Roma children as young as 12 are being sold for sex in one of Scotland’s most deprived areas.   Residents in the Govanhill area of Glasgow […]

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Scotland postpones 2nd independence referendum until after Brexit

June 28, 2017 1:13 pm
Scotland postpones 2nd independence referendum until after Brexit

Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, addresses the Scottish parliament in Edinburgh, Scotland June 27, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says she will postpone plans for a second independence referendum until after negotiations over Britain’s exit from the European Union have concluded next year. Sturgeon made the […]

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Scotland, Wales outraged at £1bn deal to keep British Prime Minister Theresa May in power

June 26, 2017 10:30 pm
Scotland, Wales outraged at £1bn deal to keep British Prime Minister Theresa May in power

British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing backlash from Scotland and Wales over her deal with Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), aimed at securing her grip on power. DUP leader Arlene Foster agreed to a confidence and supply arrangement on Monday in exchange for £1 billion as well as […]

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Pro- and anti-Muslim protesters face off in Scottish capital of Edinburgh

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Pro- and anti-Muslim protesters face off in Scottish capital of Edinburgh

A rally held by the UK’s far-right Islamphobes has been countered by hundreds of protesters in the Scottish capital of Edinburgh. The joint demonstration by the Scottish Defense League (SDL) and English Defense League (EDL) was aimed to “stop the Islamization of the United Kingdom.” But the protesters voiced opposition […]

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Thousands of Scots rally for independence in Glasgow

June 3, 2017 10:30 pm
Thousands of Scots rally for independence in Glasgow

Thousands of people have taken to the streets in Glasgow, the United Kingdom’s third largest city, to rally for Scotland’s independence from Britain. The rally started late Saturday morning in Glasgow’s west end at Kelvingrove Park, before making its way through the city center to Glasgow Green. Activist group All Under […]

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Scotland renews plan for fresh independence vote

May 30, 2017 10:30 pm
Scotland renews plan for fresh independence vote

Scottish First Minister and Leader of the SNP, Nicola Sturgeon (Photo by AFP) Scotland has renewed its plan to part ways from Britain over Brexit. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP), said on Tuesday that her party will push for a new referendum to gain independence […]

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Scottish National Party (SNP) ready to join forces with Jeremy Corbyn against Theresa May: Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

May 29, 2017 7:49 am
Scottish National Party (SNP) ready to join forces with Jeremy Corbyn against Theresa  May: Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

Scottish First Minister and Leader of the SNP, Nicola Sturgeon speaks to the media in Edinburgh, May 23, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says the Scottish National Party (SNP) is ready to form a coalition with the UK’s Labour Party against Prime Minister Theresa May in […]

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British Prime Minister Theresa May refuses to give seat to Scottish leader at Brexit talks

May 20, 2017 10:30 pm
British Prime Minister Theresa May refuses to give seat to Scottish leader at Brexit talks

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May gives a speech in Edinburgh, Scotland on May 19, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) British Prime Minister Theresa May has refused to grant a seat to Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon at the Brexit negotiating table. The prime minister said on Friday that the choice was […]

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Independent Scotland may not rejoin European Union immediately: Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

May 14, 2017 4:29 am
Independent Scotland may not rejoin European Union immediately: Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon (Photo by AFP) Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says that an “independent Scotland” might not rejoin the European Union after the UK’s withdrawal from the bloc. Speaking to BBC on Sunday, Sturgeon once again expressed her resolve to hold an independence referendum after Brexit, […]

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European lawmakers say independent Scotland can join European Union

April 10, 2017 8:31 am
European lawmakers say independent Scotland can join European Union

A Scottish flag (C) flies between a British flag (R) and a European Union flag, in front of the Scottish Parliament building in Edinburgh, on March 3, 2017. (AFP photo) A group of 50 European lawmakers have signed a letter to express their support for Scotland joining the European Union […]

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UK will cease to exist after Brexit: Scottish MEP David Martin

April 6, 2017 11:13 am
UK will cease to exist after Brexit: Scottish MEP David Martin

Scottish MEP David Martin The UK will cease to exist if it fails to address the concerns of Scotland and other devolved nations before withdrawing from the European Union, a Scottish member of the European Parliament has warned. Speaking during the European Parliament’s Wednesday debate on Brexit, Labour MEP David […]

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Scottish government makes formal request to UK for independence referendum

March 31, 2017 6:30 pm
Scottish government makes formal request to UK for independence referendum

UK Prime Minister Theresa May (left) and Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon The Scottish government has formally asked UK Prime Minister Theresa May to allow it hold a second referendum following the beginning of Britain’s exit process from the European Union.  Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon made the request in […]

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Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon urges rest of UK to move to Scotland to escape Brexit

March 18, 2017 10:30 pm
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon urges rest of UK to move to Scotland to escape Brexit

Party leader Nicola Sturgeon waves after speaking at the Scottish National Party’s conference in Aberdeen, Scotland, Britain March 18, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has called on people across the United Kingdom to move to Scotland ahead of Brexit. Sturgeon made the remarks on Saturday in Aberdeen, […]

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