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Sturgeon takes first formal step towards Scottish referendum

Scotland's first minister has taken the first formal step towards holding a second referendum on independence. Nicola Sturgeon has gone to the parliament in Edinburgh to seek backing for her plan for

Scotland's first minister has taken the first formal step towards holding a second referendum on independence. Nicola Sturgeon has gone to the parliament in Edinburgh to seek backing for her plan for

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Second Scottish referendum row rumbles on

The SNP insists a second Scottish independence referendum will take place while the UK prime minister is vowing to unite the country.

The SNP insists a second Scottish independence referendum will take place while the UK prime minister is vowing to unite the country.

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Sturgeon holds firm after May's 'not now' to Scottish referendum

Scottish nationalists have reacted angrily after the British government said it would reject another referendum on independence from the United Kingdom before Brexit, amid a heated debate in the Scott

Scottish nationalists have reacted angrily after the British government said it would reject another referendum on independence from the United Kingdom before Brexit, amid a heated debate in the Scott

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The economic case for Scottish independence

As Scottish politicians push for a fresh independence referendum we look at how oil, gas, whisky, salmon and tourism could support its aspirations.

As Scottish politicians push for a fresh independence referendum we look at how oil, gas, whisky, salmon and tourism could support its aspirations.

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Scotland to seek second independence referendum

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon intends to ask permission from London for another vote on independence from the UK in late 2018 or early 2019.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon intends to ask permission from London for another vote on independence from the UK in late 2018 or early 2019.

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A fun road trip between more sheep than people

Euronews spoke at Berlin’s ITB to Jeremy Hawkings, Chief Executive at Connoisseurs Scotland about what makes his home country a unique travel

Euronews spoke at Berlin’s ITB to Jeremy Hawkings, Chief Executive at Connoisseurs Scotland about what makes his home country a unique travel

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Brexit and the divided kingdom?

Political shake-up as a Northern Ireland snap election sees nationalists come within one seat of their rivals

Political shake-up as a Northern Ireland snap election sees nationalists come within one seat of their rivals

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Royal Bank of Scotland makes a loss for ninth straight year

Royal Bank of Scotland - the subject of the world's biggest bank rescue - has announced losses of 6.96 billion pounds (8.2 billion euros) for 2016.

Royal Bank of Scotland - the subject of the world's biggest bank rescue - has announced losses of 6.96 billion pounds (8.2 billion euros) for 2016.

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Scotland: Holyrood rejects Brexit plan

In a symbolic, non-binding vote, Scotland's parliament overwhelmingly rejects the UK government's plan to exit the EU.

In a symbolic, non-binding vote, Scotland's parliament overwhelmingly rejects the UK government's plan to exit the EU.

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Watch: Woman films racist abuse from solicitor on train

Video taken on December 29, 2016, shows Alexander MacKinnon calling out racist abuse directed at Sanaa Shahid and her four-year-old son on a train from London to…

Video taken on December 29, 2016, shows Alexander MacKinnon calling out racist abuse directed at Sanaa Shahid and her four-year-old son on a train from London to…

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Article 50 and how to trigger Brexit

When British PM Theresa May announced she intended to trigger Article 50, she had hoped to do so without too much red tape.

When British PM Theresa May announced she intended to trigger Article 50, she had hoped to do so without too much red tape.

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Donald Trump was not actually in Scotland to predict Brexit

In his joint press conference with British Prime Minister Theresa May, US President Donald Trump claimed to have been in Scotland in the run-up to

In his joint press conference with British Prime Minister Theresa May, US President Donald Trump claimed to have been in Scotland in the run-up to

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RBS prepares to pay for 'painful' sub-prime legacy

Royal Bank of Scotland sets aside 3.1 billion pounds (3.6 billion euros) to settle claims by the US Department of Justice over mis-sold investments.

Royal Bank of Scotland sets aside 3.1 billion pounds (3.6 billion euros) to settle claims by the US Department of Justice over mis-sold investments.

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UK Supreme Court rules parliament must trigger Brexit

“A time-wasting and costly mistake” is how some critics have described the British government’s efforts to trigger Brexit without parliamentary approval.

“A time-wasting and costly mistake” is how some critics have described the British government’s efforts to trigger Brexit without parliamentary approval.

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'Trainspotting' - the sequel

It has taken 20 years but director Danny Boyle has finally managed to reunite the cast of his ground breaking 1996 cult film ‘Trainspotting’.

It has taken 20 years but director Danny Boyle has finally managed to reunite the cast of his ground breaking 1996 cult film ‘Trainspotting’.

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More than 70 deaths as extreme weather hits Europe

In some countries temperatures are at their lowest in more than 50 years, causing misery for residents and headaches for authorities

In some countries temperatures are at their lowest in more than 50 years, causing misery for residents and headaches for authorities

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Brexit: 'I'm not bluffing on indyref2', Scotland's Sturgeon to May

In her first interview of the year, Theresa May set out a rather ambitious goal for the deal with Brussels, as Scotland's First Minister warned over the hard Brexit strategy.

In her first interview of the year, Theresa May set out a rather ambitious goal for the deal with Brussels, as Scotland's First Minister warned over the hard Brexit strategy.

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Finland and Scotland pioneer Universal Basic Income

Scotland join Finland in launching scheme to offer everyone a basic monthly income regardless of employment status or salary

Scotland join Finland in launching scheme to offer everyone a basic monthly income regardless of employment status or salary