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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

Business

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

Europe

Scotland to publish new referendum bill

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says it is part of a strategy to ensure that Scotland's voice is heard in the negotiations to take Britain out of the European Union.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says it is part of a strategy to ensure that Scotland's voice is heard in the negotiations to take Britain out of the European Union.

Science_technology

A fresh splash for Aquaculture

In this edition of Futuris, Julián López Gómez sails to a fish farm in the west of Scotland, where around 1,000 tons of salmon are bred every year.

In this edition of Futuris, Julián López Gómez sails to a fish farm in the west of Scotland, where around 1,000 tons of salmon are bred every year.

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Scotland's Sturgeon wants independence vote to remain an option

Just a month after the UK’s Brexit vote, Scotland’s first minister has reaffirmed her intention to keep the northern country inside the European Union.

Just a month after the UK’s Brexit vote, Scotland’s first minister has reaffirmed her intention to keep the northern country inside the European Union.

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Scotland and Northern Ireland: post-Brexit economic fears

Britain has voted to leave the European Union, but what about those areas that wanted to stay in, such as Scotland and Northern Ireland? That's the subject of this week's Business Line.

Britain has voted to leave the European Union, but what about those areas that wanted to stay in, such as Scotland and Northern Ireland? That's the subject of this week's Business Line.