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#Scottish National Party

# scottish-national-party - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Opinion: Is Brexit advancing the cause of Scottish independence from the UK?

‘Scottish Independence in the context of Brexit is like Schrödinger’s Cat – it’s both alive and dead depending on who you ask’, writes Gareth Brown.

# scottish-national-party - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond resigns from SNP party amid harassment claims

Police have reportedly been asked to investigate allegations he sexually assaulted two staff members.

# scottish-national-party - Friday 11 November, 2016

Nicola Sturgeon to address the Seanad during visit to Dublin

Sturgeon will become the first serving head of Government to address the Seanad.

# scottish-national-party - Friday 2 September, 2016

Nicola Sturgeon launches new drive for Scottish independence

A new poll found 46% of people are now in favour of Scottish independence.

# scottish-national-party - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Scottish referendum on knife-edge as new poll puts 1% between Yes and No camps

The pro-union side has just slightly inched ahead, after a dramatic surge in support for independence.

# scottish-national-party - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Scotland hopes for 2016 independence day

However, the British government is ruling out ‘pre-negotiation’ of independence before 2014 referendum.

# scottish-national-party - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Scotland to press ahead with plans to legalise same-sex marriage

The Scottish government says it will try to amend UK law, so that celebrants who refuse to marry gays cannot be prosecuted.

# scottish-national-party - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

Salmond announces 'clear' question for referendum on Scottish independence

…and voters will have plenty of time to think about their response: he says he’ll hold the referendum in the autumn of 2014.

# scottish-national-party - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

Scotland insists it has mandate for independence referendum in 2014

And it wants to hold it on its own terms, defying the wishes of the UK government in Wesminster which wants the vote to be held sooner.

# scottish-national-party - Monday 9 January, 2012

Explainer: What's happening in Scotland?

There is a lot of talk today about a referendum on independence but what’s it all about? Here are 10 things that will help explain it all.

# scottish-national-party - Friday 6 May, 2011

Hammering for Lib Dems as Scottish nationalists approach majority

Nick Clegg’s party takes a beating in local elections, while the SNP – which backs independence – takes power in Scotland.

# scottish-national-party - Saturday 11 December, 2010

Scotland's transport minister quits over Big Freeze chaos

Stewart Stevenson quits after stinging criticism of his handling of the weather crisis, admitting he could have done better.