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# snp - Sunday 11 October, 2020

Scottish MP who made train journeys with Covid-19 symptoms defiant as Sturgeon says she must resign

Margaret Ferrier has said she’ll keep fighting for her constituents despite the controversy.

# snp - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

SNP Westminster leader calls for 'legitimate and legal route' to Scottish independence

It is the latest in a series of calls for a second referendum on independence.

# snp - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Scottish Finance Secretary quits over reports he messaged 16-year-old boy hundreds of times

Derek Mackay allegedly sent 270 social media messages to a 16-year-old.

# snp - Thursday 19 December, 2019

'Democracy will prevail': Nicola Sturgeon demands second Scottish independence referendum

Nicola Sturgeon has formally requested the power for Holyrood to hold a second independence vote.

# snp - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Nicola Sturgeon to publish 'case for Scottish independence referendum this week'

Sturgeon says that Scotland is ‘facing a Tory government that we didn’t vote for’.

# snp - Sunday 15 December, 2019

'Scotland can't be imprisoned': Tories facing showdown over refusal to back new independence vote

The Conservatives have said they will “absolutely” not hold another independence referendum in Scotland.

# snp - Friday 13 December, 2019

Election results bring Irish unity and Scottish independence back to the fore

After an SNP surge and a DUP collapse, what happens now?

# snp - Monday 25 November, 2019

An independent Scotland could rejoin the EU relatively quickly, says Nicola Sturgeon

Sturgeon has already said she wants a fresh ballot on independence to take place in the second half of 2020.

# snp - Sunday 27 October, 2019

UK opposition parties 'set to offer' Boris Johnson route to snap election before Christmas

Johnson will attempt to call an election for a third time tomorrow.

# snp - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Nicola Sturgeon to request power to hold new Scottish independence vote

The First Minister said work was being done to update the “independence prospectus”.

# snp - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Alex Salmond charged with multiple counts of sexual assault and two counts of attempted rape

Salmond was the First Minister of Scotland from 2007 to 2014.

# snp - Saturday 17 November, 2018

Indyref 2? The Brexit deal has put Scottish independence on the agenda again

The SNP is using the chaos in Downing Street to advance the case for another vote.

# snp - 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.

# snp - Friday 24 August, 2018

Former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond denies allegations of sexual misconduct

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

# snp - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Nicola Sturgeon calls large Tory win in UK election 'a horrifying prospect'

Meanwhile, Theresa May has said a potential alliance of opposition parties would be a “coalition of chaos”.

# snp - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Theresa May's to lose? Here's how the main parties measure up ahead of the UK election

The Conservatives will hope to win another majority over Labour, the Lib Dems and the SNP.

# snp - Monday 13 March, 2017

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Poll: Should Scotland hold another referendum on independence from the UK?

Has Brexit changed the game that much?

# snp - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Scotland is planning another vote on independence before Brexit Indyref 2 This post contains videos

Scotland is planning another vote on independence before Brexit

Nicola Sturgeon says the SNP will publish details next week

# snp - Thursday 24 December, 2015

The truth about that picture of Alex Salmond, a young lady and a Solero

The former Scottish first minister was snapped feeding a young woman a Solero in a picture that went viral earlier this year.

# snp - Saturday 28 November, 2015

Alex Salmond told us why another independence referendum is inevitable

The former Scottish first minister thinks it’s only a matter of time before there’s another Scottish independence referendum.

# snp - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Bye bye Scotland, could the UK's nuclear arsenal be stored at Irish loughs?

If Scotland turfs them out, that’s exactly what the DUP wants.

# snp - Monday 23 November, 2015

Alex Salmond told us why a united Ireland is as inevitable as Scottish independence

The former Scottish first minister has been in Dublin for the last few days and dropped by TheJournal.ie for a chat.

# snp - Monday 15 June, 2015

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English historian under fire for comparing the SNP with the Nazis

“I’m not saying they’re about to set up concentration camps,” David Starkey said defending his views.

# snp - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

The 'most dangerous woman in Britain' was compared to Saddam Hussein last night

It was all for fun on The Daily Show though.

# snp - Monday 11 May, 2015

Eamon Gilmore: Same-sex marriage has no implications for children

The former Tánaiste also shares his thoughts on Nigel Farage.

# snp - Friday 8 May, 2015

Miliband, Farage and Clegg have all quit - and David Cameron's back at Downing Street

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has send his congratulations, and said he’s looking forward to building on their “very close relationship”.

AS IT HAPPENED: Tories on course for majority, SNP storms Scotland ... and Miliband set to quit The Morning After This post contains videos

6 things you need to know after a stunning UK election

The opinion polls were wrong and David Cameron is almost certainly continuing his stint in Downing Street.

# snp - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Four men and a lady: Political deadlock could means days of fraught talks

Forming coalition governments comes natural to Irish politicians, but the same is not true across the water.

# snp - Friday 1 May, 2015

David Cameron made a pretty dodgy slip of the tongue on the trail today Woah Woah Woah This post contains videos

David Cameron made a pretty dodgy slip of the tongue on the trail today

Tell us how you really feel David.

# snp - 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.

# snp - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Stay or go? Tempers flare in heated TV debate about Scotland's independence

With six weeks to go before the referendum, both sides clashed on whether Scotland would be successful as an independent country.

# snp - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Scotland hopes for 2016 independence day

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

# snp - Saturday 22 September, 2012

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Thousands attend Scottish independence rally

SNP leader Alex Salmon addressed the crowd during the event.

# snp - Friday 14 September, 2012

Glasgow to erect famine memorial

The city’s council approved a motion unanimously to erect the memorial to victims of the Scottish and Irish famines of the 19th century.

# snp - Thursday 16 February, 2012

Rangers cannot be allowed to go bust, says Salmond

Scotland’s First Minister has encouraged the Revenue and Rangers to come to an agreement which would ensure that club’s survival.

# snp - 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.