The Scottish Government has “many options” it could use to push for a second independence referendum if Boris Johnson continues to deny such a vote, a Holyrood minister has said.
Nicola Sturgeon has “no mandate” for a second independence referendum, Labour leadership hopeful Jess Phillips has insisted, as she said she would have turned down the Scottish First Minister’s request for a section 30 order if she was PM.
Nicola Sturgeon has said Scotland “will get the right to decide our own future” despite Prime Minister Boris Johnson rejecting her plea for a second independence referendum.
Boris Johnson has formally rejected a call for Holyrood to be given the power to hold a second independence referendum.
A former Labour Cabinet minister has said he is “100% certain” Scotland will become independent.
SNP ministers will insist Scotland has the “right to choose an alternative future” as they travel to London for talks with the UK Government over Brexit.
Boris Johnson is intent on turning the UK into the 51st state of the US, with independence for Scotland the only way to escape this, a former Holyrood cabinet secretary and newly-elected SNP MP has claimed.
The Scottish Secretary has said Boris Johnson will give “careful consideration” to Nicola Sturgeon’s request to be handed the powers to hold a second independence referendum.
Riot police have clashed with protesters outside a football match between Barcelona and Real Madrid.
Nicola Sturgeon has called for a “coming together” of political parties in the Scottish Parliament to deliver a second independence referendum.
Dundee’s MPs have called for more radical policies and a better understanding in a bid to tackle the city’s rising drug problem.
The PM refusing a second independence referendum will not be “the end of the matter”, Nicola Sturgeon has insisted – as she warned Boris Johnson: “Scotland cannot be imprisoned in the Union against its will.”
A leading Scottish Labour politician has called for a second independence referendum.
Boris Johnson has reiterated his opposition to a second vote on Scottish independence during a call with Nicola Sturgeon, despite her saying it is now a “democratic right”.
A second vote on Scottish independence is now a “democratic right” after the SNP’s victory in Scotland in a “watershed” General Election, Nicola Sturgeon has declared.
The UK has been left in a “constitutional crisis”, SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford has warned as he insisted the “right thing” for the PM to do would be to permit a second vote on Scottish independence.
The SNP have held both Dundee constituencies, continuing their good night across the country.
Nicola Sturgeon was forced to defend her plans to hold a second vote on Scottish independence in 2020 as the country’s political leaders clashed ahead of Thursday’s General Election.
Scots are being urged not to “sleepwalk into disaster” in next week’s General Election by backing either Nicola Sturgeon’s SNP or Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour.
Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has said Scotland “doesn’t need independence, it needs a Labour Government” in a campaign video addressing the Scottish electorate.