Tag: Scotland

scotland’s-snp-drama,-may-elections-&-another-independence-referendum
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Feb
2021

Scotland’s SNP drama, May elections & another independence referendumScotland’s SNP drama, May elections & another independence referendum

Scotland’s SNP drama, May elections & another independence referendum The Duran: Episode 888 Scottish politics is in disarray – the row between Alex Salmond and Nicola Sturgeon is hardly an endorsement for independence Row between Salmond and Sturgeon is hardly an endorsement for independence | Sean O’Grady Voices No one would claim that Westminster and […]

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scotland-could-place-english-in-quarantine-as-independence-debate-heats-up
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Jul
2020

Scotland could place English in quarantine as independence debate heats upScotland could place English in quarantine as independence debate heats up

Submitted by InfoBrics, authored by Johanna Ross, journalist based in Edinburgh, Scotland… There’s no doubt that Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon has had a better pandemic than her English counterpart. Sturgeon’s ratings have been consistently high throughout the crisis, with one survey revealing recently that 82% of people think she has handled it well compared with 30% who praised […]

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sturgeon-presses-ahead-in-scotland-to-announce-school-closures-due-to-covid-19
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Mar
2020

Sturgeon presses ahead in Scotland to announce school closures due to Covid-19Sturgeon presses ahead in Scotland to announce school closures due to Covid-19

Submitted by InfoBrics, authored by Johanna Ross, journalist based in Edinburgh, Scotland… And so we have it. The much-awaited announcement regarding school closures in Scotland has taken place, and once again Nicola Sturgeon has beaten her Westminster counterpart by addressing the nation in relation to Covid-19. Schools are to be shut from Friday onwards, with […]

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donald-tusk-says-independent-scotland-would-be-welcomed-into-eu
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Feb
2020

Donald Tusk says Independent Scotland would be welcomed into EUDonald Tusk says Independent Scotland would be welcomed into EU

Submitted by InfoBrics, authored by Johanna Ross, journalist based in Edinburgh, Scotland… Former European Council president, Donald Tusk, has ruffled a few feathers by suggesting that Scotland would be welcomed back into Europe ‘enthusiastically’ if it were to gain independence. In an interview with the BBC’s Andrew Marr show on Sunday, Tusk revealed his empathy […]

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boris’-brexit-is-almost-here.-scotland,-wales-&-ireland-brace-for-big-changes-(video)
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Jan
2020

Boris’ Brexit is almost here. Scotland, Wales & Ireland brace for big changes (Video)Boris’ Brexit is almost here. Scotland, Wales & Ireland brace for big changes (Video)

The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris discuss the arrival of Boris Johnson’s Brexit at month’s end and how the United Kingdom, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales and the Republic of Ireland will all need to adjust to a new reality in their geopolitical positions. Support Free Speech: Subscribe to The Duran on YouTube – Find us […]

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boris-johnson-has-changed-his-mind-on-‘reset’-with-russia
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Dec
2019

Boris Johnson has changed his mind on ‘reset’ with RussiaBoris Johnson has changed his mind on ‘reset’ with Russia

Submitted by InfoBrics, authored by Johanna Ross, journalist based in Edinburgh, Scotland… Recently Boris Johnson was quoted as saying he had ‘changed his mind’ on whether there could be a ‘reset’ in relations between Britain and Russia. Interviewed when on a visit to Estonia, he said that despite remaining an optimist and hoping for an […]

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thursday-marked-the-beginning-of-the-end-of-the-united-kingdom
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Dec
2019

Thursday marked the beginning of the end of the United KingdomThursday marked the beginning of the end of the United Kingdom

Submitted by InfoBrics, authored by Johanna Ross is a journalist based in Edinburgh, Scotland… Thursday was a busy news day, what with Trump’s impeachment and the Queen’s speech in Westminster, but another item given less coverage in UK mainstream media was arguably more significant than anything else making the headlines. Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s […]

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no-second-referendum-in-scotland
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Dec
2019

No second referendum in ScotlandNo second referendum in Scotland

Submitted by George Callaghan… Nicola Sturgeon has renewed her demand for a second referendum on breaking up the United Kingdom. The proximate cause for this is the Scottish National Party’s excellent performance in the Westminster General Election. The SNP chalked up 45% of the vote. This have the SNP 48 seats out of Scotland’s 59. […]

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