Scotland takes a step toward new independence vote

Mar 14, 2017

Scotland takes a step toward new independence vote

Scotland’s announcement Monday that it will begin preparations for a new independence bid raised the specter of one of Brexit’s most feared consequences — the break-up of the United Kingdom. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said she will seek the semiautonomous Scottish parliament’s authority next ...

/ Feb 8, 2017

Poll shows support for Scottish independence rising

Support for Scottish independence rose after the British Prime Minister came out in favor of the U.K. making a clean break with the European Union, a BMG survey for Herald Scotland showed. The survey indicated 49 percent of Scots support independence with 51 percent ...

Battle lines drawn as Britain squares up for EU vote

/ Apr 15, 2016

Battle lines drawn as Britain squares up for EU vote

Campaigning in Britain’s Brexit referendum officially begins on Friday, 10 weeks ahead of a vote that will hand Britons their first chance to have their say on Europe since 1975. With opinion polls suggesting the British public are deeply divided on whether to stay ...