Scottish independence

Brexit vote puts Britain`s unity in question

Brexit vote puts Britain`s unity in question

Britain`s vote to leave the European Union instantly put the question of Scottish independence back into play on Friday, with Scotland having voted heavily for the UK to remain in the bloc.

Jun 24, 2016, 20:54 PM IST

Scottish National Party on track to win all Scottish seats in UK election: Poll

The Scottish National Party (SNP) could win all the Scottish seats in Britain`s parliament at a national election next week, according to projections based on an opinion poll published on Wednesday.

Apr 29, 2015, 16:21 PM IST
Andy Murray disappointed with self for Scottish referendum tweet

Andy Murray disappointed with self for Scottish referendum tweet

Andy Murray says that he is disappointed with himself for the way he tweeted his support for Scottish independence referendum.

Sep 24, 2014, 12:02 PM IST
Andy Murray disappointed over Scottish independence Twitter row

Andy Murray disappointed over Scottish independence Twitter row

Former Wimbledon champion Andy Murray, who was abused on social media for tweeting his support for Scottish independence last week, was disappointed over the matter but did not "regret giving an opinion" he told the BBC on Tuesday.

Sep 23, 2014, 16:20 PM IST
Andy Murray subjected to ''death wish'' tweets post declaring support for Scottish independence

Andy Murray subjected to ''death wish'' tweets post declaring support for Scottish independence

British number one Andy Murray was subjected to death wishes on Twitter after the tennis ace declared his support for Scottish independence. 

Sep 19, 2014, 11:13 AM IST

Vote counting begins in Scotland on independence

Excitement vied with apprehension as Scottish voters went to the polls Thursday in a referendum on independence, deciding whether to dissolve a 307-year union with England that brought prosperity but has increasingly felt stifling to many Scots.

Sep 19, 2014, 05:24 AM IST
Tennis star Andy Murray backs Scottish independence

Tennis star Andy Murray backs Scottish independence

British tennis star Andy Murray came out in support of Scottish independence on Thursday, just hours before millions of his fellow Scots voted in a referendum on whether to end the 307-year union with England.

Sep 18, 2014, 18:59 PM IST
World holds its breath, mostly hoping Scots vote 'No'

World holds its breath, mostly hoping Scots vote 'No'

The world is holding its breath but mostly hoping Scotland will vote "No" to independence from Britain in Thursday`s referendum.

Sep 17, 2014, 21:19 PM IST
Head says no, heart shouts it: JK Rowling on Scotland independence referendum

Head says no, heart shouts it: JK Rowling on Scotland independence referendum

With just one day to go before the crucial Scottish independence referendum when the Scots vote to decide on their future, both the pro-independence and pro-union camps seem to have put their heart and soul into campaigning so as to convince the undecided voters on their side.

Sep 17, 2014, 17:41 PM IST

Palestinian bagpipers back Scottish independence

Scottish independence campaigners have found an unexpected source of support ahead of a landmark referendum on the fate of the United Kingdom -- Palestinian bagpipers.

Sep 16, 2014, 09:16 AM IST
UK PM warns Scottish independence would be `painful divorce`

UK PM warns Scottish independence would be `painful divorce`

British Prime Minister David Cameron warned during a visit to Scotland on Monday that if the country voted for independence from the UK, it would not be a "trial separation" but a "painful divorce".

Sep 15, 2014, 22:41 PM IST

Queen to Scots: Think carefully about future

Queen Elizabeth II has made her first comments about this week's Scottish independence vote, urging Scots to "think very carefully about the future."

Sep 15, 2014, 02:55 AM IST
Fate of United Kingdom hangs in balance after latest Scotland polls

Fate of United Kingdom hangs in balance after latest Scotland polls

The future of Scotland and the United Kingdom looked uncertain on Sunday, five days before a historic referendum on independence, as polls showed the rival campaigns running desperately close.

Sep 15, 2014, 00:20 AM IST

Will not bring another referendum: Scotland Minister Alex Salmond

Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond Sunday said there will be no second Scottish independence referendum for another generation even if he loses Thursday's poll by a single vote.

Sep 14, 2014, 23:14 PM IST
Rivals bid for votes in 'knife-edge' Scotland referendum

Rivals bid for votes in 'knife-edge' Scotland referendum

Campaigners for and against Scottish independence scrambled for votes on Sunday ahead of a historic referendum, as a religious leader prayed for harmony after polls showed Scots were almost evenly split.

Sep 14, 2014, 20:40 PM IST

Alex Salmond: Scottish leader who will win either way

Scottish leader Alex Salmond has good reason to look forward to next week`s independence referendum -- he`ll win either way.

Sep 14, 2014, 11:57 AM IST
What if? Scotland`s steps to independence

What if? Scotland`s steps to independence

 With polls showing Scotland`s upcoming independence referendum too close to call, the rest of the United Kingdom is starting to consider seriously the implications of a "Yes" victory.

Sep 14, 2014, 11:55 AM IST
Scottish independence: Week before vote, 'Yes' and 'No' camp slug it out on ad posters

Scottish independence: Week before vote, 'Yes' and 'No' camp slug it out on ad posters

With exactly one week to go before the crucial Scottish independence referendum decided the future of Scotland and the United Kingdom, the opposing sides have ratcheted up their efforts to convince the Scots, launching an intense advertisement campaign.

Sep 11, 2014, 18:35 PM IST