Nicola Sturgeon

Thousands protest in Barcelona against Catalan independence

Thousands protest in Barcelona against Catalan independence

Published 09/10/2017

Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of Catalonia's capital Barcelona on Sunday to express their opposition to declaring independence from Spain, showing how divided the region is on the issue. [more…]

An independent Scotland could abandon sterling union: Salmond tells FT

An independent Scotland could abandon sterling union: Salmond tells FT

Published 17/03/2017

FILE PHOTO: Scotland's former First Minister, Alex Salmond, speaks at the party's spring conference in Glasgow, Scotland March 29, 2015. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

Scotland could abandon a currency union with the rest of the United Kingdom if it gained independence, former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond told the Financial Times.

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Scotland could hold independence vote in `autumn 2018`: Sturgeon

Scotland could hold independence vote in `autumn 2018`: Sturgeon

Published 09/03/2017

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon attends the Brexit debate in the Scottish Parliament Edinburgh Scotland, Britain January 17, 2017. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

Scotland could hold an independence referendum in autumn 2018, just months before the United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said, the BBC reported.

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RBS says main office would move if Scotland were independent: BBC

RBS says main office would move if Scotland were independent: BBC

Published 15/08/2016

EDINBURGH Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS.L) would move its main office from Scotland if the nation were to split from the UK after Britain's vote [more…]