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'Die wêreld is my oester': Nicola Sturgeon oor feminisme, haar laaste stoot vir onafhanklikheid en die lewe ná die politiek

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Nicola Sturgeon sal nie "nee" vir 'n antwoord aanvaar nie. Staan aan die een kant van die lang tafel in die kabinetkamer by haar amptelike Edinburgh-woning, Bute Huis, haar wit pakbaadjie word weerspieël in die glansmahonie. Hardnekkig...

Scotland’s future won’t be settled until there is a second vote on independence

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It took two referendums to get a final answer to the independence question. The people of Quebec had their first vote on whether to pursue secession from Canada in May 1980. The proposition was defeated, and by a chun...

Scottish independence campaigners galvanise grassroots after SNP reveals plans

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Scottish National party and yes campaign activists are planning a summer of action after Nicola Sturgeon announced plans to hold a second independence referendum in October next year. SNP sources said the coming month...

Sturgeon faces tough hurdles on road to Scottish independence vote

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There have always been three routes to a second referendum on Scottish independence and, despite the buildup and rhetoric around Tuesday’s statement, they remain unchanged – a section 30 order from the UK government; ...

Nicola Sturgeon seeks supreme court ruling on Scottish independence vote

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Nicola Sturgeon has set herself on a collision course with Downing Street by asking the supreme court to rule on the legality of holding a new referendum on Scottish independence without Westminster’s permission. In a...

Scotland to keep pressing for ‘gold standard’ independence referendum

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The Scottish government will continue to press for a repeat of the “gold standard” set by the 2014 independence referendum process, the constitution secretary, Angus Robertson, gesê het. But he refused to comment on r...

Sturgeon plans to hold second Scottish independence referendum in October 2023

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Nicola Sturgeon plans to hold a second referendum on Scottish independence in October next year if her government secures the legal approval to stage it. Angus Robertson, the Scottish government’s constitution secreta...

Sturgeon plots alternative route to Scottish independence vote next year

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Nicola Sturgeon plans to stage a fresh Scottish independence vote late next year without authority from Boris Johnson’s government, in a move likely to provoke lengthy legal battles. The first minister said on Tuesday...

SNP urged to ‘come clean’ about second independence referendum

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The Scottish government has been urged to “come clean once and for all” about whether it has the power to legislate for a second independence referendum at Holyrood. A limited selection of legal advice was published o...

Judicial independence tainted by ministers, Commons -navraag vind

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Ministers have acted improperly by questioning the legitimacy of judges when they do not get their own way, creating an impression that recent supreme court decisions favourable to the government may have been a respo...

Hong Kong judicial independence under systematic attack, legal figures warn

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International judicial figures including the former UK attorney general Sir Robert Buckland have warned the remaining British, Australian and Canadian judges operating in Hong Kong that they are working in an environm...

SSE boss says windfall tax may hinder progress on UK energy independence

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The chief executive of the energy supplier SSE has said a windfall tax could damage Britain’s progress on building up domestic sources of electricity and gas as he pledged £24bn of investment. Alistair Phillips-Davies...

Independence day: why Gordon Brown gave the Bank the right to set interest rates

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Gordon Brown had a surprise in store for Eddie George when he summoned the then governor of the Bank of England to a meeting at 11 Downing Street on bank holiday Monday, 25 jare gelede hierdie week. For the past two years,...

Ukraine war will not affect independence poll, says Sturgeon

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The war in Ukraine will not affect the timing of a second independence referendum, Nicola Sturgeon has said, as she refused to rule out court action after Scotland’s information commissioner ordered her government to ...

Is Wales following Scotland in a bid for independence?

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Wales – poor, peripheral, reliably Labour voting – does not really figure in the political imaginations of Britain’s chattering class. To the extent that its politics are noticed at all, it is largely through the pris...

New Caledonia leader calls for France to grant independence vote to counter China’s ‘omnipresence’ in Pacific

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A prominent New Caledonian indigenous party has said that if France wants to have an economic and political stake in the Pacific – as China’s influence in the region rises to “omnipresence” – it needs to grant New Cal...

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