Thousands march in Edinburgh in support of Scottish independence

A Journal of People report

Thousands of people have attended a pro-Scottish independence march through the streets of Edinburgh on Saturday as organizers insist momentum is growing in the face of a possible no-deal Brexit.

Groups and organizations that support separation from the UK joined the All Under One Banner (AUOB) procession on Saturday in the final event of the year, following marches in Glasgow, Aberdeen and Perth over the summer.Read More »

Scotland Can Still Offer Choice on Independence From UK

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The Wire | October 11, 2017

Scotland's First Minister and Scottish National Party (SNP) Leader, Nicola Sturgeon, speaks on the final day of the SNP conference in Glasgow, Scotland October 10, 2017. Credit: Reuters

Scotland’s First Minister and Scottish National Party (SNP) Leader, Nicola Sturgeon, speaks on the final day of the SNP conference in Glasgow, Scotland, October 10, 2017. Credit: Reuters

Glasgow, Scotland: Nicola Sturgeon told her Scottish National Party on Tuesday that Britain’s impending exit from the European Union strengthened the case for Scottish independence from the UK and that her party still has a mandate to offer a choice.

“With the UK government so engulfed in chaos and taking the country down a path of self-imposed decline, the need to (make the case for independence) has never been greater,” she told the party faithful gathered in Scotland‘s biggest city, adding that it was not clear when a new vote would be held.Read More »