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Scottish Parliament Narrowly Backs Call For Second Independence Referendum

Added: 28.03.2017 19:04 | 2 views | 0 comments

Scotland’s Parliament has narrowly backed Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s call for a second referendum on independence for Scotland, BBC News reported. MSPs voted by 69 to 59 in favor of seeking permission for a referendum before the UK leaves the EU, the report said. Sturgeon has insisted a second referendum is needed to allow Scotland to decide what path to follow in the wake of last year’s Brexit vote. British Prime Minister Theresa May has set Wednesday, 29 March as the day to official launch Brexit with the triggering of Article 50 to formally announce the UK’s intentions. However, the UK has already told Scottish officials it will block a referendum from occurring until the...

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RBS Ups Shareholder Settlement Offer Before Trial: Report

Added: 28.03.2017 12:57 | 0 views | 0 comments

Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC has proposed a 43.5 pence-per-share settlement with the RBoS Shareholder Action Group over the lender's cash call in 2008, said a

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Scotland set to vote on independence again?

Added: 28.03.2017 11:54 | 0 views | 0 comments

Scottish lawmakers were poised to vote for an independence referendum Tuesday, setting Edinburgh on a collision course with the UK government.


Sturgeon and May fail to break impasse on Scottish independence vote

Added: 28.03.2017 6:42 | 1 views | 0 comments

The leaders of Britain and Scotland met for talks Monday, but failed to resolve their differences over a new push for Scottish independence as the U.K. prepares to leave the European Union.

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News: Flybe touches down at Heathrow for first domestic flight since 2013

Added: 27.03.2017 16:05 | 5 views | 0 comments

Passengers are set to benefit from more choice on flights between London and Scotland as Flybe’s new flights from Edinburgh and Aberdeen touch down at Heathrow today. In a milestone for Heathrow, Flybe - Europe’s largest regional airline – has become the first domestic carrier to begin operating at the UK’s hub since 2013.


Theresa May and Nicola Sturgeon meet ahead of Article 50

Added: 27.03.2017 15:53 | 1 views | 0 comments

The prime minister holds talks with Scotland's first minister as she prepares to trigger Article 50.


RBS's Decision To Close 158 Branches Should Boost Retail Banking Profits

Added: 27.03.2017 13:36 | 3 views | 0 comments

Earlier this week, The Royal Bank of Scotland Group announced that it will close as many as 158 branches across the U.K. – making it the latest bank to pare down on redundant branches as customers switch to mobile and internet banking services for many banking needs.


News: Eastern Airways to launch Glasgow-Isle of Man connection

Added: 27.03.2017 12:54 | 4 views | 0 comments

Eastern Airways has announced a new route from Glasgow to the Isle of Man, less than two weeks after securing the future of the island’s routes to Northern Ireland and north-east England. The UK regional airline, which moved earlier this month to provide a continuation of links to the Isle of Man from Belfast City and Newcastle, following Citywing’s liquidation, will now offer a daily weekday link from Scotland with a new Glasgow service.


British, Scottish leaders to meet amid independence dispute

Added: 27.03.2017 11:56 | 1 views | 0 comments

British Prime Minister Theresa May is meeting Scotland's leader for the first time since they faced off in a struggle over a new push for Scottish independence as the U.K. leaves the European Union


PM says Brexit plan to 'strengthen Union' ahead of Sturgeon meeting

Added: 27.03.2017 3:56 | 2 views | 0 comments

Theresa May is to meet Nicola Sturgeon in Scotland, ahead of the triggering of Article 50 on Wednesday.


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