Tag: Referendum

Spain Charges 13 Catalan Leaders with Rebellion

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish Supreme Court judge on Friday charged 13 Catalan separatist politicians, including fugitive former regional president Carles Puigdemont, with rebellion for their attempt to declare independence from Spain.

Melee in Catalonia as Spanish Police Violently Attack Voters

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spanish riot police smashed their way into Catalan polling stations Sunday to try to halt a disputed referendum on independence, firing rubber bullets and attacking voters who were trying to stop them from confiscating ballots. The daylong melee injured at least 460 civilians and 11 police, authorities said.

Theresa May’s new Cabinet: Brexit Is On!

My first reaction on new British Prime Minister Theresa May’s cabinet appointments: I’m happy, hope you’re happy too… As an ardent Brexiteer, certainly, I feel a lot more optimistic about the future than I did two days when I penned this

New Vaccine Mandate Takes Effect In California

California Parents saw the institution of a new vaccine mandate on Friday barring new students from entering or seventh graders from advancing in school unless they have a list of shots required by the state pushing some parents to move out of state.

Independence Day: David Cameron Is Ruined

“How would it be for David Cameron if he lost this Referendum?” When a BBC crew asked me this two days ago I don’t think either they or I imagined for a moment that this scenario would come to pass.

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Scottish Nationalists Plan New Independence Vote

London (AFP) – Scottish nationalists will propose holding a new referendum on independence from the rest of Britain, Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Sunday. Sturgeon said her pro-independence Scottish National Party (SNP) would set out a timescale for

AP: Salmond says another Scottish independence vote ‘inevitable’

LONDON (AP) — The former first minister of Scotland says a second referendum on Scottish independence is “inevitable.” Legislator Alex Salmond told BBC Sunday that the British government has not followed through on post-referendum promises to give Scotland more powers.