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European Union Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker (L) welcomes Scotland's First Minister and Leader of the Scottish National Party Nicola Sturgeon before their meeting at the European Union Commission headquarter in Brussels, June 29, 2016. (Photo by THIERRY CHARLIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Open Borders by the Back Door: SNP Want Their Own Immigration Policy

The Scottish National Party has demanded powers to control Scotland’s immigration policy in their general election manifesto – a move which would allow Free Movement and mass migration to the whole United Kingdom to persist via a Scottish “back door”.

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Conservatives On Track to Gain Eight Seats in Scotland

The Conservative Party is on track to win as many as eight Scottish seats in the general election as the party opens up a ten-point lead over its Labour rivals north of the border. A poll of 1,001 Scottish adults

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Scottish Parliament to Hold Independence Vote on Eve of Brexit

EDINBURGH (AFP) – Just a day before Britain kick-starts Brexit proceedings, the Scottish parliament is on Tuesday expected to dismiss Prime Minister Theresa May’s overtures and back calls for a fresh independence referendum.

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SNP Leader Sturgeon Rallies Troops For Referendum at Party Conference

ABERDEEN (UNITED KINGDOM) (AFP) – Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon was set to ramp up the rhetoric in her demands for another secession referendum when she rallies her independence-hungry footsoldiers on Saturday. Sturgeon was to address a conference of her Scottish National

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Queen’s Chaplain Condemns Quran Reading in Scottish Cathedral

The Scottish cathedral that allowed a girl to read a passage from the Quran denying the divinity of Christ should apologise to Christians “suffering dreadful persecution at the hands of Muslims”, the Queen’s chaplain has said.

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Koran Verse Denying Jesus Was Son of God Sung in Scottish Cathedral

A passage from the Koran that denies one of the central tenets of the Christian faith was sung aloud at a cathedral service in Scotland. The passage from Surah 19, which specifically denies that Jesus was the Son of God and says He should not be worshipped, was sung during a Eucharist service at St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral in Glasgow to mark the feast of the Epiphany.

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Scotland Whisky Makers Cheer Brexit Boon

While most of Scotland voted against leaving the European Union, whisky makers have quietly been raising a wee dram to a side-effect of the Brexit vote — a plunge in the value of the pound.

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Northern Ireland Leader Joins Scottish In Push to Keep Ties With EU

BELFAST (Reuters) – Northern Ireland could have a different relationship to the European Union’s single market or customs union from the rest of the United Kingdom following its exit from the EU, the leader of the British province said on Saturday.

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Scotland to Publish Independence Referendum Bill

Scotland its due to publish a draft bill for a new independence referendum on Thursday, enabling Scots to review their constitutional future as Britain heads for an uncertain Brexit.