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Theresa May and Nicola Sturgeon

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.

Theresa May and Nicola Sturgeon

Theresa May Rejects Second Scottish Referendum Before Brexit

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday rejected a call for a referendum on Scottish independence before Britain leaves the European Union — a move condemned as a “democratic outrage” by Scotland’s nationalist leader.