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Scotland Independence: Spanish Prime Minister Tells Scotland That It Will Have To Reapply For Entry Into The EU If It ...
The prime minister of Spain said Sunday that if Scotland wins independence from the United Kingdom in 2014 it will have to leave the European Union immediately and reapply to come back in, provided current member states approve such a move.
Battle lines drawn as Scotland unveils independent future
By Belinda Goldsmith GLASGOW, Scotland (Reuters) - The Scottish government unveiled its long-awaited vision for independence on Tuesday, promising Scots they could forge their own prosperity but keep the pound and the queen if they vote next year to end a 306-year-old union with England. With separatists lagging in opinion polls, First Minister Alex Salmond said an independent Scotland would ...
Scotland names independence day for first time: March 24, 2016
By Andrew Osborn LONDON (Reuters) - Scotland will become independent of the United Kingdom on March 24, 2016 if a majority of Scots vote to end their 306-year-old union next year, the Scottish government said on Sunday, naming its "date with destiny" for the first time. Scotland's devolved government, which is controlled by the Scottish National Party (SNP), made the announcement as it prepared ...
Independent Scotland would keep queen, dump nuclear deterrent
An independent Scotland would keep the pound and the British monarchy but establish its own defence force, First Minister Alex Salmond said Tuesday as he unveiled detailed proposals ahead of next year's referendum. Do we, the people who live and work in Scotland, believe that we are the best people to take decisions about Scotland's future?" The leader of the political campaign to keep Scotland ...
Independent Scotland would keep the pound and the queen, says Salmond
By Belinda Goldsmith GLASGOW, Scotland (Reuters) - An independent Scotland would keep the British pound, the queen and remain in the European Union but have its own defense force and collect its own taxes, First Minister Alex Salmond said on Tuesday. In a 670-page blueprint aimed at convincing Scots they should vote on September 18 next year to end a 306-year union with England, Salmond said ...
Scotland top of UK maths and reading
Scotland scores ahead other UK countries in core school subjects, according to a major world study.
Scotland wants to keep the pound, the queen and EU - Salmond
An independent Scotland would keep the British pound, the queen and remain in the European Union but have its own defence force and collect its own taxes, First Minister Alex Salmond said in a report published on Tuesday. In a 670-page blueprint aimed at convincing Scots they should vote on September 18 next year to end a 306-year union with England, Salmond said there would be no need to ...
Scotland's government unveils rosy blueprint for independence
A Scotland separated from Britain would be richer and would keep the pound and EU and NATO ties, the government says. Critics are skeptical. LONDON ? An independent Scotland would be richer, fairer and nuclear-free but would keep the British pound, the queen and membership in the European Union and NATO, the Scottish government pledged Tuesday, laying out its most comprehensive blueprint for ...
Scotland independence: Widnae it work?
Scotland's campaign to break ties with the rest of the U.K. kicks off in earnest this week - but the economic implications are fiercely debated.
Scotland kicker Ben Utter lines up 2nd ring
LAURINGBURG - Years have passed since Scotland football kicker Ben Utter has suited up for a soccer game.