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British, Scottish Leaders Sign Deal on Independence Vote

Posted October 15th, 2012 at 1:05 pm (UTC-5)
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British and Scottish leaders have signed a deal on a referendum that could lead to Scotland’s independence. British Prime Minister David Cameron and Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond signed an agreement Monday in Edinburgh that finalizes details for a vote in late 2014 on whether Scotland should become an independent country or stay within the […]

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British, Scottish Leaders to Sign Deal on Independence Vote

Posted October 15th, 2012 at 7:00 am (UTC-5)
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The British prime minister travels to Scotland Monday to sign a deal on a referendum that could break up the United Kingdom. David Cameron, who opposes the breakaway, will meet with Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond in Edinburgh to forge an agreement on the details of a vote on Scottish independence. The referendum is expected […]

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British PM Addresses Scottish Lawmakers on Scottish Independence Referendum

Posted February 16th, 2012 at 1:25 pm (UTC-5)
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British Prime Minister David Cameron says he is strongly opposed to the idea of Scotland’s separation from the United Kingdom during a visit to Edinburgh. Mr. Cameron told the Scottish parliament Thursday that he will fight to keep the United Kingdom together. “My argument is simple. Of course Scotland could govern itself. So could England. […]

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British PM to Holds Talks On Scottish Independence Referendum

Posted February 16th, 2012 at 2:20 am (UTC-5)
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British Prime Minister David Cameron is heading to Scotland Thursday for talks on a planned independence referendum he has vowed to fight. Mr. Cameron says he will tell the Scottish parliament in Edinburgh, Thursday, he will fight to keep Scotland a part of the United Kingdom. The prime minister’s first meeting will be with Scottish […]

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Scottish Leader Details Possible Independence Referendum

Posted January 25th, 2012 at 1:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Scotland’s first minister is pushing for a clear referendum on independence from Britain, while advocating that 16- and 17-year-olds be allowed to take part. Scottish leader Alex Salmond shared his proposal for the potential vote with lawmakers in Edinburgh Wednesday, during an event commemorating Scottish poet Robert Burns. He said the question on the ballot […]

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Scotland, Britain Clash Over Independence Vote

Posted January 11th, 2012 at 8:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Scottish leader Alex Salmond says the people of Scotland should set the terms of a referendum on independence from Britain, not the British government. The Scottish first minister said Wednesday his government is prepared to debate the issue, but will not be bullied by London. “We won’t be talked down to from Downing Street. The […]

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Scotland, Britain Clash Over Independence Vote

Posted January 11th, 2012 at 11:40 am (UTC-5)
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Scottish leader Alex Salmond says that the people of Scotland should set the terms of a referendum on independence from Britain — not the British government. London on Tuesday set out the conditions under which Scotland can decide whether to sever its centuries-old constitutional ties with Britain. But the government said such a vote would […]

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Scotland May Vote on Independence in 2014

Posted January 11th, 2012 at 12:05 am (UTC-5)
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Britain has set out the conditions under which Scotland can decide whether to sever its centuries-old constitutional ties with Britain. The British government offered with certain conditions Tuesday to remove legal hurdles so Scots can hold a referendum on independence from Britain. First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond wants to delay the vote until late […]

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Britain to Grant Scotland Independence Vote

Posted January 10th, 2012 at 2:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Britain has set out conditions under which Scotland can decide whether to sever centuries-old constitutional ties with Britain. The British government said Tuesday it will remove legal hurdles so Scots can hold a referendum on gaining independence from Britain for the first time since the early 18th century. First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond wants […]

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