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UK’s top court rejects plans for vote on Scottish independence

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Britain's highest court rejects a bid by the devolved Scottish government in Edinburgh to hold a new referendum on independence without London's consent. The unanimous ruling torpedoed the Scottish nationalist government's push for a second plebiscite next year. First Minister and SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon said she respected the ruling but was disappointed.
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UK top court rules against Scottish independence vote plan

The judgment is a setback for the Scottish government's campaign to break away from the United Kingdom. The top court ruled that the Scottish Parliament “does not have the power to legislate for a referendum on Scottish independence."

2 months ago·Mumbai, India
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UK court rejects Scottish bid for independence vote

The Scottish government cannot hold a second referendum on independence without approval from the British parliament, the United Kingdom's top court has ruled, dealing a hammer blow to nationalists' hopes of holding a vote next year.

2 months ago
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UK’s top court rejects plans for vote on Scottish independence

Unanimous ruling by Supreme Court torpedoes Scottish nationalist govt’s push to hold second plebiscite next year.

2 months ago·Pakistan
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UK top court rejects Scottish independence vote plans

Britain’s highest court on Wednesday rejected a bid by the devolved Scottish government in Edinburgh to hold a new referendum on independence without London’s consent.The unanimous ruling by the Supreme Court torpedoed the Scottish nationalist government’s push to hold a second plebiscite next year.The Scottish National Party (SNP) had said that in that event, it would turn the next general election into a de-facto vote on splitting from the res…

2 months ago·South Africa
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Britain's top court rules out Scottish independence vote without UK government's consent

The top court, in a unanimous verdcit by five justices, ruled that the Scottish Parliament 'does not have the power to legislate for a referendum on Scottish independence.' The semi-autonomous Scottish government wants to hold a referendum on idependence next October

2 months ago·Mumbai, India
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Scotland's government loses court case on independence vote

Scotland's road to independence met an expected bump on the road in the Supreme Court.

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