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Sturgeon says SNP may try to block a Brexit

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said the Scottish MPs may try to block the UK from leaving the European Union.

The SNP leader said she believes the Scottish parliament would have to give "legislative consent" to laws taking Britain out of the bloc and that if this did arise she would "of course" ask for the motioned to be blocked.

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Angus Robertson: UK facing 'constitutional crisis'

Angus Robertson Credit: PA

Angus Robertson, the Westminster SNP leader, has told STV the UK is facing a "constitutional crisis", with Leave closing in on victory in the EU referendum.

"If it is the case that Scotland has voted to remain in the European Union and we are watching the potential of Scotland being taken out of the European Union, the diametrically opposed position to what we were promised, this will bring about a constitutional crisis in the UK," he said.

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