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Wales should hold an independence referendum if Brexit happens without a further EU poll, Plaid Cymru leader Adam Price has said. People could then choose between an independent Wales at Europe's "heart" or a "forgotten second-class region in a dying British state," he said.
For the UK to survive, the UK government's approach to devolution needs to "change fundamentally", Wales' Brexit minister has warned.
IN the early hours of Friday morning Labour’s Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford tweeted that Boris Johnson should remember that “the Conservatives are only the largest party in one of the four nations”.
The SNP is on the rise once again in Scotland and nationalist parties in Northern Ireland outnumber unionists for the first time in history.
Brexit will do for independence what Thatcherism did for devolution, one of Plaid Cymru's MPs has said.
Wales is not too poor to be an independent nation. The ex-first minister of Wales believes so anyway, though others are less sure. So, how would Wales fare economically if it had to go it alone in a post-Brexit world?
Nearly 40% of people in Wales are in favour of independence, survey suggests
A growing number of Welsh citizens now favour an independent Wales, thanks partly to Plaid Cymru’s decision to position itself as a Remain party.
The "shambles" in Westminster is driving curiosity in Welsh independence, former first minister Carwyn Jones has said. / Mr Jones will take part in a debate organised by a pro-independence group at the National Eisteddfod, in August.
Former First Minister Carwyn Jones garnered significant press coverage recently with his statement that the chaos in UK politics was driving curiosity about Welsh independence.
Meanwhile, in the real world, we have seen a catastrophic slump, by 41%, of all our exports to the Continent. / Trade between Welsh ports and Ireland (which remains in the single market) has seen a decline of 50% in Holyhead, and 40% in Pembrokeshire.
Ireland is a nation that has been able to map out its own destiny, says pro-independence Welsh party leader.
Report calls for ‘exploratory referendum’ to look at options, followed by an in-out vote.
Party leader Adam Price puts Wales breaking away from UK at centre of campaign.
The current turmoil in Westminster is the climax of a "six-year long Brexit psychodrama", Plaid Cymru's leader in Westminster says.
Four in ten Welsh voters would back the country becoming independent from the rest of the UK if it meant staying in the European Union, according to a new poll.
More than one third of people in Wales would support the country becoming independent if it meant remaining in the EU, according to new figures.
A no-deal Brexit would be a disaster for Wales, but both Johnson and Hunt would prioritise keeping their party together over keeping the Union together, Plaid Cymru's Adam Price writes
Watching Brexit is rather like watching a traffic collision in very slow motion, as the United Kingdom car is run over by the European Union railway train. / This is because the UK needs their trade more than they need ours so we agreed to a trade deal that favours the European Union rather than us.
Demonstrators say Brexit and austerity have increased support for leaving the UK. / Thousands have demonstrated in Cardiff to call for an independent Wales in what organisers said was the first such march in Welsh history.
The breakup of the UK has been described as the “most likely” form of “constitutional watershed” from Brexit according to a politics professor.
The UK must be open to Wales voting to quit the union, a Welsh Government report has said.
While Brexit deliberation, equivocation and disinformation has come back to bite the two big parties, Wales is ready throw open the doors of our future and take our seat at the table.


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