The Supreme Court has ruled that the proposed bill by the Scottish Parliament to hold a second independence referendum next October is not lawful.
Why it matters
The ruling is significant as it confirms that the Scottish Parliament cannot hold a referendum without the approval of Westminster, and it is a blow to the Scottish National Party's push for independence.
What the papers say
All sources agree on the key event and its significance.
How we got here
The Scottish Parliament had proposed a bill to hold a second independence referendum next October, but the UK Supreme Court has ruled that it is not lawful. The Scottish National Party is pushing for independence, but this ruling confirms that the Scottish Parliament cannot hold a referendum without the approval of Westminster.
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