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BREAKING: Scotland to enter discussions with Brussels to 'protect place in EU'

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and and Deputy First Minister John Swinney
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and and Deputy First Minister John Swinney

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says her government will seek to enter into "immediate discussions" with Brussels to "protect Scotland's place in the EU" in the wake of the Brexit vote.

She was speaking after an emergency cabinet meeting in Edinburgh this morning.

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