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Tag: EU

When separatism and border concepts go wrong, life turns ugly

Commentary by Derek Bateman Damn the separatists. They’re trying to destroy the country I love. They want to put up borders and divide us from...

Basques and Catalans: Spanish lessons for Westminster and Whitehall?

Commentary by Fraser Wallace The Lendakari, or leader, of the Basque Government, Iñigo Urkullu, told the Spanish newspaper El Pais last week that 'in a globalised world, independence...

Brexiteers are deluding themselves, but still hope you will believe them

By Russell Bruce Leaving the EU is a gigantic miscalculation. Europe shares cultural, social and vital security ties as well as being the largest trading...

The quiet desperation of seeking refugee status and a safe place...

Scottish film-maker and journalist Bill Boyes has been working as a volunteer with people escaping war and poverty in the Middle East. He brings...

The fate of Scotland amidst Brexit and the death throes of...

Commentary by Derek Bateman A foundation stone of the Better Together case was the integrity of the UK. In other words, the political and constitutional...

Podcast: Alyn Smith on nationalism and internationalism

Imagine a Scotland with a place of its own at the international table. Alyn Smith certainly can. A Scottish member of the European Parliament...

Britain in abeyance as May cabinet struggles to thrash out meaning...

By Russell Bruce Or perhaps just chaos. Brexit, as presented by Leave was articulated, if that is not too strong a term, as much the...

Brexit: Be wary of looking to Norway for an ‘afiordable’ example

Commentary by Derek Bateman If you’re thinking of voting to leave the EU, you may imagine the UK will be like Norway. Our oil-rich chums...

No concerns over independence but Cameron’s EU referendum is harming industry...

  By a Newsnet reporter   The head of one of the UK's biggest engineering firms has said that his company has no concerns over...

Exclusive – EC Official confirms no legal barrier to continued Scottish...

  By a Newsnet reporter  Scotland can legally negotiate a continuation of its current membership from within the European Union following a Yes vote, an...