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Tag: EU

Brexit and Scotland

By Russell Bruce Newsnet is pleased to present this fascinating video of a packed meeting in Selkirk last week. Michael Russell MSP, is the Cabinet...

What is a MEANINGFUL vote worth at Westminster?

By Russell Bruce The crisis in EU negotiations within May’s dysfunctional party and government rumbles on and on. The inability of presenting solid proposals to...

Podcast: Notes and impressions from the Catalan front

Scots are watching the Catalan controversy with more than a passing interest. As Madrid and Barcelona slug it out over the region's future status,...

New republics, old monsters: Catalonia and Europe hang in the balance 

Commentary by Christopher Silver In an age when borders are supposed to be fading, most people remain stubbornly fond of the ideal of the nation....

Promising the past: why Corbyn needs a new policy on Europe

Analysis by Christopher Silver At a certain point, Brexit will have to be implemented. However, its unprecedented nature makes any clear reckoning of the outcome impossible. Brexit...

Podcast: 1,2,3,4… we got the Brexit anniversary blues

Woke up this morning... a year on from the day Nigel declared to be "Britain's independence day!" (Cue cheers of lard faced gents in...

Democracy carpet-bagged live on TV, millions of witnesses

Commentary by Derek Bateman Well, this changes everything. We’re now staring at the carpet-bagging of democracy as a Prime Minister who said Now is not...

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...