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Tag: EU

EU vetoes report on the ‘consequences’ of independence

   By a Newsnet reporter The European Parliament has blocked a Scottish Labour MEP from preparing a report on "the consequences of the secession...

BBC says “no good journalistic reasons” to report Irish Minister complaints

  By a Newsnet reporter  The BBC has defended its decision not to report a follow up statement from a foreign minister who claimed...

Exclusive: Scotland a “highly valued” part of EU says Dutch Foreign...

  By G.A.Ponsonby The Netherlands government has said it believes that Scotland is currently a “highly valued and integral part” of the European Union...

BBC Scotland in spotlight again as second Foreign Minister claims EU...

  By G.A.Ponsonby  The BBC is facing more questions over its coverage of independence issues after another Foreign Minister appeared to question the interpretation...

Scottish Government calls for action after EU funding cut threat

  By Martin Kelly  The Scottish government has called for action after it emerged that Scotland is facing a huge cut in EU funding. The...

Scotland and rest of UK moving further apart over EU membership

  By Martin Kelly  The growing differences between Scotland and the rest of the UK over relations with the rest of Europe have been...

Cameron’s EU speech presents opportunities and challenges for the nationalists

  By David Torrance Big political speeches can be misremembered. Mrs Thatcher’s 1988 appearance at the College of Europe in Bruges, for example, is...

Barroso muddies the referendum waters

By G.A.Ponsonby  Did you know that the word Barroso means muddy in Spanish? Pretty apt name for the man who stepped up to Scotland’s constitutional...

Independent Scotland will not be forced out of EU admits Lib...

  By G.A.Ponsonby and Bob Duncan  A split has emerged amongst Unionist parties over the Barroso EU row after Scottish Lib Dem leader Willie...

Barroso’s claims are without foundation claims Swinney

  By G.A.Ponsonby  Scottish Finance Secretary, John Swinney has described claims by EC President José Manuel Barroso as having “no foundation” after the latter...