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A cliff-edge Brexit deal will be ‘stark, catastrophic and unavoidable’ for Scotland

One of the possible options, a 'cliff-edge Brexit' could have dire consequences for Scotland

THE people of Scotland should not have their fates “imposed upon” them, Nicola Sturgeon has told MSPs.

12:00am Wednesday 22 March 2017

Brexit process ‘will leave little time for other domestic legislation’

The government may have to pass as many as 15 Brexit-related laws

THE UK Government faces having to pass as many as 15 Brexit-related laws over the next few years, leaving “very little space” for other legislation, a report has warned.

12:00am Tuesday 21 March 2017

EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker blasts Theresa May and David Cameron over Brexit

Jean Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, attacked Theresa May for her role in Britain's move to quit the EU

WHILE European Union leaders gather in Italy today to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, the declaration that, effectively, sealed the founding of the EU, the UK will stay away.

12:00am Saturday 25 March 2017

BPS World managing director says Scotland should be 'very concerned' about skills shortage post-Brexit

Simon Conington, managing director of BPS World, said finding enough skills was already a challenge

SCOTLAND should be “very concerned” about the impact of Brexit on its ability to attract skilled talent, particularly in the high-value digital, technical and engineering industries, according to an international resourcing company.

5:00pm Wednesday 22 March 2017

Construction industry ‘in limbo’ over Brexit impact

SBF managing director Vaughan Hart

CONFIDENCE in Scotland’s construction sector has remained steady for the third consecutive quarter, but there are is uncertainty about how Brexit will affect the industry, leaving it with a sense it’s in “limbo”, according to the latest…

12:00am Saturday 25 March 2017

May's Brexit trigger will come day after Holyrood vote on independence referendum

Sturgeon: Expected to win vote

A HOLYROOD vote expected to back Nicola Sturgeon’s call for a second independence referendum will take place next Tuesday – the day before Theresa May launches the formal process to take the UK out of the European Union.

12:00am Friday 24 March 2017

Yes campaign could use Brexit tactics, according to University of Edinburgh's Charlie Jeffery

The professor of politics at the University of Edinburgh said to expect more of a 'take back control' message. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA

A SUPERCHARGED vow to beef up the Scottish Parliament’s powers beyond their current level could shape the debate ahead of a second referendum on Scottish independence, according to a leading academic.

12:00am Thursday 23 March 2017

Martin McGuinness forced to act as peacemaker at Brexit meeting row between Scottish and UK Governments

Martin McGuinness was asked to step in after "a lot of shouting, a lot of bad blood", according to David Trimble

MARTIN McGuinness was drafted in to calm down a blazing row at a recent meeting between the Scottish and UK Governments over Brexit, a former Northern Ireland first minister has claimed.

12:54pm Wednesday 22 March 2017

Michel Barnier warns of 'serious consequences' if the UK fails to reach a Brexit deal with the EU

Michel Brenier said there could be truck queues at Dover if no deal is reached. Photograph: Carl Court/Getty

TRUCK queues at Dover and “disruption” to air traffic were scenarios set out by the EU’s chief negotiator yesterday as he warned of “serious consequences for everyone” if Britain and the EU fail to reach a Brexit deal.

12:00am Thursday 23 March 2017

Letters I: A different paper might help convert readers from No to Yes

An article in The National may inspire someone to think again

ALTHOUGH the official starting gun has yet to be fired on this new momentous campaign, we all know that persuading those who voted No is our mission. In this regard I enlist the help of The National. I never throw it away after reading it, I always…

12:00am Tuesday 21 March 2017
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