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In the event of independence, how might Scotland pursue EU membership? Kirsty Hughes and Tobias Lock explore the principal options.
Much has been made of the politics of Scotland voting differently from England in the EU referendum. But what about the English end of that equation? Prof Michael Kenny considers the mood south of the border.
The Supreme Court's decision to exclude Holyrood from the decision to trigger Brexit only confirmed what we already knew, says Stephen Tierney - that conventions are not laws. However, the proposed Great Repeal Bill is an entirely different matter.
Although the UK Government lost its appeal at the Supreme Court, it may find some room for consolation in the view of one of the three dissenting justices, says Richard Parry.
Amid talk of a UK-EU trade deal, many seem to have forgotten that the divorce talks need to happen first. As Kirsty Hughes explains that both processes are unlikely to run as smoothly as some might like to believe.
The Scottish Government's plan for a continuing trade relationship with the EU overlooks an important issue, says Kirsty Hughes. Were Scotland to join EFTA as the proposal suggests, it could not also be a member of the EU Customs Union.