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Kirsty Hughes discusses how Nicola Sturgeon has pre-empted Theresa May’s triggering of Article 50, getting in first with her plan to hold a second independence referendum.
Richard Parry discusses considerations facing Theresa May as decision time approaches on a second independence referendum.
If Brexit talks go to schedule (and don't break down), the shape of any deal should be clear by the autumn of 2018. Kirsty Hughes explains what will be known by then and how various political actors may respond.
In Berlin, Brexit is not at the top of the agenda. EU challenges will loom large in the upcoming German elections. But Germany’s main concerns on Europe, writes Kirsty Hughes, range from Russia’s behaviour to the impact of Trump, France’s presidential election, and unity, or not, amongst the EU27.
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.