In a blog originally published at the UK in a Changing Europe, Professor Nicola McEwen discusses the implications of Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson's resignation.
When the UK was in the European Union, it helped set the rules of the EU single market. Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland followed these rules too.
What has happened since the UK left the EU?
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What are young people in Scotland's views, hopes, and fears about Brexit and Scottish independence?
Young people overwhelmingly voted in favour of remaining in the EU, with polls showing that between 70% and 75% of under 25-year-ol