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In the face of a 'cluster-mess', what are the roads ahead for Scotland’s Brexit opposition?
CommonSpace considers the responses of pro-EU politicians and activists to the UK’s Brexit chaos
WITH PRIME Minister Theresa May’s government in turmoil over Brexit and its ability to agree a deal which both the EU and MPs can get behind, what options remain for Scotland to avoid what SNP MP Angus MacNeil described as a “cluster-mess”?
Brexit secretary could be in contempt of parliament over failure to share impact studies
David Davis ignores MPs’ vote ordering impact assessments to be shared with Brexit commitee
FOUR WEEKS AFTER MPs in the House of Commons passed a motion ordering the government to share the findings of Brexit impact assessments into 58 economic sectors with the Committee on Exiting the EU, Brexit secretary David Davis has come under fire for sharing heavily redacted reports.
Scottish CND: “Disgusting” for Tories to ignore Scots Trident say in “complete madness” first strike row
Scottish anti-Trident campaign calls on voters to consider both candidate’s and party’s stances in #GE17
THE CHAIR of Scottish CND has labelled the UK Tory Government “disgusting” for ignoring Scottish opposition to the Trident nuclear weapons system, which is based on the Clyde.
Speaking to CommonSpace from the STUC Conference in Aviemore, Arthur West also branded comments by defence secretary Michael Fallon that Prime Minister Theresa May would be willing to launch nuclear war without the UK being attacked “complete madness”.
News in 5 Minutes: Obama uses final days in office to boost Nato presence in Eastern Europe, NHS England chief slams UK Government, and Trump's press conference master class
CommonSpace brings you the news so you don’t have to go looking for it
TODAY’S INSTALMENT (21 July) of the CommonSpace daily news roundup includes: Obama uses final days in office to boost Nato presence in Eastern Europe, NHS England chief slams UK Government, and Trump's press conference master class.
News: Nato military build up in Poland gains momentum
RBS shares crisis threatens higher losses from public bank bail-out
RBS share prices tumble 7 per cent on news of further loses for the state owned bank
LOSSES at the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and the subsequent collapse in the value of its shares mean the costs of the bank bailout to the British public are likely to increase.
Activist tricked into relationship with undercover cop wins court battle
Eighth woman to come forward has said police dropped defence to keep information secret
ONE OF eight women who have so far taken action over relationships with undercover police officers has won her court case against Scotland Yard, but says they must reveal the full truth about the spying operations.
Journalist investigating Emma Caldwell murder claims he was spied on by police
Police Scotland refused to deny that it had used Ripa powers to spy on journalists
EAMON O'CONNOR, an investigative journalist, has accused Police Scotland of spying on him as he investigated the ten-year-old unsolved murder of sex worker Emma Caldwell.
Gimmicks or quick-fixes won't help Scottish Labour, says Johann Lamont
Former Scottish Labour leader says the party needs long-term strategy in order to survive
JOHANN LAMONT has said that there is "no quick fix", "ploys" or "gimmicks" that can help Scottish Labour recover from its election annihilation.
Former Tory Scottish Secretary Michael Forsyth issues full fiscal autonomy call to stem march to independence
Forsyth: "We used to say if the SNP won a majority in seats in Scotland then they could have independence."
MICHAEL Forsyth, Conservative Scottish Secretary from 1995 to 1997, has said the new Tory government must respond to the political "revolution" in Scotland by outlining a white paper for full fiscal autonomy, as a way of stemming the march to independence.