Analysis: May's gigantic Brexit u-turn exposes her and reveals the real power in the cabinet
The prime minister’s credibility is shot, but did Corbyn blinking first give her the wriggle room to back down?
THERESA MAY has done what she said she would never do. She has raised the prospect of a delay to Brexit, in a gigantic u-turn.
She didn’t just say once that she would never countenance a delay in Brexit, and that Britain will definitely leave on 29 March. She said it 70 times. Seventy.
J.J. Patrick: When Theresa May's Brexit means walk, not talk
As the UK prepares to formally begin the process of leaving the EU this week, author J.J. Patrick wonders whether Theresa May has any intention of entering serious negotiation
AS the Brexit department calls for hundreds more staff to deal with the "unbelievably technical" aspects of leaving the EU, and Theresa May confirms to Donald Tusk that she will be triggering Article 50 next week, the United Kingdom is falling to pieces.
Scotland's response to Brexit: Sturgeon outlines request for #ScotRef in letter to May
First Minister of Scotland lays down her case for #ScotRef
THE details of a letter from the First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon have been published and delivered to 10 Downing Street today (Friday 31 March).
In the text, Sturgeon asks the UK Prime Minister Theresa May to respect the vote cast this week (28 March) by the Scottish Parliament to hold a second independence referendum on Scottish independence.
From Europe with love: 5 ways the euro press followed Scotland's voice after Article 50
As Article 50 was triggered European media commentators were giving their hot takes on where Scotland stood
THE EUROPEAN press and commentariat were busy talking about the path that lies ahead for Scotland after UK Prime Minister Theresa May sent a letter yesterday (29 March) confirming the UK’s exit from the EU.
CommonSpace brings you some of the choicest parts of commentary and coverage that can be found on the European continent, looking at Scotland’s chances of independence and EU membership.
Alyn Smith to German firms: “Come to Scotland!”
On day Article 50 is triggered, one of Scotland’s MEPs makes the case for Scotland as a dynamic business centre within the EU
“COME TO SCOTLAND” was the rallying cry from Scottish MEP Alyn Smith as he outlined why Scotland’s prospects of being an independent country inside the EU was viable and a successful option.
His statement follow comments from the head of the association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry (DIHK) that Brexit will “seriously damage business with the UK.”
Scots farmers’ union hits out over Westminster Brexit terms that threaten the industry
Westminster MPs voted against protecting the rights of EU citizens within the UK ahead of triggering Article 50, a cause of particular concern to the farming industry
NATIONAL Farmers Union Scotland has called upon the UK government to reassure EU workers after an amendment to Article 50 that would have protected the rights of existing EU citizens within the UK was rejected by MPs, throwing concern on the future of the farming sector in Scotland.
Devolution pronounced "dead" as Sturgeon goes for Brexit motion in Holyrood
Scottish Government seek consent of Holyrood as Scots fear Supreme Court ruling has killed devolution
FIRST MINISTER Nicola Sturgeon has responded to the Supreme Court ruling on the role of devolved institutions in Article 50 by announcing that her government will bring forward a legislative consent motion to the Scottish Parliament.
Supreme Court rules Holyrood has no say over Brexit trigger
Supreme Court finds in favour of UK Parliament sovereign ability to disregard Scottish Parliment
THE SUPREME Court has ruled that neither the UK Government nor Parliament has to consult any devolved administrations today (24 January), in a ruling on which institution has the sovereign right to trigger article 50 and begin the official process of leaving the EU.
It came as 8 of 3 judges confirmed that the UK Government could not enact Article 50 without a Westminster parliamentary vote.
Scottish legal mind lambasts "threat to democracy" by pro-Brexit forces
As the judiciary is pressured by pro-Brexit forces, Scottish legal scholars fear a threat to the democratic process
ONE of Scotland’s leading advocates has said that the denunciation of the legal process on [Thursday 4 November], that led to the High Court judgement on the role of parliament in deciding if and how we leave the European Union (EU), constitutes a “threat to democracy.”