'Brexit is the dormant volcano called denial': 5 stories of EU citizens in Scotland
CommonSpace readers share their stories of living in Scotland under the Brexit cloud, as the 29 March leaving date draws ever nearer
With just weeks to go until the Brexit deadline and uncertainty still reigning in the political debate, we asked readers to tell us about their experiences as the countdown continues. If you have a story you’d like to share, get in touch with us via firstname.lastname@example.org.
May yields to opposition on £65 settled status fee, in only Brexit concession
May offers minimal changes to Brexit deal that she says will not be voted on again until February
PRIME MINISTER Theresa May has abandoned her government's plan to force millions of EU citizens to pay £65 to apply for "settled status" after Britain leaves the EU, following a campaign of opposition including from the Scottish Government.
'Absolutely flabbergasted': EU citizens call on Labour MSP to apologise after calling their political rights a 'side issue'
Ash Burnett: “Rhoda Grant will have EU citizens within her constituency - she owes an apology to them. She needs to recognise the error of judgement she has made.”
EU CITIZENS have expressed their anger at comments from Labour MSP Rhoda Grant, who suggested that protecting their political rights in Scotland post-Brexit was a “side issue” and a “tactic” used by the SNP to distract from economic issues.
Alastair Stewart: I'm a Scot in Spain with a Macedonian fiancée - here's why Brexit makes me angry
Alastair Stewart is a freelance writer, journalist, and teacher based in Edinburgh and Almería. He gives a personal take on the impact Brexit is having on his life and why it makes him angry*
BREXIT makes me angry. It makes me very angry. This, as they say, might just be the proverbial understatement. There are no gritted teeth, just a visceral sense of powerlessness.
Independence thrown onto agenda by audience at #ScotlandWithEU event
Audience members clash on independence as option is floated to retain EU membership
SCOTTISH independence and the possibility of a second independence referendum was thrown onto the agenda by audience members on both sides of the debate at a Scottish Government event on Wednesday with EU nationals.
The interventions came at the event at Edinburgh’s Corn Exchange, where the Scottish Government sought to answer questions from EU migrants living in Scotland about the implications for themselves, their families, and their future status.
EU scorns notion of "citizens of nowhere" to invest in Scottish projects for global citizenship
EU funding confirmed for 3 global citizenship programmes
THREE groups in Scotland will receive European funding for international projects aimed at aiding the development of education in global citizenship and environmental action.