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Brexit and EU Referendum

Poll shows rising support for Scots Tories, SNP and Labour

A new poll suggests the Conservatives have strengthened their hold on seats in Scotland.

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Tim Farron launching the Liberal Democrats manifesto, a template for a fairer Britain, not Theresa Mays cold, mean-spirited Britain. Picture: Getty Images

Tim Farron urges voters to back rejection of ‘cold’ Brexit

The Liberal Democrats have unveiled a manifesto with a referendum on the UK’s Brexit deal at its heart, promising to give voters a chance to reject Theresa May’s “cold, mean-spirited Britain” and stay in the EU.

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Scotland could have stayed in both the EU and the UK, according to EU legal experts. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Scotland ‘could have stayed in EU and UK’ post-Brexit

Scotland could have stayed in the  EU after Brexit, while also remaining part of the UK, a European legal chief has said.

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Video: Tim Farron confronted by angry Leave voter

An angry voter disrupted a Liberal Democrat campaign visit to confront leader Tim Farron over his position on Brexit.

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Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, David Davis. Picture: Getty Images

Brexit: David Davis rejects €100bn EU divorce bill claims

David Davis has rejected suggestions that the UK will foot a 100 billion euro (£84.5 billion) Brexit bill, saying Brussels will only receive what it is legally owed.

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Brexit: May will be ‘bloody difficult woman’ towards Juncker

Theresa May has hit back at claims that her Brexit strategy was “delusional” and “on another galaxy”, warning that she will be a “bloody difficult woman” in talks with the EU.

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Google survey suggests backing for Scottish independence at 57%

Support for Scottish independence could be as high as 57 per cent according to a Google survey.

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Sir Richard Branson. Picture: Julie Bull

Richard Branson: Hard Brexit could warrant second referendum

Sir Richard Branson has said a hard Brexit would be a “disaster” for the UK and could warrant a second referendum.

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Gina Millers campaign will support candidates across the UK opposed to a hard Brexit. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

SNP MPs get boost from Gina Miller fund to stop hard Brexit

The campaigner who took the UK government to the Supreme Court over Brexit will spend tens of thousands of pounds to protect SNP MPs from a Tory surge.

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First Minister of Scotland and leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP), Nicola Sturgeon MSP (L) poses for a picture with two-year-old, Alasdair Murray (R) as she campaigns ahead of the general election in Neilston, on the outskirts of Glasgow, on April 28, 2017.  Sturgeon campaigned with incumbent SNP candidate for East Renfrewshire Kirsten Oswald in Neilson on the outskirts of Glasgow ahead of the UK General Election on June 8.  / AFP PHOTO / Andy BuchananANDY BUCHANAN/AFP/Getty Images

General Election 2017: May comes to Scotland as polls show Tory revival

Theresa May will launch her party’s bid to recapture its former Scottish heartlands today, almost 20 years to the day since the Conservatives were wiped out north of the Border.

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Brexit Secretary David Davis

Sturgeon’s EU plans rejected over risk of UK trade barriers

The UK Government rejected Nicola Sturgeon’s plan to protect Scotland’s relationship with the EU because it would create trade barriers and cause “significant disruption” of the UK internal market.

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Prime Minister Theresa May. Picture: Getty Images

May uses Brexit warning to take fight to Labour

Theresa May has taken her election message deep into enemy territory, calling on Labour supporters to “lend” her their votes if they want to see Brexit succeed.

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Theresa May greets European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker ahead of a Brexit meeting. Picture: John Stillwell/PA Wire

Poll: ‘More people think Brexit is wrong than right’

More people think Brexit was the wrong decision than the right one for the first time since last June’s referendum, a poll has found.

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Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was addressing the Lord Mayor's banquet at Mansion House in the City of London.

Boris Johnson: Brexit will boost haggis sales

Britain will be the “foremost campaigner for global free trade”, Boris Johnson pledged as he argued Theresa May was the only leader who could deliver a successful Brexit.

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Kezia Dugdale suspended Labour councillors in Aberdeen after entering coalition with the Tories.

Brexit without a deal ‘as damaging as independence’ says Dugdale

Tory threats that Britain could leave the European Union without an agreed Brexit deal are as damaging to the UK as Nicola Sturgeon’s plans to hold a second independence referendum, Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale will claim.

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STUC general secretary, 
Grahame Smith. Picture: John Devlin.

STUC calls for new Holyrood powers as part of Brexit process

Scotland should be given new powers so it can take a “distinctly different” approach to issues such as immigration and employment rights, union leaders have argued.

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Arron Banks, the millionaire Ukip donor behind the Leave.EU campaign. Picture: PA

Leave.EU campaign investigated over EU referendum spending

The Leave.EU campaign group is facing an official investigation into “potential offences under the law” over its European Union referendum spending returns.

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Diageo's plant at Banbeath, Leven.

Diageo to axe more than 100 Scots jobs ‘because of Brexit’

Drinks giant Diageo is to cut more than 100 jobs across its Scottish operations because of concerns over Brexit, according to the GMB union.

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Scottish Secretary David Mundell. Picture: John Devlin

SNP ‘wanted response to Scots Brexit deal call kept secret’

David Mundell has claimed the Scottish Government asked David Davis to keep his response to calls for a separate Scottish Brexit deal a secret.

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Watch Theresa May’s post-Brexit Easter message

Theresa May has used her Easter message to suggest people are “coming together and uniting” following divisions over the Brexit referendum.

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