“Unprecedented” constitutional crisis looms as Brexit talks fail
The Scottish Government last night warned a “unprecedented” constitutional clash with Westminster after talks in Edinburgh failed to break the deadlock over the repatriation of European powers after Brexit.
SNP criticises UK Government’s Brexit ‘divorce bill shambles’
Downing Street has denied reports it is prepared to sign off on a £36 billion Brexit payment to the EU after Whitehall sources were quoted putting a figure on the UK’s “divorce bill” for the first time.
The new Irish government under Leo Varadkar is unconvinced by the UK’s plans to use technology to maintain the soft border between Northern Ireland and the Republic - which will become the frontier with the European Union after Brexit.