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Theresa May’s offer to EU citizens dismissed as ‘insufficient’

Theresa May’s hopes for an early deal on the rights of expat citizens after Brexit suffered a setback when EU leaders gave a frosty reception to proposals which she unveiled at a Brussels summit.

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David Cameron led the losing Remain campaign ahead of the EU referendum. Picture: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Theresa May ‘blocked’ attempt to protect EU nationals

Theresa May blocked David Cameron’s attempt after last year’s Brexit referendum to unilaterally guarantee that European Union nationals living in Britain could stay in the country, George Osborne’s newspaper has claimed.

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Brexit negotiations between the UK and EU are underway. Picture: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Ross McCafferty: Both sides still unable to deal with Brexit

We need politicians who can admit everything is up for negotiation when it comes to Brexit, says Ross McCafferty

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A fishing boat lies idle in Ullapool. Michael Gove has said Brexit will offer the fishing industry an opportunity for expansion. Picture: Jon Savage/TSPL

Michael Gove: Brexit could boost Scots fishing industry

Leaving the European Union will create a “sea of opportunity” for the fishing industry, the new Environment Secretary Michael Gove has said.

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Theresa May’s EU citizens proposals ‘cautiously welcomed’

Theresa May has won a guarded welcome from fellow European leaders for proposals which could see three million EU citizens win the right to stay on in Britain after Brexit.

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SNP want Brexit seat in return for ‘not disrupting UK plans’

The SNP has indicated it will demand a seat at the Brexit negotiations in Brussels in return for ensuring the Scottish Parliament does not disrupt Theresa May’s plans to withdraw Britain from the European Union.

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MSPs will get the chance to vote down key Brexit bills

MSPs will get the chance to vote down key Brexit bills

The UK is heading for a new constitutional crisis after Theresa May confirmed that MSPs are likely to get a vote on the Brexit bill at the heart of the Queen’s Speech.

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The Queen in the House of Lords for the State Opening of Parliament. Her choice of headwear has become an unlikely talking point. Picture: Carl Court/PA Wire

Queen’s choice of hat becomes unlikely Brexit talking point

Throughout a lifetime of public service, the Queen has worn more than one hat, but on a day dominated by Brexit, her choice of headwear became an unlikely talking point.

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Philip Hammond has said jobs must come first in Brexit talks. Picture: Getty

Jobs and prosperity come first in Brexit talks, says Hammond

Chancellor Philip Hammond has stressed the need to put jobs and prosperity first when negotiating Britain’s exit from the European Union.

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UK makes major concession on first day of Brexit talks

The UK has made a major concession on the first day of Brexit talks, accepting that a trade deal can only be discussed after a multi-billion pound “divorce bill” is settled.

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DUP leader Arlene Foster and MP Nigel Dodds arrive at 10 Downing Street. Picture: Jack Taylor/Getty Images)

How will a Tory-DUP deal affect Brexit talks?

The water has been poured, the ties straightened and the lengthy binders of documents prepared – yes, Britain’s Brexit negotiations with the European Union are about to get underway.

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Nicola Sturgeon meets new SNP MPs in Westminster. Picutre:Andrew Parsons / i-Images

Nicola Sturgeon: Inclusive approach needed in Brexit talks

Nicola Sturgeon has urged the UK Government to take a more inclusive approach to negotiations on leaving the European Union (EU) as talks get under way in Brussels.

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Chancellor Philip Hammond has hinted at a softer Brexit approach. Picture: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Trade deal off the table when Brexit talks get underway

Brexit talks in Brussels on Monday will focus on the status of expats, the UK’s “divorce bill” and the Northern Ireland border, rather than on future trade relations with the European Union, it has been confirmed.

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Barcelona residents attend a recent demonstration in support of a referendum in Catalonia. Picture: AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti

SNP MSP lodges motion in support of Catalan independence

While there was no mention of Scottish indpendence at the first meeting of Nicola Sturgeon’s cabinet following last week’s bruising election, the dream of self-determination lives on elsewhere for SNP members.

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has warned the PM not exclude devolved administrations from Brexit talks. Picture: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

‘Involve Scots in Brexit’ - Nicola Sturgeon tells Theresa May

Nicola Sturgeon has today warned the Prime Minister that the Scottish Government and other UK devolved administrations could derail the final Brexit deal as she stepped up calls to be involved in negotiations.

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Michael Gove has returned to the Conservative front bench following last week's election

Michael Gove backs compromise on ‘softer’ Brexit

Michael Gove has backed Ruth Davidson’s calls for cross-party cooperation on Brexit, hinting at a ‘softer’ deal retaining greater economic ties with the EU.

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Ruth Davidson arrives at 10 Downing Street on Monday. Picture: AFP/Getty

We can’t just have a Tory Brexit, Davidson tells May

Ruth Davidson has called for cross-party cooperation on Brexit, telling the Prime Minister the UK’s exit from the EU cannot be secured on the Conservatives’ terms alone.

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Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola gestures after delivering a speech during a protest organised by the National Assembly for Catalonia, to support the call for referendum in Barcelona. Picture: AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti

Pep Guardiola boss joins Catalan independence rally in Spain

The manager of an English football team joined thousands of protesters in Barcelona yesterday to call for independence for the Spanish region of Catalonia.

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Ruth Davidson speaks at a press conference after the Scottish Tories gained 12 seats in Scotland. Picture: Getty Images

Ruth Davidson warns Theresa May to change course on Brexit

Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson has warned Theresa May that the party must tone down the hardline approach to Brexit  after the election setback.

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