EU Referendum

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Brexit: Large banks ‘planning moves from UK to France’

Large international banks are taking significant steps in planning moves to France when Britain leaves the EU, the head of the French financial regulator has said

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Lord Advocate James Wolffe QC will address court again tomorrow. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Brexit: Scotland entitled to ‘voice’, Supreme Court told

Scotland is entitled to “a voice” on Brexit, the country’s most senior law officer has argued at the Supreme Court in a historic case to decide if Theresa May must consult parliament before carrying out Brexit.

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Michael Gove. Picture: Neil Hanna

Michael Gove: Support for independence fallen since Brexit vote

Support for Scottish independence and the SNP’s “secessionist sermonising” has fallen since voters backed Brexit, Michael Gove has claimed.

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Scotland's Brexit Secretary Mike Russell. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Brexit: Maintaining freedom of movement ‘vital’ to Scotland

Maintaining freedom of movement is “most important” to Scotland as it bids to stay part of Europe’s single market, MPs have been told.

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Tim Farron criticised the Prime Minister for what he called "jingoistic claptrap. Picture: PA

May calls for Brexit of red, white and blue ahead of MPs vote

Theresa May has tried to quell tensions in government over whether the UK negotiates a hard or soft Brexit, by insisting she wants a “red, white and blue Brexit”.

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European Commission chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier

Paris Gourtsoyannis: EU Commission's Monsieur Brexit tells UK to ‘keep calm and negotiate’

Ever since Theresa May first uttered the words, there has been a campaign to stamp out the largely meaningless phrase, "Brexit means Brexit".

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The High Court ruled that MPs should be given a say on triggering Brexit, prompting an appeal to the Supreme Court

Brexit: Referendum gave ministers ‘right to trigger Article 50’

The UK’s highest court has been told the EU referendum gave ministers the right to trigger an exit from the bloc without the approval of MPs.

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Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi resigns a speech after the results of the referendum.  (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

EU in crisis as Italy’s PM quits after referendum defeat

Italian voters have dealt premier Matteo Renzi a resounding rebuke by rejecting his proposed constitutional reforms, plunging Europe’s fourth-largest economy into political and economic uncertainty.

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Home Secretary Amber Rudd. Picture: PA

Brexit: EU citizens living in UK will need ‘documentation’

Three million EU citizens living in Britain will need to have some form of documentation following Brexit, the Home Secretary has said.

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The Supreme Court in Westminster will rule if the government can trigger Article 50 without the need for legislation. Picture: PA

UK Government goes to Supreme Court to overturn Brexit ruling

The Government goes to the Supreme Court today in the latest stage of the legal battle over Brexit.

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Gina Miller won a legal challenge that Article 50 cannot be triggered without a decision by parliament. Picture: Getty Images

Lesley Riddoch: Irish allies may be key to Scotland’s Brexit hopes

The First Minister’s derided visit to the Republic may prove to be very astute, writes Lesley Riddoch

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Alex Salmond believes if Article 50 is triggered without Holyrood consent it would spark a 'constitutional crisis'. Picture: John Devlin

Alex Salmond: ‘Constitutional crisis’ looming over Article 50

Alex Salmond has warned of a looming “constitutional crisis” facing the UK government as the Supreme Court begins hearing a case to decide what say parliamentarians at Westminster and Holyrood should get on triggering Brexit.

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The First Minister is due to publish options in the next few weeks focused on keeping Scotland in the European single market. Picture: John Devlin

Sturgeon condemns ‘arrogant dismissals’ of Scots Brexit deal

NICOLA Sturgeon has hit back at “arrogant dismissals” of a separate Brexit deal for Scotland after it was ruled out by Chancellor Philip Hammond.

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Boris Johnson has been accused of buffoonery'. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Boris Johnson denies claims he backed free movement in the EU

Boris Johnson has been accused of “bumbling diplomacy” after he was forced to deny telling European ambassadors that he supported the free movement of people in the EU.

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The Lib Dems are pressing the First Minister to back a second referendum on the terms of a Brexit deal. Picture: John Devlin

Nicola Sturgeon urged to back referendum on Brexit deal

The Liberal Democrats have called on Nicola Sturgeon to back a second referendum on leaving the European Union once the terms of a final Brexit deal are known.

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Tory MP Peter Bone is trying to force Prime Minister Theresa May's hand. Picture: PA

Tory MP introduces Brexit bill to force May to trigger Article 50

A bid to ensure Theresa May delivers on her plan to trigger the UK’s formal divorce from Brussels by the end of March 2017 has been tabled in the Commons.

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Theresa May's Government may need to seek Parliamentary approval to trigger Article 50. Picture: PA

Brexit: May right not to ‘give away’ rights for EU citizens

Theresa May has insisted she was right not to “give away” a guarantee of continued residence rights for EU citizens in the UK ahead of the launch of Brexit negotiations.

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Nicola Sturgeon was a vocal supporter of a Remain vote. Picture: John Devlin

SNP under fire for spending just £90k on Remain campaign

The SNP has come under fire for spending just £90,830 on campaigning to remain in the European Union – well short of the £700,000 spending limit and less than the £98,597 the party spent on fighting the Glenrothes by-election.

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The Scottish Parliament has been guided by European law since it opened in 1999 - but that is all about to change. Picture: Andrew Gilligan/PA Wire

Post-Brexit powers for Holyrood shrouded in uncertainty

The Scottish Parliament is likely to win more powers in the wake of the UK’s departure from the European Union but opinion remains divided on what form they will take.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel has rebuffed early attempts to secure rights for Britons living and working in the EU. Picture: AP

Angela Merkel rejects early agreement on rights of Britons in EU

German chancellor Angela Merkel has rebuffed efforts by Theresa May to seek an early agreement on the rights of Britons living in the European Union and EU citizens in the UK, according to reports.

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