The Scotsman cartoon: Scotland and the EU

Illustration: Brian Adcock
Illustration: Brian Adcock
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The head of the European Council has indicated that the creation of a “new independent state” would mean that EU treaties no longer apply to it.

The SNP Government has insisted that it would remain inside the EU after a Yes vote and renegotiate it’s membership from within.


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