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‘Do not block post-Brexit security deal’ warns Theresa May

Theresa May will urge Brussels to ignore the rule book and do whatever it takes to ensure the security of Europe is protected after Brexit.

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Angela Merkel: wants to know more about UK's plans. Picture: AP

Angela Merkel: Germany ‘deplores’ Brexit but ‘curious’ about approach

German chancellor Angela Merkel has told Theresa May that Germany “deplores” Brexit but insisted she is is “curious” about the UK’s approach to Brexit.

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‘Time is running out’ warns Angela Merkel ahead of Brexit talks with Theresa May

Theresa May is to hold talks with German chancellor Angela Merkel amid growing impatience among EU leaders at the UK’s reluctance to spell out its goals in the Brexit negotiations.

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Scottish Secretary David Mundell. Picture: SWNS

Scottish Secretary criticised over ‘silence’ on Brexit papers

The Scottish Secretary has been criticised for his “deafening silence” over leaked Brexit impact papers.

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Brexit: ‘no deal would cut Scottish GDP growth by 9%’

A ‘no deal’ Brexit would cut growth in Scottish economic output by 9%, according to leaked UK Government analysis.

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Brexit Secretary David Davis' Department for Exiting the EU (DExEU) is not ready for the challenges ahead, a new report has warned. Picture: Jack Taylor/Getty Images

Brexit: UK Government ‘too slow to prepare for challenges’

Government departments have been “too slow” to begin practical preparations to get the country ready for Brexit, a parliamentary report has warned.

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Brexit: Nicola Sturgeon demands ‘urgent and meaningful’ role in talks

Nicola Sturgeon has demanded “urgent and meaningful” discussion with the devolved administrations on the direction of the Brexit negotiations.

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Brexit minister fuels conspiracy about 'rogue' civil servants

Brexit minister fuels conspiracy about 'rogue' civil servants

A UK Government minister has fuelled speculation about a civil service conspiracy to undermine Brexit from the House of Commons despatch box, to the visible discomfort of his boss.

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Edinburgh MP labels UK’s Brexit strategy ‘a disaster in slow motion’

An SNP MP has likened the Government’s Brexit strategy to a train running onto a half-collapsed bridge in a spaghetti western.

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Ruth Davidson warns of post-Brexit ‘culture war’ in Vogue

Ruth Davidson has used an interview with Vogue to warn the world is heading into a post-Brexit “culture war”, which will pitch open attitudes against closed minds.

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Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Ruth Davidson: ‘there is life after Brexit’

The Scottish Conservative leader has said Scotland should ask “how we can contribute, not recriminate” on Brexit.

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Nicola Sturgeon: hard Brexit is ‘dead in the water’

The case for a hard Brexit is “dead in the water”, Nicola Sturgeon claimed after leaked Whitehall impact assessments revealed that all known options for the UK’s future relationship with the EU will do serious damage to the economy.

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Brexit Secretary David Davis. Picture: Jack Taylor/Getty Images

House of Lords bids to disrupt Brexit over ‘power grab’ fear

The UK is sinking deeper into an unfolding constitutional crisis, the Scottish Government’s Brexit spokesman warned as peers prepared to take on Downing Street over its plans for devolution after the country leaves the EU.

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Holyrood Brexit power grab fears ‘could harm future of UK’

The future of the United Kingdom could be “damaged” if Holyrood rejects controversial laws drawn up to bring about Brexit amid fears of a “power grab”, peers have warned.

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn appearing on The Andrew Marr Show. Picture: Getty/BBC

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn rules out second Brexit referendum

Jeremy Corbyn has ruled out a second referendum on Brexit amid fresh calls for a new poll.

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Philip Hammond: Brexit deal won’t be agreed before Commons vote

Chancellor Philip Hammond has suggested Britain and the European Union will not finalise proposals for a trade deal before MPs have voted on the Brexit withdrawal agreement.

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Scottish economic growth is likely to be reduced significantly by Brexit, according to leaked UK Government analysis. Picture:TSPL

Brexit: MSPs to set out Repeal Bill fears at House of Lords

A delegation of MSPs is due to raise concerns over key Brexit legislation in talks at the House of Lords.

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Former Scottish Government minister Alex Neil voted leave in the EU referendum. Picture: Steven Scott Taylor

Ex-SNP minister says Scottish Government Brexit figures are ‘dubious’

A senior figure in the SNP has questioned Scottish Government analysis which found a so-called ‘no deal’ Brexit would cost Scotland £12.7 billion a year by 2030, describing such forecasts as “very, very dubious”.

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Nicola Sturgeon says Scots could go it alone on Brexit deals

The Scottish Government is “actively” working on possible stand-alone deals with the European Union after Brexit in key areas such as law and order as well as education that may exclude the rest of the UK.

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Scotland's Brexit Secretary Michael Russell. Picture: TSPL

UK ministers to reveal list of Brexit powers for Scotland

UK ministers have promised to reveal which powers returning from Brussels will be devolved immediately after Brexit in a bid to rebuild trust with their own MPs after Scottish Tories said the government had let them down over the flagship Withdrawal Bill.

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