A former member of Germany’s central bank has warned lenders against “falling prey” to the “false sense of security” around a Brexit transition deal, saying time is running out to prepare for a no-deal scenario.
One of Labour’s most senior parliamentarians has warned a chaotic no-deal Brexit would push him towards supporting Scottish independence, and criticised Richard Leonard’s stand against holding a second independence referendum.
A no-deal Brexit would cut the UK off from trade agreements with more than 70 countries, the government has admitted amid mounting tension within the cabinet as negotiations with Brussels enter their final stages.
Scotland’s leading European jurist has warned of the impact to cross-border justice from the UK failing to retain membership of Europol and participation in the European Arrest Warrant (EAW) after Brexit.
Nicola Sturgeon today issued a rallying call to SNP activists to take the case for independence into “every home workplace and community” across Scotland - as she pledged there will be a second referendum on Scotland leaving the UK.