As the Scottish government pushes on with its bid to hold a referendum on leaving the United Kingdom, with a hearing scheduled at the British Supreme Court on October 11 and 12, Scotland's Cabinet Secretary for External Affairs Angus Robertson has told FRANCE 24 that his government is "not giving up".
21 Mar 2021
Scotland's First Minister is facing calls to step down over her handling of an inquiry into sexual harrasment complaints against her former ally-turned-political rival, Alex Salmond.
31 Jan 2021
For many years, Scottish fishermen have sent the bulk of their catch to EU markets, but since Brexit became official, hardly any cargo comes through from Scotland.
3 Apr 2020
UK fishermen started the year in buoyant mood believing EU quotas would soon be scrapped. But coronavirus has dampened spirits. With Europe — their biggest market — in lockdown, the industry faces oblivion.
27 Mar 2017
In today's "Morning Must Read," Bloomberg’s Francine Lacqua and Tom Keene highlight comments on Scottish independence as the U.K. heads towards Brexit.
17 Mar 2017
British Prime Minister Theresa May tells the Scottish government "now is not the time" for a second independence referendum, saying it would be unfair to ask people to vote without knowing the result of Brexit talks.
13 Mar 2017
David Owen, chief European economist at Jefferies, discusses Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon saying she will begin the legal process of preparing for a second referendum on Scottish independence in response to Brexit.