The Scottish National Party’s (SNP) spring conference in Aberdeen may well turn out to be the most important in the history of a party whose raison d’etre of independence and self-determination has never been more heightened, in the wake of Brexit.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan sparked a row in tweets preceding his latest speech by implying Scottish nationalism is akin to racism. He was forced to backpedal after Scotland’s first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, slammed his remarks as “spectacularly ill-judged.”
A new trade agreement between the UK and US could result in a number of regulation changes on both sides of the Atlantic. One potential reform, however, has caught people’s attention in particular - the sale of “chlorine chicken."
The EU is an antidemocratic project without popular support, says Robert Oulds, chair of the Bruges Group. Calls to stop referendums signal the democratic deficit of the EU, says Matthew Goodwin, Associate Professor at University of Nottingham.