Nicola Sturgeon

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European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier rejected an arrangement that applies to the whole of the United Kingdom. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters

Downing Street has said Britain will never accept a backstop that applies only to Northern Ireland, following EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier’s rej(...)

Guinness owner Diageo is in the process of a €16 million investment in the Guinness Storehouse.

Drinks giant Diageo has announced a £150 million (€173.5 million) investment over three years to “transform” its Scotch whisky visitor experiences. T(...)

 Former Catalan minister Clara Ponsatí leaves after she was granted bail, following her appearance at Edinburgh Sheriff Court in Edinburgh, Scotland. Photograph: EPA/Andy Rain

Pro-independence parties in Catalonia’s parliament defied the Spanish judiciary on Wednesday by approving a motion asserting the right of Carles Puig(...)

Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon: described financial analysis as more detailed than any analysis published by Theresa May’s government. Photograph: John Linton/PA Wire

Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon has called on the British government to abandon its red lines on Brexit, warning that leaving the single mark(...)

The face of the EU’s Brexit negotiations, Michel Barnier  Photograph: EPA

The EU is systematically warning UK companies of a regulatory chill after Brexit as it seeks to accelerate the private sector’s preparations for a no-(...)

Brexit Secretary David Davis updates MPs in the House of Commons, London on negotiations with the EU.

David Davis has complained that the European Union is damaging British interests with its planning for a “no deal” Brexit. In a letter to Theresa May(...)

Mood swings: Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Tánaiste Simon Coveney at a press conference at Government buildings. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

“I am surprised and disappointed that the British government now appears not to be in a position to conclude what was agreed earlier today.” Taoiseac(...)

Jacob Rees-Mogg: “We cannot align the regulation of one part of the United Kingdom with the European Union.” Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Backbench Conservative MPs have warned Theresa May against agreeing to align regulation in Northern Ireland with that of the European Union after Brex(...)

Scotland’s  Brexit minister Michael Russell and deputy first minister John Swinney. Photograph: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Theresa May’s failure to agree a deal on the Irish Border was evidence of “a deep-seated incompetence at the heart of the British government”, Scotlan(...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster (centre)  speaks to the media alongside senior party colleagues at the Great Hall, Parliament Buildings, Belfast, this evening. Photograph: David Young/PA Wire

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has been accused of disrespecting the people of Northern Ireland by a DUP MP. Jim Shannon said power for Northern Ireland poli(...)

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