In June 2016, Britain voted to leave the European Union.
European council president Donald Tusk said today that the UK government must settle the issues of “people, money and Ireland” before negotiating its future relationship with the EU.
Scotland will be “most welcome” to rejoin the European Union (EU) as a full member — even if it voted for independence, 50 European politicians have publicly stated.
The UK voting to leave the European Union has caused support for Scottish independence to rise.
In a landmark speech today, British prime minister Theresa May publicly confirmed that the UK will leave the European Union’s single market, the world’s biggest trading bloc, when it quits the group after more than four decades.