The number of people flying between German cities fell 12% in a year, mirroring a pattern emerging in Sweden. As we debate HS2 we need to move towards abandoning air travel for journeys under 1,000 kilometres. Enrica Papa, a lecturer in Transport Plann…
Leo Varadkar also warned of ‘cake and eat it’ optimism among British politicians regarding the negotiations.
I grew up on the beautiful Moray coastline and spent my early days walking at Findhorn, rock-pooling at Hopeman and watching dolphins at Spey Bay. It is these memories that I draw on when topping up my own personal ‘Ocean Optimism’. After graduating fr…
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How British MPs can navigate their new (or not-so-new) surroundings.
‘Now we can put the rancour and division of the past three years behind us,’ says UK PM.
British flag to come down from the Parliament, and put in the House of European History.
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EU Brexit negotiator contradicts statements by British PM Boris Johnson.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon should instead focus resolving ‘the political stagnation’ in Scotland, UK PM says.
Johnson said he was ‘very, very, very confident’ the UK and EU would strike a deal.
Downing Street eschews major Whitehall revamp in favor of ‘minor realignments.’
A compromise deal agreed Friday night ended three years of deadlock.
You live in a state that can’t tell the difference between Extinction Rebellion and National Action. This has a long history. “Counter-terrorism police placed the non-violent group Extinction Rebellion (XR) on a list of extremist ideologies…
Gordon Maloney from Living Rent on the fight back against holiday lets and what’s next? Across Scotland, short-term holiday lets are devastating communities. In parts of Edinburgh, there are now more holiday lets than ordinary flats for rent. In some a…
The EU delegation to London, modeled on its one in Washington, will open next month.
Democratic Unionist Party and Sinn Féin agree to deal that avoids the need for an election.
The UK’s representatives will continue to receive perks from the European Parliament for months after they leave their posts.
The UK election result means Nicola Sturgeon’s nationalists are steeling themselves for the long game.
UK PM says he is working to ‘dial this thing down.’
There will not be enough time in 2020 to negotiate all aspects of the UK-EU relationship, Commission president warns.
Ahead of the Women Peace & Security debate in the Scottish Parliament, and as we are once again, on the brink of war, Janet Fenton writes on the Secure Scotland initiative. A small group, now called Secure Scotland, came together last year through …
The days of parliamentary ambushes and knife-edge votes on legislative amendments are over.
Meeting comes as both sides prepare for difficult talks on future relations.
The UK prime minister said it was time the country put its divisions aside.
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There are fears that Boris Johnson’s determination to diverge from EU rules will harm the nation’s economy.
The legislative program includes laws covering fisheries, farming, financial services, trade and immigration.
EU departure is set for January 31 next year.