In Britain’s vote to leave the EU, a large majority of Scots voted to remain. Now Alyn Smith is working hard to convince fellow European Parliament members that Scotland is entitled to an exit from Brexit.
British Prime Minister Theresa May has suffered a crushing defeat in the UK Parliament vote on her Brexit plan. With just over two months until the scheduled exit from the EU, the UK remains fiercely divided.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said there was still "time to negotiate" with the UK after parliament rejected Theresa May's Brexit deal. Leaders across the EU urged London to make up its mind on the way forward.
Once Britain decided to leave the EU, it seemed obvious that a renewed push for independence was in the cards. However, even though Scottish voters rejected Brexit, they aren't quite ready to cut ties to the UK.
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