A large majority of Scots voted to remain in the EU. Now, MEP Alyn Smith is doing his utmost to convince his fellow parliamentarians that Scotland should remain in the EU after all. For this, he marshals good arguments as well as his charisma.
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.
Scottish nationalists are pressing for a second independence referendum, which the British government has said it will block. As the Scottish National Party (SNP) starts its conference, thousands took to the streets.
Former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond was charged with multiple counts of sexual assault and two of attempted rape. Salmond, who denies the charges, left his remaining political post when the allegations surfaced.
British lawmakers have told Theresa May to reopen negotiations on a controversial provision within her Brexit withdrawal deal. The European Union says it's not interested in fresh talks. Here's how the debate unfolded.
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