The results of the UK parliamentary election may affect how smoothly Brexit goes. A messy break up with the EU could send Scotland into a second referendum on independence.
Scottish voters overwhelmingly rejected Britain quitting the European Union. As Brexit draws nearer, many are anxious for Scotland to find a way out, but not necessarily at the price of leaving the United Kingdom.
Amid the daily UK political turmoil, one name sticks out. The European Research Group is a lobbying entity pushing for a no-nonsense, hard Brexit. Some say it is essentially running the show, not the British government.
London's "lack of realism" on Brexit is holding up divorce talks with the EU, Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon told DW. She also dismissed claims she was "weaponizing" Brexit to push Scottish independence.
Theresa May wants the rest of the British public to put on her rose-colored Brexit glasses. Meanwhile, the prime minister has missed another chance to fire Boris Johnson and the UK has been left out of the Galileo fun.
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