Most Scots oppose Brexit. Many hope another referendum on Scottish independence could allow the country to remain in the EU, if or when Brexit goes ahead. But the British parliament would have to agree to the vote.
With the details of Brexit still unclear, many businesses are wondering how to proceed. At the Frankfurt Book Fair, DW asked Publishing Scotland representatives how Brexit developments are affecting their industry.
A 2014 referendum saw 55% of voters opposing Scottish independence, but nationalists argue that the 2016 UK referendum in favor of Brexit calls for another vote. In Scotland, 62% voted to stay in the EU.
The new Brexit divorce plan must clear an emergency vote in the UK's lower House of Commons on Saturday. After three previous failed attempts to approve an orderly EU departure, how likely are these proposals to pass?
The British prime minister has said Saturday "can be the day we get Brexit done," adding that the UK would be out of the EU by October 31. To fulfill his promises, Johnson must first win the approval of 320 lawmakers.
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