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Sturgeon warns of catastrophic 'no deal' Brexit


LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May's failure to come up with a coherent Brexit stance means the United Kingdom is at greater risk of spiralling towards a "no deal" Brexit with catastrophic consequences, Scotland's leader said.


Scottish extradition case against Catalan ex-minister set for July 12 Apr 2018

EDINBURGH A full hearing in Scotland of Spain's extradition case against former Catalan education minister Clara Ponsati will take place in July, when she will argue that the charges against her for helping organise a Catalan independence referendum are unfounded, her lawyer said on Thursday.


Scotland should put Spanish judiciary 'on trial' in Catalan case - lawyer 05 Apr 2018

EDINBURGH A Scottish court should put the Spanish legal system itself on trial as Catalan separatist Clara Ponsati battles to avoid extradition back home, her lawyer told Reuters.


Catalan fighting extradition from Scotland poses nationalist dilemma 27 Mar 2018

LONDON The case of a former Catalan separatist politician fighting extradition to Spain from Scotland is creating political complications at an awkward time for Edinburgh's pro-independence government.


Puigdemont arrest leaves Catalan independence movement on the ropes 26 Mar 2018

MADRID/BERLIN A German court said on Monday it was likely to take several days to decide whether to extradite former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont to Spain to face rebellion charges over the region's campaign for independence. | Video