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Time for Britain to make a choice says Emanuel Macron

Richard Parry discusses the fraught few days in prospect at Westminster as the Brexit endgame comes into view.

Nationalism, Liberalism and Language in Catalonia and Flanders: New book by Dr Daniel Cetrà

In his new book, Nationalism, Liberalism and Language in Catalonia and Flanders, CCC Research fellow Dr. Daniel Cetrà examines the linguistic disputes in Catalonia and Flanders, two major cases of sub-state nationalism.

GM foods, the US-UK Trade Negotiations and Scottish Food Production: A Heady Mix

Professor David Bell, of the University of Stirling, looks ahead to the US-UK trade negotiations post Brexit and how US demands will inevitably produce pitched battles over food quality standards, not least in Scotland.

Brexit and its Implications for Scottish Devolution

With a month to go till Brexit Day, Professor Nicola McEwen, Co-Director at the Centre, examines what Brexit will mean for Scotland's devolved government.

Scotland to suffer under UK immigration proposals, expert group claims

The St Valentine’s Day Massacre happened in a different way

Richard Parry discusses how attempts by the Prime Minister to postpone the crunch date on Brexit decisions are backfiring.

Environmental governance in Scotland: An analysis of the Scottish Government’s consultation

The Scottish Government has published its Consultation on Environmental Principles and Governance in Scotland, setting out proposals for the status of environmental principles in Scotland and options for monitoring performance, considering complaints and enforcing the law. Colin Reid, Professor of Environmental Law at the University of Dundee, examines the proposals.

Brexit, Devolution and the UK Internal Market

Over the course of the UK’s preparations for withdrawing from the EU, the issue of the UK’s own internal market has emerged as an issue of concern, and one that has the potentially significant consequences for devolution. Dr Jo Hunt of Cardiff University examines the implications.

Territorial politics, identities and the constitution: setting Brexit in perspective

CCC Fellow Professor Daniel Wincott of Cardiff University examines how Brexit processes have already reshaped territorial politics in the UK and changed its territorial constitution.