Scottish leader’s plea to stay in Europe rebuffed in Brussels

Scottish leader’s plea to stay in Europe rebuffed in Brussels

Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon got a “sympathetic” hearing in Brussels on Wednesday as she pleaded her case for Scots to stay in the EU, showing how Britain’s vote to leave the bloc could splinter the United Kingdom. But she drew a rebuff from Spain and a mixed response from European officials. EU leaders met for […]

‘Let’s stay together’, Europe pleads with a reluctant Britain

‘Let’s stay together’, Europe pleads with a reluctant Britain

With just two weeks to go before the June 23 referendum, EU countries have indicated they overwhelmingly want their British partners to reject a “Brexit” withdrawal from the European Union, according to a poll of nine member states. In stark contrast to poll results in the UK, which show a slight lead for the “Out” […]