Expert View Farming and fishing could be next devolution fault-lines by David Hannay | 11.04.2017 Brexit doesn’t just raise knotty issues over Scottish independence and the Irish border. Who will get powers reclaimed from the EU? Comment Brexiters casually threw Gibraltar under their battle bus by David Hannay | 22.03.2017 Ministers don’t seem to care about damage Brexit could cause the Rock. Given that top Leavers claim to support Gibraltar, this is shameful. Analysis Could Scotland quit UK and not even try to join EU? by Hugo Dixon | 15.03.2017 SNP is using Brexit as excuse to call new independence referendum. But it’s being coy about whether it would want to be back in EU. Analysis Wales feels powerless in face of Brexit by John Osmond | 14.03.2017 Cardiff doesn’t have Edinburgh’s independence threat or Belfast’s border issue to force Westminster to heed its concerns. Comment Cocky Brexiters casually threw our 300-year union up in air by Hugo Dixon | 13.03.2017 During referendum, Johnson et al dismissed risk that Brexit could lead to Scottish independence. Now they are ill prepared to stop it. Analysis Sinn Fein big winner from Brexit by Bruce Clark | 06.03.2017 Irish nationalist party is making huge political capital out of Brexit, which DUP backed but most voters in Northern Ireland rejected. Comment Hard Brexit deepens sectarian divide in Northern Ireland by Bruce Clark | 07.02.2017 Quitting customs union means return of border with the Republic. That’s increasing tensions between Protestants and Catholics. Comment Ireland given a sober warning over Brexit by Bruce Clark | 13.12.2016 Brexiters promised Northern Ireland greater autonomy in the world economy. But the House of Lords is clear that the opposite is happening. Comment Brexit border return unites Irish in foreboding by Bruce Clark | 17.10.2016 Businesses fear tariffs could choke inter-Irish trade, while border controls to keep out migrants from the EU could undo decades of north-south security cooperation. Comment Sturgeon secures propaganda boost with Brussels meetings by Jack Schickler | 29.06.2016 With UK politics in turmoil, Scottish leader is craftily pushing independence agenda. Unless next PM has effective response, she may win. Brexit could sound death knell for United Kingdom by Alan Wheatley and Michael Prest | 24.06.2016 The SNP leader, Nicola Sturgeon, says a second independence referendum is now highly likely.