28th Mar 2017


Independent Scotland welcome, says EFTA

An independent Scotland would be welcomed into the European Free Trade Area (EFTA) if it could not secure EU membership. EFTA countries adopt most EU single market legislation without voting rights or contributions to the EU budget. EFTA spokesman, Tom Gronningsater, said that EFTA membership offered “several advantages” to Scotland.


Lukashenka: End of an era?

The political spring in Belarus ended just as the actual season began, but greater changes loom after 23 years of dictatorship.