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28th Aug 2016

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Legal advice on Scottish and Catalan EU membership 'within weeks'

The European Parliament will publish within weeks its own legal advice on whether an independent Scotland and Catalonia can keep EU membership, the Herald Scotland reports. Italian Conservative MEP, Carlo Casini, who chairs the constitutional committee, asked for the legal advice, to be delivered before parliament breaks up for elections.

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