UK future outside Customs Union will be SAD

“Any retailer who imports goods – any manufacturer who imports parts, anyone who receives a present – from mainland Europe will have to process a mound of paperwork that the EU has completely done away with within the Union.” The post-Brexit future in miniature outside the customs union.

The real news show

The future of broadcasting in an independent Scotland was a major topic in the run-up to last year’s referendum. The subject has since disappeared from view. But it remains true that the current situation, particularly regarding the BBC’s news broadcasts, is far from satisfactory even in a devolved Scotland – and with Holyrood gaining further powers soon, the mismatch between the political reality and the way it is covered on television will only get worse.