Sturgeon sees 'golden' chance to argue for UK to remain in single market

EDINBURGH (Reuters) – Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon said on Sunday there was a “golden opportunity” to argue for Britain to remain in the European single market after Brexit, as no-one had yet demonstrated the benefit of loosening trade ties with the EU.

FILE PHOTO: Party leader Nicola Sturgeon speaks at the Scottish National Party’s conference in Aberdeen, Scotland, Britain March 18, 2017. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne/File Photo

Sturgeon, whose nationalist SNP runs the devolved Scottish government, said there was no alternative to EU membership that could deliver the same economic benefits. She said Prime Minister Theresa May must

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