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

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By Elisabeth O'LearyEDINBURGH (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.Before publishing a study of the economic impact of Brexit on Scotland on Monday, 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 defend whatever trade option the UK ...

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First Published: Sun, January 14 2018. 16:57 IST