1. A majority of the European public think an independent Scotland should be welcomed into the EU, including 71% of those surveyed in Germany and 61% in France.
  2. Nicola Sturgeon took part in a series of high-level meetings in Brussels to secure Scotland’s place in Europe - and received a warm response from senior politicians in the European Commission and Parliament.
  3. Jacek Saryusz-Wolski, Vice Chair of the European People's Party group in the European Parliament, said an independent Scotland "would be most welcome" in the EU.
  4. Guy Verhofstadt, lead Brexit negotiator for the European Parliament and a former Prime Minister of Belgium, has said that there would be "no big obstacle" to Scotland joining the EU.
  5. He also said that the EU "cannot afford" to lose Scotland.
  6. The former chair of the European Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee, German MEP Elmar Brock, has said there would be "easy negotiations" for Scotland to become a full member of the EU.
  7. A senior MEP from Spain's ruling party has said that Spain won't block Scotland's membership of the EU.
  8. And a leaked memo from the European Parliament's Committee on Constitutional Affairs said that Brussels "should be prepared" to keep Scotland in the single market.
  9. Following a debate on Brexit, the European Parliament voted for a motion recognising Scotland's vote to remain in the EU.
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