• Why Scotland's Road to Independence Vote Is Rocky

    14 days ago - By Washington Post

    Scottish independence is back on the agenda just seven years after a referendum that saw it defeated by 55% to 45%. It's been revived by the U.K.'s vote to leave the European Union in 2016 and its acrimonious departure in 2020. While England favored pulling out, Scotland voted overwhelmingly to stay, and independence could open the door to readmission. Beyond Brexit, Scotland has its own distinctive culture and a nationalist tradition that has flourished despite the 1707 Act of Union between the
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