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Will Scotland go it alone?
The referendum on Scottish independence takes place in seven months and if the Scots vote to go it alone, they will break up a union which has existed for over 300 years. On Friday, Prime Minister David Cameron made an impassioned plea to Scots: “We want you to stay.” But Mr Cameron’s intervention has been treated by the Scottish Nationalists as a sign of panic from the government in London.

Tony Barber

The UK, Belgium, Spain and other countries that contain restive national minorities and regions are not about to disappear in a puff of smoke, argues Tony Barber in a post for The World blog.  Read more >>