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Scotland will prepare for a second independence vote regardless of UK

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Scotland will start preparing for an independence referendum before May 2021 without permission from London, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Wednesday. Scotland, England’s political partner for more than 300 years and part of the United Kingdom, rejected independence by 10 percentage points in a 2014 referendum. But differences over Brexit have strained relations with the government in London. “A choice between Brexit and a future for Scotland as an…