Scottish nationalists plan new independence vote

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon speaks at Tweedbank Station in Tweedbank on the Scottish Borders on September 9, 2015Scottish nationalists will propose holding a new referendum on independence from the rest of Britain, Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Sunday. Sturgeon said her pro-independence Scottish National Party (SNP) would set out a timescale for a referendum in its manifesto ahead of regional elections next year. “Our manifesto will set out what we consider are the circumstances and the timescale on which a second referendum might be appropriate,” Sturgeon told the Press Association news agency.

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