Many Scots want political independence from Westminster and the Scottish National Party won almost all Scottish constituencies in the last general election.
Scotland's Battle for Independence Report by Birgit Maaß.
When the Scottish National Party meets in Glasgow this weekend, one significant issue will be officially off the conference agenda — independence. Peter Geoghegan reports from Glasgow on the party's directional struggle.
The Scottish National Party has urged the Spanish government to "respect" the overwhelming "yes" vote in the Catalan independence referendum. The SNP expressed solidarity with the Catalan people in demonstrations.
The Scottish National Party has pledged to pay any post-Brexit fees slapped on EU citizens working in Scotland's public sector. The party said the UK should continue to benefit from "the free movement of people."
Catalonia is fighting to separate from Spain. It is just one of a number of regions around the globe to push for independence in recent years. DW looks at some of the world's more high-profile separatist movements.
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