Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced that Scotland will seek approval for a second referendum on independence. She said it was up to Scotland to choose "whether to follow the UK to hard Brexit or to become an independent country."
After a five-year legal battle, the Scottish government has won the right to set a minimum price for alcohol as a way of improving public health. The Scotch Whisky Association fought the move.
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.
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.
Catalonia's regional government plans to hold its independence referendum on Sunday. But separatist movements are not unique to Spain: Several other European regions have aspirations of becoming autonomous.
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