Report by Birgit Maaß
A 2014 referendum saw 55% of voters opposing Scottish independence, but nationalists argue that the 2016 UK referendum in favor of Brexit calls for another vote. In Scotland, 62% voted to stay in the EU.
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has told DW she hopes the UK's Supreme Court rules that the prorogation of parliament was unlawful. Judges must choose between Scottish and English interpretations of the law.
Five years ago, a referendum in Scotland on independence was defeated. But supporters of independence have been pushing for a second referendum. Last week saw the biggest step in that direction for some time when the leader of the Scottish National Party and Scotland's first minister, Nicola Sturgeon announced her intention to push for another vote on the issue before 2021. Jack Foster reports.
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