Visions of Mel Gibson as William Wallace come to mind as news of a second call for Scottish independence from Great Britain breaks. Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland is asking for a second referendum for independence. Will Scotland finally be free?
Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed she will ask for permission to hold a second referendum on Scottish independence.
Ms Sturgeon said she wanted a vote to be held between the autumn of 2018 and the spring of the following year.
That would coincide with the expected conclusion of the UK’s Brexit negotiations.
The Scottish first minister said the move was needed to protect Scottish interests in the wake of the UK voting to leave the EU.
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