December 5, 2013

If Scotland Leaves, What Happens to UK's Flag?

Sam Judah, BBC News

The Associated Press

Scotland's referendum on independence is now just over 10 months away, but the question of what might happen to the union jack has been largely overlooked. An association of flag experts, or vexillologists, has created a set of designs it hopes will encourage a discussion.

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