January 9, 2014

How Britain Can Survive the Scot Referendum

Martin Kettle, The Guardian

The Associated Press

We'll need something more than the Queen and bad weather to bind this nation in the year of the Scottish referendum.

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TAGGED: UK, Scotland


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