The recent vote for the UK to leave the European Union was not just about the EU, but disaffection with the political system.
In 1950, a parliamentary candidate named Margaret Thatcher (aged just 24) made a big promise. She complained the UK had become
Cameron, who was re-elected with a surprise outright majority last week, said he would ensure that further powers would be
Obama congratulated the Scots for their "exercise of democracy" in a Friday statement: After the vote, UK Prime Minister
The overwhelming majority of the British media celebrated on Friday morning when the Scottish people voted to remain part
One simple question deserves one simple answer. Should Scotland be an independent country? With a miniature sharpened pencil -- the kind you're given at a miniature golf course -- I could put a big "X" to indicate "Yes" or "No."
Today's the big day! All across Scotland, people are voting on whether or not to declare independence from the rest of the
The 20th century challenge was for Scotland to maintain its cultural identity while at the same time cooperating with the four nations of the U.K.. Now the challenge is even greater: to uphold cultural traditions and national identities in a world where there are no such things as nation-only solutions. By answering those who claim that independence can make a difference with policies that show interdependence can make the difference, Scotland can show the way forward by thinking big and not small.
On September 18, Scots will go to the polls and decide whether to remain part of the UK. The debate has mostly focused on economics, with banking, oil and debt dominating the discourse. Largely absent from the discussion has been international affairs.
Some of these are well known like those in the Basque Country, Catalonia and Flanders. Others are much more surprising -- for example, hands up if you really knew about the Venetian and Bavarian independence movements?
The segment outlined the arguments of both sides, with a particular focus on the distaste Scottish people have for U.K. Prime
"Don't think: I'm frustrated with politics right now, so I'll walk out the door. If you don't like me I won't be here forever
EDINBURGH, Sept 10 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Wednesday that he would be heartbroken if Scots