“Do Scottish nationalists really want another referendum now?”
Try unpicking this..
“Scotland has shared a long and often turbulent history with the rest of the UK, having had the same monarch as England since 1603, when England’s Queen Elizabeth I, who had no children, passed the crown to her relative King James of Scotland.”
“The subsequent political union with the UK in 1707… ”
“…it is odd that Scottish nationalists so focused on regaining sovereignty should be willing to relinquish it to the EU.”
“… there is also the fact that ahead of the 2014 referendum, those on both sides of the debate described it as a “once in a generation” vote.”
” The UK government has the power to simply not grant another referendum,”
In a section on Catalonia..
“Catalonia’s case study may cause even the most ardent Scottish nationalist to pause for thought”
It not require any thought
“Addressing press and supporters, who had gathered outside the court in solidarity, her lawyer Aamer Anwar said that the crime of sedition with which Ponsati is charged by Spanish authorities was abolished in Scotland “many years ago.””
etc, etc, etc,
At the end of the article it says
“The views expressed in this article are the author’s own and do not necessarily reflect Al Jazeera’s editorial stance.”
I would hope not.