Scotland: Sturgeon calls for fresh independence referendum due to Brexit

Source: CNBC

“Nicola Sturgeon, the First Minister Of Scotland has announced that she will start proceedings for a second Scottish referendum on independence. The Scottish leader said she expected a referendum to take place sometime between fall next year and spring 2019. In a speech in Edinburgh, the First Minister said that the language of partnership from the United Kingdom had ‘gone completely’ in relation to Scotland’s view on Brexit.” (03/13/17)