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UK top court says Scotland cannot hold independence referendum without UK government's approval

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon wants to hold a referendum on 19 October next year. But the court ruled unanimously that she does not have the power to do so. UK government has so far refused to grant the formal consent for a vote that was in place before the referendum in 2014.
Published 3 months ago · London, United Kingdom

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