Scotland cannot hold independence vote without UK consent: court ruling

A man holding a Scottish flag

A campaigner holds a Scottish flag outside the UK Supreme Court in London, Britain, 23 November 2022. EFE/EPA: TOLGA AKMEN

London, Nov 23 (EFE).- The Scottish government cannot hold an independence referendum without the consent of the United Kingdom’s government, the UK’s Supreme Court ruled Wednesday. The ruling will come as a blow to the independence ambitions of Scotland’s first minister Nicola Sturgeon. “While I am obviously very disappointed by it (the ruling), I do … Read more