A new independence referendum in Scotland is a long way off. The highest British court in London announced on Wednesday that the Scottish regional parliament had no right to schedule a referendum. The judges followed the arguments of the British government. Scottish Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon had announced that she would uphold the Supreme Court's decision. But then she wants to turn the next British general election into a quasi-referendum and only contest the election campaign of her Scottish National Party (SNP) with the demand for independence.
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