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  1. Coming Up: Scots’ Vote Inspiring Splits Elsewhere

    Scotland’s independence movement is breaking unprecedented ground as Britain’s leaders — except for the Queen — are finally urging a divided electorate to keep the kingdom united. But the resonance of an amicable split would go far beyond the English Channel. From Quebec to Kurdistan, the rest of the world is watching closely to see if the tartan trailblazers could beat a path for other national breakups. And with progressive Scots no longer in London, conservatives might tilt Britain right out of Europe. 

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