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Scotland’s opportunity

Independent, the country could make great economic progress

By Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh  

Independence supporters outside the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh ahead of the vote by MSPs to hold a second scottish independence referendum © Andrew Milligan/PA Wire/PA Images

A week is a long time in politics, so the saying goes, but the political events of recent days will resonate throughout the history of these islands as they are discussed and dissected in years to come.

Last week, prime minister Theresa May triggered Article 50. With her obstinate and intransigent attitude towards the democratic will of Scots, who voted overwhelming to…

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