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They’ll never take our freedom: Scottish independence vote gaining ground

Scots may well take the view that it’s time to make their own history, despite protests from Tony Abbott, the Tories and the Murdoch press. Freelance journalist Alex Mitchell reports.

On September 18, voters in Scotland will decide in a simple “yes/no” referendum whether to become an independent country or to remain within the United Kingdom, which came into existence in 1707. This week, London’s Tory press hit the panic button when two polls showed the unionists’ lead had been cut to five or six points and


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