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Scotland to launch independence referendum
Plans announced for public vote in 2014 that could end 300-year-old union with England.
Last Modified: 26 Jan 2012 20:21

Scotland's first minister has announced plans for a referendum in 2014, a vote that could be the first step in making his homeland an independent nation.

Alex Salmond has said the end of the 300-year-old union between Scotland and England would be good for both countries.

Al Jazeera's Laurence Lee reports from Edinburgh.

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