The threat of an independent Scotland hasn’t gone away, but the U.K. government still has many cards to play to preserve the most durable union in democratic history.
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The gulf between the top 5% and the rest has never looked so wide, nor been so apparent in everything from vacation choices to home decorations.
The clashes followed a decision by authorities not to prosecute 24 Sinn Fein politicians who last year attended a funeral for an IRA man, in defiance of COVID-19 restrictions.
Britain’s prime minister has centralized power, but he doesn’t seem to want to use it.