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UK: Protesters rally for Scottish independence in Glasgow02:05

UK: Protesters rally for Scottish independence in Glasgow

United Kingdom, Glasgow
March 26, 2016 at 18:51 GMT +00:00 · Published

Hundreds of protesters held a pro-Scottish independence rally through the centre of Glasgow on Saturday, calling for a second referendum on the question of Scotland’s sovereignty from Westminster.

Protesters marched to the rhythm of bagpipes and waved the Scottish flags while holding anti-Westminster banners. The march remained peaceful despite some heckling by pro-union supporters who held a Union Jack on the side of the road as the rally marched past.

The protest marks the week where Scotland could have declared independence from the UK had it voted 'Yes' in the referendum in 2014. Scottish parliamentary elections are to be held in May, when the pro-independence Scottish National Party are expected to win the largest share of the vote.

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Hundreds of protesters held a pro-Scottish independence rally through the centre of Glasgow on Saturday, calling for a second referendum on the question of Scotland’s sovereignty from Westminster.

Protesters marched to the rhythm of bagpipes and waved the Scottish flags while holding anti-Westminster banners. The march remained peaceful despite some heckling by pro-union supporters who held a Union Jack on the side of the road as the rally marched past.

The protest marks the week where Scotland could have declared independence from the UK had it voted 'Yes' in the referendum in 2014. Scottish parliamentary elections are to be held in May, when the pro-independence Scottish National Party are expected to win the largest share of the vote.

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