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What’s next for Scottish independence after Supreme Court rules on referendum powers?

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The Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday (23 November) that Scotland cannot hold a legal independence referendum without a Section 30 order from the UK government that would devolve referendum powers to Holyrood. While Nicola Sturgeon said she will respect and accept the ruling, she vowed it would not "silence" those campaigning to break away from the UK. Following the latest twist in the ongoing battle, take a look at what could happen next, and the steps open to the Scottish government. For more UK news visit Independent TV: https://www.independent.co.uk/tv/news Click here to subscribe to The Independent: https://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-Independent About The Independent: Making Change Happen. The Independent is the world’s most free-thinking newsbrand, providing global news, commentary and analysis for the independently-minded. Connect with The Independent: Check out our full video catalog: https://www.youtube.com/c/theindependent/videos Videos, daily editorial and more: http://www.theindy.com Click here to get the best of The Independent daily: https://www.independent.co.uk/newsletters Like The Independent on Facebook: https://www.fb.com/TheIndependentOnline Follow The Independent on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Independent Follow The Independent on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/the.independent Download the iOS & Android app: https://www.independent.co.uk/subscribe/app Help to support truly independent journalism. Every dollar you contribute will directly fund additional special reports and investigations from a free-thinking, award-winning newsroom you can trust - https://www.independent.co.uk/donations Subscribe to Independent Premium for exclusive content & live events: https://bit.ly/2MiOONB

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