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Cameron:  Scottish independence issue settled ‘for a generation’

Cameron:  Scottish independence issue settled ‘for a generation’

September 19, 2014

LONDON, Sept 19 — British Prime Minister David Cameron today said that the question of Scottish independence had been settled “for a generation” after what he called a clear vote by Scots to stay part of the United Kingdom. Cameron, whose own job would have been on the line if Scots had voted in favour of independence, said the result paved the way for a new balanced constitutional settlement for all of Britain, including England, and that draft laws granting Scotland new powers... Read more

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  • A woman holds a crying child as they and other flood victims are evacuated in a rescue boat after their homes were swamped by heavy flooding in Marikina, Metro Manila September 19, 2014. — Reuters pic

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  • Residents hold onto a rope as they wade through a flooded area during Tropical storm Fung-Wong in Pasay city, metro Manila September 19, 2014.  — Reuters pic

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