Latest update: 01/03/2012
Is Scotland moving towards independence?
Scotland’s campaign for independence from England began almost as soon as the unification happened, back in 1707. The campaign for Scottish independence has picked up speed with Scotland’s first minister, Alex Salmond, announcing plans to hold an independence referendum in 2014. The two countries separating is once again becoming quite a plausible scenario. But for some there's a lot at stake. Our correspondents Alix Bayle and Yong Chim report.