Where Does England Go if Scotland Goes Free?

In September, Scotland will hold a referendum on whether to separate from the United Kingdom. While opinion polls unanimously show the vote will favor an undivided kingdom, a recent drift in favor of separation suggests there’s a non-negligible and growing risk of an upset. 
Scotland might have new uses for St. Andrew's Cross. Photographer: Mike Wilkinson/Bloomberg

In a bit less than five months, Scotland will hold a referendum on whether to separate from the U.K. and become an independent country. Although opinion polls show the vote will favor an undivided kingdom, a recent drift in favor of separation suggests there's a non-negligible and growing risk of an upset on Sept. 18.

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