No going back in Scotland

The maze of conflicting proposals and interests could make it difficult for mainstream party leaders to live up to their promise of more power for Scotland on an accelerated timetable.

Scottish Government Photo
Alex Salmond announces his intent to resign as first minister of Scotland on Sept. 19.
Les Whittington
Published: Wednesday, 10/01/2014 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Wednesday, 10/01/2014 1:05 am EDT

GLASGOW, Scotland—Clashes between Scots who favoured independence and United Kingdom unionists flared in a downtown square here in the divisive, emotional aftermath of Scotland’s referendum. There were fistfights, a bit of vandalism and about a dozen arrests that night.

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