Scotland votes in independence referendum

(AGI) London, Sept 17 - Polling stations in Scotland will beopen from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Thursday for the referendum thatwill decide the future of the United Kingdom as we know it. Thevote - should the yes side win - could have repercussionsthroughout Europe, and especially in countries like Spain wherethe Catalans intend to break away from Madrid, in Belgium wherethe Flemish want to separate from the Walloons, and in Italywhere the Northern League is also pursuing its separatistdreams. The latest round of polls continued to be too close to

(AGI) London, Sept 17 - Polling stations in Scotland will beopen from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Thursday for the referendum thatwill decide the future of the United Kingdom as we know it. Thevote - should the yes side win - could have repercussionsthroughout Europe, and especially in countries like Spain wherethe Catalans intend to break away from Madrid, in Belgium wherethe Flemish want to separate from the Walloons, and in Italywhere the Northern League is also pursuing its separatistdreams. The latest round of polls continued to be too close tocall, with a difference so small as to be statistically uselessfor predicting the final result. The uncertainty has created ageneral atmosphere of suspense that is attracting the interestof the whole world. (AGI) . .