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Scotland between a rock and a hard place ahead of British elections

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Scottish prime minister Nicola Sturgeon speaking at a meeting in Glasgow in favour of Scottish independence.
Scottish prime minister Nicola Sturgeon speaking at a meeting in Glasgow in favour of Scottish independence. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne
By: Assa Samaké-Roman
7 min

The UK General Election on December 12th has been branded the "Brexit election" by the media, but in Scotland, it’s a little bit more complicated.

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As the nation braces for one of the most important votes in decades, there are two elephants in the room north of the border: Brexit, and Scottish independence.

In the first of two parts on the subject,  correspondent Assa Samaké-Roman talked to candidates in a key battleground in the Scottish capital city.

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