Europe If Scotland leaves the United Kingdom, is Northern Ireland next (+video)

Unionists in Northern Ireland are worried that a 'yes' result in next month's independence referendum in Scotland could eventually lead to a reunification of Ireland.

By , Correspondent

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The St. Andrew's cross of Scotland has long had a place in Northern Ireland, particularly among its pro-Britain unionist population. Many of them are descended from the tens of thousands of Scottish Presbyterians who moved to Ireland in the 17th century under British colonial rule.