Europe Can Scotland divorce London without alienating the EU?

While independence-minded Basques, Catalonians, and Corsicans may view Scotland's referendum as something to emulate, the Scottish first minister has distanced himself from their causes.

By , Staff writer

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Europeans seeking more autonomy from central governments – from Catalans and Basques in Spain to the Flemish in Belgium and Corsicans of France – have looked with admiration at Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond's pro-independence campaign.