Scotland's nationalist leader Nicola Sturgeon said British Prime Minister Theresa May must not to stand in her way as she opened a two-day debate on a referendum to seek independence from the United Kingdom.

The Scottish parliament is expected to endorse Sturgeon's call for a second referendum in a vote on Wednesday.
The Scottish parliament is expected to endorse Sturgeon's call for a second referendum in a vote on Wednesday.

Scotland's nationalist leader Nicola Sturgeon warned on Tuesday that it would be "unfair" for the British government to block another independence referendum, as she asked the Scottish parliament to support her plans for a vote.

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