Saturday 29 April 2017

The internet is thinking up brilliant new names for the UK if Scotland leaves

A Union Jack, Saltire and European flag fly outside the Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh.
A Union Jack, Saltire and European flag fly outside the Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh.

By Lauren Taylor

Brexit McBrexitFace, obviously.

Nicola Sturgeon has announced she will trigger a second independence referendum for Scotland, so the break-up of the United Kingdom is a very real possibility.

Will Brexit be a major factor in turning the previous No vote around? Would an independent Scotland become a member of the EU? There are so many questions.

Most importantly though, what would the United Kingdom be called if it’s no longer united?

Twitter came up with a few suggestions based on all the ridiculous things that have been happening lately.

Or stupid, whichever way you look at it.

We enjoyed this one.

And obviously Brexit came up.

In fact, it all got pretty serious.

And of course…

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