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London protest on Invasion Day. Photo: Angela Christofilou

Activists in London gathered at Captain Cook's statue in solidarity with mass rallies and dawn services held to mark Invasion Day in Australian cities on January 26, reports Kerry Smith.

You know how it is when you go to the movies. Sometimes the sequel has a bigger impact than the original.

The announcement by Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon that she would bring forward proposals for a second referendum on Scottish independence may prove another example of this phenomenon.

There is a real feeling across Scotland, in Westminster and the media, that this time the Yes side could win and Scotland could break from the “United Kingdom”.

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