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United Kingdom could break up, warns ex-leader






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An ex-UK prime minister, Gordon Brown, warned that the union of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland is in danger. He warned of economic disaster after the UK leaves the European Union on October 31st. Mr Brown believes that if the UK leaves the EU without a deal, the UK will be in trouble. He said this is because many people in the UK want independence for their country. He said the United Kingdom is no longer a united kingdom.

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is four countries - the three nations of Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales) and Northern Ireland. Most people in Scotland want to stay in the EU and voted against Brexit. There are now talks of Scottish independence. There are also worries about a physical border in Ireland. People are talking about a possible reunited Ireland. Brown said: "Nationalism is now driving British politics."

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