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Devolution

Devolution is a daily reality for millions of people across the UK. The BBC must be clear about whether stories apply to the whole of the UK or just parts of it. In this section of the College of Journalism website, find out how devolution has added to the complexity of national news coverage of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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What is devolution?

With a Scottish independence referendum set for 18 September 2014, brief yourself on the intricacies of devolution across the UK nations