Just like that, another general election has come and gone.
Apart from Boris Johnson, it was a pretty miserable night for virtually everyone, that is, except for SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon.
Sturgeon positioned a pro-EU stance at the heart of her campaign, but also a pledge to let Scotland vote again on whether it wants independence from the rest of the UK.
BREAKING: SNP will next week publish new legal case for a second independence referendum. @NicolaSturgeon to… https://t.co/iE19k841ug— Paul Brand (@Paul Brand) 1576239361
After a fantastic night, which saw Sturgeon’s party win 48 of Scotland’s 56 seats – unseating Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson in the process – Sturgeon has announced plans to publish the Scottish Government's legal case for a second independence referendum as early as next week.
As the news of a possible #indyref2 spreads, something incredible has happened on Google search trends.
checking in on Google trends https://t.co/qZti2s3UOf— Esther Webber (@Esther Webber) 1576238561
Times journalist Esther Webber reports that searches about moving to Scotland have spiked.
On Twitter, there's been lots of people saying they're now considering a move.
I’m devastated for the future of our beautiful country! Maybe it’s time to pack a lot of warm clothes and just move… https://t.co/36d6KanQwi— Veronika Viva (@Veronika Viva) 1576242133
Am I allowed to move to Scotland?— :) (@:)) 1576242012
i may move to Scotland, have always loved St Andrews..... https://t.co/h0Zu2HqugZ— Aulani Mulford (@Aulani Mulford) 1576240561
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