Friday, 17 August 2007
...de Business Day:
“The Welsh nationalists also did well, gaining enough seats to form a coalition with Labour in the Welsh assembly. Cultural issues, partly because the Welsh language is spoken by 20% of the population, are quite distinct in Wales.
Welsh nationalists want to emulate Estonia and Latvia’s recent membership of the EU. The Northern Irish, too, relaunched their own parliament in Belfast, after years of squabbling between the Irish Republican Army/Sinn Fein and the Protestant Loyalists.”