Greenlandic first minister foresees that the exploitation of natural resources and educational improvement of the population will be the key to guarantee the new country's sustainability · Inuit leader thinks that also Faroe Islands will reach full sovereignty during the same period of time · Greenlandic pro-independence parties have shown strength in recent elections
The Body of Basque Political Prisoners joins the Gernika Agreement, a major pact among Basque political and social organisations which asked ETA to lay down arms and the recognition of political rights of the Basque people · Most parties -except for the Spanish right- welcome the announcement.
Denmark's Prime Minister warns against the proposal for a new constitution, which doesn't include any reference to Denmark, and says Faroes must be ready to accept full independence should the proposal be endorsed · An agreement over devolution was signed in 2005 between Denmark and the Faroe Islands.
Both parties slightly increase their number of MLAs at Stormont · Stable share of vote across communities · Peter Robinson (DUP) to stay on top of Northern Irish government, Martin McGuinness (Sinn Féin) to fill the post of deputy prime minister · Alliance Party could get the Justice minister's position
Impressive majority in Scottish Parliament election gives the SNP the capacity and legitimacy to call the vote · Alex Salmond thinks of organizing the referendum in the second half of the term · The UK government has announced that it will not block the vote · No party had achieved an overall majority in Holyrood since 1999, when the Parliament was established
Judges consider there is no reason enough to bar the coalition from the elections · Bildu leaders thank Basque society for its pro-democracy mobilization